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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Welcome to the LI Now live post for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

We've concluded Wednesday's live coverage, but here is a recap of some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day and a look at meetings happening Wednesday night.

To view a roundup of Twitter updates from Newsday and its reporters, scroll down.

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BRENTWOOD: A meeting will be Wednesday night at the Brentwood Public Library to discuss the health and environmental concerns about illegal toxic dumping at Roberto Clemente Park in the past year. The 6:30 meeting is in the library auditorium, 34 Second Ave. Follow Sarah Armaghan's twitter updates @armaghans

RIVERHEAD: The Riverhead town board will hold a public meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. to discuss a draft environmental report on plans to develop the Enterprise Park in Calverton, also known as EPCAL. The meeting will be held at 200 Howell Ave., Riverhead. Check Will James' twitter updates @OtherWillJames

LINDENHURST: The Lindenhurst school district board of education meets Wednesday to discuss a variety of business items. The meeting will be held at 8 p.m. at the McKenna Administration Building, 350 Daniel St. Check out Denise M. Bonilla's coverage at 


The Suffolk County Water Authority is working on the following projects Wednesday until 3 p.m.

SOUTHAMPTON: Installing a new water main on Flying Point Road, near Wickapogue Road.

WEST ISLIP: Replacing a water main on Driftwood Drive, near Mariner Circle.

WYANDANCH: New Water Main Construction on Acorn Street, near Richbern Street.


Newsday's Bridget Murphy is live-tweeting from the trial of two Nassau correction officers -- John Andujar and Joseph Donlon -- who are facing perjury charges.  Authorities said they lied to a grand jury and in documents, providing sworn but false statements that an inmate had started a fight with one of the officers at the Nassau jail in East Meadow in October 2011, officials said.

Scroll down -- or use the mobile link above -- to view her Twitter updates.


Suffolk County police are looking for two male suspects in the theft of two television sets on separate occasions from a Target on Pond Path in South Setauket. 

The first incident occurred Aug. 24 at  7:55 p.m. The second theft occurred Aug. 26 at 9:55 p.m.

Anyone with information can call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.


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TODAY: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clear with a high of 86 degrees. 

TONIGHT: Overcast in the evening, then clear with a low of 66 degrees. 

THURSDAY: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with a high of 82 degrees. 

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