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Shuttered Deer Park adult store Teasers has lost a legal bid to reopen while its lawsuit against the Town of Babylon proceeds.
The July 28 decision from U.S. District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein came as the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals released a decision denying several Teasers requests for variances from town code regulating adult businesses.
The town condemned the 55 Brook Ave. store...Read more »
There’s an oft-forgotten nugget in the Good Samaritan parable. The do-gooder didn’t just offer first aid and a ride to the beaten and robbed man left to die on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho.
On top of everything else, he helped pay for the man’s stay at an inn to recuperate.
Hewlett Harbor’s Adam Kopelman went to more than one extra mile in saving a pit bull terrier that had been...Read more »
The owner of Blind Bat Brewery has sued a Northport property owner for $5,216 in damages after a lease agreement to move the Centerport craft brewer failed.
Paul Dlugokencky, who runs the brewery out of his Centerport garage, was negotiating a lease for several months with Lee Holcomb, who owns the property at 19 Scudder Ave. The Northport zoning board in April approved a craft brewery...Read more »
The Town of Huntington has earmarked an additional $300,000 to pay legal fees to defend a lawsuit filed by the Long Island Power Authority claiming an overassessment of the Northport power plant.
The money will pay for additional legal fees for the town’s counsel in the suit, Poughkeepsie-based Lewis and Greer, and the cost of hiring experts.
“To date Lewis and Greer has been paid about...Read more »
For the 11th year in a row, the Town of Huntington plans to host its "Movies on the Lawn" program.
The family-friendly fun starts on Monday with Walt Disney's "Frozen" at Heckscher Park and continues through August at various locations.
"Bring your picnic supper, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy this summer's movie lineup," town board member Mark Cuthbertson, host of the event, said.
On...Read more »
Oyster Bay town board has approved paying $119,351 to settle three negligence lawsuits stemming from car accidents involving vehicles driven by town employees.
The largest payment was $72,500 to settle claims arising over a 2009 accident in which a truck driven by town employee Robert Limoncelli rear-ended Pei-Xin Yu’s vehicle on Old Bethpage Road near the intersection with Haypath Road.
In...Read more »