WOODBURY - ? Airline officials say many flights have already been canceled ahead of Hurricane Irene's approach.Experts predict hundreds of planes will likely stay grounded as Irene works its way up the coast. Many airlines are letting passengers rebook trips to the East Coast free of charge.

Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency in NYVoluntary evacuations issued on Fire Island, may become mandatoryCounty Exec. Mangano activates Nassau's coastal storm plan

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