Violations close Shirley 'sober home'

Residents are forced out of a sober home

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Residents are forced out of a sober home at 502 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley after code violations were discovered. The town of Brookhaven condemned the home. (July 13, 2012) (Credit: James Carbone)

A large house in Shirley with 27 residents -- a home for those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction -- was closed down Friday because of overcrowding and other violations, officials said.

Suffolk County Legis. Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) and Brookhaven officials said a town housing inspector entered the two-story yellow house at 502 William Floyd Pkwy. on Friday morning and discovered...

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