A rash of recent burglaries has area residents deeply troubled. Monday night in nearby Syosset, Nassau County police and public officials will hold a meeting to address what citizens can do to protect themselves.
Each day the "5 Things" column will tell you five essential pieces of information you need to know today, like events happening or community topics being covered on the site later on in the day. Have an event or topic that should appear in this column? Add it to the calendar or send us a news tip.
1. The Northern Syosset Community Watch group is sponsoring at the Shelter Rock Church on Cold Spring Road. See our weekend story for more details. The incidents are also listed in our Crime Report:.
2. travels to East Meadow for a boys soccer match at 4:15 p.m.
3. We want your Halloween pictures. Send us great shots of Halloween parades at schools, lawn decorations and pumpkin carvings. We'll begin running a gallery of these shots this week. Send them to Joe.Dowd@patch.com.
Also, don't forget about our big Patch
4. It was a busy news weekend. There was a on the LIE on Saturday. They were captured in photos by Kevin Imm.
5. You can see the latest cartoon from Pat Giles here. Mitch Kessler is "on trial" and swamped. Why not see what you can stir up by blogging for Plainview Patch? It's political season; what's your opinion on the issues? Let us know.
And...Do you have a great fall photo of your kids, or of you and your pet. Do you have an event that deserves special attention in Patch? Send them to us: Contact Joe Dowd at Joe.Dowd@patch.com.