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Stories to follow: Bay Shore shooting, snow on the way

A light coating of snow on Martin Street

A light coating of snow on Martin Street in Yaphank. (Jan. 20, 2012) Credit: James Carbone

Winter weather advisory in effect for Friday

There's snow in our immediate future -- and a warning about potentially slippery road conditions at present -- as the day begins, the National Weather Service said Friday. Forecasters said residents in Nassau and Suffolk can expect upward of five inches of snow from a storm expected to hit early Saturday morning, though accumulations won't last long -- since temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 30s on Sunday and into the upper 40s on Monday. -- JOHN VALENTI

Police investigating Bay Shore shooting

A man walking along a street in Bay Shore late Thursday night was shot once in the back by another man who, along with two other assailants, fled the scene in a car, police said. -- JOHN VALENTI


Preservation Fund Policy: The Southampton Town board will hold a work session Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Town Hall (116 Hampton Rd.). The board will review the agenda for Tuesday’s regular meeting and discuss the Community Preservation Fund’s debt reserve policy. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.


School Protest: Parents and students from six Roman Catholic grammar schools slated to be closed in June will stage a protest rally Saturday at noon in front of Rockville Centre Diocese headquarters (50 N. Park Ave.). Check Robert Brodsky’s Twitter updates at


Tax Cap: The Amityville Village board meets Monday at 8 p.m. in the Village Court Room (21 Ireland Pl., 3rd floor) and is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a local law to give the board permission to override the 2 percent state property tax levy cap, if necessary. Check Nicholas Spangler’s Twitter updates @spanglernewsday.

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