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.
Police at Georgica Beach near where the body of Edith Wright was found on Tuesday morning
Only twisted debris remained Tuesday at one of Ronald Lauder’s Wainscott houses. The white bags had been placed to stave off ongoing erosion.
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.
Rocks that once helped protect Soundview Drive in Montauk were thrown by the heavy surf onto the pavement.
A food-service building on the beach at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk was lost to Hurricane Sandy’s raging assault.
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
Police have not yet identified woman, who appears to have been victim of storm