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Tucked away on the west side of the small town of Broad Channel in the middle of Jamiaca Bay is a narrow, dead end, street that goes by the name of West 12th Road. Those of us who live there know that the nice part about living in a small town is that when you are not quite sure what is going on, someone else always does! [Peter J. Mahon West 12th Road, Broad Channel]
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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato - Dist. 23 News/Updates

Sat, 2018-12-01 06:37
 Friday November 30th, 2018   In This Issue Get Grant Funding! Holiday Cheer Small Business Events Naloxone Training Grant WorkshopQuick Link Senior Tips Thank A Veteran Stop by the office! Rockaway 9516 Rockaway Beach BoulevardRockaway Beach, NY 11693718-945-9550Fax: 718-945-9549 Howard Beach162-38 Cross Bay Blvd.Howard Beach, NY 11414718-641-8755Fax: 718-835-3190 Albany LOB 827Albany, NY 12248518-455-4292amatos@nyassembly.gov Visit our Website  Dear neighbor, As we continue to enjoy the holiday season, let's count our blessings and remember those who may not be so fortunate. I am proud to represent a community that always comes together to embrace the spirit of giving. This weekend as we light the first candle, I want to wish all those who celebrate a happy and joyful Chanukah. As always, keep reading below for community updates, and be sure to follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter. Sincerely, Get Grant Funding! The Citizens Committee for NYC is one of the oldest micro-grant organizations in the country, and the impact of their decades of work shows every day across the Five Boroughs. We’re New Yorkers; we’re restless; we care deeply about our neighborhoods; and sometimes, we know we need resources a City agency or nonprofit can't provide. That’s where the Citizens Committee steps in, to encourage innovative, truly home-grown efforts to make our neighborhoods a better place. I’m excited to host an opportunity to find out how to apply for a grant! DATE: Wednesday December 12thTIME: 6:00 PMLOCATION: Rockaway District office Spreading Holiday Cheer Thanksgiving is a great time for family and friends. It is also a great time to give back. I am grateful for the chance to represent this beautiful district and to have the opportunity to give help to our local families with the NYPD 101st Precinct. Thank you to Western Beef Supermarket for their generosity in donating turkeys!! I hope everyone has a great holiday season!  November Small Business of the Month The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) were selected as my November 'Small Business of the Month'. LBRB have shown there dedication and commitment to our community by serving as a platform for local female entrepreneurs. I am grateful to have an organization like this in our district!  Last day to drop off toys is Monday December 2nd.     Upcoming Events Naloxone Training  My office, in conjunction with the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, will host three FREE training sessions in the 23rd District to train people how to recognize, respond to and reverse an opioid overdose by using the lifesaving medicine naloxone. Come to ONE of our training's: December 6thOzone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd starting at 6 PM.  December 10thBroad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross Bay Blvd, starting at 6 PM. December 17thQueens Library for Teens, 2002 Cornaga Ave, starting at 6 PM. To register call my office at (718) 945-9550, or email me at amatos@nyassembly.gov .  Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato |NYS Assembly | P: 718-945-9550| F: 718-945-9549 | amatos@nyassembly.gov | 

Minor Coastal Flooding to accompany this morning's 6 foot high tide at 11:15 am

Tue, 2018-11-27 06:20

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service New York NY
514 AM EST Tue Nov 27 2018

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TODAY ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE
OF LONG ISLAND...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...Vulnerable coastal locales across southwest
Suffolk County, including along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront,
along the Great South Bay and Jamaica Bay, as well as along
the Atlantic Ocean beachfront.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 to 2 ft Today.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in
low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with
basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking waves will result in beach
erosion along Atlantic ocean shoreline with damage not
expected to dune structures.

* TIMING...Minor flooding around the times of high tide today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Jamaica Bay NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.5 FT, MODERATE 8.2 FT, MAJOR 9.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
27/11 AM 7.5/ 8.0 1.6/ 2.0 1.1/ 1.6 2 Minor
28/12 AM 4.0/ 4.5 -2.0/-1.5 -1.4/-0.9 1-2 None
28/12 PM 4.9/ 5.4 -1.1/-0.6 -1.4/-0.9 2 None
29/01 AM 3.2/ 3.7 -2.7/-2.2 -2.0/-1.6 2 None

Rockaway Inlet NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.3 FT, MODERATE 8.3 FT, MAJOR 9.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 2.8 FT, MAJOR 3.8 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
27/11 AM 7.1/ 7.6 1.5/ 2.0 1.2/ 1.7 3 Minor
27/11 PM 3.6/ 4.1 -2.0/-1.6 -1.4/-0.9 2 None
28/12 PM 4.2/ 4.7 -1.4/-0.9 -1.5/-1.0 2 None
29/12 AM 2.8/ 3.4 -2.7/-2.2 -2.0/-1.6 2 None

East Rockaway NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.0 FT, MODERATE 7.0 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 3.0 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
27/11 AM 6.1/ 6.6 1.1/ 1.6 0.9/ 1.4 0 Minor
27/11 PM 3.0/ 3.5 -2.0/-1.6 -1.4/-0.9 0 None
28/11 AM 3.7/ 4.2 -1.4/-0.9 -1.4/-0.9 0 None
29/12 AM 2.2/ 2.7 -2.7/-2.2 -2.0/-1.6 0 None

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory for tonight's 11 pm high tide

Mon, 2018-11-26 17:04

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service New York NY
344 PM EST Mon Nov 26 2018

...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT......MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TUESDAY ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE OF LONG
ISLAND...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
3 AM EST TUESDAY......COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 3 PM EST
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a Coastal
Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to
3 AM EST Tuesday. A Coastal Flood Advisory has also been issued
from 10 AM to 3 PM EST Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS...Vulnerable coastal locales along the Great South Bay
and Jamaica Bay, as well as along the Atlantic Ocean
beachfront.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...2 1/2 to 3 1/2 ft above astronomical tides
tonight, and 1 to 2 ft Tuesday.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in
low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with
basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking waves will result in beach erosion
along Atlantic ocean shoreline with damage not expected to dune
structures.

* TIMING...Minor to locally moderate flooding around the times of
high tide late tonight, and minor flooding Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Jamaica Bay NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.5 FT, MODERATE 8.2 FT, MAJOR 9.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/11 PM 7.5/ 8.0 1.6/ 2.0 2.3/ 2.8 0-2 Minor
27/11 AM 7.5/ 8.0 1.6/ 2.0 1.1/ 1.6 0-2 Minor


Rockaway Inlet NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.3 FT, MODERATE 8.3 FT, MAJOR 9.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 2.8 FT, MAJOR 3.8 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/10 PM 7.0/ 7.5 1.4/ 1.9 2.0/ 2.5 2-3 Minor
27/11 AM 7.0/ 7.5 1.4/ 1.9 1.1/ 1.6 2-3 Minor