John T. Mather Hospital broke ground on a new $ 20 million, 35-single-bedded patient care unit on Thursday, the first at Mather in more than a decade.
The 35-single bedded patient care unit will be known as the Arthur & Linda Calace Family Pavilion and will add more than 28,400 square feet of space to the existing hospital.
The pavilion will also house office and teaching facilities for a Graduate Medical Education Program.Music is Over for Port Jefferson Hall of Fame Location
After much fanfare and high hopes, Port Jefferson Village will not be home to the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.
Brookhaven town officials will discuss an offer to purchase the bank building that was to house hall at an Oct. 24 meeting. According to Annette Eaderesto, attorney for the town, work for the building was too costly for the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. The town, which owns the property, has already spent money on mold remediation and a roof leak that was fixed.
The announcement comes less two years after Long Island Music Hall of Fame and Brookhaven Town entered into a 15-year lease agreement on the building, with a five-year extension option.Shopping Goes Mobile with Boutique on Wheels
Couture has gone cruising thanks to a boutique on wheels that may have fashionistas revving their shopping engines.
You may have seen the mobile boutique, Coupe Couture, around town. The truck is owned by Amanda Langone, who will park her shop in your drive or business for an afternoon or evening of shopping.
Langone started the business about 18 months ago after she was sparked by something she saw while visiting Manhattan. Her husband, Mike is the owner of Port Jefferson Tire and Brake and helped her transform what was once a Federal Express truck into a mobile store.Long Time Costume Shop Still a Treat for Customers
It’s no trick that a Port Jefferson Station store has managed to stay in business for nearly forty years in a niche industry where big box retailers are spooking mom and pops into early graves.
Chances are if you grew up in northern Brookhaven, you have visited Ronjo Magic and Costumes at least once in your lifetime. They’ve been around since 1974 so there’s even a chance that you not only got a costume there as a kid; you took your own kid back to get one.New East Main Store Toast of the Town
A new store has opened in Port Jefferson Village and it just may be the toast of the town.
Port Jefferson Liquors. located in what was a t-shirt shop this summer, opened on Sept. 27 and so far, the owner said, business is good.
“Everybody coming in said this town needed a liquor store so bad,” said owner, Steve Plunkett. “All the old timers remember the old liquor store on Main Street.”