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Community Raises Questions Regarding Proposed Mt. Sinai Mosque
A site plan proposal to convert an existing barn to a place of worship at 515 Mt. Sinai-Coram Road brought the community out in droves to Monday's Planning Board meeting at Brookhaven Town Hall.
Property owner Mohammed Sameen and his lawyer Timothy Shea presented the board and those in attendance with their proposal to convert the 74-by-142.4 square foot barn in to a mosque.
Board of Ed. Takes on Hauppauge School Security
The Hauppauge School District is working to tighten security across its schools to ensure a more secure environment after the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn., officials assured parents at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School additional security measures have been established in Three Village schools, according to the Board of Education, which also said in a statement on Tuesday that the district won't use armed security guards in its schools.
Police Respond to Potential Threat at Kings Park High School
Police on Wednesday responded to a potential threat at Kings Park High School, though they declined to offer specific details.
The police arrived at school sometime around 10 Wednesday morning to notify officials that they were investigating a potential threat from a former Kings Park student.