Fearing Sandy, hundreds go to shelters
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More than 2,000 Long Islanders spilled into area shelters Monday, some carrying pillows and blankets from home as they claimed Spartan cots, milled about in their pajamas and adjusted to the unfamiliar din of strangers.
Kierra Coll, 23, and her family left their Cedarhurst home late Sunday to comply with evacuation orders. After a white-knuckle drive through a maze of back roads, they arrived...