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Stories to follow: FBI, police arrest heroin-ring members, say sources
Heavily armed teams of FBI agents and Nassau County police fanned out across Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Brooklyn at dawn Tuesday, seeking to arrest at least 20 members of what was described as a major ring supplying large quantities of heroin for sale on Long Island, according to sources familiar with the operation. -- ROBERT KESSLER AND JOHN VALENTI
OYSTER BAY TOWN
Exemption Hearing: The Oyster Bay Town board meets today at 10 a.m. at Town Hall East (54 Audrey Ave.) and will hold a public hearing to renew a partial property tax exemption for those who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces between 1945 and 1991 and were honorably discharged or released. Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.
Tax Cap Hearing: The Babylon Village board of trustees meets tonight at 7 at the Municipal Building (153 West Main St.) and will hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of a local law allowing the board to exceed if necessary the state’s 2 percent property tax levy. Check Nicholas Spangler’s Twitter updates @spanglernewsday.
Ferry Plan: The Sag Harbor Village board of trustees meets tonight at 6 in Village Hall (55 Main St.) and will consider a proposal to establish a ferry service to Greenport on a trial basis, starting on Memorial Day. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.