On Sunday, the HMS Bounty played host to a benefit for the to raise money for the new home of the museum.
Tickets were $65 each ($100 per couple) and local residents and business owners came out to on the corner of Main Street and East Main Street dedicated soley to Long Island music.
The event, called "Music on the Bounty," capped off with a walk from the tall ship uptown to the the Long Island Hall of Fame's new space. Organizers and deck hands mixed and mingled with area residents who came out to support the museum.
Grants awarded to the Town of Brookhaven and will facilitate removal of throughout the West Meadow Peninsula, the WMHO announced this week.
According to the WMHO, it's the first known invasion of perennial pepperweed, a non-native plant, on Long Island; it is classified as an Early Detection/Rapid Response species that threatens the peninsula's salt marsh ecosystem.
"Invasive species, such as the perennial pepperweed, are choking the lifeblood from the native species of plant life that exist along the shore line within the salt marsh ecosystem of West Meadow Creek," Town Councilman Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld said in a statement. "Such invasives need to be removed as soon as possible to ensure that the native species of flora and the fauna that depend on those native species are not lost at West Meadow Beach."
Two men were rescued out of Smithtown Bay by two fishermen in the early morning hours on Saturday at Kings Park Bluff.
Suffolk County Police said a man slipped off a sandbar between short beach and the Bluff at about 1:20 a.m., as a result of strong currents and was unable to get back out of the water. According to police, his friend jumped in to help and both men then needed to be rescued.
St. James will soon be the home to a new, unique business – Mancaves.
“Mancaves is going to be a store that provides man caves for people as well as build man caves for people … [with] anything really cool that has to do with your home,” said owner Dan Silberman.
Silberman said virtually anything could go in a man cave – a location dedicated to the wants of the man of the household where they could socialize and hang out with friends – from barbecue equipment to pool tables, home theatre equipment and more. The Mancaves owner said the man caves could both be indoors and outdoors.