Former Human Resources Department staff accused
After Irene, some had no electricity for over a week; officials not happy
High winds brought trees down, which brought power lines down, which meant long outages for some.
For 29 years, Les Warner has made project part of vacation
Les Warner of Betham, Conn., has been the self-appointed caretaker of the First House Cemetery since 1981.
In lean fiscal times, questioning whether cost should trump qualifications
Much sand gone, but Irene’s direct blow from the south was a blessing
Flotsam, fencing, and all manner of debris were taken off the beach in front of Montauk’s motel row on Monday.
Good summer results make up for losses
Peter J. Solomon Photos
Dan Sullivan of Medford, left, posed with three Oklahomans who came along with a crew from Joplin, Mo., to help — Denny Tuthill of Tulsa, Ralph Mitchell of Chelsea, and Kenny Owens of Vinita.
Because Irene was a tropical storm, insurance claims will be processed under the standard provisions of a homeowner’s insurance policy rather than under provisions covering hurricanes, which are typically subject to high deductibles.
A tree that toppled into James and Sandra Conklin’s house on Dayton Lane missed Ms. Conklin by a matter of feet.