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"Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9 PM Thursday to midnight EDT Thursday night... * locations...along coast of southern New Haven and northwestern Long Island. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides. * Timing...brief and localized minor coastal flooding until midnight. More widespread minor flooding around the times of high tide between 9 and midnight PM Thursday night. * 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. This type of event is covered by a coastal Flood Advisory. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. -- Wednesday May.04 16,09:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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Emergency Service Officers Help Free Bay Shore Man's Hand Lodged in Meat Grinder

Suffolk County Police Emergency Service Section officers dismantled an industrial meat grinder after a man’s hand became lodged in the apparatus.

New York Restaurateurs and Napa Valley Wine Artisans Collaborate Bring First of its Kind Napa Valley Wine Country Dining Experience to Long Island

Napa Valley's fine wines, fresh ingredients and relaxed attitude have inspired the creation of Honig Grill, a new restaurant in Woodbury, NY.

GV Voices Sing National Anthem at CitiField

On Tuesday, April 26, the Green Vale School Voices, an elite choral group, under the direction of music teacher Jessica Chen, performed the National Anthem prior to the New York Mets hosting the Cincinnati Reds at CitiField.

New Gourmet Bistro Celebrates Official Grand Opening

La La Bistro a new take-out and delivery food establishment on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park is making their opening official with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Long Island Students Become Stars with Performances at Walt Disney World Resort

Students from five Long Island area high schools packed their bags for a magical, fun-filled and educational trip to Walt Disney World Resort where they entertained thousands of guests with their artistic performances at Magic Kingdom, Epcot ...

Prince Remembered by Purple Rain Star, Morris Day on The Sounds of Film with Tom Needham

"It is Difficult. I Will Be Dealing With This For a Long Time," says Morris Day.

Local Boy Scouts Remain Active & Engaged Over Spring Break Through Boy Scouts of America Theodore Roosevelt Council S.T.E.M. Center Camp

Theodore Roosevelt Council’s S.T.E.M. Center Camp in Massapequa recently kept local scouts active and engaged over spring break.

Suffolk County Offers Free Program for Individuals Living with Diabetes

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, invite residents who have type 2 diabetes and their caregivers to attend a free program that will enable them to manage their diabetes.

ACLD Honoring Bruce Libman for Long-Term Support Efforts at 2016 ACLD Golf Outing

LI nonprofit agency, ACLD, has named Bruce Libman honoree for its annual Golf Outing scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2016.

PSEG LI Promotes Awareness of Electric Hazards During National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month and PSEG Long Island is working across the service territory to remind its customers that being safe around electric lines and equipment and being aware of electrical dangers in and around ...

GVS "Little Doctors" Learn about Donating Blood

In conjunction with The Green Vale School’s Annual Blood Drive, the New York Blood Center visited the school’s fifth grade to discuss the importance of donating blood.

Governor Cuomo Announces Changes to Help Combat Domestic Violence

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State has revised its Domestic Incident Report, which will allow law enforcement to collect more detailed information to enhance investigations, improve officer safety and connect domestic violence victims ...

Schumer Reveals: North Hempstead is Locked Out of Using $2M in Fed Funds

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to unlock $2 million in previously secured federal transportation funding for the Town of North ...

William Floyd High School Students Recognized at Parrish Art Museum

Four William Floyd High School students – senior Alexander Corcia and three juniors Victoria Lentz, Anna Romero and Jameica Wright – were recently honored at the Parrish Art Museum 2016 Student Art Exhibition for their outstanding work.

Updated "Atlas of Inland Fishes of New York" Now Available

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos, State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, and State Museum Director Mark Schaming today announced the publication of "The Atlas of Inland Fishes of New York" as ...

CDC: 1 in 3 Antibiotic Prescriptions Unnecessary

At least 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed in the United States are unnecessary, according to new data published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...

USA Luge National Team Named for 2016-2017 Season

USA Luge announced its national team on Monday that will participate in the 2016-2017 World Cup and World Championship season, as the run-up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang draws one year closer.

Governor Cuomo Launches "No Excuses" Campaign to Combat Underage Drinking in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the “No Excuses” campaign aimed at curbing underage drinking in New York.

Kaminsky Sworn in as NY's Newest State Senator

Senator Todd Kaminsky released a statement after being sworn in as New York’s newest State Senator.

State DEC and Parks Replant Connetquot in the Wake of Southern Pine Beetle

As part of I Love My Park Day on Saturday, May 7, approximately one hundred volunteers will begin tree restoration efforts at Connetquot River State Park Preserve on Long Island, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ...
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