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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 403 PM EDT Wed Sep 2 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1006 am EDT Wed Sep 2 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1006 am EDT Wed Sep 2 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Wednesday Sep.02 15,05:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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The Long Island Rail Road anticipates operating on a normal schedule for this evening’s rush hour.

LIRR Service Alert for September 2

The LIRR is in the process of restoring service into and out of Penn Station.

Jericho Water District Superintendent Peter Logan Addresses Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association On Nitrate Removal

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Suffolk County SPCA: September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

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Governor Cuomo Announces Innovative Clean Energy Project on Long Island Under Reforming the Energy Vision

Governor Cuomo announced the launch of an anaerobic digester project on Long Island that will serve as an innovative model of how clean, on-site power can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support sustainable communities.

Local Long Island, NY Resident Wins Grand Prize in The Weather Channel’s “It’s Amazing Out There” Photo Contest

Local Long Island resident, Matt Clark, has been named the grand-prize winner of The Weather Channel’s 2015 “It’s Amazing Out There” photo contest.

LIRR Adding Early Afternoon Eastbound Service Friday, September 4, to Speed Your Labor Day Weekend Getaway

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 4, for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day weekend.

Schumer, Gillibrand & Rice Announce $1.8M Federal Flood Protection Grant for Island Park

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LIRR Timetables Change September 8

Long Island Rail Road timetables will change on Tuesday, September 8, bringing better service and some temporary schedule adjustments related to track work.

Nassau County SPCA Advocates for Miss Harper as Partial Ruling is Reached

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Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Create Emergency Plans as Part Of National Preparedness Month

Governor Cuomo announced that September is Preparedness Month across New York State and urged all New Yorkers to create an emergency plan that they can activate in the event of a natural or man-made disaster.

Albertson First Responders Celebrated in Hometown Ceremony

Yesterday, members of the Albertson Fire Department and the leadership of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York gathered to honor two of their own.

Mangano: Legendary Tributes To Buddy Holly, Big Bopper & Ritchie Valens At Eisenhower Park

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PSEG Long Island Announces September 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for September.

Suffolk County Pesiticide Notification for September 1 & 2

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.75 Million Federal Grant to Enhance Treatment and Prevention of Stroke

Governor Cuomo announced that New York State has been awarded a $3.75 million grant, over five years, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enhance the treatment and prevention of stroke.

Nassau-Suffolk Animal Hospital Reports High Prevalence of Heartworm and Lyme disease in Nassau County

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Crab Meadow Beach in the Town of Huntington Reopens

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Governor Cuomo Announces End-of-Summer Underage Drinking and Fake ID Crackdown at Concerts and Events Across the State

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