Blizzard Dominated Headlines This Week

In other news, a fire closed Main Street and mosque discussion postposed.

While blizzard news took over the headlines for most of this week, there were some other items that made news as people started to get back to normal this week. Here is a wrap up of our news this week.

  • Fire Department Response Hindered by Unplowed Port Jefferson Station Streets - Terryville Fire Department had to “think out of the box” to get to people in need of help.
  • Fire in Upper Port Jefferson Thrift Store Shuts Main Street - Black smoke alerted neighbors to fire who then called 911.
  • Photos: Melting Snow Uncovers Abandoned Car In Mt. Sinai - Police say to call Brookhaven Town about abandoned vehicles.
  • Police: Two Men Wanted for Coram Burglary - Police offering reward for information on two men who stole from a tattoo shop.
  •  - Meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 25.
  • 'Outraged' Civic Uses Facebook To Assemble List of Unplowed Streets - Using social media, the Port Jefferson Station-Terryville Civic Association directed anger into action.
  •  - Readers tell us where the trouble spots are in the region.
  • Councilman Blasts 'Complete' Breakdown of Highway Department After Blizzard - In a letter to town officials, town councilman Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld questions whether there was a clear plan or proper preparation ahead of time.
  •  - To restore power, National Grid says roads need to be clear first.
  • PHOTO: Port Jefferson Harbor After the Blizzard - Readers send in their photos of the aftermath of the snow storm.
  •  - Drifts bury cars and prevent some residents from leaving their homes.
  • Overturned Oil Truck Closes Traffic on Route 83 in Mt. Sinai - Small leak reported; no word on condition of driver.


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