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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Thursday, June 5, 2014

Security camera footage shows a man wanted in

Security camera footage shows a man wanted in connection with a broken lightbulb at a Rite Aid in Huntington on May 23, 2014. Police said he broke the light by hurling a lollipop. Photo Credit: SCPD

As we wrap up Newsday's live post for Thursday, June 5, 2014, your source for local news, traffic and transit alerts, school updates, weather and more,  here is a roundup of the local crime alerts, traffic delays and local meeting updates.

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CRIME ALERT: Man sought in vandalism of lightbulb with lollipop

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police  seek the public's help in identifying and locating a man who broke a lightbulb at a pharmacy in Huntington. The man entered Rite Aid, at 391 West Main St., on May 23 at 12:15 a.m., picked up a lollipop from a display and threw it at the ceiling, which caused a florescent lightbulb to break. The man fled in a gray vehicle toward Nathan Hale Drive. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.  All calls will be kept confidential.

WATER MAIN MAINTENANCE

BABYLON. The Suffolk County Water Authority will be replacing a water main on Deer Park Avenue, near Park Avenue. During the ongoing construction, there may be periodic water service interruptions between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

WESTHAMPTON BEACH. The Suffolk County Water Authority will be installing a new water main on Oneck Road, near Meadow Lane. During the ongoing construction, there may be periodic water service interruptions between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

CRIME ALERT: Man sought in Huntington Station burglary 

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police  seek the public's help in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a restaurant in Huntington Station last month. The man threw a rock through the door of Chef King Kitchen, at 2038 New York Ave., entered and stole a cash register on May 9 at 1:20 a.m. A witness observed the man fleeing in an older-model black vehicle. The suspect was described as 35 to 40 years old and bald with a goatee. He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.  All calls will be kept confidential.

WEATHER

It's overcast with thunderstorms and heavy rain into the afternoon. High of 72 degrees and low of 54. For more on today's weather read the latest at Newsday.

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT

For updated traffic and transit news, visit the newsday.com page at: http://nwsdy.li/1hh2eph

AGENDA

ISLIP TOWN. The Town of Islip Planning Board Thursday will hold several public hearings, including for Surf's Out, a restaurant on Fire Island in Kismet, which is seeking two special permits for a bar and outside seating, and Tula Kitchen, a Bay Shore restaurant looking to expand. The 7:30 meeting is at Islip Town Hall, 655 Main Street. Check Sarah Armaghan's Twitter updates @ArmaghanS.

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