1. Friday will be a mostly windy and rainy day with temperatures peaking at 52 degrees.
2. Patch will join many other websites by going dark at 9:30 a.m. Friday in observance of a National Moment of Silence in remembrance of the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary. Read about the movement here.
3. 11 burglaries were reported in the second precinct last week, including one where a shotgun was stolen. Check out the full rundown of crimes in our area in the latest edition of the Crime Report here.
4. Our Lady of Mercy Academy is closed Friday. St. Edward the Confessor School will dismiss at 12 p.m.
5. Come to Syosset Library from 2-3:30 p.m. and meet author Hilma Wolitzer as she discusses her book, An Available Man.