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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Long Island Rail Road passengers at Penn Station

Long Island Rail Road passengers at Penn Station on April 18, 2011. (Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Good afternoon Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now live post for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

We've wrapped Friday's live coverage, but take a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.

To view a daily roundup of tweets from Newsday and its staff, scroll down.

Mobile users can click the link above to access our live coverage. 


FARMINGVILLE: North Ocean Avenue (County Road 83) will be closed in both directions between Route 25 and Granny Road from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30 due to a concert and fireworks at Bald Hill. 


FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy with a low of 61 F. 

SATURDAY: Partly cloudy with a high of 77 F. 

Check out the full Labor Day weekend weather report here: http://nwsdy.li/Z0EhvB


LIRR: Starting Tuesday, Sept. 2, buses will replace four midday weekday trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport due to trackwork.

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