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What to know on Long Island today
Good afternoon Long Island.
Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
We're wrapping up today's live post, but here's a roundup of the top stories Newsday reporters were working on earlier today.
Tonight, Newsday will be covering the following meetings.
EAST WILLISTON: WATER METERS. The East Williston Village will hold a public hearing tonight to consider requiring that water meters are read at least once a year. The 8 p.m. meeting will be at Village Hall, 2 Prospect St. Follow Scott Eidler’s Twitter updates @EidzTowns.
HEAD OF THE HARBOR: DEER DILEMMA. Head of the Harbor village trustees tonight will hold a public hearing on traffic issues on Edgewood Avenue and hear state options for controlling the deer population. The meeting starts at 7 at Village Hall, 500 N. Country Rd., St. James. Check newsday.com for Lauren R. Harrison’s coverage.
WYANDANCH: DONATION. The Wyandanch school board tonight will recognize Manhattan real estate executive Jeffrey Gural for his donation to Wyandanch Memorial High School to restore its after-school and Saturday programs. The board meeting will start at 7 at the Central Administration Building, 1445 Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd. Check Denise Bonilla’s Twitter updates @denisebonilla.
Suffolk County Water Authority reports water main break:
BAY SHORE: Water service will be shutdown due to the repair of the water main on Nugent Avenue. The shutdown will affect 15 residences. Those in the area may experience no water service, low water pressure or discolored water for a period of time.
Weather and Traffic
Cloudy with a high of 46 degrees. Tonight will be overcast with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low of 37 degrees.
SMITHTOWN: Long-term road construction on Route 347 westbound between Mount Pleasant Road and Hauppauge Road (Route 111).
For more information, visit Newsday's traffic and transit application.