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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * portions of southern Connecticut...northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...northern Fairfield...northern Middlesex...northern New Haven...northern New London... southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex...southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex...eastern Passaic...eastern Union... Hudson...western Bergen...western Essex...western Passaic and western Union. In southeast New York...Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northern Westchester...northwestern Suffolk... Orange...Putnam...Richmond (staten island)...Rockland... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * Through Tuesday * heavy rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage this evening into tonight and will continue on Tuesday as several disturbances track along a frontal boundary south of the local area. * Rainfall rates as high as 2 inches per hour are possible...which would cause flash flooding in urban and poor drainage areas. These rainfall rates...and saturated ground from heavy rain over the last 36 hours...could also cause a few flashy streams and small rivers to go over bankfull in northeastern New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Monday Jun.01 15,09:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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PSEG Long Island Teaches Electrical Safety Year-Round

As part of its promise to help even its youngest customers be safe around electricity, PSEG Long Island is seeking summer schools and camps interested in its Electric Safety Education Program.

Unique Stay On Long Island Initiative Keeps Talent on LI, Suffolk Community College Students Earn Scholarships to LI Colleges & Universities

Twenty-seven Suffolk County Community College Students were awarded Stay On Long Island Initiative (SOLII) Scholarships that will provide full tuition for at a Long Island College or University.

Brentwood Teens Enjoy Night at the Ballpark

Players from the Brentwood High School baseball team and members of the Suffolk County Police Department Third Precinct’s Police Explorers were treated to a night at Citi Field to watch the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies ...

Usdan Center: Limited Openings to 2015 Season, Programs & New Courses Begin June 29

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned summer arts day camp, now entering its 48th season, announces that there are still limited openings in some programs for 2015.

Suffolk Police Explorer Selected to Attend Leadership Academies in the Nation’s Capital

A High School student from the Suffolk County Police Department Fourth Precinct Explorers program has been selected to participate in the National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academies at the FBI Academy in Virginia this summer.

Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Summer Youth Employment

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $30 million in funding for the Summer Youth Employment program which supports communities across the state in creating summer jobs for youth from low-income families.

Suffolk Police Hosted Basketball Clinic in Brentwood

The Suffolk County Police Department hosted a basketball clinic during which coaches volunteered to teach 12 to 15-year-olds.

Nolan-Kaminsky Bill to Reverse Negative Effects of Testing Passes Assembly

A bill authored by Assemblymembers Todd Kaminsky and Cathy Nolan to reverse the negative effects of the high-stakes Common Core testing environment passed the Assembly today.

Senator LaValle Announces Summer Reading Program for Students

Senator Ken LaValle invites all students up to the 8th grade to join the NY State Senate’s 2015 Summer Reading Program.

Fellowships Available for Policy-Focused Long Island Teachers & Principals

The New York chapter of America Achieves has begun accepting applications from teachers and principals who want one of the 50 positions in the New York Educator Voice Fellowship where they will help shape educational policy and ...

Stella K. Abraham HS For Girls Wins Nassau Title in 2015 NYS Mock Trial Tournament

Case closed. The student team from Stella K. Abraham High School For Girls out-argued 48 schools in the courtroom to win this year's Nassau County Championship in the 2015 New York State Mock Trial Tournament.

Governor Cuomo Introduces Parental Choice in Education Act

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today introduced the Parental Choice in Education Act, which will support and protect alternative school options for parents and students across New York State.

R.C. Murphy Bowls Down the Competition at Regional Science Tournament

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn today honored a team of Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School students who placed first in the 24th Annual Long Island Regional Middle School Science Bowl held at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Leg. Anker Attends Signing of College Partnership: SCCC & LIU Partner with “ExpressSuccess” Program

Legislator Sarah Anker was honored to attend the signing of the recent public-private partnership between Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) and Long Island University (LIU) with Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory at SCCC’s Grant campus in ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Private Colleges & Universities Across the State Join Enough is Enough Campaign to Combat Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today brought the Enough is Enough campaign to Syracuse University to announce that a number of private colleges and universities from across the state are joining the initiative.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 Summer Camp Guide: Educational & Fun Experiences for Every Kid!

Summer break is nearly here! Make summer camp plans for your kids with LongIsland.com's Summer Camp Guide.

Suffolk County & Islip Town Officials to Honor Elementary School Children Who Started Pantry at School to Feed Homeless and Hungry in the Community

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Suffolk County Legislator Monica Martinez will join fifth and Sixth grade students at Brentwood South Middle School in helping other students and community members by re-stocking the school's community food pantry ...

State Education Department to Distribute $15.6 Million to Support School Technology Purchases & Upgrade Regional Technology Infrastructure

The New York State Education Department (SED) today announced federal approval of New York’s plan to distribute $15.6 million in unspent Race to the Top (RTTT) funds to local school districts to purchase instructional technology equipment and ...

Northport, NY Player is First YFO All Star Selected from Long Island

Preston Carey, a 2nd grader at Fifth Avenue Elementary School, Class of 2025 from East Northport, NY has been selected as a 2015 Youth Football All Star.

Gregory and Anker Plan Two Hearings To Examine Local Impact of Pell Grant Freeze

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Sarah Anker, chairwoman of the Legislature’s Education and Information Technology Committee, and Dr. W. Hubert Keen, President of Farmingdale State College, invited student leaders from Suffolk County’s higher ...
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