Another major winter storm is bearing down on Long Island, meaning Plainview might be tough to get around on Wednesday and the school kids may have a day off. Today's the day to get out a little before the expected storm blows through.
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Tuesday's options include:
1. The NWS is predicting a significant amount of snowfall tonight into tomorrow, perhaps more than a foot for Plainview and parts of Long Island. Check frequently with for updates on conditions and business and school closings.
2. Mid-day music: Seniors 60-and-over can enjoy entertainment by the between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. today at the
3. The takes on Baldwin at home at 4:30 p.m. Also in action today are Plainview's bowling team, taking on Bethpage at home and also at 4:30.
4. The Plainview-Old Bethpage held workshops Monday night where academic department chairs discussed plans for the future of their high school departments. Later today, Plainview Patch will outline the proposals, which could impact students in the coming years.
5. The presents a workshop entitled "Social Media & Business: What to Expect in 2011" tonight at the between 8:30- 10:30 p.m. The discussion will look at the latest trends in using social media for business. Q & A follows the lecture. Price is $50 for non-members.