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Long Island updates for Monday, March 31, 2014

This 2014 image shows Gascon Inc. in Coram,

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Welcome to Newsday's Long Island Now live post for Monday, March 31, 2014.

We've wrapped the live coverage, but below, you'll find a roundup of stories Newsday has been following throughout the day, as well as updates from social media.

SURPRISE SNOW

A surprise snowstorm snarled traffic during the morning rush hour. That elicited reactions from Long Islanders on social media. Scroll...

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Long Island updates for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

An artist rendering depicts what Sewanhaka Central High

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Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

We've wrapped up today's live coverage, but below you'll find a rundown of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day, social media updates and more. 

Newsday reporters will also be covering the following meetings tonight.

COMING UP

BOND RESOLUTION. The Sewanhaka Central...

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Long Island updates for Monday, March 24, 2014

The Town-Village Aircraft Safety Noise Abatement Committee will

Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Monday, March 24, 2014.

We've wrapped up today's live coverage, but below, you'll find a roundup of local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day and information about two meetings we'll be covering tonight.

To view today's top tweets from Newsday and its reporters, scroll down or use the link above if you're a mobile user.

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Long Island updates for Monday, March 3, 2014

Police Officers Michael Konatsotis and David Roussine inside

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Welcome to Newsday's Long Island Now live post for Monday, March 3, 2014.

Although this morning's storm left the Island lightly dusted with snow, Long Islanders dodged a bigger blast of the white stuff as the storm originally expected to drop six inches on the South Shore moved farther south and east.

It is cold though -- currently in the low 20s -- and temperatures are expected to drop...

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Town amends rule for snow emergencies

Plows clear snow and slush as they travel

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After four years of trying to figure out how to get cars off town roads before a snowstorm, the Riverhead Town board has come up with a compromise that would let the supervisor or a designee declare a snow emergency before a storm arrives and would ban parking on any town road from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

A public hearing on the plan has been set for the next town board meeting at 2 p.m. March 4....

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