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35 years ago, a blizzard buried the Island
As Long Island prepares for a blizzard threatening to dump more than 20 inches of snow in some spots, we're looking back to a similar storm in 1978 that left behind a reported 26 inches in Ronkonkoma and made the paper's cover exactly 35 years ago today.
A Newsday article on the 1978 storm reported "hundreds of motorists were rescued by snowmobile and four-wheel drive...