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Stories to follow today: Firefighters hurt, suspicious package
Two volunteer firefighters were injured Wednesday battling a fire that engulfed a house in Islip Terrace, Suffolk County fire officials said. No one inside the home was injured, police said. -- JOHN VALENTI
Firefighters and police were investigating a suspicious package, which turned out to contain a fire extinguisher, at the Manorville Post Office Wednesday morning, Suffolk County fire and police officials said. -- JOHN VALENTI
State of Town: North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman will deliver his State of the town speech Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the clubhouse at Harbor Links Golf Course (One Fairway Dr., Port Washington). Check Emily Dooley’s Twitter updates @eDooleyNoted.
Sonic Drive-In: Hempstead Town’s board of appeals will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, and will hold a public hearing on special exceptions requested for a Sonic fast-food restaurant proposed for 1900 Hempstead Tpke. in East Meadow. Check Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.
Work Session: The Southampton Town board will hold a work session Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Town Hall (116 Hampton Rd.) to prepare for next week’s regular town board meeting. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.