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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.

East Northport Chamber Celebrates 12th Annual “A Taste of Long Island”

Attracting special Celebrity Guests & culinary connoisseurs.

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East Northport, NY, March 24, 2015 - A Taste of Long Island: Long Island’s premier food, wine and beer tasting event—will celebrate its 12th year on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6:30-10:00p.m at the Larkfield.  
This year’s event will be joined by special celebrity guests Luca Manfe, 2013 Master Chef Winner; Barret Beyer, Hell’s Kitchen Contestant; and Anna and Michael from  For the first time his year, all participating restaurants will be showcasing their culinary and creative talents in four categories: most creative dish; best table presentation; tastiest dish; and people’s choice, which will be decided by the celebrity guests.
This juried event annually attracts hundreds of foodies and wine and beer connoisseurs to the beautiful Larkfield, encapsulating old world romance via English gardens, stone patios and a vineyard oasis.   
The Proceeds from the event supports four important causes--Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice of Suffolk, Inc.; the East Northport Chamber of Commerce; and the Rotary International. In addition, the event will honor Tim Dunne and family.
A Taste of Long Island will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Admission for adults is $75 in advance or $85 at the door; there is no entry fee for participating restaurants.  Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available. The Larkfield is located at 507 Larkfield Road, East Northport, NY.  For additional information or to register, visit or call the East Northport Chamber at 631-261-3573.
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