Syosset and Our Lady of Mercy Academy officials decided to keep schools closed on Tuesday for Hurricane Sandy. The announcement came Monday afternoon.
Patch set up a live blog for residents to weigh in on the storm's effects in their own neighborhoods. Tell your story here.
Long Island Railroad announced plans to shut down service at 7 p.m. Sunday ahead of the storm as Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano ordered a mandatory evacuation of flood zones. North Shore-LIJ hospitals even canceled surgeries to prepare for the worst.