For Tracey Discepolo, the key to getting past Sandy was discovering silver linings. The Massapequa resident was left homeless in the aftermath of the storm and also faced career adversity, having just started her own law practice. Click here for more.
It was one year ago today a storm now notorious for leaving such overwhelming devastation in its wake made landfall. Sandy wreaked havoc across Long Island, flooding communities, igniting fires, damaging homes and downing trees, many onto power lines that left scores of East Meadow residents without electricity for weeks. Click here for more.
One of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy was Seaford Harbor. Many homes in the neighborhood south of Merrick Road were heavily damaged and some are still undergoing repairs. In the days following the storm, Patch visited the area and we returned just days before the first anniversary. Click here for more.
Farmingdale High School recently celebrated its week-long Homecoming festivities, which concluded with a pep rally and the varsity football team playing in the annual Homecoming game. The entire week was filled with ‘Daler’ pride, as the Farmingdale community, including current students, alumni and staff, came together to celebrate the school and its continuing achievements. Click here for more.
On a recent day, Francesco Giambanco, 25, sat in his waterfront restaurant, AcQua, and recalled the hard days after Hurricane Sandy. Giambanco and his brother, Fabio, not only lost their restaurant, but their South Merrick home. Click here for more.
Nassau County Police are seeking the community's help in identifying the pictured man who was transported via ambulance to Nassau University Medical Center from Bellmore on Sept. 14. He was transported via ambulance from the Jerusalem Avenue/Bellmore Avenue intersection. He's described as a black male, 30-40 years old, six-feet tall and 140 pounds. Click here for more.