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Stories to follow: 2 escape after car sinks in canal

Cops: 2 escape after car submerges in canal

A driver and passenger whose car accidentally wound up in a Baldwin canal, submerged in water, managed to escape Sunday night, police said. -- David J. Lopez

Budget workshop.
The Lindenhurst school board will hold a budget workshop on personnel  at 7 p.m. Monday in the McKenna Administration Building, 350 Daniel St. Check Denise Bonilla’s Twitter updates @denisebonilla.

Board action.
The Islip Town board meets at 2 p.m.  Tuesday in Town Hall, 655 Main St. It  will hold public hearings on relaxed restrictions for food truck vendors and on an extension of a property tax exemption for un-remarried widows of volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers killed in the line of duty. The board will also rule on a zone change for the Bourne Estate. Check Candice Ruud’s Twitter updates @candiceruud.

Cell tower.
A proposal to build a 125-foot cellphone tower at the former San Remo Elementary School will be discussed at a meeting of the school board at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in  Kings Park High School, 200 Rte. 25A. Check Carl MacGowan’s Twitter updates @CarlMacGowan.

Tags: Baldwin , Lindenhurst , Islip , Kings Park

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