Sandy hits close to home for Hofstra student reporter

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Damaged homes at Island Park

Little did I know as Hurricane Sandy barreled ashore on Oct. 29 that my own family would be among those hardest hit. My aunt’s house in Island Park on Long Island was so badly damaged that my aunt and grandmother were both forced to leave their home after it was flooded in the storm surge.

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Sandy disaster will make us leave Island Park, says resident

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Damaged houses and boats on Island Park

Residents in the devastated beachfront communities on Long Island are beginning the mammoth clean-up task after Hurricane Sandy even as some question whether they will even stay in…

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Battered boats tossed around Island Park in Hurricane Sandy – slideshow

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Displaced boats on Island Park

Boats have long been a feature of life in the Long Island neighborhood of Island Park. But now, three days after the devastating Hurricane Sandy propelled a massive storm surge across Island Park, battered boats can be seen in the most unlikely places. Pummelled ashore by Hurricane Sandy.

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