The National Weather Service of New York inflated a weather balloon to test atmospheric data related to Hurricane Florence. Photo by NWS New York.

Coastal Flood Advisory Issued For Southern Queens

Yesterday, the National Weather Service for New York issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for southern Queens until 1 p.m. today.

The NWS said tides were expected to reach one and half feet to two and a half feet higher than the normal level.

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Woodhaven’s historic Neirs Tavern hosts the debut of a whiskey that honors the legacy of Nearest Green, a black man who concocted Jack Daniel’s whiskey. // Public domain photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Historic Woodhaven Tavern Honors Influence of Black Distillers

By Sara Bosworth A Woodhaven tavern is honoring the legacy of black distillers who played an outsized role in the

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