Week In Review: Community Questions Mosque, Two Crashes on 25A

The top headlines from the week that was.

Community Raises Questions Regarding Proposed Mt. Sinai Mosque

A site plan proposal to convert an existing barn to a place of worship at 515 Mt. Sinai-Coram Road brought the community out in droves to Monday's Planning Board meeting at Brookhaven Town Hall.

Property owner Mohammed Sameen and his lawyer Timothy Shea presented the board and those in attendance with their proposal to convert the 74-by-142.4 square foot barn in to a mosque.

Rebecca Cramer Voted as Miller Place-Rocky Point's Greatest Person of 2012

Patch readers have spoken, and local businesswoman and volunteer Rebecca Cramer has been voted as Miller Place-Rocky Point's Greatest Person of 2012.

25A Temporarily Closes Near Miller Place Road After Multiple Accidents

Multiple injuries resulted from two separate accidents within minutes of each other on 25A in Miller Place Sunday evening.

The Miller Place Fire Department was called to the scene of an accident at the light on 25A in front of Friendly's with victims trapped in an overturned car. When Chiefs arrived, one was trapped after the two-car crash.

Area Pharmacies Running Low on Flu Shots

With flu season in full swing, some pharmacies in the Miller Place-Rocky Point area are experiencing shortages of the vaccine due to high demand.

As of Friday afternoon, Rite Aid in Miller Place was out of the vaccine but were expecting more to come in later in the day.

A 10.5 mile length of Route 25A from Mt. Sinai to Wading River will see the effects of the newly implemented 25A Land Use Plan this year after the recent implementation of the project, which was started by Councilwoman Jane Bonner in the fall of 2009.


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