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.
As many as 900 workers from around the country will be working to get electricity restored in Suffolk County and will sleep "ship style," three-high in large trailers, with hot meals, showers, and a place to do laundry.
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.