Hurricane Central: As Hurricane Irene churns northward and threatens Long Island, keep checking for the latest developments, information on the storm’s track and advice about preparations via staff updates at newsday.com.
School Board: The board of education of the Northport-East Northport school district will hold the public session of its meeting Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the William J. Brosnan School (158 Laurel Ave., Northport). Check Jennifer Barrios’ Twitter updates @Newsday_ToH.
Bus Talk: Several civic groups opposed to Nassau County’s plan to privatize Long Island Bus will hold a “people’s hearing” Wednesday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ethical Humanist Society (38 Old Country Rd., Garden City), to allow the public to offer thoughts on the proposal. The county has chosen Veolia Transportation to take over the system in January. Check Alfonso Castillo’s updates at newsday.com.