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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey... * hazard types...strong winds and dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...from 15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Cold impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. * Wind impacts...scattered tree limbs and branches downed. Isolated power outages. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite Jmc , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Saturday Feb.13 16,06:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Special Block of Tickets for Paul Anka at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury to Support Long Island Cares

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Anka will perform on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at 8:00 PM.

Westbury, NY - August 12, 2014 - Since 1957 at the young age of 14, Paul Anka has been riding up the record charts as one of music's popular teen idols. In the 1950s and 60s, Anka had a string of Top 40 hits including "Diana," "Puppy Love," I'm Just a Lonely Boy," and "Put Your Head on my Shoulder." As a singer and songwriter, Paul Anka continued his success into the next fifty years by writing hits for other performers and recording artists including Tom Jones "She's A Lady" and Frank Sinatra "My Way."
 
For the past 54 years, Paul Anka has continued to record and tour extensively throughout the world and is still packing concert halls with his devoted fans. It seems that every few years, Paul Anka reinvents his music to appeal to his longtime fans as well as to a new audience. Among the teen idols of the early days of Rock and Roll, Paul Anka has remained in the public eye continuing his successful career as an award winner songwriter and performer.
 
Now, Paul Anka is returning to Long Island for one night only on Saturday, November 8, 2014 for one concert at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, and Long Island Cares, Inc. has a limited block of premium sets including VIP treatment. Our block of tickets are $125.00 each and a portion of each ticket sold will benefit the Long Island Cares' Endowment Fund. 
 
To reserve your tickets please contact Claire Fratello at (631) 582-3663 x 102 or by email to cfratello@licares.org.  
 
Long Island Cares, Inc. is very proud of our relationship with Live Nation and the staff at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. The NYCB Theatre at Westbury often makes a special block of tickets to some of their top concerts available to support our Endowment Fund. In addition, they have been a constant partner in our "Beat an End to Hunger" campaign which has allowed us to auction signed and framed drumheads from some of the most popular recording artists and entertainers that have performed at the venue. The NYCB Theatre at Westbury is also represented on the Long Island Cares' Music Industry Council, and has also been the location of our annual "Concert for "Children's Hunger Awareness," a free event for Long Island schools that will be held this year on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Thank you Live Nation and the NYCB Theatre at Westbury for being great corporate partners in the fight against hunger on Long Island, and for helping us continue to turn Music 2 Meals. 
   
About Long Island Cares, Inc.
Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank is Long Island's first food bank: serving the hungry on Long Island since, 1980.  Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island and provides emergency food where and when it is needed, and sponsors a wide variety of innovate direct service programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency. The organization was founded by the late singer, Grammy Award winning songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin in response to the growing issue of hunger on Long Island. It is continued today by his wife and partner Sandy Chapin, a dedicated Board of Directors and talented staff working out of their 35,000 square foot facility in Hauppauge and their storefront hunger assistance centers in Freeport and Lindenhurst. Long Island Cares is a member agency of the Food Bank Association of New York State and Feeding America. Long Island Cares, Inc. is recognized by the NYS Department of Health and the USDA as the regional food bank for Long Island.

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