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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 9 am EST this morning... * locations...Long Island...southern Connecticut...and most of northeast New Jersey and the lower Hudson Valley. * Hazards...dense fog. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...until about 9 am. * Impacts...greatly reduced visibilities...also sudden changes in visibility in spots. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. -- Friday Nov.27 15,08:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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LIAACC’S MWBE Chair Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. Honored at 2015 NCCC Legislative and Small Business Person of the Year Breakfast

Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. was selected by the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. as its Small Business Person of the Year for her outstanding work in the area of Minority Women Business Enterprise Development.

MTA New York City Transit, NY Transit Museum Ring in Holidays with Vintage Buses, Subways

MTA New York City Transit and the New York Transit Museum are putting extra magic on the tracks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s annual holiday tradition of rides to the past via its vintage fleet of buses ...

Mangano: Santa's Mailboxes Have Arrived In County Parks From North Pole

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that a special network of Santa’s Mailboxes has arrived in various Nassau County Parks.

Schumer Pushes the FDA to Ban the Sale of High-Powered, Long-Range Green Lasers For Non-Professional Use

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the sale of high-powered, long-range green laser pointers to the public.

Merry & Bright Winter 2015-2016 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island

Get the whole family in the holiday spirit this season by attending a bright and beautiful holiday light show on Long Island!

Homeowners Advised to Check Fuel Oil Tanks to Prevent Leaks and Spills as Winter Approaches

As colder weather descends on the northeast and homeowners receive shipments of home heating oil, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is urging homeowners to inspect heating fuel oil storage tanks for leaks or ...

Woodbury Man Arrested on Thanksgiving Eve for Firing Several Rounds with a Rifle from Residence, One Person Hit

The Second Squad reports the arrest of a Woodbury man for Reckless Endangerment that occurred on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm in Woodbury.

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash in Brentwood on Thanksgiving Night

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Brentwood tonight.

Pregnant Woman Arrested for Driving While Impaired by Drugs on Thanksgiving Eve

Suffolk County Police arrested a pregnant woman for driving while impaired by drugs following a single-vehicle crash in Kings Park that injured the driver and her passenger last evening.

The Long Wait is Over as World Cup Luge Season Begins for 12 US Athletes This Weekend in Austria

Live web streaming and 7 hours of luge action on NBCSN on tap for this season.

Mangano Announces "Holiday Party For Wildlife" At Tackapausha Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the Holiday Party for Wildlife will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Saturday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: Steals and Deals for Savvy Shoppers!

If you're looking to avoid the Black Friday crowds then Cyber Monday is the perfect way to save big!

Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen ...

Mangano Supports Veterans At Annual "Winter Stand Down"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (2nd from the left) and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, United Veterans Organization, and volunteers from a multitude of service organizations today hosted a Winter Stand Down at the Freeport ...

Bellone, Officials Highlight Great American Smokeout Day

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday of November, is a day when smokers are ...

Southampton Town Councilman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone

Bradley Bender, Southampton Town Councilman, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. The plea was entered before U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Police Officer Revives 10-Year-Old Who Was Found Unresponsive at School Playground in Brentwood

A Suffolk County Third Precinct Officer revived a boy who was unresponsive at a playground in Brentwood today.

Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The President celebrated the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflected upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wishes American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

AccuWeather Greets Crowds at the Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in NYC and Launches New Sweepstakes

The AccuWeather MinuteCast® Mobile Team is connecting with fans at today's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in New York City, held before the annual big outdoor parade. AccuWeather prizes and participation in AccuWeather's #winterwishes photo gallery ...

LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.
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