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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 16,02:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Mangano: Model Train Show To Benefit Nassau Hurricane Recovery Fund

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Nassau County Executive Mangano & Trainville Hobby Depot will host their 4th Annual Model Train Show on March 29th & 30th from 11 AM - ...

Bethpage, NY - March 15th, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Trainville Hobby Depot will host their 4th Annual Model Train Show on Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bethpage Senior Community Center, located at 103 Grumman Road West in Bethpage.
 
The Model Train Show includes an information table for future Model Train and Hobby Events. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Nassau Hurricane Recovery Fund, which benefits uninsured and underinsured residents who suffered damage from Superstorm Sandy.
 
Residents are invited to help support their neighbors who are struggling to rebuild, while enjoying exhibitors and Train Clubs such as: Trainville Hobby Depot, Long Island HOTtrack, Long Island Traction O Gauge Trolleys, TMB Model Railroad Club, MTA LIRR Police and more.
 
Admission to the Train Show is a suggested donation of $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children from 4-11 years of age. Additional donations accepted. For further Train Show information please call Trainville Hobby Depot at: (516) 433-4444, or visit their website at: www.trainville.com.

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