The National Weather Service is calling for a short-lived heat wave to linger over Long Island into the weekend.
1. Today is forecast to be hot and humid with the highs in the upper 80s. An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for people who are sensitive to these conditions. Friday's temperatures could top 90 degrees, the NWS says.
2. Weather permitting, the second round of West Nile spraying continues in Plainview Thursday night. See our story.
3. is undergoing significant renovations. In their newsletter, they report that work has begun on the men's locker room, the first step in a The Y is going to look great when all the work is completed. For the time being, the Y will alternate the use of the Women's locker room.
4.Check out our story about the big changes coming to school lunches in Plainview and across the nation. Your kids will notice come September.
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