Recent Messages

10/9/2015 2:30:10 AM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Reopened
Notification issued 10/9/15 at 2:28 AM. Following an earlier closure, the Outerbridge Crossing in Staten Island, is now open in both directions. Expect residual delays.

10/9/2015 1:32:17 AM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Unplanned
Notification issued 10/9/15 1:30 AM. Due to NYPD activity, the Outerbridge Crossing in Staten Island is closed in both directions. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

10/8/2015 8:45:22 PM
Notify NYC - Fire
Notification issued 10/8/15 at 8:45 PM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of a three alarm fire located at Kelly Street and East 163rd 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.

10/8/2015 2:09:55 PM
Notify NYC - Silver Alert
Silver Alert issued 10/8/15 at 2:08 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Fana Hakmoun, an 88-year-old Black female from the area of Bay Ridge Parkway and 5th Avenue in Brooklyn. She was last seen at approximately 3:00 AM on 10/8, wearing a blue burka, a yellow dress, and black shoes. She is described as being 5'0" tall and 125lbs with a medium build and black hair. A photo of the missing is available at If you see Ms. Hakmoun, please call 9-1-1.

10/8/2015 9:34:05 AM
Notify NYC - Power Outage
Notification issued 10/8/15 at 9:30 AM. PSEG is responding to a power outage in the Rockaway Beach section of Queens, including areas of ZIP code 11694. To report a loss of electric service, contact PSEG at 800-490-0075 or online at To view this message in American Sign Language (ASL) with audio and subtitles, please visit

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