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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 18,06:34 PM

SCPD: Pedestrian Killed in Lindenhurst Motor Vehicle Crash

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Maureen McCloskey of West Babylon, 64, was struck by a bus while crossing Montauk Highway near Wellwood Avenue, police report.

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SCPD are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian in Lindenhurst on Thursday, November 2.

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Lindenhurst, NY - November 3, 2017 - Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian in Lindenhurst on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
 
Maureen McCloskey was crossing Montauk Highway from south to north, near Wellwood Avenue, when she was struck by a Suffolk Transportation bus traveling westbound at 8:08 p.m.
 
McCloskey, 64, of West Babylon, was transported by the Lindenhurst Fire Department to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the bus, Michael Devine, 60, of North Babylon, stayed at the scene and was not injured.
 
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.
 
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