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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,08:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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I was just searching on my favorite LI Search Engine ::::ahem:::: and I found these great things to do ...


I was just searching on my favorite LI Search Engine ::::ahem:::: and I found these great things to do with my son! Check 'em out!

By the way, I'm putting this picture up of my son because I think he's just the cutest. It has nothing to do with the article.

Firefly's Storytime presents Storytime Magic. Includes buffet brunch. Ben's Deli, 140 Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale. $17.95 adults, $10.95 children, under 2 free. Reservations required. Schedule subject to change.
Name: Suzanne Haegele Phone Number: 516-750-9718

Zebby's Zoo Live! The Halloween Hoorah
The Vanderbilt, 1600 Round Swamp Rd., Plainview
Oct 22, 2000
10:30 am and 2:00 pm
Description:
Two shows at The Vanderbilt in Plainview on Sunday, October 22, 2000. Tickets are $12, available in person at The Vanderbilt Box Office and through Ticketmaster Outlets, Ticketmaster Charge by Phone (631/888-9000) and www.ticketmaster.com.
Phone Number: 516-694-6200

Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Tpk, Westbury
Halloween Parade Oct 31, 2000 10 am
Children, wear your costumes and join the parade with Otto the Ghost. Snacks and a hayride.
Phone Number: 516-334-0066

Now that it's the end of September the crowds going East have calmed down. (this is when I go out east.. OFF season) Go apple picking at one of the farms! It's always a nice day (cheap day) and the kids love running around and picking apples. There are always hay rides! Click here

Wickhams Fruit Farm

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Apple Picking

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Luc's Hands

Sitting on the couch in my new familiar position of baby on lap and bottle in hand; my son has fallen asleep in my arms again. The practical side of me tells me to get up, put him in his bed, and not hold him too long. I've been told more than once since I've had him that I'm spoiling him and will soon regret it. Looking around the apartment I can't help but see everything there is for me to do. The laundry is piling up, I haven't eaten breakfast yet, and there are so many calls to return. His warm little body is keeping me warm and I think to myself, "the hell with it" and snuggle into the couch with my little baby.

I pull the bottle out his mouth and look at his perfectly relaxed face, his mouth is slightly open, and a little formula mixed with drool sits on his lower lip. I smile when I realize that he gripped my fingers with his hands while eating, as if to say that I shouldn't go too far with his bottle. Looking at his little fingernails that are in desperate need of trimming, I wonder, what will these hands do? Will they someday pen a world-renowned literary masterpiece? Will he find a cure for cancer? Will he play piano and dazzle millions with his talent? Maybe, but for now, I'll just let him hang on to me.

1998-2000 Claudine M. Jalajas

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