The latest photos from superstorm Sandy's path of destruction on Long Island.

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Dunes blow sand over the damaged section of Ocean Parkway as the water encroaches east of Jones Beach in Wantagh. The rough water from Sandy damaged an entire lane on the parkway. (Nov. 16, 2012)

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Barbecue grills dot the sand with their foundations exposed at Jones Beach in Wantagh. (Nov. 16, 2012)

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Village of Lindenhurst workers use heavy machinery to remove debris left over from superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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Marybeth Helinski and her children, from left, Martin, Timothy, and Molly in their Oakdale home that was flooded during superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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Dylan Seals, 17, right, and Steven Rice, 13, cousins, push water out of the driveway of Seals home in Lindenhurst, as they clean up after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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These boats at Anchorage Marina in Lindenhurst were damaged by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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A boat takes on water after being damaged in superstorm Sandy at the Anchorage Marina in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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A Sea Tow operator inspects one of damaged boats inside the Anchorage Marina in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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A damaged boat in the Anchorage Marina in Lindenhurst (Nov. 9, 2012)

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One of dozens of boats damaged in the Anchorage Marina in Lindenhurst (Nov. 9, 2012)

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Inmates from the Suffolk County Minimum Security Facility help clean up after superstorm Sandy by picking up garbage on South Bay Street in Lindenhurst. According to one man who wished to remain unidentified, he said the residents are welcoming the inmates and said the inmates are happy to help. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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Inmates from the Suffolk County Minimum Security Facility help clean up after superstorm Sandy by picking up garbage on South Bay Street in Lindenhurst. According to one man who wished to remain unidentified, he said the residents are welcoming the inmates and said the inmates are happy to help. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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Robert Fantel continues to clean up debris around his home on South Bay Street in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 9, 2012)

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Al and Carmen Rosales of Lindenhurst recover belongings that floated down their block during superstorm Sandy. The couple were able to find some belongings, including Carmen's engagement ring. But their home is gone for good.

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Oceanside resident Debbie Gustus stands by her garbage outside her home waiting for pickup. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Bob Suppan of Amityville stands outside his house, which he recently purchased. It was hit hard by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Storm-damaged drywall, cabinets and appliances are removed by hired workers from Bob and Sophie Suppan's house in Amityville. The couple recently purchased the home. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Donna Magadino, boils water on a barbecue grill in the backyard of her home on Shore Walk. She said she boils about a dozen pots so she could take a hot bath. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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The nor'easter caused more flooding along South Bay Street in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Joe O'Brien, with his son DJ and cat Meatball, eats clam chowder at his home on Beach Street in Lindenhurst. O'Brien said they have been staying warm with a heater. He pleaded for a new wheelchair for his son, whose wheelchair was damaged during superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Crews are starting to remove ruined belongings from disaster areas. Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach has become the temporary dumping ground. The parking lot is starting to fill up with debris in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Crews are starting to remove ruined belongings from disaster areas. Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach has become the temporary dumping ground. The parking lot is starting to fill up with debris in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers prepare to cook trays of frozen meatballs that will be loaded onto trucks in Deer Park to be distributed with other food to communities devastated by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Jessica Bott, near her brother's home on Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 7, 2012)

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Heavy machinery works to deposit sand in front of hotels on the ocean in Montauk before the full force of a nor'easter hits the area. (Nov. 7, 2012)

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A man walks his dog among the devastation on Illinois Avenue in Long Beach. (Nov. 7, 2012)

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Payloaders remove debris from the front of homes on Wellwood Avenue in Lindenhurst. Crews are trying to clear the streets before the storm arrives today. (Nov. 8, 2012)

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Robert Fantel sits on a couch of garbage piled from his and other residents' homes on South Bay Street in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 7, 2012)

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Keri Labbate, far right, throws away garbage from her Lindenhurst home on Bayview Avenue West with the help of her sister-in-law Jessica Bott. (Nov. 7, 2012)

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LIPA crews working at night in Kings Park. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Children playing on the damaged Long Beach boardwalk. (Nov.6, 2012)

