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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning now in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST Monday... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline Monday evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 10 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,09:00 PM

Hip Hop Pioneer, Roxanne Shante’, to be Honored at the 2014 8k Walk-a-Thon

Walk-a-Thon to be held on June 21 in Wantagh.

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Wantagh, NY - June 6, 2014 - Hip Hop Pioneer Roxanne Shante’ is set to be one of the honorees  at  the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser, hosted by The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:30am at Wantagh Park .
 
2014 8K Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser was developed to create scholarship dollars for college bound, graduating High School seniors. The theme of the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon is: Walking Toward A Brighter Future. 
 
The 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon is a community based, fun-filled, educational fundraiser, requiring a collaborative effort from family, friends, communities and sponsors locally and abroad towards the issuance of a merit award, created by The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program, a youth initiative under The Dollicia F. Holloway Foundation, Inc. a registered 501(c) (3) Not-For-Profit Educational Organization. The purpose of the 8K Walk-A-Thon is to raise funds for high academic achieving graduating college-bound high school seniors to help offset college expenses. This year’s recipient of the 2014 Hip Hop Movement Gold Merit Award is Ms. Rachel Johnson. Rachel is planning to further her studies through the “Study Abroad Program” in London, England and then in the fall, she enrolls as a freshman at Rutgers University.
 
The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program offers this merit award opportunity annually to support high achieving academic and community by making awards to secondary school aged students seeking to acquire funds to pursue a collegiate academic degree program (s) that enhances life planning at the local, regional state and national levels.
 
Along with Roxanne Shante’, this year’s Honorees for the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon are the Honorable Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby, Mr. Shango Blake AKA “The Hip Hop Principal”, Mr. Craig Monteverde AKA” DJ Callie Ban”, and Mr. Ray Thomas, Deputy Director for Minority Health Nassau County Department of Health.
 
You can register to walk and make a pledge here. Volunteers are always welcome.  For more information, please call Altanya Gerald-Burgess/Project Leader @ 516 508-3576 or you may email us at info@dolliciafholloway.org. You may also visit their corporate website at dolliciafholloway.org.