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Stories to follow: Cops dispose of knickknack grenade
Emergency service officers and fire rescue personnel performed a controlled detonation of a hand grenade found inside a Hauppauge home late Monday evening, police said. -- John Valenti
Board action. The Islip Town board meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall and will hold public hearings on relaxed restrictions for food truck vendors and on an extension of an existing property tax exemption for un-remarried widows of volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers killed in the line of duty. The board also will make a decision on a proposed zone change for the Bourne Estate. Check Candice Ruud’s Twitter updates @candiceruud.
Tax cap. The Upper Brookville Village board of trustees meets t at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Annex at The Planting Fields and will hold a public hearing on whether to give themselves the authority to exceed the state’s 2 percent cap on property tax levies if necessary. Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.
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 Kings Park school board at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Kings Park High School. Check Carl MacGowan’s Twitter updates @CarlMacGowan.