Week in Review: New Hospital CEO, Emergency Drill at SBU

A look at the week's biggest headlines from Three Village Patch.

A handful of local capital projects affecting the Three Village community will likely be funded following the county legislature's adoption of its 2013-2015 capital budget on Tuesday. Suffolk Legis. Kara Hahn, D-Setauket, said in a statement Wednesday that $1 million will likely fund three projects, contingent upon County Executive Steve Bellone signing off on the capital budget, affecting Stony Brook and Setauket.

Long Island native Dr. L. Reuven Pasternak has been named 's new chief executive officer, and will additionally assume a newly created role, the Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook announced Wednesday. Pasternak replaces interim CEO Fred Sganga, who took over when Dr. Steven L. Strongwater and will begin his post Sept. 1.

A customer filling the tank in his boat accidentally caused a small fuel spill at the Shell gas station on Wednesday evening, according to a report in The Village Times Herald.

Stony Brook University's emergency management teams envisioned a theoretical disaster on Tuesday, and called in agencies from all over Long Island to practice handling such a catastrophe.

Suffolk County police are investigating incidents at a pair of automotive shops both located on N. Belle Meade Road in East Setauket in which vehicles were damaged but no property was stolen.


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