PHOTOS: Trekking Through Port Jefferson Village

Marcelo Litovsky sent us his photos when he went out on Sunday.

On Sunday, Marcelo Litovsky took a hike down the snowy roads of Port Jefferson village and photographed his journey for us. He walked north on Dark Hallow Rd, then headed west on Old Post Road and north on Brook Road. On Dark Hollow Road a tree came down and took power lines down with it, according to Litovsky, calling the road "a big mess."

Click through the gallery above to see the photos of what Port Jefferson looked like on Sunday.

Click here to read about Litovsky plight at home living without electricity or heat since the blizzard began on Friday along with others who sent us messages about how they were holding up after the storm.

Got photos of your own to share? Click here to add them to our growing 2013 Blizzard gallery.

Shannon February 11, 2013 at 03:45 PM
I just moved to Long Island from Maine so can someone clear this up for me: Has there never been a big snow on Long Island before? I mean, it seems like the road crews wanted to wait until the snow STOPPED before plowing. That's not how it works. You have to plow each road at LEAST once an hour as well as sanding and salting them. You'll still have some slick road conditions but each road should still be passable. I lived in the backwoods of Maine for most of my life and never had an issue with roads being impassible after bigger storms than this.
Sal February 11, 2013 at 04:50 PM
Shannon - i have been saying the same thing all weekend. I used to live in the greater Buffalo area and this is my first winter in Long Island. At the first flake, the sanders should have been making rounds and the plows should have been out there Friday morning staying ahead of the storm. A few inches at a time is much easier to plow than 3 feet of ice. At this time, I have yet to see a single sander or salter out there, and I dont even see the plows trying to move the slush out of the way as it melts today. If they dont, tomorrow everything is going to be solid ice.
Mels Ditties February 11, 2013 at 04:52 PM
Hi Shannon...Welcome to Long Island!!!... While snows in the foot plus range aren't common here on Long Island, THIS particular storm event was handled horribly...I have lived on the island for 50+ years and have seen quite a few 2-3 ft storms and have NEVER seen such disgraceful job of cleanup...Roads like the LIE & 25 & 347 etc typically have the big plows out after about an inch or two has fallen...3 trucks, traveling together, plowing & salting....1st day after the storm maybe messy and hard to get around, but (like I said above) NEVER this bad after 3 days!...
Mels Ditties February 11, 2013 at 04:56 PM
Hello to you too Sal!...Welcome to Long Island!... This is NOT typical of how storms are handled here...Of course we are probably not as efficient as Buffalo or Maine, simply because we don't have the volume of snows that y'all do, but this is THE WORST EVER!....Absolutely unbelievable...It's also very odd that the problems with snow removal/plowing seem to be across many townships..eg. problems in Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown....Very strange...


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