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LI Now: Traffic, weather and history for Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Oct. 27 marks the anniversary of the New

Oct. 27 marks the anniversary of the New York Mets 1986 World Series championship. It was on this date 28 years ago that the Mets won the series with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 at Shea Stadium. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Good morning, Long Islanders, and welcome to another week.

As you head out to work, to drop the kids off at school or to run errands, this post will keep you updated about local traffic and transit conditions.

Here, you'll also find information about upcoming meetings and look at some key historical events that happened on this date. 


It was exactly 110 years ago today that the Interborough Rapid Transit, the IRT, opened in New York City. Subway and bus fare was set at one nickel.

Oct. 27, 1972 also marked a milestone for a New York hockey rivalry. It was the first time the Islanders beat the Rangers with a score of 3-2.

And on this date in 1986, the New York Mets won the 83rd World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox four games to three, and Long Island native and shock jock Howard Stern began broadcasting his self-titled radio show in El Paso, Texas.


BUDGET VOTE. The Glen Cove City Council meets Tuesday to consider and vote on the proposed 2015 city budget at 7:30 p.m. in City Hall, 9 Glen St. Look for reporter Mackenzie Rigg’s Twitter updates @mackrigg. 


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