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"Coastal Flood Statement" * locations...the North Shore of Long Island and the South Fork of Suffolk County. * Tidal departures...around 2 ft. * Timing...around the time of high tide late this afternoon into early evening. * Impacts...a few locations may touch minor coastal flooding thresholds around the time of high tide. Particularly along the North Shore of Long Island and the north facing shores of the South Fork of Suffolk County. , "Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon to 5 PM EST Sunday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon to 5 PM EST Sunday. * Locations...Suffolk County NY and coastal New Haven...Middlesex and New London counties in Connecticut. * Hazards...strong winds. * Winds...north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Timing...this afternoon through the day Sunday. * Impacts...some tree limbs and branches might fall onto power lines causing scattered power outages. Strong winds will make driving difficult on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. -- Saturday Nov.01 14,06:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





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Man Wanted for Robbing Levittown Stationary Store

The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery of a stationary store that occurred on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 1:20 pm in Levittown.

Nassau Leaders Strikes Bipartisan Agreements to Support Fiscal Plan & Improve Quality of Life

Acting in the best interests of taxpayers, County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams today announced bipartisan agreements to improve the quality of life throughout Nassau communities.

Mangano and Museum of American Armor Announce $10,000 Boy Scout Essay Challenge

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Museum of American Armor today announced an essay challenge in conjunction with the Theodore Roosevelt Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Senator Ken LaValle Renews Call For Complete Repeal of MTA Tax

Senator Ken LaValle renewed his pledge to work for a complete repeal of the job-killing MTA tax.

Mom-mentum to Present “Achieving Extraordinary - LI's “Must-Go” Women's Leadership Conference This November

LI-based national women business organization Mom-Mentum is hosting its Leadership Conference: Achieving Extraordinary on Friday, November 7, 2014.

NFPA and CPSC Announce Carbon Monoxide Alarm Safety Toolkit

Winter months hold highest risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Governor Cuomo, Mayor De Blasio Announce NYS, NYC to Create Program to Encourage Health Care Workers to Travel to West Africa to Treat Ebola Patients

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the State of New York and the City of New York will create a program of financial incentives and other employment protections ...

Greenport Rotary Awards $5,000 Cash

Lucille Stocker of Greenport is one lucky lady! Although, Lucille had to wait until the very last ticket was drawn, she took home the top prize of $5,000 at the Greenport Rotary Club’s Annual Reverse Raffle.

Man Wanted for Stealing Game Controllers from Setauket WalMart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole video game accessories from a Setauket store earlier this month.

Lawrence Gorcery Store Employee Arrested for Calling in Bomb Threat to Get Out of Work

The Fourth Squad reports the details of an arrest of a Manhattan woman for Falsely Reporting an Incident that occurred on October 29, 2014 at 8:20 p.m. in Lawrence.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Faces Off Against a Rare Cancer With Launch of Sarcoma Research Project

Initial funding from LI groups: Friends of T.J. Foundation, the Christina Renna Foundation, the Michelle Paternoster Foundation for Sarcoma Research and The Clark Gillies Foundation.

Governor Cuomo Announces Two Additional Hospitals Designated to Treat Ebola Patients

Erie County Medical Center and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Now Designated to Care for Potential Ebola Patients.

PSEG Long Island Restores Storm Damaged Osprey Nesting Station

Collaborates with Nissequogue River State Park to Help Maintain Vital Ecosystem.

Dix Hills Doctor Indicted in Illegal Sales of Over 200 Painkiller Prescriptions: Pills worth $700,000 on Black Market

The DEA announced today the arrest and indictment of Dr. Schiller Desgrottes on charges he illegally sold over 200 prescriptions for oxycodone, a highly addictive opioid painkiller.

William Floyd Varsity Tennis Wins Suffolk County Championship

a rematch from last year’s finals, the William Floyd Colonials varsity tennis team (No. 2 seed) defied the odds and defeated the favored Half Hollow Hills East (HHHE) Thunderbirds to win their first Suffolk County Championship.

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association Meets with PSEG-LI as Part of Ongoing Educational Series

Long Island Commissioners serving on Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association recently met with representatives from PSEG at a recent Association meeting.

Man Wanted for Robbing Frankin Square Chase Bank

The Major Offense Bureau reports the details of a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:31 a.m. in Franklin Square.

Two Inwood Men Arrested for Car Theft

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of two Inwood men on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 5:35 P.M. in Inwood.

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Halloween Pet Safety Tips

The Suffolk County SPCA is issuing these simple guidelines to make Halloween safe for your companion animals.

New Study Casts Sharpest Light Yet on Genetic Mysteries of Autism

Our picture of how genetic errors contribute to autism has just gotten sharper.
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