76° Good Morning
76° Good Morning
Long IslandNassau

Glen Cove mom recalls giving birth during 2003 blackout

On Aug. 14, 2003, when the lights went out on Long Island, New York City, and beyond during a massive Northeast blackout, Linda Ninesling of Glen Cove had a C-section scheduled at Glen Cove Hospital in Glen Cove — to give birth to her daughter Jessica — and started having contractions. On Monday, Ninesling talked about delivering her 8 pound, 1 ounce baby, and Jessica spoke about sharing her birthday with a moment in history. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)


We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.