Today's 5: Patch Holding "Office Hours" at Noon

Also: First detailed look at the latest plan to develop the Wang property.

Ever wonder how an online news organization operates? Stop by the Syosset Starbucks Wednesday from noon until 2 p.m. and meet Patch team members and talk about stories and feature ideas.

Each day the "5 Things" column offers five essentials about your day in Plainview. We want to engage our audience in the topics, events, and hot-button issues that are important to them. Help us do that by adding your voice. Add it to the calendar or send us a . Post a comment on the news and the issues that matter most to you.

On Wednesday:

1. You can meet Local Editors and advertising representatives at the Syosset Starbucks at noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday.

2. The public got it's first detailed look at the proposal to develop the Wang property off Old Country Road at a Tuesday night in Oyster Bay. We'll have a full report later today.

3. is hosting a free lecture on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt today at 3 p.m.

4. Today's your last chance to weigh in on our poll about Plainview's

5. is always looking for with fresh ideas and subject matter. Interested in a regular blog? Contact Joe Dowd at joe.dowd@patch.com.


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