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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * 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 today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * 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 tonight 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 this evening's 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.

Annual MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition in Nesconset May 14th

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The weather is warming up and the sunshine is lasting longer and longer with each passing day, but most importantly we are well into baseball season!

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Leg. Leslie Kennedy and Comptroller John Kennedy at the 2015 Pitch, Hit, and Run. This year the competition takes place on May 14.

Nesconset, NY - April 20, 2016 - The weather is warming up and the sunshine is lasting longer and longer with each passing day, but most importantly we are well into baseball season! It is that time of year when Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) will host the annual MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run competition in conjunction with the Nesconset Athletic Association. The competition date will be May 14th at Browns Road Park in Nesconset. Registration will start at 9:00 A.M.and all participants will begin competition at 10:00 A.M.

The Pitch, Hit, and Run competition is a baseball skills competition run by Major League Baseball and sponsored by Scotts for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Participants will have an opportunity based off of their performance to advance to the Sectional Level competition, then to the Team Championship competition hosted at one of the 30 Major League Baseball parks, and finally to the National Finals hosted at Petco Park in San Diego, CA during All-Star Week.

This is Leslie Kenney’s second annual Pitch, Hit, and Run but she follows in a long tradition of Pitch, Hit, and Run competitions hosted in Nesconset. Once again the Nesconset Athletic Association will help to facilitate the competition, and special thanks go out to them. The Athletic Association will be sure to uphold the integrity of the competition and we look forward to a great turnout from young athletes all throughout the community.

For more information or if you would like for us to mail you a registration sheet feel free to contact Legislator Kennedy’s office directly at (631)-854-3735, and ask for Zach Viola the 12th Legislative District Pitch, Hit, and Run Coordinator.