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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for 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 pre existing 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, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. 1103 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for 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 pre existing 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, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. -- Monday Jun.18 18,09:34 AM

Crime Report: Woman Charged in Crash that Killed her Mother; Suffolk Cops Make 14 Arrests at Sobriety Checkpoints

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The daughter was arrested following a two-car crash in Brookhaven; Two sobriety checkpoints resulted in 14 arrests in Suffolk.

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Woman Charged in Crash that Killed her Mother
Suffolk County Police say they charged a woman following a two-car crash in Brookhaven that claimed the life of her mother on Saturday.

Jessica Pistolese was heading westbound on Montauk Highway in a 2004 Chevy Malibu with her mother in the passenger seat when she hit a 2011 Chrysler 300 driven by Aide Marichal. Marichal was trying to make a left turn onto Montauk Highway.

Pistolese’s mother, Judith Rivera, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics around 4 p.m. Pistolese, who is 38 years old from Mastic, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue along with 51-year-old Marichal. Both were treated for non-life threatening injuries and were released shortly after.

Pistolese was charges with reckless driving. She was released on bail and is scheduled for arraignment on November 4. The Vehicular Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation of the crash.

[Source: Suffolk County Police]

Suffolk Cops Make 14 Arrests at Sobriety Checkpoints
Two sobriety checkpoints led to 14 arrests in Suffolk County on Friday and Saturday, according to Suffolk County Police.

The first checkpoint in Port Jefferson Station led to 11 arrests. A total of 976 vehicles went through the checkpoint on Route 25A. Nine people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated. One person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, and one person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

A total of 187 cars went through the second checkpoint at Jericho Turnpike and Elwood Road in East Northport between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Saturday. Three people were arrested and are being charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

[Source: Suffolk County Police]