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Sandy photos from Mastic Beach

Flooding and debris caused by the surge from

Flooding and debris caused by the surge from superstorm Sandy remain in Mastic Beach Village. (Oct. 31, 2012) Photo Credit: Amanda Voisard

The Village of Mastic Beach was one of the hardest-hit areas of Long Island by superstorm Sandy, with widespread flooding, downed trees, outages and damaged homes.

Mastic residents Teresa Hanson, left, and her sister
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Mastic residents Teresa Hanson, left, and her sister Kelly Spangler sort through clothing, toys, cleaning supplies and other items at a giveaway in Osprey Park in Mastic Beach for Long Islanders affected by Sandy. The donations were collected and brought there by a group from New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (Nov. 18, 2012)

Shaun Johnson, 23, of Mastic, with his sister
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Shaun Johnson, 23, of Mastic, with his sister Didi, 4, sorts through clothing, toys, cleaning supplies and other items at a giveaway at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach for Long Islanders affected by Sandy. The donations were collected and brought there by a group from New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (Nov. 18, 2012)

Deshan Joseph of New Orleans puts out pails
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Deshan Joseph of New Orleans puts out pails filled with cleaning supplies for area residents affected by Sandy during a giveaway at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach. Joseph, a Hurricane Katrina survivor, helped collect and transport the supplies as well as clothing, toys and other items from Louisiana. (Nov. 18, 2012)

Angela Nix, 3, of Mastic Beach looks at
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Angela Nix, 3, of Mastic Beach looks at clothing at a giveaway at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach for Long Islanders affected by Sandy. The clothing, along with donations of cleaning supplies, toys and more, were collected and brought there by a group from New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (Nov. 18, 2012)

Jeffrey Ray of Mastic picks up a bucket
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Jeffrey Ray of Mastic picks up a bucket of cleaning supplies at a giveaway at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach for Long Islanders affected by Sandy. The supplies, along with donated clothing, toys and more, were collected and brought there by a group from New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (Nov. 18, 2012)

A giveaway of clothing, cleaning supplies, toys and
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A giveaway of clothing, cleaning supplies, toys and other household items were made available during an event at Osprey Park in Mastic Beach for Long Islanders affected by Sandy. The donations were collected and brought there by a group from New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (Nov. 18, 2012)

Students in the Tangier Smith Elementary School in
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Students in the Tangier Smith Elementary School in Mastic Beach start their day Monday with a discussion about their experiences during superstorm Sandy. It was the first day of classes since the storm this past week tore up communities of Long Island. (Nov. 5, 2012)

Flooding and debris caused by the surge from
Photo Credit: Amanda Voisard

Flooding and debris caused by the surge from superstorm Sandy remain in Mastic Beach Village. (Oct. 31, 2012)

A school bus arrives Monday with students at
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

A school bus arrives Monday with students at Tangier Smith Elementary School in Mastic Beach. It was the first day of classes since superstorm Sandy tore through Long Island. (Nov. 5, 2012)

A worker changes the gas prices upward by
Photo Credit: John Roca

A worker changes the gas prices upward by 50 cents a gallon at the Track Food Mart station at the intersection of Neighborhood and Mastic roads in Mastic Beach after a fuel truck arrived to make a delivery. Gasoline supplies have been short across Long Island since superstorm Sandy roared through just before Halloween. (Nov. 4, 2012)

Residents of Mastic Beach whose homes were severely
Photo Credit: Newsday/ Amanda Voisard

Residents of Mastic Beach whose homes were severely damaged by superstorm Sandy are resolved to repair their homes and make them even stronger. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Hurricane sandy aftermath- Home that was destroyed on

Hurricane sandy aftermath- Home that was destroyed on the shore of mastic beach during hurricane sandy

A plea to the Long Island Power Authority
Photo Credit: AP

A plea to the Long Island Power Authority for electricity to be restored is posted on a barrier in Mastic Beach. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Olivera Sagarese's deck and playground used to be
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Olivera Sagarese's deck and playground used to be behind her house at 21 Lincoln Dr. in Mastic Beach. Now they're blocking the road in front of it as a result of superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Superstorm Sandy knocked down a tree on Woodland
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Superstorm Sandy knocked down a tree on Woodland Drive near Elm Road in the Village of Mastic Beach. Some drivers still attempted go under it. (Oct. 31, 2012)

A fallen tree blocks Park Drive near Neighborhood
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

A fallen tree blocks Park Drive near Neighborhood Road headed toward the William Floyd Estate in the Village of Mastic Beach. (Oct. 31, 2012)

A fallen tree knocked down by superstorm Sandy
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

A fallen tree knocked down by superstorm Sandy blocks Dogwood Road in the Village of Mastic Beach. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Olivera Sagarese stands atop the deck of her
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Olivera Sagarese stands atop the deck of her house at 21 Lincoln Dr. in Mastic Beach, which was pushed from behind the house to the front of it as a result of superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Flooding from the Forge River as a result
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Flooding from the Forge River as a result of superstorm Sandy destroyed much of Olivera Sagarese's home on Lincoln Drive in Mastic Beach. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Washington Drive in Mastic Beach was flooded with
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Washington Drive in Mastic Beach was flooded with water from Narrow Bay as a result of superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

A tree was uprooted at the corner of
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

A tree was uprooted at the corner of Washington Drive and Dogwood Road in Mastic Beach as a result of superstorm Sandy. Many roads in the village have been blocked by downed trees. (Oct. 31, 2012)

A fallen tree in front of 179 Beaver
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

A fallen tree in front of 179 Beaver Dr. in Mastic Beach blocks the road following superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

The east side of Ted Murdock's house at
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

The east side of Ted Murdock's house at 77 Riviera Dr. in Mastic Beach was destroyed by superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Riviera Drive, which faces Narrow Bay in the
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Riviera Drive, which faces Narrow Bay in the Village of Mastic Beach, was flooded because of superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Ted Murdock, of Mastic Beach, turned off a
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Ted Murdock, of Mastic Beach, turned off a propane tank that washed up Forest Road East during superstorm Sandy. Residents say they smelled leaked oil and propane fuel throughout the area. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Barricades have been put up to block traffic
Photo Credit: Carl Corry

Barricades have been put up to block traffic to many roads south of Neighborhood Road, including Whittier Drive, as a result of flooding and downed trees because of superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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