Local Teens’ Original Music Video Gets National Attention
For Jake Tuohy, shooting and editing video is more than just a fun side project – it's his passion. The same holds true for his friends Vin Jacovelli, who loves composing rap lyrics, and Roy Lenzo, whose talents lie in the music and the beat. The three are 2013 Comsewogue graduates who call themselves the F.I.R.E. Squad, and who have created a song and music video that has garnered national attention as the No. 5 video in the GotChosen.com video contest out of more than 400 videos.
After years of efforts, over $200,000 worth of work is expected to commence by mid-September to clean up the Woodhull House in Wading River, considered to be the oldest standing home in the Shoreham-Wading River area.
New York State's Department of Transportation is looking at Smithtown's Route 25 in a different light after last year's public outcry.
Eileen Peters, spokeswoman for the DOT, said state officials notified the Town of Smithtown they would be withdrawing their previous plans to widen Route 25 - know as Smithtown Main Street and Middle Country Road - between the Route 111 and Route 347 intersection.
A $2.97 million Suffolk County project to repave Nicolls Road between Middle Country Road and Nesconset Highway will require nightly road closures, a county official said Tuesday. The closures start Sunday Aug. 25 between 9 p.m.-6 a.m., Sundays through Thursdays until Sept. 23.