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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon... * locations...the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas...Long Island...and southeastern coastal Connecticut. * Hazard types...snow...sleet...freezing rain and rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches...with a tenth to a quarter inch of ice across northern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and northwestern Long Island. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches and a few hundredths of an inch of ice across southern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and southeastern portions of Long Island and coastal Connecticut. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the upper 20s to lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...late Sunday night through Monday. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. -- Sunday Feb.01 15,12:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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East Setauket Bank of America Robbed This Afternoon

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred today at a bank in East Setauket.

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration: Planning a Laid Back Evening for Everyone

Organize a relaxed yet fun evening for you and your wedding guests with these Bohemian style ideas!

Senator Schumer Demands MTA Immediately Institute Sleep Disorder Testing & Treatment Plan For LIRR, As MTA Does On Metro-North & NYC Subway

For more than a decade, national transportation safety board has made recommendations about testing & treating transit operators for sleep apnea—sleep disorders among engineers can put countless of passengers at-risk to deadly accidents.

PSEG Long Island Submits Three-Year Rate Plan for 2016-17-18

PSEG Long Island, acting in its capacity as manager of the electric grid, submitted today a three-year rate plan for review by the New York State Department of Public Service (“DPS”).

Governor Cuomo Announces Number of Winter Farmers’ Markets Set New Record

Number of Winter Markets Tripled Since 2007-2008 in New York.

Man Arrested in Roslyn Heights for Driving While Intoxicated with Children in Car

The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:55 A.M. in North Hills.

Second Winter Storm Set to Hit Long Island Sunday Evening into Monday Afternoon

It looks like all this snowfall isn't over yet for Long Island!

There's No Fun Like Snow Fun - Different Ways to Have a Blast in the Snow

Ban boredom with these fresh ideas for snow fun!

Festivals & Fairs Happening on Long Island this Season

Music, food, beer, arts and more! There are many different kinds of events happening over the next few months.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 February Family Fun Guide: Celebrating the Super Bowl, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day & more!

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it is certainly not a month with nothing to do! Check out all of the great things to do this February on Long Island!

Huntington Arts Council Announces High Arts Showcase XI

he Huntington Arts Council is proud to announce the High Arts Showcase XI.

Romantic Surprises Your Special Someone Will Love

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with one of these romantic gestures & gifts!

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Applauds Boy Scout Troop 125’s Newest Eagle Scout Thomas Kowalski of Commack

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta recognized Thomas Kowalski of Boy Scout Troop 125 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor at the Commack United Methodist Church.

An Evening with Kal Penn at Adelphi University

Actor Kal Penn will speak at Adelphi University, drawing from his experience in politics and the arts.

African American Read-In at Adelphi University

Adelphi University will host a reading of works by African American authors.

Plainview Hospital: Please Help Rebuild Long Island's Blood Supply

Winter Storm Juno Cancels Record Number of Blood Drives, More than 3,000 Units Lost This Week.

PSEG Long Island Announces February 2015 Power Supply Charge

February’s Power Supply Charge Down 1.3 Percent from January.

SCPD Crime Alert: Information Sought About Yaphank Pedestrian Hit & Run

SCPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver of an SUV that struck a pedestrian and fled the scene in Yaphank last week.

Copiague Woman Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Plow

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a woman in Copiague last evening.
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