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Islip’s only microbrewery is getting a larger bar to showcase its frosty beverages.
The Islip Town planning board approved the Great South Bay Brewery’s application for a special permit to operate a larger bar inside its site at 25 Drexel Dr. in Bay Shore.
The board voted 5-1 to approve the permit at its Thursday meeting. Board member Michael Kennedy voted against the application.
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A former Bay Shore self-service laundry and dry cleaner has been added to the state’s Superfund list of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites.
The Americana Laundromat and Dry Cleaners site at 1572 North 5th Ave. in Bay Shore operated from 1950 to 2000, when it was converted to a drop-off dry cleaners, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The dry-cleaning...Read more »