As the claims pour in to the region’s insurance brokers, local brokers are in agreement about two things -- the destruction caused by Sandy could have been far worse, but regardless, it will result in higher premiums.
To tackle what the Long Island Power Authority called an “unprecedented disaster in the Northeast” resulting in power outages to more than 900,000 customers Island-wide, a 5,000-strong force is working around the...
As of last Thursday, more than $4.2 million has been poured into the race by outside groups — $2.9 million to benefit Mr. Altschuler; $1.3 for Representative Bishop, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Homeowners had brought a multimillion-dollar suit against the Army Corps and the three levels of government over a year ago, alleging that the jetties that mark the Montauk Harbor inlet are the basic cause of Soundview’s eroded beaches.
Shelter Island ferry captains, police, firefighters, medical technicians, and a ferry passenger with a truck joined together to evacuate a 92-year-old woman on Monday afternoon in the middle of Hurricane Sandy.