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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey... * hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...from 18 to 23 degrees below zero due to temperatures around zero...and northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 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 16,12:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Longwood School District Welcomes Mike Gargiulo as New Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

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Longwood School District welcomes Mike Gargiulo as the new Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, effective July 14, 2014.

Middle Island, NY - August 26, 2014 - Longwood School District welcomes Mike Gargiulo as the new Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, effective July 14, 2014. Mr. Gargiulo replaces Kevin McCarthy who retired from the District on June 30, 2014.

“It was the outstanding reputation of the District that prompted me to apply for the position,” said Mr. Gargiulo. “Longwood Schools are very well respected throughout Long Island and is especially noted for its pride and diversity.”

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Gargiulo served as Director of Human Resources at Southern Westchester and Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES where he worked on safety-related issues; professional development, engaged in contract negotiations and coordinated staff evaluations. These experiences closely align with his responsibilities at Longwood.

Prior to his work in Westchester County, he served as Supervisor for Administration in the Special Education and Business Services Departments at Nassau BOCES where he facilitated the staffing and fiscal requirements of the 1,200 person Special Education Department. Additionally, he served as a Chairperson for the Practical Arts in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District and as the Coordinator of an alternative high school program in the Sayville Union Free School District. In addition to his administrative experience, he brings more than 10 years of classroom experience to the position.

He began his teaching career providing 7 -12 grade technology education curricula in the Valley Stream Central High School District and 6-8 grade “Introduction to Technology” curriculum in the Sayville Union Free School District. Mr. Gargiulo earned his Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Oswego, Master’s Degree in Computers in Education and Professional Diploma from Long Island University. He, and his wife Lizette, have two daughters and have lived in West Islip for more than 16 years.

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