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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for 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. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. 1103 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for 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. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. -- Monday Jun.18 18,07:04 AM

Vendors wanted for the Blues on the Bay for Lupus Festival

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The Lupus Alliance of America is holding their Blues on the Bay for Lupus festival on Sunday, July 31st. Spots are still open for vendors of all kinds.

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On Sunday, July 31st, 2011 the Lupus Alliance of America LIQ Affiliate will be holding their Blues on the Bay for Lupus event which will raise money to help those living with lupus in our local area. Held at the Long Island Maritime Museum in Sayville, from 12 noon-8:00pm, this all day event will feature 7 fantastic bands, vendors, food, raffles and more.

There are also still spots open for vendors of all kinds including, crafts, arts, jewelry, antiques, chocolates, comics, pottery, clothing, toys, quilting, and more. If you are a vendor and would like to participate in this event, please contact the Lupus Alliance at 516-783-3370 or visit their website at www.lupusliqueens.org/bluesonthebay2 to download the vendor application/contract.

All vending spaces, which are 10X10, are $100.00 for the day and include an 8` table and 2 chairs. Restaurant vendors are also required to apply for a temporary health permit, which can be obtained through the Lupus Alliance.

Grab the kids, bring a blanket, gather your friends and come enjoy fantastic food, great music and lots of fun. All proceeds from this event will go to the Lupus Alliance of America LIQ Affiliate`s programs which include support groups, financial assistance, kids programs and educational events, as well as towards the development of new sharing workshops and seminars to help those living with lupus in the Long Island/Queens area.