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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday... The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday. * Locations...western Long Island Sound including New Haven and Fairfield counties in southern Connecticut, Westchester, Bronx, northern Queens, northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties in New York. * Tidal departure...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides around the times of high tide. * Coastal flood impacts...there is a low threat of property damage. Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * Timing...around the times of high tide tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bridgeport CT MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.9/ 9.4 1.6/ 2.0 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor Stamford CT MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.3/ 9.8 1.4/ 1.9 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor New Haven CT MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.4/ 8.9 1.7/ 2.2 2.7/ 3.2 2 minor Kings Point NY MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/06 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.6/ 2.0 2.8/ 3.4 2 none Old Field NY MLLW categories - minor 9.2 ft, moderate 10.2 ft, major 12.2 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.9 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.1/ 9.6 1.8/ 2.2 3.0/ 3.5 2-4 minor Glen Cove NY MLLW categories - minor 10.1 ft, moderate 11.1 ft, major 13.1 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.2 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.2/ 9.7 1.3/ 1.8 2.6/ 3.1 2-3 none -- Thursday Nov.15 18,04:49 AM

Senator John Brooks, Local Leaders, & Freeport Chamber Of Commerce Host Small Business Roundtable

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The Senator discussed the issues and challenges facing local residents.

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Senator John Brooks with the Freeport Chamber of Commerce.

Photo by: Office of Senator John E. Brooks

Freeport, NY - August 29, 2018 - Senator John Brooks today joined with the Freeport Chamber of Commerce and local elected leaders to host a ‘Freeport Small Business Roundtable’ with dozens of Freeport small businesses. The Senator discussed the issues and challenges facing local residents as well as legislation he has supported to help minority small business owners overcome these unique challenges. The roundtable is part of a multi-pronged approach taken by Senator John Brooks to help small business owners address the challenges they face and builds on the success of a recent roundtable held in Roosevelt.
 
“As State Senator, I have worked to help empower more Long Island residents and grow our local economy,” Senator John Brooks said. “That is why I am so proud to work with my colleagues in local government and the Freeport Chamber of Commerce to help more local entrepreneurs unleash their potential and succeed as small business owners. I will keep up the fight to ensure our communities get the support and investment we deserve from Albany.”
 
Sylvia Cabana, Hempstead Town Clerk, said, “Very pleased to join Senator Brooks, the Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce, and Freeport Chamber Of Commerce to start the discussion of ways we can bring economic development and job creation to our town while ensuring there is a level playing field for Hispanic and minority owned businesses!”
 
Ivan Sayles, President of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, said, “As President of the Freeport Chamber, I would personally like to thank Senator Brooks for partnering and investing his time to provide support to our business owners. I am truly grateful for his involvement to collaborate with our community and make Freeport a place where people want to come visit again and again.
 
As Ranking Member of the State Senate’s Local Government committee, Senator Brooks has worked closely with local governments and small business organizations to give small businesses the tools they need to thrive. Senator Brooks is committed to helping economically disadvantaged communities with smart public policy solutions. Senator Brooks represents an economically diverse district with several economically disadvantaged communities.