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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,08:12 AM

Hicksville Senior Arrested for Mailing Suspicious Powdered Substance to E. Garden City Business

The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force report the arrest of ...

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East Garden City, NY - July 26th, 2014 - The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force report the arrest of a Hicksville man for placing a false hazardous substance in a letter, which occurred in East Garden City on Wednesday, 06/13/12 at 11:15 A.M.
 
According to detectives, Leslie Feher, 74, of 71 West Ave., mailed a letter, containing anti-Semitic remarks and a white powdery substance, to an office building located at 622 Stewart Ave. A female victim in the building, who happened to open the envelope, noticed the powder on her fingers and notified police. Third Precinct Police officers along with the Emergency Services Unit responded, who later deemed the substance to be non-hazardous.
 
After an intensive investigation was conducted, the Special Investigation Squad along with the above listed departments, arrested Feher in front of his residence on Friday, 07/25/14. The defendant is being charged with Placing a Hazardous Substance 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Tuesday, 08/12/14 in First District Court, Hempstead.