News Nearby: Port Jeff Gas Station Accused of Post Sandy Price Gouging

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

Port Jefferson

Gas Station in Port Jefferson Station Accused of Price Gouging After Sandy

A gas station in Port Jefferson Station was one of four on Long Island notified by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for allegedly price gouging following Superstorm Sandy. It was also the only one listed in Suffolk County.

At the Coastal station at 1575 Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station, a consumer reported being charged $4.69 per gallon of regular gas while neighboring stations were charging between $3.69 and $4.05, according to the attorney general's office.

Kings Park

Make Up Days for Sandy Will Include Portion of February Break

Students in the Kings Park School District will be in school during most of the February break to make up days lost due to Hurricane Sandy.

The Kings Park Board of Education voted Tuesday evening to begin using days with the February break instead of the pre-determined first two days of March break, which was decided upon last year when the district and board agreed on the upcoming school year’s calendar.


Premier Care Walk-In Urgent Care Opens in Commack

A new medical clinic will be opening its doors to start seeing patients in Commack on Saturday. 

Premier Care Walk-In Urgent Care will be opening its doors to local residents in need of medical care on Saturday at 6500 Jericho Turnpike in Commack Corner Shopping Center. 

Premier Care is a medical center that "provides care for life's mini-emergencies," according to its website. It's urgent care center is designed to provide local residents with an alternative to the emergency room when their primary care physician cannot be reached. 

Three Village

Local Doctors Nominated in 'Best of Long Island' Competition

Dr. Susan Mackey, a chiropractor with a practice in Stony Brook, is among 15 chiropractors from across Long Island – and one of multiple doctors and organizations from Three Village – nominated in the annual Long Island Press "Best of Long Island" competition.


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