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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON * WHAT...Coastal Flood Advisory for minor to locally moderate coastal flooding during the times of high tide through tonight. * WHERE...In Connecticut, Southern Fairfield and Southern New Haven Counties. In New York, Southern Westchester, Northern Nassau and Northwestern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to 1 1/2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking waves of 2 to 3 ft along the south shore of Connecticut may result in beach erosion and wave splashover during the times of high tide today.

The Texting Awareness Foundation Promotes Safe Driving

The Texting Awareness Foundation Promotes Safe Driving With Breakfast Events Throughout May -- National Youth Traffic Safety Month Hosted by Friendly’s, Every Saturday in May 2012

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New York, New York -- May, 2012 – Distracted driving is the #1 killer of teens in America.  This May, National Youth Traffic Safety Month, the Texting Awareness Foundation (TAF), a national non-profit dedicated to educating the public about the risks of distracted driving, is raising awareness about the dangers of texting and driving.  The organization is also raising funds to support its cause, with breakfast awareness events at select Long Island Friendly’s restaurants each Saturday of the month.


Hosted by Friendly’s, anyone can support the the Texting Awareness Foundation by visiting select Friendly’s locations on Long Island.   The $10 ticket to support TAF is redeemable for a full breakfast, texting thumb rings, and a Stop Texting decal.  All donations are tax deductible, and 100% of donations, after the food expense, will go towards saving the lives of young drivers across the country.   



Saturday, May 5th – Friendly’s 4812 Sunrise Hwy, Massapequa Park, NY 11762

Saturday, May 12th – Friendly’s 201 Hallock Rd, Stonybrook, NY 11790

Saturday, May 19th – Friendly’s 1826 Hempstead Tnpke ,East Meadow, NY 11554

Saturday, May 26th – Friendly’s 2151 Jericho Tnpke, Commack, NY 11725


WHAT: Breakfast fundraiser at participating Friendly’s locations.


PRICE: $10.00 per person


TICKETS: Go to and click on “donate” to enter the amount for each ticket. Please purchase tickets prior to the event, as they will need to be presented the day of the event.