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Jackson Avenue is the gateway to Syosset, used

Jackson Avenue is the gateway to Syosset, used by an estimated 20,000 vehicles every day and thousands of pedestrians walking to the Long Island Rail Road. Credit: Charles Eckert


Road Report: The Town of Oyster Bay will host a community meeting about the $4-million Jackson Avenue improvement project in Syosset tonight at 7:30 at Syosset High School. The meeting will be an informational session providing details about the upcoming work. Check Paul LaRocco’s Twitter updates @paullarocco.


Development on Docket: The Smithtown Town Board will hold a work session this morning at 9:30 at Town Hall to consider development in downtown Smithtown that is currently restricted to “recreational” use, as well as road improvements at Hauppauge Industrial Park. Check Emi Endo’s Twitter updates @e2_newsday.

West Islip

One Hat in Ring: Suffolk County treasurer Angie Carpenter will become the first Republican to declare her candidacy for county executive when she makes the formal announcement today at 12:30 p.m. at the LaGrange Inn in West Islip. Check Rick Brand’s updates on

Pictured: Jackson Avenue in Syosset.

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