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Recap: Preparing for the Hurricane

Patch provides links to emergency contacts, closings and more.

Here’s a recap of some hurricane news Plainview Patch has reported on in the last 24 hours.

Shelters: Nassau County has opened more than two dozen shelters, including , and Farmingdale State College if you need to leave your home. 

Locally: Information you need to know from the Village of Massapequa Park and the Massapequa Fire Department.

LIRR: If you’re not on your way now, you’re apt to miss it. The Long Island Rail Road will stop operating at noon Saturday.

Hurricane myths abound. Check the facts to protect yourself and your home.

Many places are canceling or curtailing activities. We will update this list periodically. 

A free iTunes app will allow you to follow Patch as we report the news.

Some patients from South Shore hospitals have been evacuated to others

We have a list of emergency assistance numbers and links here.

Calm your nerves and have your facts about your homeowners’ insurance coverage.

The IRS offers advice on securing your paperwork during the storm.

Please stay with us as we continue to update throughout the next couple of days. And please send us information and photos about what’s happening in your neighborhood so we can share the with the Massapequa community.

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