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TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northwestern Suffolk, Richmond (Staten Island), Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 240 miles south of New York City NY or about 300 miles south-southwest of Montauk Point NY - 37.4N 74.8W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement North or 360 degrees at 10 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located just east of the southern Delmarva Peninsula, will move northward along the coast towards the area today, making landfall near the New York City area tonight. The main threats with this system will be locally heavy rainfall, the potential for flash flooding, and dangerous surf conditions today into tonight. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * FLOODING RAIN: Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. - Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and may overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may overflow. - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * WIND: Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over. - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. - Scattered power and communications outages. * TORNADOES: Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and communications disruptions. - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings. * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all people entering the surf zone. Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront are possible during the times of high tide Friday through Saturday. Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and Gardiners Bay during times of high tide this afternoon into tonight.

Hauppauge Woman's LI Business Award Receipt Garners NYS Praise

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Hauppauge's Rita Medaglio-Barrera, CDFA „¢, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst „¢ with 15 years experience in financial planning, investments and divorce who jointly heads Mediation & Collaborative Action Group of Melville, NY, recently received New ...

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HAUPPAUGE, NY - Hauppauge's Rita Medaglio-Barrera, CDFA „¢, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst „¢ with 15 years experience in financial planning, investments and divorce who jointly heads Mediation & Collaborative Action Group of Melville, NY, recently received New York State recognition. After having won The Sally Ann Slacke Memorial Award/Linda Jasper Memorial Award from Suffolk County Women's Business Enterprise Coalition's (SCWBEC) Research & Education Fund last Spring for developing an exemplary business plan, Medaglio-Barrera was personally presented with a special Legislative Resolution from New York State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) that commended her on her latest business achievement.

"Rita Medaglio-Barrera is an exemplary business leader in our community," said Senator Zeldin "Her work with the Mediation & Collaborative Action Group speaks for itself, as this business enjoys continued success even in these tough economic times. I was proud to honor Ms. Medaglio-Barrera with this resolution for her accomplishments as a business leader and for the shining example she sets for aspiring businesswomen."

Medaglio-Barrera, along with her business partner Gloria Ciolli of Roslyn, NY, was selected as the recipient of The Sally Ann Slacke Memorial Award/Linda Jasper Memorial Award after submitting a detailed essay and business plan outlining strategy for achieving growth and success for Mediation & Collaborative Action Group, which addresses and resolves family and business conflicts without threat of litigation through methods of mediation and collaboration. Upon receiving her NYS congratulatory proclamation from Senator Zelin, Medaglio-Barrera was joined by Ciolli, who was presented with her very own Legislative Resolution from New York State Senator Jack M. Martins.

About Mediation & Collaborative Action Group
Priding itself on its namesake, Mediation & Collaborative Action Group offers an alternative method to conflict resolution through the use of mediation and collaborative practices. While these approaches minimize the financial and emotional burdens that many individuals, families and businesses typically endure while in dispute, they also present a neutral, controlled environment for facilitating negotiations without the threat of litigation. Among its vast areas of expertise are taxation, financial analysis, divorce, mediation and psycho-dynamics. Its team of conflict resolution experts are spearheaded by Gloria Ciolli, MSW, CSW, ACSW, LMSW, a licensed social worker and conflict specialist of more than 20 years, and
Rita Medaglio-Barrera, CDFA „¢, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst „¢ with 15 years experience in financial planning, investments and divorce.
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