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A street in Garden City is strewn with stumps from the large trees knocked down by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Freeport resident Christine Anglim, lower left, working with her fellow teachers from PSIS 266 in Bellerose who helped with the giving of free merchandise to people suffering through the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy at the Bamboo Bar and Grill. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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A Long Beach resident looks for clothes at an impromptu aid station for victims of Superstorm Sandy outside City Hall in Long Beach. (Nov.6, 2012)

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Freeport resident Christine Anglim is one of the teachers from PSIS 266 in Bellerose, who stayed home from work with Monica Rosenberg, and helped with the giving of free merchandise to people suffering through the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy at the Bamboo Bar and Grill. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Freeport resident Eileen Maher standing at the curb outside her home, where you could see trash all the way down the block because of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Freeport resident Michele Murphy is stressed with all that has happened in the past week while waiting for inspectors to check out her home with the company of her neighbor Paul Cornils one week and a day after superstorm Sandy. She has been staying in a hotel with her family. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Stephanie Giordano, wearing white, comforts an emotional Diana Bencivenga of Baldwin Harbor after she received many items she needed for free while at the Bamboo Bar and Grill in Freeport, which provided items storm victims needed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Vanessa, a dog that was rescued by Benjamin Lopez (right) in the wake of superstorm Sandy, shows her appreciation to her new owner while a massive clean up effort continues near the waterfront of Lindenhurst, an area that was left severly damaged in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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A front end loader lifts a pile of debris into the back of a truck during a massive cleanup effort in a waterfront area of Lindenhurst that was hard hit by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Mike Farina, 49, drags a piece of damaged furniture towards a large pile of debris in front of his home on West Bayview Ave. in Lindenhurst during a clean up effort in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Dale Fischer (right), of Youngstown, Ohio and a volunteer with Crisis Response International, hugs Mary Splaine, a local resident who has been in her home since 1975, after helping with the overwhelming clean up effort near the waterfront of Lindenhurst in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Inmates of the Suffolk County Sheriff's work program help to remove debris and damaged property from the streets of a devastated area near the waterfront in Lindenhurst after superstorm Sandy swept through. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Gasoline tankers take on fuel at Northville Industries on Union Avenue in Holtsville. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Jean Marie Mimmo stands among items destroyed by flooding at her home on 15th Street in Bayville Monday, one week after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy Josephine Montgomery walks through mountains of debris piled in front of her destroyed Lindenhurst home. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Long lines and gas cans were the order of the day at a gas station off Peninsula Blvd. in Hewlett (Nov. 5, 2012)

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In the aftermath of superstorrm Sandy, Kris Missano, center, and her husband Chris, right, lost most of their belongings and sustained major damage to their home from flooding. On Monday night, Christopher Mallon, left, of Ft. Worth Texas presented the Missanos with $1300 to help the family recover. Mallon and his wife Joyce, both former Long Islanders, raised $2600 through facebook to help the Missanos as well as a family on Staten Island. Mallon drove up from Texas in a van filled with food donations that he gave to Island Harvest to distribute to those in need. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Kelli Hoffmann, 25, who came up from North Carolina to help her grandmother, taking sheetrock of the water damaged basement walls one week after Superstorm Sandy in Baldwin. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Town of Huntington officials speak with residents of Pam Lane in Huntington on Monday afternoon during one of their daily tours of hard-hit areas in the town following Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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An exhausted Kelli Hoffmann, 25, who came up from North Carolina taking a moment after clearing out the water damaged basement of her 79 year old grandmother's house one week after Superstorm Sandy in Baldwin. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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The Connolly children pass the evening by playing a board game by the fireplace with the help of a camp light. From left: Finn, 8; James, 10, their friend Brendan McElroy,8, Kate,5 and Luke, 12. They lost electricity a week ago in Garden City during superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Gasoline drips from one of the three gas cans being negotiated by Addi Albert, 82, on a day when long lines and gas cans were common at a gas station off Peninsula Boulevard in Hewlett. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Evelyn Ford of Lindenhurst volunteers helping distribute clothes, food, blackets etc. at an impromptu aid station for victims of Superstorm Sandy set up on the corner of South Wellwood and Orchard in Lindenhurst in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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John Mateo removes some of the belongings he was able to salvage Monday from his now condemned home on Georgia Avenue in Long Beach. A nor'easter moving onto Long Island Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, is expected to bring strong gusty winds and costal flooding. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Kelly Turner, center, a teacher in Lindenhurst carries donated blankets at an impromptu aid station for victims of Superstorm Sandy set up on the corner of South Wellwood and Orchard in Lindenhurst in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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56 year-old France Abouzeide tries to stay warm in her apartment on Georgia Ave. in Long Beach by lighting up candles and the kitchen stove. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Employees of North Houston Pole Line replaced the utility pole and transformer and restring lines in this Garden City backyard on Fairmount Blvd. Electricity was lost during Superstorm Sandy.

