Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.
A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.
The body of a man has been pulled from the water four miles south of Montauk Point on Long Island.
It looks like the one-year-old male was bitten by a shark before it was rescued.
Federal and state emergency officials already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.