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CITY ISLAND: $1 MILLION UNCLAIMED

Issue

The Office of the NYS Comptroller will be visiting the City Island Library on Friday, July 26th from 10AM to 11AM to help citizens find unclaimed funds. Please stop by and see if they can find you money you did not know you had. There are over a million dollars of unclaimed funds on City Island alone.

Typically unclaimed money comes from holders that include financial institutions, employers, utility companies, insurance companies, retailers, corporations and governmental agencies throughout the United States.

Web Site: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/

100 MILLION AFFECTED NATIONWIDE

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While many Americans were digging out of their last snowstorm, a new winter storm with snow and lots of ice has arrived at the doorsteps of people living in two dozen states affecting 100 million people from Maine to Colorado.

Forecasters are expecting six inches of snow on portions of New York, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

Another wave of rain has moved in under the snow belt, affecting parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kentucky, West Virginia, and others.

D DAY SALUTE + 70 YEARS

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The world should never forget D Day's Operation Neptune. The military assault to liberate France from the Nazi regime.

D Day was the longest day in World War II and these soldiers fought so we could enjoy peace. The day that saved the world is the most solemn anniversary in World History.

WWII veterans gathered with politicians at Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach to participate in this 70th anniversary of D-Day in Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, France.

Prepare for Arctic air

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High pressure sliding down from Canada will bring a surge of Arctic air into the northern Plains on Tuesday...which will spread south and east across the central U.S. on Wednesday. At the leading edge of the Arctic air...a cold front will trigger light snow showers while it crosses the
Great Lakes Tuesday night into Wednesday.

20 Thousand Lives

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20,000 children are trapped in Iraq's Fallujah, according to The U.N. children's fund.

The warning was made to Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants, who are involved in the battle for Fallujah, while tens of thousands are trapped in the middle of the fighting for control of this city west of Baghdad.

In totals, some 50,000 people are believed to be trapped inside the Sunni majority city, about 40 miles west of Baghdad.

GET TO WORK AND STOP PLAYING POLITIC$

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What do you think would happen if couples on City Island, or anywhere else got along as poorly as these so called Democrats and Republicans? Our divorce courts would be jammed with battling individuals.

Well, if these two groups do not learn how to get along soon and the U.S. government defaults, we the people, the registered voters of this great country may have solid grounds for divorce, with irreconcilable differences.

Storm Headed East

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Strong winds are expected with a frosty chill, which may be around here for a few days as a snow storm appears to be arriving in the Northeast just in time for peak Thanksgiving travel.

Forecasters are calling it Boreas and it could also produce snow in parts of the interior Northeast starting late Tuesday, however that portion of the forecast remains highly uncertain.

AMERICANS CHEER FOR BEER

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America has an official alcoholic beverage, it is BEER, according to a new Gallup Poll. The overall U.S. beer market is worth hundreds of billions.

Beer is Americans' adult beverage of choice this year. More than six in 10 adults say they drink it.
Americans who drink alcohol choose beer over wine and liquor as the type of alcohol they imbibe most often. This year, 41% of U.S. drinkers report they typically drink beer; 31% name wine and 23% name liquor.

NATIONAL GET OUTDOORS DAY

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Just get out there and do it now before you waste the day away.

Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are teaming up to host the 8th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation.