An NYPD officer escaped serious injury after a suspect fired at the officer and his partner on a street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan Monday, the bullet, Commissioner Ray Kelly said, deflected by an ammo magazine on the officer's gunbelt. -- JOHN VALENTI
Soccer Club: The Brookhaven Town planning board will meet today at 4 p.m. at Town Hall (1 Independence Hill, Farmingville) and is scheduled to consider a solution to the dispute between a Farmingville soccer club and residents who say it creates too much noise and has broken zoning covenants. Check Patrick Whittle’s Twitter updates @pxwhittle.
Police Protection: The Old Brookville Village board of trustees meets tonight at 6:30 at Village Hall (201 McCouns Lane) and is scheduled to consider a new five-year intermunicipal police protection contract. Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.
School Closings: The Smithtown school board is set to vote tomorrow on closing one of its nine elementary schools. A committee has recommended it be Nesconset Elementary School. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. at district offices, 26 New York Ave. Follow Carl MacGowan’s Twitter updates @CarlMacGowan.