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Weather Alert(1)!
"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 7 am EST Monday... * locations...New York City...Long Island...northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. * Hazard types...snow...with freezing rain across New York City... Long Island...most of northeast New Jersey...and coastal portions of the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches...along with around a trace of ice. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Timing...snow develops late this morning over western portions of the tri-state...then expands over the remainder of the advisory area this afternoon. The snow will mix with or change to freezing rain across New York City... Long Island...most of northeast New Jersey...and coastal portions of the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County Sunday evening. The precipitation will taper off from west to east after midnight tonight. * Impacts...snow covered surfaces...coated with ice in areas... will make traveling difficult at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. -- Sunday Mar.01 15,07:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Police Officer Saves Boy Suffering from Allergic Reaction

A Suffolk County Police officer saved a Nesconset boy who was suffering from an allergic reaction by injecting him with an EpiPen at his home yesterday.

NCPD Crime Alert: 2014 & 2015 Mercedes Models Targeted by Thieves

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter would like to advise the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving Tires & Rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Scam Alert: Legislator Anker & SCPD Warn Suffolk Residents to Beware of Scams

Legislator Sarah Anker (D- Mt. Sinai, 6th Legislative District) reminds Suffolk County residents to be aware of the many scams being conducted through mail, telephone, and the internet.

Trio Arrested for Insurance Fraud Conspiracy in Hicksville

The Major Case Bureau reports three arrests for Insurance Fraud on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 2:20 P.M. in Hicksville.

Suffolk SPCA Offers $3,000 Reward Information About Puppy Found in Clothing Bin

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about a puppy that was dumped in a clothing bin, Wednesday in Centereach.

Acting DA Singas and DEC Announce Arrest of Seafood Marketer for Selling Over $100K in Fish and Shellfish

Richard Scores, Jr., 57, owner and CEO of Westbury Fish Co., allegedly continued to transport and sell goods to Long Island restaurants for months despite being denied a permit.

Mark Opirhory: New Works - A Solo Exhibition at Hersh Fine Art, March 7th - April 31st, 2015

Hersh Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings by New York City artist Mark Opirhory. The exhibition will be on view from March 7 through April 31, 2015.

Update: Missing Smithtown Woman Possibly Suffering from Dementia Located & Uninjured

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Smithtown woman possibly suffering from dementia.

Manorville Man Wanted for Raping 11 Year Old Girl

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers, Suffolk County Police Special Victims detectives and the United States Marshal Service are seeking the public’s help to locate a man who is wanted on an arrest warrant for a 2013 rape.

Suspect Wanted for Confronting Woman After Burglarizing Her Apartment

The Third Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:20 pm in Westbury.

Suffolk SPCA Offering a $2,000 Reward for Information About Dog Left in Middle of Road

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public and offering a $2,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for leaving a dog in the middle of the road last ...

Three People Killed in Wading River Murder-Suicide

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a murder-suicide during which three people died in Wading River last night.

Snow Expected To Fall Tonight Into Tuesday Morning

Snow is expected to develop tonight after midnight and proceed through the typical morning commute time tomorrow.

Islip Town Urges Residents to Follow Important Town Codes During Inclement Weather

As Islip Town continues to battle severe winter weather, residents are reminded that there are specific codes in place to address the proper removal of snow and ice, as well as codes relating to the parking of ...

Blizzard Warning for Suffolk, Wind & Snow Advisories for Nassau as Winter Storm Neptune Approaches

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Suffolk County, as well as a Winter Storm Advisory for Nassau as Winter Storm Neptune approaches.

High School Students Injured in Dix Hills School Bus Crash

Suffolk County Police Second Precinct and First Precinct officers responded to a school bus crash this morning in Dix Hills during which students and adults were injured.

High Wind Watch and Arrival of Winter Storm Neptune Possible Saturday Night into Sunday

It looks like Winter Storm Neptune will be hitting the Long Island area Saturday night into Sunday!

Governor Cuomo Announces AirTrain JFK Reaches Record High Ridership in 2014

Ongoing rapid growth of ridership caused passenger increase of nearly 250% since 2004..

Saint James Woman Arrested in Bethpage for Drunk Driving

The Nassau County Highway Patrol reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated which occurred on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 1:05 A.M. in Bethpage.

Arctic Front Approaching Long Island, Potential for Snow on Thursday

Time to bundle up in preparation for Thursday’s Arctic Front!
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