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Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, the Jones Beach State Park staff — with the help of the Federal Emergency Management Agency — has not only repaired, but revived the world-famous attraction. more
Promising to save taxpayers $233 million over the next 20 years, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced a partnership with United Water on Monday to manage and operate the county’s three … more
A team of six Herald editors and reporters –– Scott Brinton, Jeff Bessen, Alex Costello, Mary Malloy, Anthony Rifilato and Alexandra Spychalsky –– have taken second place for Community … more
In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last Saturday that the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant will see at least $730 million in upgrades thanks to funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state government, residents are now hopeful that they will soon be rid of the loud, annoying noise of generators and the overpowering smell of sewage at Nassau County’s largest waste facility. more
One year after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to Long Island’s electrical grids, New Jersey-based energy company PSE&G is preparing to replace LIPA in managing … more
On Nov. 9, 2012 — 11 days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall — approximately 3,700 Long Island Power Authority customers in East Meadow were still without power. It wasn’t until a few days later that LIPA trucks finally arrived, restoring power to thousands of families who endured up to two weeks without electricity. more
For local residents, Oct. 29, 2012 will be one of a handful of historic dates that those on the south shore of Long Island will remember for the rest of their lives, talking about where they were … more
The motto of Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School in Island Park is “Together we are better.” In East Meadow, Barnum Woods Elementary School’s motto is “We use our head, heart and hands in all we do.” Last Friday, the two schools backed up those words at a ceremony in the central courtyard of Barnum Woods, where school officials donated $18,500 to the Hegarty School, which was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. more
After several months of fundraising, Barnum Woods Elementary School officials plan to donate $18,500 to the Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School in Island Park, which was devastated by last October’s Hurricane Sandy. The majority of the funds were raised by Barnum Woods students, who amassed more than $13,000 by selling chocolate bars last spring. more
A task force mandated by President Barack Obama in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by the devastating storm has issued a report … more
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