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Damaged walkway in Shirley at Smithpoint County Beach Monday, a result of Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Gas customers brave the cold Monday as they wait on a long line at the U.S. Gas station on Route 112 in Medford. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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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)

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A home badly damaged by superstorm Sandy rests on its side along the beach in the Belle Harbor section of Queens. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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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)

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A sign alerts motorists Sunday of a dawn-to-dusk curfew in effect for Lindenhurst south of Montauk Highway. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Sally Walker holds her daughter, Leanna, 2, as she surveys her Lindenhurst home that was severely damaged during superstorm Sandy. Walker, her husband, and their four children have been displaced. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Commuters wait on the platform and attempt to board a crowded LIRR train in Hicksville on Monday as they return to work after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Commuters squeeze onto a crowded LIRR train on Monday in Hicksville as they return to work after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Students arrive at Mattituck-Cutchogue Jr. Sr. High School in Mattituck Monday morning. The school originally was slated to be closed on Tuesday for Election Day but will be open to make up for missed days caused by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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Students arrive at Mattituck-Cutchogue Jr. Sr. High School in Mattituck Monday morning. The school originally was slated to be closed on Tuesday for Election Day but will be open to make up for missed days caused by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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LIPA worker Neil Williams, of LIPA's Emergency Services, is on the scene along Northside Road in Yaphank Monday morning to restore power. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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An employee of North Houston Pole Line works to restore electric service in Garden City after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 04, 2012)

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Good Samaritans set up an impromptu aid station for victims of superstorm Sandy on the corner of South Wellwood Avenue and Orchard Street in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Bob Mallen boards up his home, destroyed by superstorm Sandy, on Bayview Avenue in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst was devastated by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Cleanup has a price Sunday on Maryland Avenue in Long Beach. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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A front-end loader helps clear Maryland Avenue on Sunday in Long Beach. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Workers remove water-soaked floors from the home of Sally Walker in Lindenhurst. The house was damaged in the surge from superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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A Lindenhurst resident walks away after putting up a sign warning those who might seek to take advantage of the village's damage and darkness. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Neighbors Joe Valentino, left, and Chaim Lazarus get out Sunday to survey the damage from superstorm Sandy along New Hampshire Street in Long Beach. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Two Plainview men walk their gas supplies Sunday out of a BP station on South Oyster Bay Road. Damon Levenstein carries his filled containers on a bike and Chad Pilatsky lugs his. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Adnan Yanarkaya, of Consolidated Bulk Carriers, delivers gas to a Valero station in Cutchogue. Gas has been in short supply at stations across Long Island, but New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Sunday that supplies are arriving in the region, and he believes the problem will be short term. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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After waiting hours in line to fuel her car, Patricia Kaswell, of Peconic, hugs Adnan Yanarkaya, of Consolidated Bulk Carriers, who delivered gas Sunday to a Valero Station in Cutchogue. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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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)

