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Nov 03
published by tvineeth
05:21pm, Nov 03, 2012

The Setauket Fire Department has opened its Nicolls Road firehouse as a Red Cross Mobile Meals Distribution Center. The firehouse will have food available starting 3 p.m. Saturday until supplies last. They will also distribute on Sunday and each day following until further notice. Residents should call 631-941-4900 for more information. The Setauket Fire Department’s Nicolls Road Fire House is located at 394 Nicolls Road in East Setauket (half mile north of Route 347).

Other Red Cross Mobile Meals Distribution Center locations include:

Rocky Point Fire House / 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Nov 03
published by tvineeth
05:18pm, Nov 03, 2012

Coming to the aid of residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray announced that the town will begin a collection drive of coats, clothing, blankets and other essential supplies. These items will be donated to the struggling victims of Hurricane Sandy, many of whom have been displaced and left with a shortage of resources in the wake of the powerful hurricane.

Nov 02
published by tvineeth
01:46pm, Nov 02, 2012

Jersey City Armory
678 Montgomery St.
(Jordan Avenue Entrance)

Oxygen Tank Refills:
- Firehouse #5: 355 Newark Ave.
- Firehouse #17: 255 Kearney Ave.
- Firehouse #14: 65 Congress St.
- Firehouse #7: 715 Summit Ave.

Call 201-547-5686 for nearest location.

Nov 01
published by jflanagan
08:37pm, Nov 01, 2012

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced several major advances in the restoration of the region’s public transportation systems in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The following restorations will be in effect for tomorrow’s commute:

Long Island Rail Road:
· Babylon Branch: Hourly service to Penn Station
· Huntington Branch: Hourly service to Penn Station
Metro-North Railroad:
· Hudson Line: Service between Croton-Harmon and Grand Central Terminal on the Hudson Line will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

Nov 01
published by jflanagan
06:29pm, Nov 01, 2012

MINEOLA – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open for homeowners, renters, and business owners who sustained as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Specialists from the State of New York, FEMA, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.

Nov 01
published by kmineo
02:45pm, Nov 01, 2012

Verizon is providing free charging of cellphones, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices at its FiOS stores in New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Click here for a list of store locations. (Consumers should be sure to bring their own chargers, and call ahead to check on operation and store hours.)

Nov 01
05:18am, Nov 01, 2012


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced when limited subway, Metro North, and LIRR service will resume.

The following is an up-to-date service status list of the MTA operating agencies including New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and Bridges and Tunnels.


1 trains will operate local between 242nd Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street.

Oct 31
03:24pm, Oct 31, 2012

Due to fallen trees, power lines, and flooding, the following Long Island parks will remain closed until further notice. There is also no access to the South Shore beaches that are located along Ocean Parkway.

  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Bethpage State Park
  • Brentwood State Park
  • Brookhaven State Park
  • Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
  • Camp Hero State Park
  • Captree State Park
  • Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
  • Cold Spring Harbor State Park
Oct 31
02:04pm, Oct 31, 2012

Here is up-to-date information from the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tri-State Area transit as storm recovery continues:


1 trains will operate local between 242nd Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street.

2 trains will operate between 241st Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street, with express service between 96th Street and Times Square.

3 trains are suspended.

4 trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:
· Between Woodlawn (Bronx) and Grand Central-42nd Street
· Between Borough Hall and New Lots Avenue

Oct 31
12:27pm, Oct 31, 2012

We have provided health and safety tips below to aid you in your recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

Food Safety

  • Put spoilable foods in an ice-packed cooler.
  • Check food temperatures before cooking.
  • Discard foods with 40 degree temperature or higher.
  • Full freezer can hold food for 48 hours after power outage.
  • Half full freezer holds for 24 hours after power outage.
  • Avoid opening freezer door to keep food cool for as long as possible.

Water Safety

  • Don't use contaminated water for anything.
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