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Garden Club to Meet; School-year Schedule Online

Here are the big events and issues in and around Plainview today: Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013.

Plainview Schools reopen for the fall a week from Wednesday. (File Photo)
Plainview Schools reopen for the fall a week from Wednesday. (File Photo)
1. The Plainview-Hicksville Garden Club meets Tuesday at the Plainview Library. With the fall harvest approaching, there should be much to talk about.

2. Late Monday we wrote about a Wyandanch man who survived after he was struck by a freight train by the Hicksville station. Read it here.

3. Plainview Schools open a week from Wednesday for classes. You can see the school-year schedule here. The first week of school is a short one. Students have classes on Wednesday, then are off for Rosh Hashanah Thursday and Friday.

4. If your civic group or synagogue is planning a public event, there's no easier way to get the word out on our "Boards." Click here for the free exposure.

5. Today's weather: Mostly cloudy, chance of thunderstorms.

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Simba August 27, 2013 at 02:36 PM
And what a disaster it has been so far with the school schedules. I understand the State tests have made an impact on class assignments but they had all summer to work the bugs out.

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