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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Sat AM high tide near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM EST Saturday. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft Sat PM into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Saturday evening high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

FAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE OFFERS FREE COMPUTER TRAINING TO NASSAU COUNTY VETERANS

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MINEOLA, NY - August 2, 2011 - As a service to assist those who have served our country in the armed forces learn and improve their computer skills and strengths, Family Service League is offering ...

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MINEOLA, NY - August 2, 2011 - As a service to assist those who have served our country in the armed forces learn and improve their computer skills and strengths, Family Service League is offering a free 12-week course in computer training.

The classes are open to all veterans residing in Nassau County and will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from September through December from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kornreich Adult Computer Literacy Center in Roslyn.

Students will be given instruction in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, keyboarding and basic Internet applications that can be utilized in office positions. Upon successful completion of the class, students will receive a certificate of completion for specified training.

To register, or for more information, please call Lori Brennan at 631-427-3700, extension 302.

About Family Service League:
Family Service League (FSL), founded in 1926, is a not-for-profit, community based human service agency assisting more than 47,000 people each year. FSL serves individuals from infancy through the senior years and families, and offers 46 programs in 15 locations. Family Service League has five Family Centers - located in Huntington, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, East Yaphank, and Riverhead -where families can come and receive assistance to address a broad range of needs. Other program sites are located throughout Long Island from Huntington to Greenport to East Hampton. FSL is credentialed by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA) for meeting the highest standards of best practices and quality services for individuals and families. For more information, call 631.427.3700 or visit the Family Service League web site at www.fsl-li.org.