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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Long Beach residents at Levittown Red Cross shelter

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Downed stop sign on Long Island

Driving around Long Island is hazardous as stop signs are down and traffic lights are out. Reporter Kristen Maldonado visited the Red Cross shelter at Levittown Memorial High School.

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