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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. -- Thursday Aug.16 18,03:49 AM

New Jersey Woman Charged in Roosevelt Field Mall Robbery; Police Seeking Male Accomplice

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Gianna Sanchez, 19, and an unknown male subject stole goods from Sephora and attempted to flee when confronted by a loss prevention agent, officials report.

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NCPD reports a Robbery (suspect pictured above) that occurred in Garden City.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Garden City, NY - March 28, 2018 - The Third Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred at 2:05pm on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Garden City.
 
According to Detectives, two subjects, a male and female, entered the Sephora store located inside the Roosevelt Field Mall located at 630 Old County Road; they began to select merchandise from the display racks and conceal the items inside a tan handbag the female subject was carrying. A Loss Prevention Agent, 26, observed both subjects exit the store without paying for the merchandise. When he identified himself and attempted to retrieve the merchandise, the female subject punched the Agent in the face twice and began to scratch him about the face and neck.  
 
The female subject then ran into the parking lot toward a black colored, four door Nissan with a partial NYS registration HSK driven by the male subject. The Agent was able to block the female subject from entering the vehicle, the male subject drove away and Police Officers arrived on scene.  It was determined that both subjects were responsible for a prior larceny at the same Sephora on March 10, 2018.   
 
Arrested was Gianna Sanchez, 19, of Clifton, NJ. She is charged with Robbery 2nd Degree, two counts of Burglary, two counts of Grand Larceny and two counts of Criminal Possession of an Anti-Security Item. She was arraigned in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
 
The male subject (not yet arrested) is described as a male Hispanic, 5’8”, 180 lbs., approximately 24-28 years old, wearing a black jump suit with a white stripe. 
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the male subject to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
 
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