Week in Review: Another Crash at Miller Place Road Intersection

A look back at the top headlines from the week that was.

Two-Car Crash at Miller Place Road Intersection Leaves One Injured

A two-car collision Thursday afternoon at the accident-heavy intersection of Miller Place Road and Route 25A left one with minor injuries.

The Miller Place Fire Department responded to the incident, and according to MPFD EMS Lieutenant Kyle Reitan, the driver of a 1999 Buick was taken by ambulance to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries. 

A Miller Place man and Brookhaven Town employee who police say conspired to sell drugs pleaded not guilty to a handful of felony charges on Monday, after being arrested on drug possession and conspiracy charges in late November.

According to court records, 30-year-old Thomas Forkin – employed in the town's highway department – remains held on $300,000 cash bail or $700,000 bond and is due back in court on Dec. 21.

Sentencing Set For Coram Man Convicted of Hate Crime in Port Jefferson Station

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced that a Coram man who was convicted last month of a violent hate crime against a mentally disabled man at a bus stop at Cherub Lane and Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station will be sentenced in a Riverhead court on Friday.

Shoreham Trio Charged with Stealing from Walmart on Multiple Occasions

A trio from Shoreham was arrested Dec. 7 on multiple counts of petty larceny stemming from three different thefts from the Walmart in East Setauket.

Lots and Lots of Toys Using Experience Entering Second Holiday Season

One year ago, Nancy and Gary Poserina set out to create a small toy store that gave those who entered a certain feeling and experience that the big box stores just don't offer.

Now, Lots and Lots of Toys in Miller Place is entering its second holiday season and looking to use its experience to make this one even better. The two met the challenge of opening a store right before the holidays last year, and are now benefiting from having more time to prepare for the holiday rush.


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