The family of one of four people killed during a Medford pharmacy holdup says it's filing a lawsuit against the doctor who allegedly prescribed painkillers to David Laffer, the convicted murderer, the family's attorney said Thursday. -- JOHN VALENTI AND WILL VAN SANT
Environmental Summit: State Sen. Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) will host his annual Environamental Roundtable today at 5 p.m. in the Montauk Point Room 212 of the Babylon Student Center at the Selden campus of Suffolk County Community College. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.
Development Update: The Greater Huntington Civic Group will meet tonight at 7 at the VFW Hall (210 West Pulaski Rd., Huntington Station) and will provide updates on the AvalonBay and Matinecock Court development situations. Master developer Renaissance Developers will discuss its vision for town development. Check Deborah Morris’ Twitter updates @dsvmorris.
Tax-Cap Hearing: The Laurel Hollow Village board of trustees meets tonight at 7:30 at Village Hall to hold a public hearing on a proposal to give itself the authority to override the state tax cap levy, if necessary. Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.