1. Patch is calling on all our readers to submit their photos of their patriotic pet! Get in on the action this Fourth of July by reading all about our upcoming photo gallery featuring your star-spangled pets at 8:00 a.m.
2. Patch wants to see your Fourth of July photos. Did you take some pictures of a great fireworks display or a festive parade? Read our feature at 9 a.m. to find out how to submit them for all to see.
3. For those hoping to beat the heat today, the Nassau County Aquatic Center, located in East Meadow’s Eisenhower Park, will be closing early at 5 p.m. on July 4 due to the holiday.
4. Have any news tips, community stories, or photos to share? Be sure to send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Enjoy your Fourth of July holiday!