From Miller Place-Rocky Point Patch: Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of Joseph Chancellor of Rocky Point, whose body was found at the Eastern Resources Recycling center in Yaphank Thursday morning. Chancellor, 42, was found among refuse by employees at 6:55 a.m, Police said. to read more.
From Hauppauge Patch: Nesconset residents are demanding action from Smithtown Town officials in a renewed pledge to fight Sonic's application to open a restaurant off Alexander Avenue. Nesconset resident Susan Fink and others stepped forward at Smithtown Town Board’s Aug. 14 to request the Supervisor and council members to clearly define what “curb-side dining” is, prohibited under town code 322-11, in hopes the measure will prevent Sonic from being built. to read more from Hauppauge Patch.
From Kings Park Patch: Kings Park saw a major change in its landscape on Monday, with the leveling of Building 123, a former kitchen and dining facility. to watch footage from the demolition.
From Sachem Patch: A Taco Bell employee who worked at both the Ronkonkoma and Farmingville restaurants is suing the company for what he claims are violations of state labor laws related to overtime pay. According to Waiterpay.com, an online news outlet that covers the restaurant service industry, the suit was filed on July 30 by Augustine Castillo, who charges that both locations had failed to pay him and other assistant managers overtime for when they worked more than 40 hours in the week. to read more from Sachem Patch.
From Smithtown Patch: Main Street has had numerous changes in the wake of many pedestrian deaths on the roadway, including eastbound traffic reduced to one lane and the installation of left turning lanes back in May. When changes were made many Patch readers, while applauding the efforts to make the road safer, were not pleased with the results. Since , proponents of the road changes said the feedback received has largely been positive. to read more from Smithtown Patch.