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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Dense fog advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind watch is no longer in effect. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds are expected across Long Island...and especially in areas with eastern exposure. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. 911 am EST sun Jan 22 2017 The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:00 AM

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Minority Biz Certification Workshops Summer 2014

The Chamber will be conducting a series of workshops starting July 26, 2014 geared towards increasing the number of certified minority business owners.

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Freeport, NY - July 1, 2014 - The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has embarked on a campaign to increase the number of members certified as minority business owners in alignment with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's recent commitment to provide 20% of contracts to minority owned firms in New York State.  It is the chamber's goal  to increase the number of Certified Minority Business Owners in its member network throughout the counties it serves.
 
The chamber will be conducting a series of workshops starting July 26, 2014 geared towards increasing the number of certified minority business owners in its members network and will be working to attract additional members to the chamber of commerce that have a desire to be certified as a minority business owner.
 
The announcement of the campaign to increase the number of minority owned certified business owners is aligned with its mission of advancing and promoting economic development for businesses in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings Counties.
 
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is designed to help facilitate trade and foster business growth through a variety of channels such as networking events, informational sessions, access to capital,  and technical assistance. Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
 
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC)
“The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community."  Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.  A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in the local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.
 
For more information and complete registration details for the upcoming Summer 2014 Minority Business Certification worshops contact Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, inc. via email  @ info@liaacc.com or call us today @ 516.208.9988.
 

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