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Long lines were seen on Route 25 and South Jamesport Avenue in Jamesport for the Valero service station, the only station selling gasoline east of Riverhead. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Long lines were seen on Route 25 and South Jamesport Avenue in Jamesport for the Valero service station, the only station selling gasoline east of Riverhead. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Long lines were seen on Route 25 and South Jamesport Avenue in Jamesport for the Valero service station, the only station selling gasoline east of Riverhead. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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A home damaged by superstorm Sandy in Atlantique on Fire Island. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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A home damaged by superstorm Sandy in Atlantique on Fire Island. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Freelance documentary photographer Tenney McClane, of Astoria, hangs her water-damaged photographs on a clothesline to dry in front of her childhood home on Neptune Avenue in Seaford. Thousands of McClane's photographs were damaged by flooding the home sustained during superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Ann Mott of Riverhead takes food that was dropped off at the community center at Glenwood Village in Riverhead. The American Red Cross stopped at Glenwood Village, a mobile home community, to hand out food and supplies to those who became victims of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Te-ziha Chandler, 10, of Riverhead, picks up a box of cleaning supplies from an American Red Cross disaster truck in Riverhead. The American Red Cross and volunteers had set up a site at the Riverhead City Center for people in need of food and supplies after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Jackie Dougherty, left, leaves her home in Lindenhurst with her friend Ashley Olivieri on a day Long Islanders sifted through their belongings in houses damaged in superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Joseph Bivona surveys the damage to his home on Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Andy Danziger brings out bags filled with his child's clothes from his destroyed home on Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Brian Rathjen, 46, of Rockville Centre, set up his grill to provide food to residents of Louisiana Street in storm-ravaged Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Susan Bivona came back to her house on Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst to recover photo albums. Her home was torn apart during superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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The area near Atlantic and Ocean streets in Lindenhurst was hit hard by Sandy. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Cars are partly submerged with sand outside a home on Louisiana Street in Long Beach after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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A home damaged by superstorm Sandy in Atlantique on Fire Island (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Al Margolies, 77, rests by a car partly submerged by sand outside a home on Louisiana Street in storm-ravaged Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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The area near Atlantic and Ocean streets in Lindenhurst was devastated by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Workers from NDA Construction volunteer to remove debris from the front of the home of Joe Cortese in Lindenhurst. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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A vehicle runs out of gas after waiting in a long line at the Mobil gas station along the westbound service road of Sunrise Highway at Bellmore Avenue in Islip Terrace. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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Patrons wait for gas a Mobil on the westbound service road on Sunrise Highway at Bellmore Avenue in Islip Terrace. (Nov. 3, 2012)

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The National Guard was on hand in hard-hit Long Beach, where members handed out water and meal kits to residents. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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A resident surveys the destruction to the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Residents salvaged whatever belongings they could in the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Residents walk through the sand-covered streets on the West End of Long Beach as they return to their homes, hoping to salvage some of their belongings. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Barry Popkin, right, is embraced by his son Zach as they see each other for the first time after Sandy. Part of Popkin's home is buried under sand. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Bob Bellusci takes a small break from digging part of his home out of sand on Illionois Avenue on the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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A resident walks past piles of garbage on the streets of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Piles of garbage can be seen all throughout the streets of Long Beach as residents begin the clean up process. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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John Smith starts to dig his house of the sand on the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Melba Perez returned to her Long Beach basement apartment trying to salvage some mementos. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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People in Long Beach line up outside a Red Cross truck trying to get some food. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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John Joyce sits on a pile of garbage he took out of his home on Ohio Avenue on the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Frank Moraiarty tries to keep an inventory of his losses as he began the clean up process on his West End home in Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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From left, Nick Mancini and Thomas Daly help their friend Keith Palmer as they try to dig part of his home out of the sand on the West End of Long Beach. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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A section of homes were demolished after a fire broke out and spread across an area of Breezy Point as superstorm Sandy whipped through the area. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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More than 100 homes were destroyed when a fire broke out and spread across a swath of Breezy Point as superstorm Sandy whipped through the Queens neighborhood. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Residents pour water on buildings that were still burning in Breezy Point during superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Statue of Blessed Mother overlooks charred remains of many homes still smoldering in Breezy Point, a fire broke out during superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30,2012)

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Patrick Landers, center, helps residents search for salvagable items from their homes in Breezy Point Wednesday after a fire leveled nearly 100 homes in the area during superstorm Sandy.

