Weather Alert  

AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Wes chester...Rockland. from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM EDT this evening. 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,, or call the Air Quality Hotline at 800-535-1345.

Habitat Suffolk Hammers and Nails the Foundation of Family's New Home

Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and volunteers from Citi helped kickoff the construction of a Wyandanch ho9me for a single mother and her three young children.

Print Email

Home to be built for single mother Barbara Galloway and her three children in Wyandanch.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk.

Wyandanch, NY - July 25, 2016 - Single mother of three young children Barbara Galloway was supported by Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and volunteers from Citi for a wall raising ceremony and construction kickoff in Wyandanch to begin their dream of home ownership.

Barbara and her two daughters, Keana, 14, and Alicia, 4; and her son Antwan, 3, currently live in a small two-bedroom apartment with very little space for their family to live and grow. Partnering with Habitat will provide a safe and affordable new home for the Galloway family.

Barbara has worked at the Long Island Developmental Disability Services Office for the past seven years while also attending New York College in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree to provide her children with a better future.