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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. 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, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. 335 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Nassau and Suffolk In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. 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, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. -- Wednesday Aug.15 18,10:19 PM

SCPD: Motorcyclist Killed in East Moriches Motor Vehicle Collision

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Kevin Capurso was operating a 2017 Yamaha southbound on East Moriches Boulevard when he collided with a 1999 Jeep traveling eastbound, police report.

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SCPD are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in East Moriches.

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East Moriches, NY - September 26, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in East Moriches, New York, last night.
 
Kevin Capurso was operating a 2017 Yamaha southbound on East Moriches Boulevard when he collided with a 1999 Jeep traveling eastbound on Valley Drive and attempting to make a left turn onto East Moriches Boulevard at approximately 6:20 p.m.  
 
Capurso, 21, of Eastport, New York, was transported by East Moriches Community Ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Jeep, Kyle Botts, 18, of Manorville, and two of his passengers were transported by East Moriches Community Ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
 
The vehicles were impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.