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TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Huntington - Smithtown - Port Jefferson * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 40-50 mph with gusts to 70 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday afternoon until Tuesday evening - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 58 to 73 mph - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical storm force. - PREPARE: Remaining efforts to protect life and property should be completed as soon as possible. Prepare for significant wind damage. - ACT: Move to safe shelter before the wind becomes hazardous. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant - Some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored. Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles. - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several fences and roadway signs blown over. - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways, and access routes impassable. - Scattered power and communications outages, but more prevalent in areas with above ground lines. * STORM SURGE - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 1-3 feet above ground somewhere within surge prone areas - Window of concern: Tuesday afternoon until early Wednesday morning - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground - The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground. - PREPARE: Complete preparations for storm surge flooding, especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions become unsafe. - ACT: Leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for your area. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited - Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for moderate flooding rain - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues are possible. - PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area vulnerable to flooding. - ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take action may result in serious injury or loss of life. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. - Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and may overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may overflow. - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for a few tornadoes - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for a few tornadoes. - PREPARE: If your shelter is particularly vulnerable to tornadoes, prepare to relocate to safe shelter before hazardous weather arrives. - ACT: If a tornado warning is issued, be ready to shelter quickly. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and communications disruptions. - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings. * FOR MORE INFORMATION: - http://scoem.suffolkcountyny.gov - https://weather.gov/nyc - https://ready.gov/hurricanes

Bay Street Theatre’s Summer Music Theater Camps Book Now!

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ay Street Theatre is announcing that August’s Summer Music Theater Camps; August 5-9; and August 12-16 have only a few spaces left. The camps are for students aged 8 through 12, and run Monday to ...

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Sag Harbor, NY - July 30th, 2013 -  Bay Street Theatre is announcing that August’s Summer Music Theater Camps; August 5-9; and August 12-16 have only a few spaces left. The camps are for students aged 8 through 12, and run Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 12:30 pm daily at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton. Each week long camp includes many aspects of theatre including improv, vocal instruction, dance and more. This summer’s first and last week of camp will be led by Karen Peele Hochstedler. Classes held during August 5-9 will be led by Christine Martinez and Bobby Peterson.

Camp size is extremely limited, with both an instructor and an assistant for each session. Students may sign up for one, two or all three weeks with discounts available if sessions are reserved when booking. Costs per student are $450 for a single week, $800 for two weeks or $1,100 for all three weeks. A snack will be provided daily.

“We are so excited to be offering three weeks of musical theatre camp this year,” says Executive Director Tracy Mitchell. “All of our instructors are extremely passionate and talented when it comes to music, theater and dance. We couldn’t be more pleased to be able to offer this level of fun and training to kids here on the east end!”

The teachers offer a wide variety of experience. Karen Peele Hochstedler, mother of six children, is a Hampton native who attended college in Oklahoma, receiving a bachelor’s degree in music performance. Over the last 25 years, she has had extensive experience teaching music and movement, acting, script writing, and improvisation to young children, as well as adults. She especially enjoys working with children, watching their life skills and awareness develop through the magic of simple theater games all the way to a live stage performance. Her musical direction credits include: A Night on Broadway (Bridgehampton High School), Grease and High School Musical (Pierson Middle School), Joe Sent Me (Jacobson Center for the Performing Arts), Working (Center Stage), and Our Fabulous Variety Show.  Her stage credits include: Joe Sent Me (JCPA), Fifty Million Frenchman (Center Stage), Our Fabulous Variety Show, Grease (Springs Community Theater), Victor/Victoria (JCPA), Ruthless (JCPA), and Anything Goes (SCT).

Christine Martinez attended Suffolk Community College for Music and Acting, prior to that she attended New York State Summer School of the Arts for singing. She has performed throughout the New York State as well as lead singer and manager of East Wind Inn and Spa Carolers for 6 years. She has been a Smithtown Heritage Ukrainian Folk dancer for over 20 years as well as Co-Teacher for 6 of those years.

Bobby Peterson, who will be working with Christina during August 5-9, is a graduate of Stony Brook University where he received both his Masters Degree and his B.A. in piano and vocal performance. As an accomplished pianist, Bobby has accompanied many artists, most notably Rufus Wainwright and for a musical theater workshop conducted by Julie Andrews last summer at Southampton College. Bobby is the music director and organist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton and has musical directed for and performed in many Long Island Theater shows, including 42nd street, Footloose, Pirates of Penzance, The Boyfriend, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie Get Your Gun, Cabaret, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Working, Crazy for You, Hair, 50 Million Frenchmen, High School Musical and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

There is limited space and camps fill up quickly. For payment and more information, please call Jessica Lemire in the Administration Office at 631-725-0818. For more information about the camps or other programming at Bay Street Theatre, log on to www.baystreet.org

Bay Street Theatre is a not-for-profit institution, dedicated to presenting new, classic and contemporary works of the highest quality, which challenge as well as entertain, speak to the diversity of the community and champion the human spirit.  Bay Street’s commitment extends to educational programs for all ages to foster the continued value of theatre as a vital art form for future generations.

 

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