Afternoon Nesconset Accident Briefly Halts Traffic
A car accident brought traffic to a standstill Friday afternoon in Nesconset. According to Suffolk County Police, officers responded to a call of an accident at 11:46 a.m. at the intersection of Route 347 and Lake Avenue in Nesconset involving two cars. The make and model of the cars has not been released.
Photo Shop Splits from Main Street [Empty in Smithtown]
Camera shops are a rare species on Long Island, and they are one step closer to becoming extinct with the closing of Split Image Photography on Main Street.
“Photography just grew so much that everyone has cameras and the only people buying cameras are those that never had a camera in the first place,” said Doug Crown, owner of Split Image. “That’s not enough to sustain the whole market.”
Sivana Salon Aims to Bring Bold Style to St. James
Sivana Salon is a place in St. James to get your hair styled, but to owner Steven Melito it’s an “oasis of enlightenment.”
The salon has been open for 18 years, formerly under the name Melito International, but Melito changed the name to Sivana seven years ago after reading The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.Sivana, according to Melito, is the enlightened place in the Himalayas where the protagonist, an attorney, travelled to on a spiritual journey, a journey of self-discovery, after suffering a heart attack.
Melito’s oasis of enlightenment sits on Lake Avenue next to St. James Natural Food and boasts bold colored walls and inspirational statements written in graffiti-styled lettering by Chris Heeren, a tattoo artist at Tattoo Lou’s, also in St. James.
The 20-year-old East Moriches man charged with raping a woman in Stony Brook was arraigned on Sunday, and is being held on $1 million bail, court records show.
Patrick O'Sullivan was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal sexual act, second-degree kidnapping and first-degree criminal use of a firearm after police say he sexually assaulted a woman inside a Stony Brook home on Nov. 20.
Nesconset Bakery Offers Traditional Treats in Modern Storefront
Fanny Cakes may be the newest business to open in Nesconset, but inside you'll find a unique balance between new and old -- contemporary imagery and decor paired with time-tested, familiar baked goods.
Baker and business owner Kristyn Weiser named her business after her late grandmother Filomena, nicknamed "Fanny," who introduced her to baking.