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The community of Ocean Beach on Fire Island was hit by superstorm Sandy.

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Ocean Beach, Fire Island was hit by superstorm Sandy. Martin Bailes attempts to use a small saw to cut down a tree in front of his house on Cottage Lane. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Workers repair storm damage at the LIRR's Long Beach station. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Corrosion caused by Sandy on electronic equipment in a substation at the LIRR's Long Beach station. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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LIRR president Helena Williams tours storm damage at the Long Beach station. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Workers repair storm damage at the LIRR's Long Beach station. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Hourly service was restored Friday morning at the Great Neck station of the Port Washington branch of the Long Island Rail Road. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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A Suffolk County police officer helps push a car that ran out of gas, toward a gas pump at the Hess gas station on Route 112 and Oak Street in Patchogue Friday morning. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Hourly service was restored Friday morning at the LIRR's Great Neck station of the Port Washington branch. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Lines at the Mobil station on Route 110 and Smith Street in Melville as a gas truck arrives. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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The National Guard brings bottled water to residents in Long Beach. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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FEMA leaves food rations for residents in Long Beach. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Debbie and Charles Knowles sit on their wet coach in front of their Lindenhurst home on Brown Place Thursday. The couple said they lost everything due to flooding caused by Sandy. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Colin Hogan, 6, of Massapequa, watches his mother fill a plate with hot food for him at one of the Red Cross Disaster Relief's food distribution locations. Volunteers distributed both hot food and cold food options to families affected by Hurricane Sandy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford Thursday afternoon. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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The manager Irfan Ashad looks over damage to The Royal Atlantic hotel that shows heavy damage during Hurricane Sandy to the decking and pool area of the hotel that looked over the ocean in Montauk. (Nov. 1, 2012).

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Rhonda Piscopo tears up as she surveys her ruined home in Lindenhurst. The apartment was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Members of the Freeport High School NAVAL ROTC helping the community of Freeport with their cleaning after mighty storm Hurricane Sandy in Freeport, NY (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Freeport resident George Young ripping a wet carpet from the floor while cleaning up after the mighty storm Hurricane Sandy in Freeport, NY (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Freeport resident Don Gallant and his wife Marjorie throwing out water damaged stuff that was keep in the house and the garage while cleaning up after the mighty storm Hurricane Sandy in Freeport, NY (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Superstorm Sandy also impacted the Long Island Rail Road tracks at Island Park in Barnum Island. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Eric Pymm, right, fills the tank of Ihab Ghaly, rear, at Bott’s Shell Service Station on Shore Road in Port Washington where wait times to buy gasoline were as much as 21/2 hours. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Bill Schafer waits in line at Bott's Shell Service Station on Shore Road in Port Washington for gasoline. Wait times to buy gas at the station were as much as 2 1/2 hours. Schafer feared that a downed power line over the station would prevent him from filling his nearly empty truck and a gas tank for his elderly father's generator. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Steve Schwartz, left, Michael Gentile, middle, Ihab Ghaly, middle rear, get gasoline at Bott's Shell Service Station on Shore Rd in Port Washington where lines to buy gas wrapped around the block and up the street. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Motorists line up and wait in the hope of getting gasoline at a BP service station on Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead. The line was so long that it crossed through another station that was closed. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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People wait to buy gasoline at a BP station on Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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People line up with their gas cans hoping to get them filled at a BP station on Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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

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Passengers board an LIRR train in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Damage done by superstorm Sandy on Ocean Parkway in Gilgo. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Crews clean up trees felled by Sandy along Tullamore Road in Garden City. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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A landmark, the Giant Indian which stood outside of the Riverhead Raceway, blew apart in the winds of Hurricane Sandy. October 31, 2012

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A woman used a ladder to reach her home after superstorm Sandy ruined the entrance to her home on Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Cars and homes on the west end of Long Beach was buried under sand after superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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LONG BEACH, NY. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31, 2012. Michelle Kesner returned to her basemant apt. on West Broadway trying to recover some of her stuff two days after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island.

