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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 403 PM EDT Wed Sep 2 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Thursday Sep.03 15,03:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News
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LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

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Governor Cuomo Announces 'Double Track' Milestone Toward Improving Ronkonkoma Branch Service

Governor Cuomo announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road has reached an important milestone to improve service on the busy Ronkonkoma Branch.

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Information From Public About Dead Dog in Central Islip

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about a dead dog that was found in Central Islip.

Two Men Arrested After Burglarizing Businesses and Damaging ATMs

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Detectives have arrested two men for a series of burglaries and larcenies which occurred in East Farmingdale, Lake Ronkonkoma, Brentwood, North Patchogue and East Islip.

Pesticide Application Scheduled for Fire Island, Islip, East Islip, Great River, Beach Hampton, and Napeague August 25-27

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Ducks Retire Ray Navarrete's #16

The three-time Atlantic League champion Long Island Ducks honored the career of all-time great Ray Navarrete and retired his number 16 prior to their Sunday, August 16 game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Bethpage Ballpark.

NYS Police Arrest East Islip Man for Public Lewdness on Southern State Parkway

On 8/21/15, at approximately 10:17 PM, Farmingdale Communications received a call reporting a naked man running on the eastbound Southern State Parkway, west of exit 45(Montauk Highway).

Man Who Fled Police During Traffic Stop in Central Islip Arrested for DWI Drugs

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man that fled from police officers who initiated a traffic stop in Central Islip this morning.

SJC Long Island to Host Suffolk County Marathon Expo

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Former CEO of Long Island Financial Lending Company Sentenced to 97 Months of Imprisonment for Bank Fraud Scheme

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Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide Notice for August 18

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.

Test Your Knowledge at a Local Trivia Night

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Twenty Five Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that twenty five mosquito samples and one bird have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Islip Woman Arrested for Possession of Loaded Handgun & DWI

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Family of Five Rescued from Sinking Boat in Great South Bay by Four Good Samaritans

Four good Samaritans from West Islip, along with police officers from the Suffolk County Police Department Marine Bureau, rescued a family of five after the boat the victims were traveling in sank in the Great South Bay ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Parkway Bridge Over Sunrise Highway

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced completion of an $8.3 million project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying the Southern and Heckscher State parkways over the Sunrise Highway (State Route 27) in the town of Islip, Suffolk County.

Twenty Six Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that twenty six mosquito samples and one bird have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Local Girl Scout Troop Bakes Brownies with Residents of Special Needs Home

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