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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Northwestern Suffolk, Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Queens and Northern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM Tuesday to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Minor 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. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is still uncertainty on when the peak surge arrives. This forecast is based on a worst case scenario, with a 2-3 ft surge coming in at the time of high tide Tuesday Night. If the surge peaks earlier, then water levels and inundation will be less than forecast.

Mangano Announces Free St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 8th at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

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Long Island, NY - February 27, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 8th at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. The event will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
 
Irish entertainment will include the Irish Rock Bands: The Sporting Paddies and The Mickey Finns, in addition to a performance by the Donny Golden School of Irish Dance. Bagpipers and fiddlers will also be providing live entertainment throughout the day. Traditional Irish food and beverages will be offered and Irish merchandise will be available for purchase at the Fairgrounds Building and the Noon Inn.
 
Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Nassau County’s only living history museum, is located at 1303 Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage, one mile south of Exit 48 on the Long Island Expressway. Old Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with a unique and wonderful opportunity to step back in time and experience life in a recreated mid-19th Century American village set on more than 200 acres.
 
For additional information, call Nassau County Parks at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov.