1. An East Meadow native recently wrote a book and had a successful book signing in Dallas! Read more about him and his book at 2 p.m.
2. The East Meadow Kiwanis will host its Annual Pancake Breakfast event this weekend. Read more about it at 10 a.m.
3. Check out some local employment opportunities in Now Hiring at 12 p.m.
4. The Transportation Security Administration will soon begin to allow passengers to carry items such as small knives and sporting equipment on planes for the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Tell us your thoughts in Sound Off.
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