Storm floods Islip Town buildings

Roots from a tree can be seen from

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Roots from a tree can be seen from a downed tree from yesterday's storm in Bohemia, New York. (Aug. 11, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/Ed Betz)

Islip Town facilities suffered water damage from Friday's torrential rain and wind, officials said Saturday.

Office equipment from the departments of planning and information technology, and the mailroom had to be moved out of the basement of Town Hall.

"Luckily, the quick actions of our employees prevented any irreparable damage, and we were able to keep our servers operational," Deputy...

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