1. LIPA has reported outages in the Glen Cove area due to strong winds on Tuesday. The estimated restoration time, according to their Web site, is 3:00 p.m.
2. In case you missed it, to see our top 10 fire department moments of 2011, and be sure to take our poll to let us know which one you thought was the biggest.
3. Glen Cove Weather Report: Expect sunny skies and more gusty winds today with a high of 43.
4. By clicking on the new Traffic & Gas tab, readers can access live traffic updates to help plan their morning commute, and find out where to buy the cheapest gas. on Glen Cove Avenue continues to post the lowest price, according to MapQuest, at $3.60 per gallon.
5. This year, Glen Cove Patch provided you with the news and views that (we felt) were most important. Now, . Check back throughout the week for more opportunities to choose 2011’s top stories.