Recent Messages

11/30/2015 1:33:53 PM
Notify NYC - Missing Child Alert
Alert issued 11/30/15 at 1:33 PM. The New York State Department of Criminal Justice has issued a missing child alert for the disappearance of Samantha McNeill, a suicidal 16-year-old female from Smithtown, NY. Ms. McNeill is described as white, 5'5", 180 lbs with black hair and blue eyes. She was last seen at her residence on South Plaisted Ave in Smithtown, NY at 12:00 AM on November 30, 2015. Ms. McNeill may be in the local area or may have travelled to New York City. A photo is attached: If seen, call the Suffolk County Police Department at (631) 854-8400 or dial 9-1-1.

11/30/2015 12:24:50 PM
Notify NYC - Fire
Notification issued 11/30/15 at 12:24 PM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of a three alarm fire located at Montgomery Avenue and West 176th Street in the Bronx. Expect smoke, traffic delays, and a presence of emergency personnel and vehicles in the area. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advises avoiding smoke exposure from structural fires by closing windows while indoors and reducing outdoor activity where smoke is present. People with heart or breathing conditions such as asthma may be more sensitive and should seek immediate medical attention if they experience a worsening of their condition, shortness of breath, or chest pains.

11/29/2015 3:29:07 PM
Notify NYC - CERT Exercise
Notification issued 11/29/15 at 3:30 PM. As part of a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class, a controlled fire and disaster drill will be conducted at Hostos Community College, Grand Concourse, in The Bronx, at 6:30 PM tomorrow, 11/30/15. Expect to see FDNY and NYPD personnel in action. To learn more about CERT, visit

11/29/2015 12:33:08 PM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Restoration
Notification issued 11/29/15 at 12:33 PM. Following an earlier incident, all 7 train service has resumed with residual delays.

11/29/2015 11:34:00 AM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Disruption
Notification issued 11/29/15 at 11:33 AM. Due to signal issues, 7 train service is suspended in both directions between 74th Street and Main Street (QN). Use alternate routes and expect delays. More info:

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