Long-term strategy over crisis-based approach
Russell Drumm

Group says Long Island’s residential power could go renewable by end of decade

In Montauk on Friday water continued to drain from low-lying areas back toward the ocean. Morgan McGivern

A volunteer checked the health of a Queens woman left in a precarious situation by Hurricane Sandy.

Sag Harbor Police Chief Tom Fabiano, right, helped load supplies and donated food and clothing onto an ambulance that will be given to a Queens fire department. Carrie Ann Salvi

A benefit concert to help Long Island victims of Hurricane Sandy will be held at LTV Studios on Industrial Road, Wainscott, on Saturday.

Town emergency permits are questioned
More than a dozen concrete drainage “rings” have been buried on the Montauk beach in front of the Royal Atlantic and Ocean Beach motels, after storm-induced erosion threatened buildings. East Hampton Town officials are investigating the work, as a permit issued specified only the placement of sand. Bill Akin

A desperate scene along the Sagaponack ocean shoreline on Oct. 30 John Musnicki