Oceanside in Nassau County was flooded by Sandy, and many houses where either left entirely uninhabitable or without power for weeks.
Discarded furniture and flooring lined the sidewalks in
Discarded furniture and flooring lined the sidewalks in front of homes on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Dirt piles, fallen trees and trash take up
Dirt piles, fallen trees and trash take up most of the block on Greentree Drive in Oceanside as residents continue cleaning up two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Superstorm Sandy damaged not only on the golf
Superstorm Sandy damaged not only on the golf course of the Middle Bay Country Club but also other facilities. The club announced in January 2013 that it is closing and heading into bankruptcy. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

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A tree fell next to a home on
A tree fell next to a home on Bennett Street in Oceanside after superstorm Sandy two weeks ago. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Michael Diviaio, 34, warned looters to keep away
Michael Diviaio, 34, warned looters to keep away from his home on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island, by displaying signs outside his home and walking his street armed. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
A damaged car was parked on Skillman Avenue
A damaged car was parked on Skillman Avenue in Oceanside, next to Middle Bay Country golf course. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
The backyard of a home on Waukena Avenue
The backyard of a home on Waukena Avenue in Oceanside was taken up Sandy caused a tree to fall. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
A discarded toilet was left outside a home
A discarded toilet was left outside a home on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside after superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

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From Gintell Street in Oceanside, a swan swims
From Gintell Street in Oceanside, a swan swims by a damaged dock on the other side of the creek. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
A damp mattress and carpeting fill the back
A damp mattress and carpeting fill the back porch of a home on Gintell Street in Oceanside, two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Trash bags lined the sidewalks in front of
Trash bags lined the sidewalks in front of homes on Waukena Avenue in Oceanside two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Trash bags and piles of discarded furniture and
Trash bags and piles of discarded furniture and flooring still take up the front yard of one home on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Trash bags lined the sidewalks in front of
Trash bags lined the sidewalks in front of homes on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

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The front yard of a home on Lindbergh
The front yard of a home on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside was filled with a pile of discarded furniture and other items that were ruined in late October by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Many docks and decks have been damaged or
Many docks and decks have been damaged or submerged in the creek in back of Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
About two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long
About two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island, a trash bin is still submerged in the creek in the back of a man's home on Lindbergh Avenue in Oceanside. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Many docks and decks have been damaged or
Many docks and decks have been damaged or submerged in the creek in back of Lindenbergh and Ocean Avenues in Oceanside. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
The front yard of a home on Waukena
The front yard of a home on Waukena Avenue in Oceanside was taken up by a pile of discarded furniture and other items that were ruined by superstorm Sandy two weeks prior. (Nov. 13, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Michael Lande cries as he sits on a
Michael Lande cries as he sits on a piece of his ruined furniture now deposited on his front lawn. Michael and Judy Lande of Oceanside lost all their possessions on the ground floor of their home and severe damage to the house itself from superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 10, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/David Pokress)
Heather Hudson's Sandy ravaged Oceanside home. (Nov. 11,
Heather Hudson's Sandy ravaged Oceanside home. (Nov. 11, 2012) (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Heather Hudson's Sandy ravaged Oceanside home. (Nov. 11,
Heather Hudson's Sandy ravaged Oceanside home. (Nov. 11, 2012) (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
A woman looks through donated cloths for Sandy
A woman looks through donated cloths for Sandy victims at Oceanside High School in Oceanside. (Nov. 11, 2012) (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Heather Hudson, 40, center, talks the contractors the
Heather Hudson, 40, center, talks the contractors the are gutting her Sandy ravaged Oceanside home. (Nov. 11, 2012) (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Heather Hudson, 40, of Oceanside, looks at her
Heather Hudson, 40, of Oceanside, looks at her home, which was badly damaged during Sandy. (Nov. 11, 2012) (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Oceanside football coach Rob Blount stops to thank
Oceanside football coach Rob Blount stops to thank FEMA Corps volunteers before leading his team onto the field. Residents went to Oceanside High School to see the team play Syosset and take their minds off the impact of superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 9, 2012) (Credit: David Pokress)