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Boats lifted off their trailers by water surges caused by superstorm Sandy still sit on cinder blocks near the marina off South Ketcham Avenue in Amityville. (Nov. 29, 2012)(Credit: Brittany Wait)

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Combs Bait and Tackle after Sandy

The day after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island, Denise and Bill Witchey of Combs Bait and Tackle in Amityville found much of the shop's merchandise intact but the power out. They returned a week later to the smell of $2,500 in spoiled bait wafting from the still-powerless freezers. Worse, their Lindenhurst house was flooded and is uninhabitable.

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