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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1014 am EDT Tue Sep 2 2014 ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Tuesday Sep.02 14,06:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

SCPD Crime Alert: Suspect Wanted for Robbing & Assaulted Man in Church Parking Lot

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate four men who assaulted and robbed a ...

Riverhead, NY - June 10th, 2014 -  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate four men who assaulted and robbed a man in a wheelchair earlier this month.

A man who is confined to a wheelchair due to a prior motor vehicle crash was leaving the United Methodist Church, traveling northbound on Maple Avenue in Riverhead, from 2nd Street on June 1, 2014 at approximately 10:30 p.m. As he approached the Long Island Railroad tracks on Maple Avenue, he was attacked from behind by at least four people. The suspects knocked the victim out of his wheelchair and struck him with weapons, possibly sticks or pipes. They stole cash and prescription medications.

The subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with any information is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS or contact the Riverhead Police Detective Division at 727-4500 Ext. 327.  All calls will be kept confidential.

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