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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday. * Locations...along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 feet above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...around the times of high tide between 10 PM and 2 am tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY.....1147 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Stamford CT........1155 PM......10.1-10.5...........minor.... Bridgeport CT......1152 PM........9.4-9.8...........minor.... New Haven CT.......1151 PM........8.8-9.2...........minor.... Glen Cove NY.......1125 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Old Field NY.......1153 PM........9.3-9.7...........minor.... -- Friday May.06 16,12:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

League of Women Voters of New York State Launches Electronic Voter Guide for Primary Races

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The new guide can be accessed online.

New York, NY - August 21, 2014 - The League of Women Voters of New York State is pleased to announce the launch of Vote411.org, an electronic voter guide, for select primary races.
 
Candidate information is available for candidates in the primary races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, select NYS Senate and Assembly seats (in NYC area, Westchester County and greater capital region), and select local primary races in Westchester County. The information includes links to candidates’ social media and campaign websites. Candidates who have not yet submitted their information are listed with “Candidate Has Not Responded;” their responses will be posted as soon as the candidates provide the information.
 
It can be accessed online at vote411.org or through the Leagues’ website at lwvny.org in an easy-to-use electronic format.  Citizens can enter their addresses and compare candidate information and print a customized sample ballot prior to the primary election on September 9. Other election information, including registration, absentee ballots, etc, is also available on the Vote 411 website.
 
Candidate information for races in the November general election will be live after the Sept. 9 primary.
 
The League is a nonpartisan political membership organization, open to men and women that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. To learn more about the League or to link to Vote411, visit lwvny.org.

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