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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening to midnight EDT tonight... * locations...coastal Connecticut west of Madison...coastal Westchester County...and coastal northwest Suffolk and northern Nassau...from Shoreham west to the Queens border. * Tidal departures...around 1 foot above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...widespread minor coastal flooding should occur around the times of high tide between 9 PM and midnight on tonight. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible around the times of high tide Friday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of some shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide. Most roads should 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/ngvd)................... Kings Point NY.....1057 PM........10.0-10.6..........minor..... Stamford CT........1104 PM.........9.8-10.4..........minor..... Bridgeport CT......1101 PM.........9.3-9.9...........minor..... New Haven CT.......1100 PM.........8.5-9.1...........minor..... Glen Cove NY.......1035 PM........10.1-10.7..........minor..... Old Field NY.......1102 PM.........9.1-9.7...........minor..... -- Thursday May.05 16,09:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





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PSEG Long Island Provides Big Savings for Small Businesses

PSEG Long Island is committed to helping small businesses and the local economy thrive. As the country comes together to celebrate National Small Business Week, the utility is proud to promote the wide array of energy efficiency ...

New Gourmet Bistro Celebrates Official Grand Opening

La La Bistro a new take-out and delivery food establishment on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park is making their opening official with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

2016 Fair Media Council Folio Awards Salute Local Media, Homegrown Reporting

Star-studded event honors the very best in local Long Island media and reporting over the course of the previous year.

Governor Cuomo Announces State to Ensure Continued Benefits For Volunteers With 9/11-Related Illnesses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the 2016-17 state budget includes $9 million to cover the cost of lost wages and health care expenses for volunteers who contracted illnesses at the World Trade Center site in ...

PSEG Long Island Announces May 2016 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for May. Effective tomorrow, the Power Supply Charge will be 6.2559 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

First Annual Long Island Business Expo A Rousing Success

Held on April 21 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, the event combined education, information, and support for the Long Island business community.

Tech Startup Companies Invited to Pitch, Saturday Afternoon at Adelphi

Pitch Island, the latest Technology Island initiative, will be held at the Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center on April 30th from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NCPD: Fire Engulfs Oceanside Business and Spreads to Neighboring Stores with Apartments on Top

The Arson/Bomb Squad reports the details of a Fire which occurred on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 4:01 a.m. in Oceanside.

Mangano: Nassau To Enhance Business Opportunities For Disabled Veterans

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams and County Legislators today announced a new local law to create the Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Program to help ensure service disabled veterans ...

The Adventure Park at Long Island to Celebrate Arbor Day 2016, Putting People In Treetops & Money Into Forest Preservation

The Adventure Park at Long Island will be celebrating Arbor Day, as will its sister parks in CT, MD, MA, MI, & VA.

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax Department Stopped 239,000 Suspicious Refund Claims, Saved New Yorkers $400 Million During Tax Season

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance stopped more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during the income tax season.

Field of Dreams Proposed to Replace Blighted Property

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker has proposed acquiring the blighted Kmart property in Middle Island, located on Middle Country Road across from Artist Lake, to create a community park with athletic fields.

Governor Cuomo Announces Next Phase of $40 Million NY Prize Microgrid Competition

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the next phase of the $40 million NY Prize microgrid competition which seeks to modernize New York State’s electric grid, help communities reduce costs, and promote clean energy.

Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer Announce Expanded Sleep Apnea Screening For MTA Employees

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the expansion of a successful sleep apnea testing program for MTA employees.

DEC Announces $1.8 Million in Conservation Grants to Land Trusts to Boost Tourism, Farmland Protection and Public Access for Recreation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced $1.8 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants for 55 nonprofit land trusts across the State. Representatives of the DEC and the Land Trust Alliance unveiled the ...

QuickChek Rides to Raise Money For Long Island Military Families, Sponsorship Supports 6th Precinct Cops Who Care

QuickChek, a market leader in food services dedicated to serving its communities, has been named a sponsor of the 6th Precinct Cops Who Care charity bicycling tour to raise funds for local military veterans.

SCPD Issues Advisory to Residents to Safeguard Themselves Against Phone Scams

As a follow up to discussions held during the Second Precinct community meeting on April 13, 2016, Inspector Hatton would like to familiarize our residents with some of the more common types of scams and what residents ...

Grow Your Business at the HIA-LI Largest Long Island B to B Trade Show and Conference

HIA-LI’s 28th Annual Trade Show and Conference is approaching on May 19th from 9:00am – 3:00pm at SCCC Sports & Exhibition Center, Brentwood. This year’s show and conference “Making the Right Connections for Long Island Business” at ...

Suffolk Sheriffs Protecting Locals from Scammers by Establishing Craigslist Safe Transaction Zones

The Safe Zones, located in plain sight of local deputies, foster a safe environment for individuals to complete online transactions.

Small Business Saturday is Touted by LIAACC, in Local Communites Across NY

The business downturn in local communities over the last couple of years is getting a significant boost through such programs as Small Business Saturday.
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