Start your Tuesday 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 Day: Welcome to 2013! Tuesday is New Year's Day, a state and federal holiday. Most government offices, schools and banks will be closed.
Village/Town: Village Hall in Massapequa Park and Town Hall in Oyster Bay will be closed on Tuesday. All outdoor skating rinks will be closed.
Sanitation: There will be no Sanitation or recycling pickup on Tuesday. Sanitation pickup will resume on Wednesday.
Library: Both branches of the Massapequa Public Library will be closed Tuesday.
LIRR: The Long Island Rail Road will operate on a holiday schedule.