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BloggersDenise M. Bonilla Sophia Chang Tara Conry Carl Corry Erin Geismar Scott Eidler Mackenzie Issler Carl MacGowan Deborah S. Morris Amy Onorato Ted Phillips David Reich-Hale Candice Ruud Nicholas Spangler Joshua Stewart
A much-delayed public hearing on a controversial plan to demolish the historic First Playhouse Theater in Great Neck Estates to build an apartment building has been postponed indefinitely after the mayor said many questions about the proposal remain unanswered.
After learning a complete plan was still not ready for review during Monday night’s board meeting, an angry Mayor David A. Fox told...Read more »
The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site in Huntington Station has been designated a “Literary Landmark” by the American Library Association’s United for Libraries division.
A dedication ceremony is planned at 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the site, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd.
“We’re very honored and thankful to the library system; certainly we are an extension of what they do in their work...Read more »
Old Town Road to close for repaving
A portion of Old Town Road in Setauket will be closed for two nights this week for a repaving project.
The road will be closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday between State Route 347 and Sheep Pasture Road, said Frank Petrignani, a spokesman for Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro.
Old Town Road will...Read more »