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8/31/2015 3:00:03 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 8/31/15 at 3:00 PM. The NYC Department of Transportation will be closing the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills for five consecutive overnights, September 1 - September 5, 2015, to continue the rehabilitation of the bridge from damage due to Superstorm Sandy. The closure impacts vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic including the Q 54 Metropolitan Avenue bus. Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists around the closure and there will be Traffic Control Agents posted each night from 11:30 PM until 6:30 AM. For more information:

8/31/2015 12:00:04 PM
Notify NYC - West Nile Virus Spraying
Notification issued 8/31/15 at 12:00 PM. Weather permitting, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will conduct ground-based spraying of mosquito adulticide to help prevent West Nile Virus between 8:30 PM on Tuesday, 9/1, and 6:00 AM the following morning, 9/2. The alternate time frame is between 8:30 PM on Wednesday, 9/2 and 6:00 AM the following morning, 9/3. Spraying will be conducted in parts of the following Brooklyn and Queens ZIP codes: 11207, 11208, 11236, 11239, 11414, 11416, 11417. For details, go to,, or call 3-1-1.

8/31/2015 5:01:28 AM
Notify NYC - Silver Alert
Silver Alert issued 8/31/15 at 5:00 AM. The NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Hector Feliciano, a 68 year-old Hispanic male from the South Ozone Park area of Queens. He is described as being approximately 5'8" tall and weighing 180 lbs. with brown eyes and salt and pepper hair. Mr. Feliciano was last seen Saturday, August 29, at approximately 8:30 PM in the area of Lefferts Boulevard and 109th Avenue in Queens, wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans and brown shoes. A photo is available at If you see Mr. Feliciano, please call 9-1-1 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

8/29/2015 8:30:06 AM
Public Beach Notification
Notification issued 8/29/15 at 8:30 AM. Per the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the previously issued advisory for Orchard Beach in The Bronx has been lifted. All New York City public beaches are open for swimming and wading. For more information, please visit:

8/28/2015 4:51:00 PM
Notify NYC - NYS Missing Vulnerable Adult
Alert issued 8/28/15 at 3:45 PM. The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services has issued a Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert in regards to the disappearance of Anselm George, a 75-year-old black male with dementia, from Brooklyn, NY. He is described as being 5'6" tall and 156lbs with gray hair, black eyes, and may appear confused and in need of medical attention. He was last seen in Brooklyn wearing a dark blue baseball hat and driving a gold 2002 Nissan Altima with NY registration PAP-002. A photo of the missing is available at If you see Mr. George, please call 9-1-1.

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