Post-Sandy clean-up nets 69k barrels of toxic household waste in Nassau county

Saturday, December 8, 2012
Hundreds of containers of toxic household materials.

Hurricane Sandy washed thousands of gallons of toxic household waste out of Nassau County homes during the devastating storm on Oct. 29. An EPA team working with private…

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Social media plays large role in Long Beach after Sandy

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Sandy and Facebook, Twitter, Google

A month after Sandy and the seaside city of Long Beach is still being described as looking like a war zone. For those still in the midst of a communication breakdown, the power of social media in times of crisis is being exercised.

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Class act from Hofstra reporter in Hurricane Sandy

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Police patrol as Hurricane Sandy approached Long Island

Kristen Maldonado, a journalism student at Hofstra University, has been covering the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy at Long Island’s Island Park. Maldonado mostly reported via Twitter and Facebook and her on-the-spot reports offer an up-close and personal glimpse of the devastated community.

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