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AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...
from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM EDT this evening.
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
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.
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History: When the “Astrotarium” Came to Long Island
June 29, 2020
This portable planetarium was brought to Babylon by A&S stores in the 1950s to promote science.
BNL Hosts Virtual Science Fair and Exhibit This Year
June 24, 2020
174 projects submitted to BNL by elementary school students.
History: Pics of the Grumman Lunar Module
May 29, 2020
The vehicle that landed the first men on the moon was designed and built right here on Long island.
Crazy Facts About the Grumman Apollo Lunar Module
May 27, 2020
Built on Long island by Long Islanders, the lander ferried the first men to the moon.
Crazy Facts About the F-14 Tomcat
May 04, 2020
The iconic jet fighter was designed, built and tested on Long Island by Grumman Aerospace Corp.
History: Old Pics of Brookhaven National Lab
April 02, 2020
We dug into the archives to come up with these great old pics from BNL over the years.
Crazy Facts About Brookhaven National Lab
March 30, 2020
Opened in 1947 BNL is the center of cutting-edge research and discoveries.
Drone Walks Dog During Coronavirus Lockdown
March 23, 2020
Just when you think you've seen it all.....one man found a clever way to walk his dog during the Coronavirus.
Crazy Facts About Plum Island
March 16, 2020
The lab’s primary mission is to protect America's livestock from animal diseases and it’s currently for sale!
Stony Brook University Hospital Celebrates 40th Anniversary
February 19, 2020
This month marks a momentous occasion in Stony Brook University Hospital’s (SBUH) proud history as Long Island’s premier academic medical center and teaching hospital.
NYS Announces $585MM Plan to Remediate Toxic Plume in Nassau
January 02, 2020
State set to move forward with remediation; challenge polluters in court to pay for it.
Mineral Sale at Hicksville’s Hidden Gem Museum
November 11, 2019
The Hicksville Gregory Museum will be hosting its annual Mineral Sale and Open House on Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17 from noon to 5 p.m.
Five times Long Island made aviation history
November 09, 2019
Long Island has contributed in a large part to the advancement of the aerospace industry.
MyStretchBar - Long Island Professor and Inventor Introduces Unique, Effective Stretching Device Promoting Flexibility
October 17, 2019
Dr. John DiMarco of Massapequa is the inventor of MyStretchBar, which helps build flexibility through assisted stretching without a partner.
ACIT to Hold 2nd Annual Senior Healthcare Summit Oct. 16; Event to Focus on Technology Advances within the Senior Healthcare Space
October 11, 2019
This year’s summit to include the more prominent role technology plays in our society’s ever-increasing senior population.
Harbor Country Day Students Become “Citizen Scientists” at Nissequogue River
Long Island News & PR
October 08, 2019
Upper School students explore river’s ecosystem and collect and analyze data.
LI High Tech Company Gets More Time to Comply with Nasdaq
October 04, 2019
Applied DNA has been given until the end of the year to comply with Nasdaq listing requirements.
Largest Solar Farm on South Fork Opens in East Hampton Town
October 04, 2019
Accabonac Solar, the first megawatt-scale solar power plant on the South Fork, is now up and running.
Voxx’s Sale of German Accessory Biz Goes Silent
October 03, 2019
Company to retain Oehlbach Kabel and Schwaiger brands.