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.
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
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.