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Clean up efforts begin at the Allegria Hotel in Long Beach. Shoveling the sand. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Long Beach residents assess the damage caused by superstorm Sandy as they begin cleanup efforts. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Long Beach residents assess the damage caused by superstorm Sandy as they begin cleanup efforts. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Michigan Street in Long Beach after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Luis Estevez, of Rockville Centre, stands in his family's storm-trashed business, Long Beach Food Center, in Island Park the day after superstorm Sandy ripped the door from the establishment and flooded the small grocery. (Oct. 29, 2012)

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JoAnne Himelfarb clutches her dog after boarding a bus destined for the Nassau Community College where a temporary shelter was set up for residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Long Beach residents were offered the bus shuttle from the Long Beach City Hall on Tuesday. High winds and the storm surge caused mass damage through the area, flooding homes and displacing residents. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Long Beach resident, Tasha Phillips holds on to her son, Eli Silva, 2, after boarding a bus destined for the Nassau Community College where a temporary shelter was set up for residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Long Beach residents were offered the bus shuttle from the Long Beach City Hall on Tuesday. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Ocean Beach on Fire Island was among those badly hit by superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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AnnMarie Brady is distraught after seeing her damaged Bayview Avenue West home in Lindenhurst. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 31, 2012. Two days after Hurricane Sandy struck New York, members of the NYPD look in the window of a Baden Place house for victims of the storms tidal surge.

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Two days after superstorm Sandy struck New York, members of the NYPD go house to house in Midland Park for victims of the storm's tidal surge. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 31, 2012. Two days after Hurricane Sandy struck New York, police s use spray paint to indicate taht they searced a flooded house in Midland Beach.

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Children in one Smithtown neighborhood weren't about to give up on trick-or-treating Wednesday afternoon on Birch Brook Drive. "It's something for the kids to do," said one of the parents accompanying the children, who are out school and without electricity at home in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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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)

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The back part of a home at 15 East Bayview Ave. in Lindenhurst was ripped apart by superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Trees lie on a house on High Street in Huntington two days after Sandy devastated Long Island. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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Hurricane Sandy didn't keep these children from trick-or-treating on Halloween along Stratford Avenue in Garden CIty. (Oct. 31, 2012)

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A photo from the MTA's Flickr stream shows damage on New York City subway's A line to the Rockaways. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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In this photo from the MTA's Flikr stream, parts of a dock are seen washed on to tracks of the Long Island Rail Road in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Nearly empty shelves of bread at a King Kullen grocery store in St. James one day after hurricane Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A National Grid crew works to replace a utility pole that was damaged during hurricane Sandy at Hicksville road and Old Post road in North Massapequa. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Several tree-trimming and power line trucks are lined up and ready to be dispatched in a staging area for National Grid in Bethpage State Park. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Everett Lewis (right), a National Grid Safety Director gives a saftey lecture to a group of linesmen from Georgia before the start of their shift at a staging area in Bethpage State Park. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A National Grid crew works to replace a utility pole that was damaged during hurricane Sandy at Hicksville and Old Post roads in North Massapequa. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A tree remains unearthed, blocking a neighborhood street in Little Neck Tuesday evening after Hurricane Sandy's wrath.

