Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy battered the south shore coastline, pushing ocean water across the barrier island at Cupsogue County Park and into the Moriches Bay forming a 1,500 foot wide breach, dredge equipment arrived to fill in the gap.
2. Town Looks to Raise Dune Road With Sandy Sand
Tons of sand dumped across the Southampton Town's portion Dune Road by Hurricane Sandymay prove useful in a long-anticipated project to raise Dune Road, which frequently floods during storms.
3. Shellfish Farmers to Unveil In-Shell Scallops Next Week
Hurricane Sandy may have disrupted the shellfishing schedules of many fishermen on the East End as several closures remain in effect across local waterways, but for a handful of shellfish farmers on the North Fork, a fresh new product of the Peconic Estuary system may be awaiting once the temporary bans are lifted: the in-shell bay scallop.
4. Village Looks To Rebuild Marina After Sandy
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy swept over the area, tossing at least three boats from the water at the Westhampton Beach destroying walkways, bulkheads and flooding the main building, the village has begun the arduous task of assessing the damage and creating a remediation plan.
5. PHOTOS: Ponquogue Bridge Open
Residents wrapped in scarves and warm coats, some walking their dogs, ventured across the Ponquogue Bridge on Thursday morning to see the scenes left by Hurricane Sandy— sand piled 7 feet high on either side of Dune Road and bulldozers working to uncover the Shinnecock Commercial Dock parking lot.
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