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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level 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 preexisting 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. 335 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level 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 preexisting 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. -- Wednesday Aug.15 18,06:34 PM

Suffolk Police Report Man Killed in East Patchogue Motor Vehicle Crash

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A 57-year-old man was driving on the entrance ramp to eastbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 54 when he lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, officials say.

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SCPD are investigating a crash that killed a man in East Patchogue on Tuesday, January 30.

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UPDATE - January 31, 2018 - Stanley Gravatt Jr., 57, of Patchogue, has been identified as the man killed in the single-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway Entrance Ramp at exit 54 in East Patchogue yesterday.  
 
Below is the original release.
 
East Patchogue, NY - January 30, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a man in East Patchogue on Tuesday, January 30.
 
A 57-year-old man was driving a 2013 Chevrolet on the entrance ramp to eastbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 54 when he lost control of the vehicle and it overturned at 8:25 a.m. The man was transported by Patchogue Ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of kin.
 
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.