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Long Island news, weather, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, April 7, 2014

Central Islip High School, located at 85 Wheeler

Central Islip High School, located at 85 Wheeler Road in Central Islip, serves 1,867 students in grades 9-12. (June 14, 2012) Credit: Brittany Wait

Welcome to Newsday's Long Island Now live post for Monday, April 7, 2014. 

Although we've wrapped up today's live coverage, below you can find a round-up of some of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.

Scroll down to view social media updates from Newsday's reporters including Laura Figueroa and Paul LaRocco, who are covering today's Nassau County Legislature meetings, and our sports team, which is at the New York Yankees home opener. (If you're a mobile reader, use the link above to access this content.)

Reporter Sarah Armaghan will also be covering the following meeting tonight.


SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE. The Central Islip Union Free School District board is to vote tonight on its 2014-15 school budget, proposed at $192,687,570. The 7:30 p.m. meeting will be at Central Islip Senior High School, 85 Wheeler Rd. Get Twitter updates from Armaghan by following @ArmaghanS.


For the latest traffic and transit alerts visit

NY 135. One lane of the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway will be closed from Exit 1 (Merrick Avenue) to Exit 7 (NY 24) until 5 p.m. for road work.


Tonight will be overcast with a chance of rain and thunderstorms and a low of 46 degrees.


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