Lawrence, Massapequa School Threats Probed

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Terrorist threats prompted evacuations at two Long Island schools and New York City police received more than 130 reports of suspicious packages Tuesday, the day after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.Nassau County police arrested a 16-year-old boy who posted a threat on his Facebook page to blow up Mesivta Ateres Yaakov School on Washington Avenue in Lawrence.The threat was brought to the attention of the principal, who called 911. Police evacuated home on surrounding streets in addition to the school for two hours while the building was searched.The student, whose name was not released, will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead on charges of making a terrorist threat and harassment.While that case was being investigated, an office employee at Unqua Elementary School on Unqua Road in Massapequa received a call from a man who made a terroristic threat against the school, police said.Police searched the building during the evacuation and determined there were no explosives inside. That case remains under investigation.The incidents occurred the same day the NYPD investigated a spike in suspicious items, including loose overheard light wires that reportedly forced the brief partial evacuation of LaGuardia Airport.Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.last_img read more

National Weather Forecast is predicting hail for the area

first_imgSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — According to James Fair, Sumner County Emergency Management the National Weather Service is saying there is potential for very large hail increasing for the forecast area today…especially this evening and overnight.Areas at greatest risk for hail as large as tennis balls, are indicated in DARK BLUE scalloped areas. The possibility for a couple of tornadoes cannot be ruled out across extreme south central and southeastern Kansas this evening.On Thursday…the greatest risk of severe thunderstorms, capable of hail as large as golfballs, would shift east over southeast Kansas. Thunderstorms are also possible for most of the remaining areas…a few of which may be severe with quarter-sized hail possible. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (2) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. -2 Vote up Vote down iceman318 · 332 weeks ago Just another possible beautiful day in Kansas. Have gear packed and ready to chase. Report Reply 0 replies · active 332 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Ted Logan · 332 weeks ago You and I get our weather from very different sources. Report Reply 0 replies · active 332 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more