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Christina Ryan, age 38, and her son Timothy Ryan, age 7, walk down the sidewalk where five large trees fell across their street Dorothy Lane during hurricane Sandy in Kings Park. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A boat came to rest on this curb on Ocean Ave. in Freeport after the water has re-ceded in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's Oct. 30, 2012

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A view of Guy Lombardo Ave. in Freeport where the water is beginning to recede in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's Oct. 30, 2012

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Debris is strewn across West Ave. in Sayville and the dock is completely under water from Hurricane Sandy. (Oct. 30, 201)

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A view of Ocean Ave. in Freeport where the water has re-ceded in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's Oct. 30, 2012

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Boats on the LIRR's Long Beach branch near the bridge at Reynolds Channel in Island Park / Long Beach. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A tree remains unearthed, blocking a neighborhood street in Little Neck after Sandy's wrath. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Residents say in a matter of minutes, five large trees fell one after another across the road on Dorothy Lane in Kings Park during Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Tim "Chyno" Chin of Texas swings at Ransom Beach in Bayville after Sandy. Jak Amico is seen at left. (Oct 29, 2012)

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A kayaker paddles near Seabreeze Cafe in Babylon Village, which remains flooded after superstorm Sandy barreled through the area with heavy winds and a high storm surge. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Houses on Fire Island Avenue in Babylon Village are flooded due to superstorm Sandy sweeping through Long Island. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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The canopy roof of a BP gas station along Route 112 in Medford collapsed during superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Downed trees lay across Laurelton Drive in Mastic Beach after superstorm Sandy caused much flooding and damage across much of Long Island. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Dave Loudon, left, of Sayville makes his way through the water on a flooded Terry Street in Sayville. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Frank and Rosemarie Tipaldo were enjoying a "romantic candlelit dinner" when a tree crashed through their home on Chelsea Drive in Port Washington. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Department of Transportation workers attempt to clear Port Washington Boulevard of toppled trees after superstorm Sandy ripped through the area. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Frank Tipaldo and his wife, Rosemarie, were enjoying a "romantic candlelit dinner" when a tree crashed through their home on Chelsea Drive in Port Washington. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Remnant of Tropix, a bar restaurant in Freeport, NY that caught fire and burned to the ground during Superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 1 2012)

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Jeremy Koch, left, of Koch Tree Service, works with other members of his crew to cut down a tree that was toppled by Sandy near Briarcliff Road in Shoreham. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Elvin Vasquez, of Koch Tree Service, works to cut down a tree that was toppled by superstorm Sandy near Briarcliff Road in Shoreham. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Jeremy Koch, of Koch Tree Service, ties off a secure rope while Elvin Vasquez, (in the bucket) works to cut down part of a tree that was toppled by superstorm Sandy near Briarcliff Road in Shoreham. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Jeremy Koch, of Koch Tree Service, works with other members of his crew to cut down a tree that was toppled by Sandy near Briarcliff Road in Shoreham. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Debris is strewn across West Avenue in Sayville and the dock is completely under water from Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Parked cars on Candee Avenue in Sayville are still swamped with water from superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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A family evacuates Surf Street in Lindenhurst a day after superstorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Homes under water down Shore Road in Lindenhurst. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Residents assess the damage in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy in Island Park. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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The aftermath of superstorm Sandy in Long Beach. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Boats were scattered across the lawns of homes after superstorm Sandy hit Island Park. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Damage caused by superstorm Sandy in Breezy Point. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Damage caused by superstorm Sandy in Breezy Point. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Air National Guard members drive down Wellwood Avenue in Lindenhurst, where they rescued people. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Ian Fischer of Center Moriches surveys the damage to the rear of his home where he lived with his parents. Sandy caused the Moriches Bay to flood nearby homes. (Oct. 30, 2012)

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Waves on Block Island Sound caused by Hurricane Sandy crashed onto the bulkhead of house on Soundview Drive in Montauk Monday morning at 10:20 am. (Oct. 29, 2012)

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Ransom Beach in Bayville is completely submerged as waves from Hurricane Sandy pummel the North Shore of Long Island Monday. (October 29, 2012)

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Neighobors help out Bill and Michelle Garrison to safely pull down a tree which had begun to uproot in the winds of hurricane sandy, and threaten their Centereach home on the evening of October 29, 2012.

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A tree blocks the roadway in Sandy Creek as residents attempts to pass. Many roadways were blocked due to down power lines, fans flooding (Oct 29, 2012)