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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

Occupied Medford Home Burglarized, Man Shot, According to Reports

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SCPD: Two masked men, one armed with a handgun, entered a home and struggled with the occupant, who sustained a gunshot wound to his hand.

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SCPD are investigating a burglary at an occupied Medford home that occurred on Tuesday, October 3.

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Medford, NY - October 5, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a burglary at an occupied Medford home that occurred on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
 
Two masked men, one armed with a handgun, entered a home on Eagle Avenue at 11:59 p.m. An occupant of the residence struggled with the intruders and sustained a gunshot wound to his hand. Two other occupants were on the second floor of the residence when the incident occurred and they were not injured. The two suspects fled without proceeds.
 
The gunshot victim, an 18-year-old male, was transported via Medford Rescue Ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, New York for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
 
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.