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The days leading up to that Fourth of July Celebration are some of my favorites--those fireworks at Orchard Beach, all the picnics, assorted parades. I enjoy it because of what it stands for and because it’s such a festive time of the year.
What’s not fabulous about celebrating our nation's independence and paying honor to the day we became our very own and extremely unique United States of America?
The nation's Midwest region experienced dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms on Sunday, killing six, injuring dozens and causing plenty of damage in several central Illinois communities, evacuating Chicago’s Soldier Field and delaying the Bears football game.
The death toll was kept low because officials sent warnings to portions of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, which were at the greatest risk of seeing tornadoes.
Are you ready for the coldest day of the month? Frigid and blustery weather is expected tomorrow... More snow this weekend.
FRIGID WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...
AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY THIS EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...WHICH MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY...ARE
EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. IN ITS WAKE...20 TO 30 MPH
WESTERLY WINDS AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS
EVENING. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT NOT
BEFORE USHERING IN A FRIGID AIRMASS.
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS THROUGH THIS
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NEW YORK CITY... NORTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHEASTERN BERGEN AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR IS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO BATTERY PARK...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO JERSEY CITY...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. SMALL HAIL...AND WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU"RE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.
The toxic combination of poverty, and made worse by air pollution is responsible for lowering IQ of schoolchildren.
The findings support policy interventions to reduce air pollution exposure in urban areas as well as programs to screen women early in pregnancy to identify those in need of psychological or material support, according to Dr. Perera, the lead author of the report.
God Bless America. This land is your land!
PLEASE... Do not allow a collective shock, or fear turns into shame or tears.
Remember the voter turnout will be progressively historic over the years.
As Americans we must resolve to remain united by our language, culture, national origin, status, as well as by race, religion, gender, preference, political affiliation and so much more...etc.
April is upon us and we are a breath away from spring. Although this winter was kind, it will be lovely to feel the warmth of the sun and watch the trees sprout new leaves, hear the birds and watch our neighborhood comes out to enjoys City Island as it comes alive.
City Island Images suggests a space be made available for teens, so they have their own area to interact and enjoy themselves during the upcoming summer vacation.
JFK Airport was closed for a short time this morning following a Delta Connection flight, which skidded off the runway.
Airport officials have temporarily suspended flights from taking off and landing because of icy runways.
None of the 35 passengers were reported injured after Delta Connection 4100 landed this morning.
Federal Aviation Administration officials say the CRJ2 aircraft was turning off the runway onto a taxiway when it slid into the snow.
This annual national observance focuses on preparation, communications and response during dangerous weather events
The national effort coincides with the National Weather Service’s communications exercise that provides governmental, private and volunteer partners the opportunity to practice skills usually applied under stress, and provides public safety and preparedness officials, broadcast media and citizens the opportunity to test methods of receiving emergency weather messages and plans for responding to a weather emergency.