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For those experts who have spent time studying and thinking about eastern Long Island’s resilience to storms like Hurricane Sandy, the consensus is that the time to stand and resist nature’s fury has passed.
In stricken communities all over the metropolitan area, libraries became a refuge last week for people seeking warmth, information, and connection.
Word quickly spread, at midday on Tuesday, that 10 gallons of gas could be had, free of charge, at W.F. McCoy on Montauk Highway in Amagansett. By 12:30 p.m., a line of about 20 vehicles stretched from the service station to Cross Highway
Post-storm damage assessment, restoration, and cleanup have begun, with varied results among the towns, villages, and hamlets of the East End.
Advisers push for deer management, online records, scav plant testing
Hurricane Sandy may have dissipated, but she still wreaks havoc in many people’s lives, especially those who need medical attention.
Insurance brokers say full assessment of damages will take long time
Poll watchers see a record turnout despite confusion in the wake of Sandy.
Democratic Representative Tim Bishop won a decisive victory in his Congressional rematch with Randy Altschuler. Unofficial results Wednesday morning had him leading Mr. Altschuler by more than 11,000 votes.