Weather Alert(1)!
"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening to midnight EDT tonight... * locations...coastal Connecticut west of Madison...coastal Westchester County...and coastal northwest Suffolk and northern Nassau...from Shoreham west to the Queens border. * Tidal departures...around 1 foot above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...widespread minor coastal flooding should occur around the times of high tide between 9 PM and midnight on tonight. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible around the times of high tide Friday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of some shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide. Most roads should remain passable...with only isolated closures. There is no significant threat to life...and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.........Category.. .................................(mllw/ngvd)................... Kings Point NY.....1057 PM........10.0-10.6..........minor..... Stamford CT........1104 PM.........9.8-10.4..........minor..... Bridgeport CT......1101 PM.........9.3-9.9...........minor..... New Haven CT.......1100 PM.........8.5-9.1...........minor..... Glen Cove NY.......1035 PM........10.1-10.7..........minor..... Old Field NY.......1102 PM.........9.1-9.7...........minor..... Maloit/Goodman -- Thursday May.05 16,10:12 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Recruiting Baby Boomer Volunteers for LI Crisis Center

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Are you a baby boomer? Long Island Crisis Center asks you to volunteer & help save a life.

Bellmore, NY - May 30, 2014 - Long Island Crisis Center, the 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline, is currently recruiting volunteers to participate in its upcoming Counselor Assistant Training Program.
 
Recognizing the valuable life skills and life experiences that today’s baby boomers (who are nearing retirement or are already retired) have acquired, the Crisis Center is seeking those who now have the time to volunteer and become lifesaving partners with them.  No counseling experience is necessary and the hours are flexible (around-the-clock) to accommodate the individual needs of volunteers. 
 
The free, comprehensive orientation training program takes place over 3 three-hour sessions at the Crisis Center’s office in Bellmore.  June’s training will be held on 3 successive Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 11th, 18th and 25th.  July’s training will be held on 3 successive Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on July 2nd, 9th and 16th.  August’s training will be held on 3 successive Saturday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on August 9th, 16th and 23rd. For more information, check out the website, and click on “Volunteer;” then call 516-826-0244 to schedule an interview.

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