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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...this morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills this morning... * temperatures this morning range from near zero to 10 degrees below during this time...coupled with strong...gusty winds...are expected to produce life threatening wind chills as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures today will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * 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. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,11:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Gun Buyback at Lighthouse Mission in North Bellport

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Gun Buyback at Lighthouse Mission in North Bellport happening on May 11th, from 9AM until 12PM.

North Bellport, NY - April 25th, 2013 - Lighthouse Mission is pleased to announce the Gun Buyback Program which will be hosted at Lighthouse Mission at 1543 Montauk Highway, North Bellport, NY 11713 on Saturday, May 11th from 9am to 12noon.  This program is designed to create a safe, anonymous environment where individuals can turn in illegally possessed guns.  Removing illegally owned guns from the streets helps to secure neighborhoods without infringing on the 2nd amendments rights of law abiding gun owners.

Town of Brookhaven’s Councilwoman Connie Kepert and Suffolk County Legislator Calarco have requested Lighthouse Mission’s cooperation to host the event because of the impeccable reputation, innovative community initiatives and overall impact Lighthouse Mission has had within the challenged community of North Bellport and throughout Suffolk County.  

Lighthouse Mission is Long Island’s only weekly mobile food pantry reaching into 8 different towns covering 765 square miles of Suffolk County, feeding 3000 people per week.  Offering Hope and Help with the Good News of Jesus Christ to change lives and practical assistance through their Mobile Food Pantry, innovative Youth Development and Community Initiatives. Lighthouse Mission serves and resources 156,000 individuals throughout the year with uniquely engineered programs, moving people from poverty to purpose.

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For More Information, Please Contact:
Lighthouse Mission’s Office
(631) 758-7584
www.LighthouseMission.net 

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