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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday. * Heat index values...up to 101 due to temperatures in the low to mid 90s 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 16,04:36 AM

Mangano Announces Free St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 8th at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

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Long Island, NY - February 27, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 8th at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. The event will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
 
Irish entertainment will include the Irish Rock Bands: The Sporting Paddies and The Mickey Finns, in addition to a performance by the Donny Golden School of Irish Dance. Bagpipers and fiddlers will also be providing live entertainment throughout the day. Traditional Irish food and beverages will be offered and Irish merchandise will be available for purchase at the Fairgrounds Building and the Noon Inn.
 
Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Nassau County’s only living history museum, is located at 1303 Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage, one mile south of Exit 48 on the Long Island Expressway. Old Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with a unique and wonderful opportunity to step back in time and experience life in a recreated mid-19th Century American village set on more than 200 acres.
 
For additional information, call Nassau County Parks at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov.