Superstorm Sandy

Mark Lennihan / AP

Five years after Superstorm Sandy, a new poll finds that Long Island residents say the possibility of another destructive storm does not make the Island a less desirable place to live.

AP Photo/Frank Eltman

Five years ago this Sunday, Hurricane Sandy began to form off the coast of Jamaica. Within a week the hurricane evolved into a deadly and destructive superstorm. In the U.S. alone, it left 157 people dead and caused more than $71 billion in damage.  

Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on Congress to prevent a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program, which covers tens of thousands of homeowners in the region, and is set to expire by the end of September.

Sen. Cruz Dismisses Rep. King’s Harvey Remarks As ‘Political Sniping’

Aug 29, 2017
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has responded to Long Island Congressman Peter King’s recent tweet about emergency federal aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey.  

Babylon Hires Engineering Firm To Oversee Superstorm Sandy Repairs

Jun 30, 2017
Kathy Willens / AP

The Town of Babylon in Suffolk County has hired an engineering firm to make sure that Superstorm Sandy recovery project deadlines are met.  

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