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Higher premiums are likely, post Sandy, but policyholders won't need to pay hurricane deductibles
Reports of flooding, downed trees, and damage caused by wind -- such as trees falling on houses or cars -- comprise the vast majority of calls to local insurance agencies. Jackie Lowey

Police at Georgica Beach near where the body of Edith Wright was found on Tuesday morning Hampton Pix

Only twisted debris remained Tuesday at one of Ronald Lauder’s Wainscott houses. The white bags had been placed to stave off ongoing erosion. Marian Lindberg

Bishop and Altschuler campaigns each predict victories on Tuesday
Tim Bishop and Randy Altschuler Durell Godfrey, Morgan McGivern

Toppled utility poles were common, knocking out electricity and, in some cases, telephone service, to thousands of people. Julie Penny

Rocks that once helped protect Soundview Drive in Montauk were thrown by the heavy surf onto the pavement. Jeremy Samuelson

A food-service building on the beach at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk was lost to Hurricane Sandy’s raging assault. Russell Drumm

Emergency volunteers shielded a 92-year-old woman as she was taken onto a Shelter Island ferry Monday afternoon. Capt. Sherri Surozenski

Golden Pear, East Hampton
Golden Pear, East Hampton Carissa Katz

Police have not yet identified woman, who appears to have been victim of storm