Start your Thursday 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 to Edward@patch.com.
BOE: The Massapequa Board of Education meets on Thursday for the second time in September. They will hear a presentation on Board of Education procedures and approve community members to serve on various committees. They'll convene at 8 p.m. in the district board room.
Shed the Meds: Get rid of old prescription drugs safely. Police will be on hand to assist residents at St. Rose of Lima Church at 5 p.m. It's sponsored by State Sen. Charles, Fuschilo, R-Merrick.
SEPTA: Massapequa SEPTA will have a general meeting and open house at McKenna Elementary School at 5 p.m.
ZBA: The Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at Town Hall, 54 Audrey Avenue in Oyster Bay.
Field Hockey: The Chiefs host Garden City at 4:30 p.m.