Nassau County Evacuation
August 27, 2011 by USA Post
The areas are mainly in the Port Washington peninsula, which juts north into LI Sound. Hurricane Irene is expected to make landfall on Sunday near Long Beach on the south coast with a population around 50,000.
Jon Kaiman, Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead, said residents living in areas of storm surges before Manhasset Bay must go. Areas include Baxter Estates, Manorhaven, Manhasset Isle and parts of Port Washington North, overlooking the bay.
Kaiman said that residents who go “where water has flooded his home” in the past. Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive, on Friday ordered the transfer, along with other evacuations. Unlike Long Beach, the northern coastal areas generally consist of single-family homes, not apartment buildings.
Newsday, the Long Island newspaper, delivered its sections have Sunday with the Sunday paper and said his website would be free. The New York Times said it would issue its Sunday paper.
In Great Neck, a residential area with about 45,000 people in North Henpstead, city officials took precautions. Park District of Great Neck removed floating docks at the marina at Steppingstone Park and said that near the outdoor pool Parkwood at noon. The employees were then to secure outdoor chairs and lounges.
Truck of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and Verizon could see the preparation of emergency operations.
Meanwhile, many of the synagogues in Great Neck, said he would proceed with the regular Sabbath services. Temple Israel, a congregation of 930 conservative members, sent an email saying clergy member services will be held, including a bar mitzvah on Saturday. Rabbi Seth Adelson also published a commentary criticizing anyone could infer that Hurricane Irene, or any other natural phenomenon could be inferred as a sort of divine punishment.
“The weather and the destruction it can cause, it depends on the mood of God or, indeed, our behavior,” Adelson wrote.
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