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Stories to follow: Mega winner, storm front

Winning numbers from the Dec. 27 Mega Millions

Winning numbers from the Dec. 27 Mega Millions lottery jackpot drawing. (Dec. 28, 2011) Photo Credit: James Carbone

MIDDLE ISLAND

Official: Mega Millions winner comes forward

The winner of the largest lottery jackpot in Long Island history, $208 million, has come forward with the ticket purchased at King Kullen, said a spokesman for the supermarket chain.

For now, however, the identity of the Mega Millions ticket holder remains a mystery. -- ELLEN YAN AND PATRICIA KITCHEN

ISLANDWIDE

Heavy rain, wind forecast for Long Island

A storm front from the South is moving toward Long Island, bringing rain and gusting winds and prompting a wind advisory for Suffolk County beginning Thursday morning, the National Weather Service said.

The storm means heavy rain for many states along the Atlantic Seaboard, from the Carolinas to New England. -- GARY DYMSKI

BROOKHAVEN TOWN

Rebuilding Proposal: The Brookhaven Zoning board of appeals meets Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Town Hall (1 Independence Hill, Farmingville) and is scheduled to hold a hearing on an application to rebuild a commercial building destroyed by a November fire in Fire Island Pines. Check Patrick Whittle’s Twitter updates @pxwhittle.

MERRICK

Water Authority: The Water Authority of Southern Nassau County will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Merrick Park Golf Course Clubhouse (2550A Clubhouse Rd.). The authority is looking into a possible public takeover of Aqua New York Inc., which serves part of Hempstead and Oyster Bay towns. Read Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.

LAUREL HOLLOW

Board Talk: The Laurel Hollow village board of trustees meets Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall (1492 Laurel Hollow Rd.). The public is invited to attend. Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.

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