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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

Senator Brooks Congratulates New Lindenhurst Eagle Scout

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Frank A. Smith Jr. ascends at BSA Troop 1421 Court of Honor in Lindenhurst.

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(L to R): Senator John E. Brooks, Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Lindenhurst Masterson Joan M. Masterson, Ed Wiggins, Rep. Sen. Boyle, Frank Smith Sr. : Dad, Frank Smith Jr: Eagle, Mrs. Virginia Smith: Mom, Patrick Smith: Brother, Nicole Smith: Sister, Michele McRedmond: sister.

Photo by: Office of Senator John E. Brooks.

Sag Harbor, NY - November 28, 2017 - Senator John Brooks presented a congratulatory proclamation to Frank A. Smith Jr., on Sunday, November 26, as Smith ascended to the rank of Eagle Scout at his BSA Troop 1421 Eagle Scout Court of Honor in Lindenhurst
 
The new Eagle Scout, who became a Boy Scouts of America Scout in September of 2009, has earned 40 Merit Badges in subjects ranging from American Heritage, Archaeology, and Environmental Science, to Space Exploration, Crime Prevention, Genealogy and Engineering. 
 
Smith, Jr. was joined by family members including his father,Troop 1421 Scoutmaster, Frank A. Smith Sr., and his mother, and siblings.
 
Senator Brooks is the New York State Senator for the 8th District, representing portions of Nassau and Suffolk Counties along the South Shore of Long Island.