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Restaurant to replace old vacant garage in Commack

Architect Mark Mancini on March 20, 2013.

(Credit: Brittany Wait)

An old, derelict repair garage that has remained vacant in Commack for more than 15 years will become a restaurant specializing in hamburgers.

Smithtown Town Board members acting as the board of site plan review unanimously approved the site plan Tuesday.

Town board members voted 5-0 to approve a plan by Burger Station LLC for a change of use from filling station to a restaurant at the...

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Long Island's fifth North Shore Farms opens today in Commack

This is the North Shore Farms store in

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

North Shore Farms plans to officially open its fifth location on Long Island Thursday.

Community leaders are expected to gather at the new store in Commack at 40 Vanderbilt Pkwy. The event starts at 7 p.m. and will include remarks and a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a reception in the new store, according to a statement about the official opening.

The new store will open for business...

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Three Long Island high school kickline teams win national titles

Commack High School's Cougarettes kickline team won the

(Credit: Commack High School)

Going into the finals of the National Dance Alliance’s National Championship in Orlando, Fla., last Sunday, the pressure was on Commack High School’s kickline team to pull off a superb performance.

The Cougarettes came to the three-day competition at Universal Studios Orlando with a national title to defend, but the squad’s jazz, hip-hop and pom routines didn’t earn them a first-place trophy....

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