The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.
Town of Islip officials and bay men lauded the bay bottom-leasing program, which they credit with the rebirth of the oyster industry on Long Island’s South Shore.
Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.
Residents contend saltwater from the Great South Bay creeps up driveways, corroding cars and damaging yards and foundations whenever they get substantial rain.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano helped organize the dinner and in between bites he heard from Sandy victims about the difficulties that they have faced in getting government grant money.
An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.
The hot summer weather has been a mixed blessing for Long Island beaches — bringing large crowds, but also helping to fuel the growth of unwanted seaweed.
“The entire back foundation of our house collapsed into our basement along with half of our yard, and the entire basement was filled with water,” Ann Mary Farrell told CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu.
Geller’s dog was a Yorkshire terrier named Benji, just 6 months old. He was out for a walk with Geller’s 22-year-old daughter when the young woman was set upon by a larger dog.
The Sands of Atlantic Beach was wiped out during Sandy, cabanas were smashed into heaps of debris, flood waters rose to the roof, the lobby was filled with muck, and now a seven-day a week operation to rebuild it is in the home stretch.
Police Wednesday asked the public to help them find a man who robbed four shops, including a liquor store and a deli, on the South Shore of Staten Island over the past month.
More than 4,000 properties on Nassau County’s South Shore, including Cedarhurst, Lybrook and Valley Stream, have been removed from the new federal flood zone maps.
The images at Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst are stunning. Brand new home video just discovered shows horrified homeowners riding out Sandy’s wrath – eight-foot high walls of surging saltwater.
A month after superstorm Sandy struck, gone is the thick oil that covered the streets by the water in Lindenhurst. So, too, is the silence of the residents in shock.
Getting food, water and clothing to those struck by Sandy in Staten Island was the top priority Saturday. The damage in some areas were beyond belief.