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5 Things You Should Know Today: Thanksgiving Edition

Cooking safety, sanitation collection, added LIRR service and more.

Thanksgiving is upon us. Here are five things you should know today, Thursday, Nov. 28.
Thanksgiving is upon us. Here are five things you should know today, Thursday, Nov. 28.
Thanksgiving is upon us. Here are five things you should know today, Thursday, Nov. 28:

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety
: Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Those fires tend to increase on the holidays traditionally associated with home cooking, such as Thanksgiving. Read more on the East Meadow Patch homepage.

Sanitation Collection: There will be no sanitation or recycling collection Thursday and Friday in East Meadow.

LIRR Adds Trains for Holidays: The Long Island Rail Road is adding trains and applying family or off-peak fares for four days. Read more here.

Thanksgiving For Sandy Victims: The Coral House of Baldwin will host a Thanksgiving feast for victims of Hurricane Sandy on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Read more here.

Make Thanksgiving Fun For Kids: Tips on keeping kids content while you roast and relax on Thanksgiving. Read more here.

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