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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Northwestern Suffolk, Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Queens and Northern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM Tuesday to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 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. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is still uncertainty on when the peak surge arrives. This forecast is based on a worst case scenario, with a 2-3 ft surge coming in at the time of high tide Tuesday Night. If the surge peaks earlier, then water levels and inundation will be less than forecast.

Revitalizing Our Community: Legislator Anker Supports Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk

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Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk at their Project Start Ceremony on Monday, October 19th. The ceremony marked the beginning of the organization’s Sandy Repair Project, which will repair a ...

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Rocky Point, NY - October 20, 2015 - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk at their Project Start Ceremony on Monday, October 19th. Attendees of the ceremony included the Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s Executive Board, members of Rocky Point VFW #6249, construction volunteers and local elected officials. The ceremony marked the beginning of the organization’s Sandy Repair Project, which will repair a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Upon completion, the home will be donated to a local veteran.

“I commend Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk for the tremendous work they are doing in the community,” said Legislator Anker. “With the service and compassion of organizations like Habitat, we can focus on revitalizing our community and assisting those in need.”

Since 1988, Habitat for Humanity has built over 160 homes for deserving families in Suffolk County.   Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s goal is to build 10-12 homes annually and to one day provide every family with a decent and affordable place to live. For more information about Habitat for Humanity please visit online.