Long Beach

‘The New Homeless’ In Long Beach

Two weeks after the hurricane, recovery is slow; trauma-support teams being called in.
11/13/2012 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Driving into Long Beach, L.I., on Park Avenue Monday, a portable sign flashed with the news: “You Can Now Flush Toilets.”

Outside the ice skating rink on Magnolia Boulevard, a line of people waited patiently for donated food, clothing and household supplies. Two weeks after the storm, many in this South Shore community — home to an estimated 10,000 Jews — still did not have electricity in their homes.

Park Avenue in Long Beach was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. stewart ain
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