LI Air Quality Worsens as Wildfires Continue

  Air quality worsened noticeably Friday as smoke continued to come into the state from Canada. The air-quality rating veered into “unhealthy,” which, according to theĀ  Department of Environmental Conservation, means, “Everyone may begin to experience health effects, members of sensitive groups may experience more Read More …

3rd Update: Town Beaches Closed, LaGuardia Flights Curtailed

State officials are warning about the poor air quality resulting from wildfires and Canada and, on Wednesday, suggested that residents wear masks outdoors. Read More …

Haze From Canadian Wildfires Expected to Continue

Poor air quality caused by wildfires in Quebec is expected to continue at least through Wednesday night, the National Weather Service said Tuesday night. Widespread haze has spread across the eastern part of the US. The state said the air quality index for Long Island Read More …