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Long Island updates for March 7, 2014

Smithtown parents rally against the Common Core academic

Smithtown parents rally against the Common Core academic standards outside the Smithtown office of Sen. John Flanagan, chairman of the Senate education committee. Danielle Flora, of Islip, makes a sign while Shayne Dalgleish, 4, of Port Chester, NY watches, on March 7, 2014. Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

As we wrap up Newsday's Long Island Now live post today, take note of the local meetings listed below that are coming up next week.

Oh, and be sure to use #LIStPats when Instagramming or tweeting photos from St. Patrick's Day celebrations this weekened. They could be featured in our photo gallery.

Fog will roll in tonight and the low will be 28 degrees with a wind chill as low as 19 degrees. It'll get warmer on Saturday with a high of 45 degrees, but with a 20 percent chance of snow in the evening.

Check back again on Monday for the latest in breaking news, traffic and transit.

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NEXT WEEK'S AGENDA

CENTRAL ISLIP. TOBACCO USE POLICY. The Central Islip Board of Education on Monday will meet to discuss the Eastern Suffolk BOCES budget and board elections as well as a number of policies, including tobacco use on school property. The 7:30 p.m. meeting will be in the Alfano Building, 50 Wheeler Rd. Follow Sarah Armaghan's Twitter updates @ArmaghanS.

GLEN COVE. CABLE CONTRACT VOTE. The Glen Cove City Council meets Tuesday and is scheduled to vote on adding a Verizon FiOS franchise in the city. The 7:30 p.m. meeting is at City Hall, 9 Glen St. Follow Bill Bleyer's Twitter updates @BillBleyer.

NORTHPORT. MEET THE CANDIDATES. A Meet the Candidates Night for the upcoming village election is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion on Woodside Avenue. All candidates, including those for the contested mayoral and justice races, are expected to be there. Check Mackenzie Issler's Twitter updates @mackissler

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