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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory now in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday... * heat index values...around 100 due to temperatures near 90...and dewpoints in the lower 70s. * Timing...highest heat indices Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of the heat and humidity will increase the risk for heat related health issues...especially for the elderly...those with chronic health problems such as lung and heart disease...those working outdoors...and other heat sensitive groups of people. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours. To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1. -- Sunday Jul.24 16,04:12 PM

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Appointed to Four Legislative Committees

Trotta was appointed to several committees this week.

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Smithtown, NY - January 22, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta was appointed by the Suffolk County Legislature’s Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory to serve on the Education & Information Technology, Budget & Finance, Human Services and the Health Committees. 
 
The Education and Information Technology Committee has jurisdiction over the Community College and its budget and shall monitor issues affecting or pertaining to public and private schools. It also has jurisdiction over the Department of Information Technology and its operations and services. 
 
The Budget and Finance Committee reviews legislation to amend the Suffolk County operating budget during a fiscal year and resolutions to transfer and/or release funds from any contingency account. 
 
The Human Services Committee has responsibility over matters pertaining to the County Department of Social Services, the Office for Women and the Office for People with Disabilities. 
 
The Health Committee has jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to the County Department of Health Services and programs dealing with the health and well-being of the residents of Suffolk. 
 
Legislator Robert Trotta represents the 13th Legislative District, which includes Smithtown, Fort Salonga, Kings Park, San Remo, Nissequogue, Head of the Harbor, and St. James, as well as portions of Commack and East Northport.