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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. -- Thursday Sep.03 15,03:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Duo Arrested for Brawl in Wantagh

The Seventh Squad reports the details of two arrests from an incident that occurred at 6:29pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Wantagh.

William Floyd's First-Year Teachers Take Bus Tour Through Community

In preparation for the school year, the William Floyd School District held its annual New Teacher Institute, a series of professional development workshops for the district’s new and non-tenured teachers.

American Idol Season Eight Winner Kris Allen to Kick-Off Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season on September 18

American Idol winner Kris Allen will perform at Adelphi University.

3 Long Island Hurricanes Riders Selected to Represent NICA New York at World Cup

As top mountain bike cyclists from around the around the world return again to Windham, N.Y. for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, young Long Island Hurricanes riders got their first taste of Elite World Class ...

William Floyd Board of Education President Serves on NYSSBA Board Officers' Roundtable

Robert Vecchio, President of the William Floyd Board of Education, recently served as an invited panelist at the NYSSBA 2015 Board Officers Academy.

Suffolk Community College Celebrates Tobacco Free Campuses

All Suffolk County Community College campuses are now tobacco free.

Suffolk County Police Officer Honored with Excellence in Suicide Prevention Award

Suffolk County Police Department Fifth Precinct Officer Philip Schoppmann will be one of four recipients of the Excellence in Suicide Prevention Award presented by the Suicide Prevention Center of New York State (SPCNY).

County Executive Mangano & Acting Police Commissioner Krumpter Issue School Bus Safety Tips

It’s back to school time and Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter would like to issue some school bus safety tips for students and motorists.

Mangano Announces "STOP-DWI" Labor Day Patrols

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that all Police Departments throughout Nassau County will allocate additional police officers to conduct an extensive “STOP-DWI” enforcement initiative this Labor Day holiday weekend.

PSEG Long Island Continues Local Reliability Projects in Oyster Bay & Massapequa Park

PSEG Long Island is committed to delivering best-in-class system reliability to our customers and to hardening the system to better withstand extreme weather like Superstorm Sandy.

Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough Is Enough" Public Awareness Campaign to Educate Students on New Law Combatting Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Governor Cuomo kicked off the Enough is Enough awareness campaign to highlight the State’s new law to combat sexual violence on college campuses, which takes effect this semester.

Missing Person Alert: Michael Adragna Last Seen in Massapequa Park

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating the pictured Missing Person (Michael Adragna).

LIRR Anticipates Operating a Normal PM Rush Hour Schedule But Cautions that Delays out of Penn Station Remain Possible

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.

Suspect Wanted for Robbing Baldwin Gas Station at Gunpoint

First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Baldwin on Tuesday, 09/01/15 at 8:34 P.M.

Brooklyn Woman Arrested for Stealing Over $15k in Designer Merchandise from Nassau TJ Maxx Stores

Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Brooklyn woman for grand larceny that occurred in Greenvale and Hicksville on 08/13/15 and 08/23/15, respectively.

DEC Announces 2015-16 Waterfowl Season Dates

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman today announced that information is now available about the upcoming waterfowl hunting seasons, including season dates and updated regulations.

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

Jericho Water District Superintendent Peter Logan recently addressed Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) on nitrate removal as part of NSWCA's ongoing educational education and training series.

Suffolk County SPCA: September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

Help your animal stay safe! Your pet counts on you. Have a plan in place.

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.
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