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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 11 PM Wednesday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of 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. 340 PM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 11 PM Wednesday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of 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. 310 PM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 11 PM Wednesday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of 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. Maloit 310 PM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 11 PM Wednesday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of 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. Maloit -- Wednesday Jun.29 16,01:48 PM

Crime Report: Bicyclist Killed in Melville Crash; Man Robbed in East Meadow

Both incidents are under investigation by police.

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Bicyclist Killed in Melville Crash
A man was killed in a motor vehicle accident while riding his bike on Saturday afternoon. Suffolk County Police are investigating the death of 33-year-old Bruce Pye.
 
Pye was riding his bicycle eastbound on Old Country Road when he collided with a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe that was making a left turn onto Tuxedo Drive in Melville.
 
Pye, of Farmingdale, was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow and died on Sunday.
 
The driver of the car did not flee the scene, however police are asking any witnesses to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.
 
[Source: Suffolk County Police Department]
 
Man Robbed in East Meadow
Police are investigating the details of a robbery that occurred on Saturday night in East Meadow.
 
The 29-year-old victim approached a gray van parked at the Hempstead Bus Terminal on West Columbia Street in Hempstead at around 10:40 p.m. He requested a ride to East Meadow and entered the front passenger seat.
 
After entering the car, the driver stated that he needed to pick up an additional passenger on the way. The second passenger entered the vehicle, sitting in the back seat behind the victim, and they continued to drive to the victim’s destination.
 
The second passenger then placed a knife the victim’s throat and demanded his wallet. They took his wallet and dropped him off at the corner of Front Street and Norman Drive in East Meadow. They then fled the scene in the van with the victim’s wallet. The victim was not injured during the robbery.
 
The criminals are both desribed as Hispanic men. Police are requesting that anyone with information regarding the robbery to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.
 
[Source: Nassau county Police]