Long Island Now

The latest community buzz and updates. | Sign up for community newsletters.

Long Island updates for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

A half dozen people from the Christian Leadership

A half dozen people from the Christian Leadership Coalition protest outside Central Islip High School on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 over the board's decision to not adopt a policy defining homecoming king and queen gender. (Credit: Sarah Armaghan)

We're wrapping up our live post for the day, but be sure to take a look at our coverage and social media updates. And come back tomorrow, when we'll continue as your source for news, weather, traffic and transit updates.

STORIES TO WATCH

CHRISTIAN GROUP PROTESTS HOMECOMING GENDER ISSUE. A half dozen people from the Christian Leadership Coalition protested outside Central Islip High School Wednesday afternoon over the board's decision to not adopt a policy defining homecoming king and queen gender. Take a look at Sarah Armaghan's Twitter updates below. Story to follow.

(Mobile users can click the link above to access our social media updates.)

ANIMAL SCIENCE STUDENTS ACT AS VETS IN RIVERHEAD. More than 25 students enrolled in the Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology’s animal science program will provide veterinary care to more than 12 canines at the school’s classroom, and experience a day in the life of a veterinarian with the assistance and guidance of an expert veterinarian. Follow along with Newsday's Tara Conry via her Twitter updates below.

TRAFFIC

SMITHTOWN. New road layout on Route 347 eastbound between Route 111 and Mount Pleasant Road.

For updates on traffic, visit Newsday's traffic app.

WATER MAIN BREAK ALERT

In Bay Shore, water is shutdown due to emergency repair of a water main on Martinstein Avenue. The shutdown will affect 22 residences.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

BRENTWOOD. The Brentwood Union Free School District meets at 7 p.m. tonight for a budget workshop in the cafeteria of North Middle School, 350 Wicks Rd., Brentwood. Follow Sarah Armaghan's Twitter updates @ArmaghanS.

LONG BEACH. The Long Beach Zoning Board of Appeals will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at City Hall, West Chester Street. Officials may vote on the proposed Superblock development. Check Patrick Whittle's Twitter updates @pxwhittle.

Tags: Towns , Long Island , LIRR , Nassau , Suffolk , traffic

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Your town

Get the latest news and information about your community, all in one place.

What's this? Send us your feedback

Sign up for community newsletters

Choose a community

advertisement | advertise on newsday