News Nearby: Police Revive Heroine Overdose Victim, Schools Face Budget Deficits

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Three Village Library to Launch ‘Teach Me Mobile’ Education Series

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library launched computer classes quite some time ago, teaching Microsoft applications and other programs to those in the community who need help learning computer literacy. Now, the library is again poised to respond to what it has determined is a need among its patrons: classes to teach people how to use their mobile technology, whether it's a tablet, e-reader, or MP3 player. The series of classes, which library administrators have named "Teach Me Mobile," is expected to make its debut in February.

Police Revive Heroin Overdose Victim in Kings Park Plaza Parking Lot

A 21-year-old man found passed out in his vehicle from a heroin overdose early Thursday morning in Kings Park Plaza was revived by Suffolk County Police who administered doses of Narcan, a prescription drug used to reverse opiate overdoses.

Commack Mother of Three Killed in LIRR Crash

Blanca Maldonado, a mother of three from Commack, is confirmed to be one of the two people killed Tuesday when her vehicle collided with an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train in Brentwood, according to a report by the Daily News.

Rocky Point Fire Department Responds to Fire Under Oven at Gyro Palace

The Rocky Point Fire Department was called toGyro Palace on Route 25A in Rocky Point Thursday afternoon for a fire inside the restaurant. According to chief Bill Lattman, the fire sprung up from some garbage under the ovens and was extinguished quickly.

Smithtown Schools Facing $4.5M Deficit for 2013-14 Budget

The Smithtown Central School District will have to close a $4.5 million deficit for the 2013-14 budget, with expenditures for the district increasing by roughly $11.9 million.


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