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Letter: Shocked at lack of LIPA preparation

Oceanside residents rally to express their anger over

Oceanside residents rally to express their anger over LIPA's handling of the power outages in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 9, 2012) Photo Credit: WCBS-TV

Newsday's news story "Warnings unheeded" [Nov. 9] makes the average homeowner dealing with the high cost of living on Long Island more than mildly concerned. The story reports on how the Long Island Power Authority has antiquated technology, which resulted in not being prepared for superstorm Sandy.

Our rates are exorbitant. Where are our usage monies going every time we make our required payments? Maybe it's time someone did something, before another disaster strikes.

Who will be receiving notices in the mail about increases in our monthly bills? The average Long Island homeowner, that's who.

Diane Sciacchitano, North Massapequa