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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning now in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST Monday... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline Monday evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * 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" ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 10 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,09:12 PM

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Member Sharon Davis recipient of LIBN's 2013 50 Influential Women on L.I. Award

On October 25, 2013 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. hosted its monthly “Breakfast Series” at Loli’s Soul Food Restaurant in Hempstead saluting the recent achievement of its member Sharon Davis.

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Hempstead, NY - November 13th, 2013 - On October 25, 2013 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. hosted its monthly “Breakfast Series” at Loli’s Soul Food Restaurant in Hempstead saluting the recent achievement of its member Sharon Davis, CEO of SJ Edwards, Inc. receiving the distinctive 50 Influential Women on Long island Award by Long Island Business News.
 
 “We are glad to have members such as Sharon Davis, CEO of SJ Edwards, Inc. working  in the chamber,  because her business provides quality services in our member network and the regional area which we are currently serving”  Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
 
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (L.I.A.A.C.C.)
“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 local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.
 
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Pictured Left to Right:  Phil Andrews, President – Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (L.I.A.A.C.C.), Vanessa Best, Member (L.I.A.A.C.C.) Owner Precision HealthCare Consultants - CCS-P, CPC, CHTS-IM, Sharon Davis, Member (L.I.A.A.C.C.),  CEO, SJ Edwards, Inc. (honoree Long Island Business News 2013 50 Influential Women on Long Island Award, John L. Scott, Chairman, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce.