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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 14,04:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

NCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Bombing Mineola Catering Hall

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The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a Criminal Mischief that occurred at 11:25pm on July 3, 2014 in Mineola.

Update - 1:15 PM - Further investigation revealed that the building damage came from commercial fireworks that were launched from a tube launcher. 
 
Mineola, NY - July 4th, 2014 - The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a Criminal Mischief that occurred at 11:25pm on July 3, 2014 in Mineola
 
According to Detectives, an unknown male subject (no further description) caused damage to the Jericho Terrace Catering Hall located at 249 Jericho Turnpike.  Witnesses heard a loud bang, saw smoke and an explosion on the north outside wall of the building causing damage to the doorway.  The suspect was observed pointing what appeared to be a pipe in the direction of the damage.  The suspect fled the scene on foot last seen running south on Mineola Boulevard.  There were approximately one hundred people attending a catered event in the building at the time of the explosion.  No injuries were reported.
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.   
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