News Nearby: Hooters to Close in Islandia

Check out the top headlines from the past week from nearby Patch towns.

Miller Place-Rocky Point

Wednesday Night Crash on 25A in Rocky Point Injures One
An accident at the busy intersection of Route 25A and Rocky Point-Yaphank Road in Rocky Point Wednesday night sent one to the hospital with minor injuries.

According to police, at 6:20 p.m. a 2008 Ford Van was attempting to turn left from 25A into 7-Eleven when the car collided with a 1997 Nissan. The Nissan also struck a 2007 Toyota which was stopped in the parking lot.


Lowe’s Expected to Submit Revised Plans for Commack Cinemas
Smithtown Planning officials say that after months of silence, Lowe's is still interested in building a store on the site of the former Commack Multiplex Cinemas.


Hooters in Islandia will be closing to give birth to a new restaurant.
Edward McCabe, an attorney for Strix Restaurant Group, which owns the franchise rights to Hooters locations on Long Island and Queens, said he will be closing the East Meadow location and there that there will be changes made to the other Hooters locations - including Islandia.

Kings Park

Speaker Sobers Crowd With Hard Look at Adolescent Drug Use
A renowned scientist gave sobering presentation about adolescent drug use Wednesday evening at Kings Park High School, highlighting the disastrous effects drugs can have on an individual.

Stephen Dewey, a neuroscientist who studies the effects of drugs abuse on the brain, was the evening’s speaker. His work at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has resulted in appearances on 20/20, Dateline and other notable programs.


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