Start your Monday with this daily guide, where you will find five pieces of information you should know today, like events happening in town or topics being covered on the site. Have an event or topic that should appear in this column? Add it to the calendar or send us a news tip.
New Year's Eve: Monday is New Year's Eve the final day of 2012 and the day before the New Year's holiday. Monday is not a federal or state holiday, but some offices will be closed early.
LIRR: The LIRR's Babylon Branch, which serves Massapequa and will add extra trains Monday for the afternoon rush. There will be a 2:32 p.m. train running express to Lynbrook, then making all stops to Babylon; a 3 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then making all stops to Babylon; and a 3:31 p.m. train running express to Rockville Centre, then making all stops to Babylon.
Town/Village: Both Town Hall in Oyster Bay and Village Hall in Massapequa Park will be open until 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Sanitation: There will be normal sanitation pickup in the Town of Oyster Bay on Monday.
Library: Both branches of the Massapequa Public Library will be open Monday, but they will close early at 5 p.m.