A dip in the ocean never felt so good for some folks on Long Island on Friday. But for a special group of surfers, enjoying the waves was a remarkable accomplishment.
A group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading “Protect Nature,” “Caution: Bird Nesting Area,” and “Help Us.”
A walk-run event was held Saturday in Lido Beach, Long Island, to honor the memory of a fallen U.S. Marine.
Imagine having to constantly breathe in the smell of oil inside your home. That’s what one Long Island family says they’ve had to endure for years, while waging an endless legal battle to have the oil removed and their home rebuilt.
It has been nearly five decades since a 5-year-old girl was rescued from the water off Lido Beach, Long Island. Now, so many years later, the girl who was rescued – now a 53-year-old woman — thanked the man who saved her life.
Homeowners in Long Island’s flood zones have been taking precautions, using protective suits, masks, gloves and boots as they warily clear muck, sewage and mold-infested wallboard. Hundreds of residents have been seeking medical attention.
Streets in one local community are still buried in more than two weeks of trash build-up and another is pumping out rivers of raw sewage.
Although storm woes in the Village of Hempstead have been well-documented, another concern has popped up for some on the island, namely the problem of garbage dumping. However, the Town of Hempstead has promised swift action.
Crews are cleaning up the concrete, dirt, wires and insulation after the ceiling collapsed during renovations at the high school. Because school was closed for the holiday, nobody was hurt by the disaster.
The children and teenagers had smiles from ear to ear.
Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.
Authorities say a home health aide stole from the elderly man for whom she was supposed to be caring.