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Severe Weather

Submitted by ub on Wed, 05/26/2021 - 19:12
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WEATHER WARNING: Severe Thunderstorms expected for Memorial Day Weekend. Showers and thunderstorms likely,

Expected mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

Thursday night mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 11 mph.

WELCOME ALL

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 13:57
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Start spreading the news. NYC bars, restaurants, and tourist sites will have a full reopening on July 1, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

"We are ready to bring New York City back fully on July 1st, all systems go, because you've earned it," The Mayor said that Broadway shows might take more time because they had been aiming for a September return, but that "some of the smaller, more intimate shows, we might be looking more like July, August, and we'll move heaven and earth to help them get that done."

New York NY

Submitted by ub on Sun, 04/25/2021 - 15:48
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Some folks will tell you the best place to live in New York is in Jericho, with these attractive assets.

Population: 13,889

Median home value: $797,400 - 87 percent owners

Median rent: $2,008 13 percent renters

Median household income: $173,709

Jericho is in Nassau County, which means that it is less than 30 miles from the services and convenience of Manhattan, but with a suburban vibe that is great for families. The school system is also very good: Jericho Senior High School regularly ranks among the best public high schools.

MAYAIMI

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/23/2021 - 11:13
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As a young man, I went to college, earned my advanced degree, first married and my two lovely daughters were born in Miami.

This coastal city was founded by a woman named Julia DeForest Tuttle a successful businesswoman who owned the property upon which Miami, Florida, was built. For this reason, she is called the "Mother of Miami." and is the only woman to be the founding mother a major American city.

Celebrate Earth Every Day

Submitted by ub on Thu, 04/22/2021 - 10:43
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On April 22, 1970, 20 million people across the world celebrated the very first Earth Day. Their message was sparked by the power of the anti-war protests of the 1960s, and events that brought the issue of the environment and its vulnerability to ecology to the forefront.

Be Loyal To Local News
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ub Mon, 03/29/2021 - 08:03

The Northeast News in Kansas City sent a powerful message by running a blank front page and asking readers to consider a future without a local news source. 

The message was loud and clearly sent that Democracy not only dies in darkness but also if local news is allowed to diminish.

NYC Islands Are Back

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 19:24
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‘The future is looking brighter than ever as a tale of two cities is returning after a year-long agony of dormant pandemic hibernation.

The pandemic has given us a year of lousy sleep, insomnia and the desire to visit friends and relatives, but all of this is changing.

The USA Needs Border Parole

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/24/2021 - 11:09
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The USA border has always attracted folks like me from all over the world. Immigration is a worldwide dilemma where everyone on earth apparently wants to come to America. 

As the youngest sibling of a professional Cuban-American couple, I always felt most likely to succeed as well as to exceed.  “there’s no way I can single-handedly save the world or, perhaps, even make a perceptible difference - but how ashamed I would be to let a day pass without making one more effort.” - Isaac Asimov

Coastal Flooding Exposure

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/10/2021 - 10:30
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An alarming global analysis of subsidence, relative sea-level change, and coastal flood exposure report has been released.

Climate-induced sea-level rise and vertical land movements, including natural and human-induced subsidence in sedimentary coastal lowlands, combine to change relative sea levels around the world’s coasts. Although this affects local rates of sea-level rise, assessments of the coastal impacts of subsidence are lacking on a global scale.