in Port Jefferson placed 28th out of 241 hospitals in New York State in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals rankings. Mather was also ranked 34th out of 184 hospitals in the New York metro area, which includes northern New Jersey and Westchester County.
The hospital also received a designation of “high-performing” in gastroenterology, geriatrics and orthopedics. The magazine wrote that Mather “scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes.”
Just as the technology filmmakers use to make their films has changed dramatically over the years, so has the technology needed to facilitate screenings at venues like Stony Brook University's.
When the Stony Brook Film Festival first began 17 years ago, the Staller Center had the capacity to screen 16 mm films, 35 mm films – and even VHS tapes. Today, the festival relies not just on 35 mm films but also Digi-Beta and Blu-ray formats. The evolution in technology has had an impact on the ability of the Film Festival to deliver quality films – both in content and presentation – to its audiences year after year.
After a fire broke out above Pick of the Litter grooming and puppy shop Monday morning, 70 dogs and cats were safely rescued from the building by local fire rescue units, though five were found dead on the second floor, according to officials.
According to Smithtown Second Assistant Chief Tim Murphy, the cause of the fire - which broke out in the rear of the second floor - is still under investigation. One person was hospitalized as a result of the fire, a neighboring male in his 20s who reported the fire shortly before noon, Murphy said.
Nesconset residents are rallying on the Internet in hopes of prevent a proposal to build 66 garden apartments off Lake Avenue.
Nearly 600 signatures have been gathered via aChange.org petition asking Town of Smithtown officials to deny a change of zoning request by developers Story Book Homes Inc. in Nesconset. The proposed plans call for 66 garden apartments between Pierson Street and Heritage Place South off Lake Avenue.
Commack residents will shortly have a new option when it comes to shopping for children's toys and games.
in Commack's Kings Kullen Plaza is currently undergoing massive construction to expand and open a Toys "R" Us next door, as part of the company's side-by-side store format.