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Friday, September 19, 2014
Sandy Opinions
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Vincent Donato lives on Nicholas Avenue in East Rockaway, just blocks from Bay Park. These are his memories of the days after the storm. My story is … more
The continuing squabble between the financially strapped Long Beach Medical Center and the New York State Department of Health comes at the expense of the safety of barrier island residents. LBMC … more
My name is Damian Amiruddin and I am a junior at East Rockaway High School. East Rockaway has two elementary schools and one junior/senior high school. We are a small, tight knit community that … more
Much of the destruction in and around Long Beach, New York has been quite complete. The boardwalk took some extremely heavy damage during the passage of hurricane Sandy, as it rolled through town. … more
On Sept. 12, 1960, I stood on Washington Boulevard with my father, who pointed out to me that the ocean was meeting the bay during Hurricane Donna, a Category 1 hurricane with 95 mile per hour winds … more
It has been just over four months since Superstorm Sandy descended upon our city. In that time, despite suffering the highest storm surge and some of the heaviest damage in New York State, we have … more
I had hoped that no one would take issue with my Feb. 14-20 column (“City must approve Army Corps plan”), because I used the exact same information that appeared in an article in a September 2005 … more
Hurricane Sandy led to one of Long Island’s worst environmental disasters ever, if not the worst. Sandy’s massive storm surge flooded hundreds of South Shore homes. Fuel oil tanks broke loose and floated away, spilling oil as they went. Cars were flooded as well, which sent a witches’ brew of chemicals spilling out. Sewage leaked from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. more
In the chaotic weeks after Hurricane Sandy rolled across Nassau County, residents, desperate for the gasoline that was in such short supply, learned a new routine: get up before dawn and get to an open gas station before your friends and neighbors did. more
Amid continuing recconstructing efforts in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Assemblyman Brian Curran (R-Lynbrook) has submitted a bill to waive sales tax on building materials for Sandy victims. … more
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