Miller Place-Rocky Point
The Miller Place School District officially announced the completion of contract negotiations with the teachers union; four-year agreement that will save the community nearly $2 million, according to a release.
The agreement includes a freeze of all other salaries, including those of club advisors, tutors and coaches, for the first two years of the agreement, and avoids teacher layoffs. Also in the deal, the 2.7 percent the district expected to owe the teachers as a result of the budget planning process in one year is spread out to small increments through 2016.
They have Billy Joel’s piano but they have no place to put it.
The Long Island Music Hall of Fame, which on the corner of Main and East Main Streets in Port Jefferson village last year, has plans for a museum dedicated to the long history of the Island in music. Now it needs the money to make the dream come true.
A Centereach man pleaded not guilty to a seven count indictment related to and injured another person in May.
James O'Donnell, 47, was arraigned in Suffolk County Criminal Court on Tuesday on new elevated felony charges of second-degree manslaughter, two counts of second-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts of second-degree vehicular assault, and two misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated.
A grand jury, which handed down the indictment on July 5, found there was sufficient evidence that he recklessly caused the death of 26-year-old Kristin J. Iacono on May 23 while driving with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit of .08.
Insignia Steakhouse owners are hopeful that newly revised plans to expand their parking lot strike an ideal compromise with the Town of Smithtown and area residents.
Insignia Steakhouse, owned by Anthony Scott, presented revised plans to expand the restaurants parking lot by more than 75 stalls after more than three months of meetings with elected officials and residents.
The newly revised plans strike a compromise between the restaurant's and the recommendations of Smithtown Planning Department at the March 22 Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. Residents were outraged over Insignia's an illegal, makeshift gravel parking lot .
A Commack store is facing a lawsuit from the state attorney general for allegedly selling synthetic designer drugs as a "head shop."
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday he filed 12 lawsuits against stores for allegedly violating the state's labeling laws by selling designer drugs. A Commack store is named in the lawsuit, .
The scene outside in Northport was solemn Monday as family and friends gathered for the funeral service of David Aureliano, the youngster who died during a July 4 boating accident in Oyster Bay Harbor.