1. A new preventative program for girls has begun at Lakeside Elementary School. Find out which at 12 p.m.
2. The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Board of Education voted unanimously this week to move forward with plans for a community vote on its proposed capital project. Residents can vote on the proposed plan on Dec. 2.
3. Get more news from Merrick's surrounding communities in Crimes Nearby Part II at 10 a.m.
4. In case you missed it, County Executive Edward Mangano and Chambers of Commerce urged residents to shop locally this holiday season during a press conference in Merrick.