Here’s a look at some of the top news that made headlines in and around your community this past week.
Miller Place-Rocky Point:
Mt. Sinai District Superintendent Enrico Crocetti assured parents Wednesday evening that the district was tackling common core standards, but very little would change in the way that they teach.
A driver at the Stony Brook Medical Park on Nesconset Highway is OK after crashing into building seven at the medical park late Wednesday morning. According to Brian McAllister, assistant chief of the Stony Brook Fire Department, the crash was caused by an "accidental foot slip" with the car in the wrong gear.
Bayport’s popular farm stand on Bayport Avenue now stands empty as the operator was told to shut down by Town of Islip officials citing a needed permit and public hearing.
Marcus Stroman, a former Patchogue-Medford High School baseball player now in the Blue Jays system, recently paid off his mother’s mortgage and put a video up of him giving her the gift on Instagram.
The abandoned building’s demolition is set for Sept. 23.