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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 tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday 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. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday 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 16,07:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Legislator Hahn Welcomes Eight New Eagle Scouts

Community, Charity & Cause, Press Releases

Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn joined Councilwoman Valerie Cartright to welcome eight new Eagle Scouts to the Three Village Community.

Stony Brook, NY - June 23rd, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined Councilwoman Valerie Cartright and representatives from the offices of Senators LaValle and Flanagan to welcome eight new Eagle Scouts to the Three Village Community. The Eagle Court of Honor for Daniel Marco Adrion, Jeffrey Lee Bohn, Nicholas Salvatore Castellano, Thomas Henry Hull, David William Klecher, Jonathan Francesco McCarthy, Trevor Reid Munch and Justin Joseph Russo of Troop 117 was held on Friday, June 20th at Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School.

For their community service projects the Scouts completed the following:

Scout’s Name

Project

Daniel Marco Adrion

Installed a small pond and water fall in a center courtyard at Murphy Junior High School in Stony Brook.

Jeffrey Lee Bohn

Beautified a side entrance at Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School in Setauket.

Nicholas Salvatore Castellano

Constructed an 8’x16’ sandbox for the children of the Messiah Lutheran Church in Setauket.

Thomas Henry Hull

Beautified a mid-1800’s orphans’ cemetery located on the grounds of the Caroline Church in Setauket.

David William Klecher

Beautified a garden located at the Stony Brook Community Church in Stony Brook.

Jonathan Francesco McCarthy

Installed three benches and a sugar maple tree for the enjoyment of students at Minnesauke Elementary school in East Setauket.

Trevor Reid Munch

Conceptualized, directed, edited and produced a documentary film highlighting the Avalon Park and Preserve in Stony Brook for distribution to local schools.

Justin Joseph Russo

Acquired, refurbished and installed a large gazebo for benefit of the Russian Orthodox Church in Setauket.

 

Pictured Below: Community Leaders honor the accomplishments of eight new Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 117 during an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School in Setauket.

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