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LI Now: Traffic, weather and history for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Good morning, Long Islanders, and welcome to the LI Now daily post for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

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, and weather.

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

COMING UP

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

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

LIRR.  Buses replace midday trains Tuesday between 9:19 a.m. and noon on the Montauk branch between Babylon and Speonk for track testing.

ROBERT MOSES CAUSEWAY. The left southbound lane is closed approaching Ocean Parkway for road work.

WEATHER

Tuesday will be partly cloudy with a high of 66 degrees and a low of 59. The evening will be overcast.

TODAY IN NY HISTORY

It was on this date in 1790 that New York gave up claims to Vermont for $30,000, and in 1936, FDR rededicated the Statue of Liberty to mark its 50th anniversary.

Also, exactly 156 years ago today R.H. Macy & Co. opened its first store located on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. The gross receipt that day was $11.06.

And John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in New York City on this day in 1971.

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