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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.

Knox School Basketball Star Omar El-Sheikh Signs D1 Contract to Play for Fairfield University Stags

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6’8” point-guard joined Knox School’s Prep Basketball Team in December of 2015 and has grown into a standout athlete and student.

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Omar El-Sheikh- 6’8”, from Cairo, Egypt, with Fairfield University Assistant Coach Tom Parrotta at Webster Bank Arena, Fairfield University’s home court.

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St. James, NY - April 10, 2017 - We invite all news and broadcast media to attend an official NCAA National Letter of Intent (NLI) signing at the Bancroft-Phinney Gymnasium on the campus of The Knox School on Wednesday, April 12, at 12:00 PM. 
 
Omar El-Sheikh (6’8” point-guard) will be signing his official commitment letter to play Basketball for the Division I, Fairfield University Stags. El-Sheikh, from Cairo, Egypt, joined The Knox School’s Prep Basketball Team in December of 2015 and has grown into a standout athlete and student.
 
The Knox School is proud to have been a part of Omar’s journey to success. In his two years at Knox, Omar has been an accomplished student, a productive member of the Knox School community and a consistent, positive personality on campus. We wish him the best of luck as he moves forward in his academic and basketball career. 
 
The signing will take place at the Bancroft-Phinney Gymnasium, The Knox School, 541 Long Beach Road, Saint James, NY 11780.
 
About The Knox School: The Knox School is a 501c3 nonprofit institution whose mission is to provide the opportunity for capable students to excel within a liberal arts program infused with artistic and athletic pursuits, in preparation for higher education at selective colleges and universities. Our philosophy is to provide a diverse student body with a traditional, structured, and familial atmosphere that fosters academic, intellectual, and character development while celebrating individual strengths and talent. Rooted in the six core principles of integrity, kindness, courage, respect, responsibility, and scholarship, the Knox School aims to inspire in each student a love of learning and the desire to continually develop the skills necessary to lead happy, confident, and successful lives in a complex and changing world.