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The Wildcat Athletic Club Field Renovation Committee, a booster club comprised of district residents, had its construction plan by BBS Architects & Engineers for a high school football field press box recently approved by the Board, according to a report in the Village Beacon Record.
The plan,, is fully funded by the booster club and comes at no cost to the district. Booster Club President Chris Rosati estimates the total cost of the project to be $52,400, the report reads.
On Sunday, the HMS Bounty played host to a benefit for the to raise money for the new home of the museum.
Tickets were $65 each ($100 per couple) and local residents and business owners came out to on the corner of Main Street and East Main Street dedicated soley to Long Island music.
Attendees were treated to food and drink provided by local businesses like Z-Pita and the Port Jefferson Brewing Company. Long Island Vodka was pouring as well as the Wine Guy and music was provided by Jack Licitra.
The event, called "Music on the Bounty," capped off with a walk from the tall ship uptown to the the Long Island Hall of Fame's new space. Organizers and deck hands mixed and mingled with area residents who came out to support the museum.
Grants awarded to the Town of Brookhaven and will facilitate removal of throughout the West Meadow Peninsula, the WMHO announced this week.
According to the WMHO, it's the first known invasion of perennial pepperweed, a non-native plant, on Long Island; it is classified as an Early Detection/Rapid Response species that threatens the peninsula's salt marsh ecosystem.
"Invasive species, such as the perennial pepperweed, are choking the lifeblood from the native species of plant life that exist along the shore line within the salt marsh ecosystem of West Meadow Creek," Town Councilman Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld said in a statement. "Such invasives need to be removed as soon as possible to ensure that the native species of flora and the fauna that depend on those native species are not lost at West Meadow Beach."
The new owners of LoPiccolo's Pizzeria and Restaurant are hoping to bring authentic Italian cuisine back to Hauppauge.
Partners Adam Gold, of Westbury, and Rocky Napoli, of Commack, celebrated the grand re-opening of LoPiccolo's Pizzeria on Route 347 late on July 3, after more than two months of renovations.
"It wasn't really that long but for us it felt like an eternity," Gold said.
A Commack laundromat owner's luck hasn't run out yet, as a deal has been struck to allow her to stay open for business.
Lucky 7 Laundromat has renewed its lease in Mayfair Shopping Center, despite earlier
"It's passed June 15, and I'm still here," said Christina Onorato, owner of Lucky 7 Laundromats.
Two men were rescued out of Smithtown Bay by two fishermen in the early morning hours on Saturday at Kings Park Bluff.
Suffolk County Police said a man slipped off a sandbar between short beach and the Bluff at about 1:20 a.m., as a result of strong currents and was unable to get back out of the water. According to police, his friend jumped in to help and both men then needed to be rescued.