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"Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement" The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a * Flood Advisory for... central Suffolk County in southeastern New York... * until 745 PM EDT * at 450 PM EDT...Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Patchogue...Wading River...Middle Island...Manorville...Shirley... Medford...Calverton...Brookhaven National laboratory...Yaphank...Rocky Point...Mastic...Mastic Beach...Brookhaven...Bellport...Shoreham...East Patchogue...carmans River...Ridge...Blue Point and North Bellport. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams...urban areas...highways...streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated...or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent. Lat...Lon 4070 7298 4073 7295 4073 7293 4075 7298 4072 7309 4097 7295 4098 7269 4078 7281 4079 7283 4076 7281 4074 7288 4077 7289 4074 7291 4074 7295 4073 7288 4075 7281 4065 7313 Mps 430 PM EDT Wed may 4 2016 ...Minor coastal flooding possible tonight... * locations...along coast of southern New Haven... northwestern Long Island and southern Westchester County. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides. * Timing...around times of high tide between 9 PM and midnight tonight. * Impacts...brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. , "Special Statement" A series of thunderstorms will move from the ocean into western Suffolk County. These storms will be capable of locally heavy rain...wind gusts to 30 mph...and small hail. Mps -- Wednesday May.04 16,05:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Half Hallow Hills Student Chosen as Winner of FASNY Scholarship

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Dix Hills Student Received Honor at Special Ceremony.

Dix Hills, NY - June 27, 2014 - On behalf of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY), FASNY Scholarship Awards Committee Chairman Brian F. McQueen has announced the name of a local recipient of the FASNY Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship – Daniel Chinitz of Dix Hills, NY.  At his school’s senior award ceremony, Daniel received a certificate as well as a check for $1,500 for his volunteer service in the community.
 
Daniel Chinitz graduated from Half Hallow Hills High School in Dix Hills, NY, and will attend The University of Wisconsin at Madison.  Daniel is a member of the school’s yearbook and newspaper clubs as a photographer and writer, The Brainstormers Academic Team, plays drums in a band and also involved in The Peer Aids educators club which educates lower classmen about the HIV/AIDS Virus. He has been in the Junior Fire Department program  for a year and loves the concept of brotherhood and the life experiences you receive from being a volunteer firefighter.
 
Daniel was one of 15 students chosen for this scholarship. A total of 79 students throughout the state applied for this scholarship, which was the highest number ever submitted in the history of this award.
 
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an applicant’s volunteer service to his or her community (e.g., community projects, fire department, scouting, church, school, work with senior citizens, fire prevention projects, 4-H, etc.) and the proof of his or her character (e.g., community citizenship, dependability, etc.)
 
About FASNY
Founded in 1872, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) represents the interests of the more than 92,000 volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel in New York State.  For more information, visit fasny.com.

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