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Taylor K. Vecsey

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03/06/18 10:00am
COURTESY MAP BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Winter storm warnings have been issued for the region, with a winter storm watch remaining in effect across eastern Long Island, where more rain may mix in.

COURTESY MAP BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Winter storm warnings have been issued for the region, with a winter storm watch remaining in effect across eastern Long Island, where more rain may mix in.

While a winter storm warning was issued for areas further west on Long Island ahead of Wednesday’s nor’easter, less snow will fall on the East End, forecasters said Tuesday morning. (more…)

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03/05/18 4:30pm
COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE A winter storm watch is in effect for late Tuesday through Thursday for the areas shaded in blue.

Still dealing with the aftermath of Friday’s nor’easter, Shelter Island and the North Fork could get another storm Wednesday — but this time heavy snow is in the forecast, not rain. (more…)

02/20/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.

Suffolk County will offer another free influenza clinic for residents at the Riverhead Library on Saturday.

Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency earlier this month and provided additional funding to increase access to flu vaccines. (more…)

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01/31/18 7:13am
EMILY LINDEN PHOTO The ‘triple moon’ — a blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse — seen this morning at daybreak from Crescent Beach. The dark patch in the upper right of the moon is the partial lunar eclipse.

EMILY LINDEN PHOTO The ‘triple moon’ — a blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse — seen this morning at daybreak from Crescent Beach. The dark patch at the upper left of the moon is the partial lunar eclipse.

A once-in-a-lifetime astronomical phenomenon occurred Wednesday, though those of us on Shelter Island didn’t get to see the full effect.

A blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse took place in North America Wednesday morning, though the East Coast only saw a partial eclipse. (more…)