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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday. * Locations...along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 feet above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...around the times of high tide between 10 PM and 2 am tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads 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).................... Kings Point NY.....1147 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Stamford CT........1155 PM......10.1-10.5...........minor.... Bridgeport CT......1152 PM........9.4-9.8...........minor.... New Haven CT.......1151 PM........8.8-9.2...........minor.... Glen Cove NY.......1125 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Old Field NY.......1153 PM........9.3-9.7...........minor.... -- Friday May.06 16,04:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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NCPD: Two Men Found Shot in Freeport, One of the Men Succumbed to His Injuries

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Homicide that occurred at 11:45am on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Freeport.

SCPD Weekend Traffic Advisory for May 20-22, 2016

Please be advised of the following Community Events that will be taking place this weekend. These events may cause temporary road closures and/or traffic congestion.

Man Arrested for Unlawful Surveillance with Cell Phone in Fitting Room

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for unlawful surveillance that occurred in East Garden City on Thursday, 05/05/16 at 5:15 P.M.

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Hempstead

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for an attempted murder that occurred in Hempstead on Thursday, 05/05/16 at 3:50 P.M.

Oh Deer! East End Deer Gets Head Stuck in Lamp, Becomes Overnight Internet Sensation

A deer in Centereach NY (Suffolk County), had managed to get its head stuck inside a light globe and had been laying in the woods since the previous night.

Sayville High School Students Donate Pet Food for the Needy

A group of Sayville High School students raised money to purchase pet food for the needy.

Tee Up for a Great Cause at Junior League of Long Island’s Golf Fundraiser at Harbor Links

The Junior League of Long Island® is hosting a golf fundraiser to support the many community projects performed throughout the year by its volunteer members of Long Island women.

Mangano, Legislators & Winthrop Proclaim May As Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Awareness Month

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislators and Winthrop University Hospital today proclaimed May as Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness Month in Nassau County.

May 7 Marks the Season Opener for Popular Warmwater Sportfishing

Freshwater fishing in New York State kicks off May 7 with the opening of the fishing seasons for walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos ...

Long Island Rough Riders Announce Gerry Lucey as Their New Head Coach

Highlighting a spring of incredible progress for Long Island’s hometown soccer club, the Rough Riders are proud to announce the hiring of Gerry Lucey after last week’s publication of the PDL affiliation with New York City FC.

Governor's Traffic Safety Committee Announces First-Ever Motorcycle Safety Fair Kicks Off Riding Season

The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) today announced that the state held its first-ever motorcycle safety fair at Albany's Empire State Plaza Concourse, which included hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, and information to keep motorcyclists and ...

William Floyd Middle School Art Students Create Food Pantry Mural

William Floyd Middle School art students, under the direction of art teacher Timothy Kosta, created a mural to hang above the recently opened William Floyd Middle School Food Pantry.

Mangano Honors Women Trailblazers Who Served In Military During WWII, Korea, Gulf War, Afghanistan And Iraq

On the heels of the military announcing plans to recruit women for combat roles, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency (VSA) today honored nine women veterans and an active duty ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Steps Forward for LIRR Expansion Project

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced major steps forward for the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project, including a continued commitment to community outreach by holding four public meetings, expedited modifications to all train crossings along the ...

Sayville Ford Celebrates New Grand Re-opening, Continuing Family Legacy After Three Generations

Free family event featuring giveaways, raffles, food and petting zoo open to public May 6-8, 2016.

Suffolk Community College Women's Softball on a Winning Streak

Suffolk County Community College’s Women’s Softball is on a 25 game win streak in and first in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region XV.

Mangano Announces 2016 Nassau County H.S. Athletics Hall Of Fame Inductees

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined with Nassau County Public High School Athletic Association in announcing the establishment of a Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame (HOF) and its second class of inductees.

Suffolk County Offers Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour on Saturday, May 7, 2016

On Saturday, May 7 residents will be given a unique chance to tour a modern wastewater treatment plant in Suffolk County.
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