Week in Review: Suspicious Device, New Asian Grocery

Catch up on the biggest headlines from the past week in the Three Village area.

Paving on Stony Brook Road Complete

Stony Brook Road, which was subject to some closures over the past few weeks, is repaved and ready for the start of the fall semester.

DEC: Shellfishing Off Limits for Labor Day Week

Two hundred and forty-three acres in a section of Port Jefferson Harbor will be off-limits to shellfishing for the holiday week in an effort to to protect public health from potentially contaminated shellfish associated with increased boating activity in shellfishing waters.

Third Asian Grocery Slated for Stony Brook

Soon, it will be easier to find Kimchi in Stony Brook, than cheese and crackers.

Another Asian grocery store in under construction in the village, near the back of the same center that includes Soups On, Rockabilly Barbers and Green Cactus Mexican Grill.

Setauket F.D. Planning Mass Casualty Drill at High School

A drill expected to simulate a mass casualty incident will be held at Ward Melville in coming months, though details are still in the works.

According to a Village Times Herald Article, members of the Setauket Fire Department and Three Village School District are coordinating with representatives on the county level as well as in surrounding districts.

Dem Candidate for Highway Supe Kicks Off Race

Democrat Lori Baldassare officially kicked off her candidacy for Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent on Monday, just over 10 weeks before she'll face off against incumbent Republican Dan Losquadro, who earned the spot in a special election this past spring.

Setauket Student Returns from National 'Les Miserables' Tour

So many little girls who grow up loving musical theater aspire to be on stage themselves some day, and for Ava Della Pietra, that dream has already come true.

The eight-year-old Setauket Elementary student recently returned from traveling the country with the 25th anniversary national tour of "Les Miserables," which visited 32 cities in the U.S. since December of 2012. 

Police Investigate Suspicous Device at Sycamore Circle Park

An explosion was reportedly heard on Sunday afternoon in the area of Sycamore Circle Park after police closed surrounding area roads as they investigated a suspicious device, which they eventually detonated.

A spokeswoman from the Suffolk County police department said that a piece of PVC pipe, which they rendered safe, was the suspicious item that was found and that as a precautionary measure, they detonated it. 


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