Week in Review: Community Steps Up, Fire Department Vid Goes Viral

The top headlines from the week that was.

Shoreham-Wading River Schools Must Fix Violations

The Shoreham-Wading River School District can not receive permits for a proposed for $3.9 million worth of capital projects until a plan to fix multiple code violation is submitted to the state Education Department, according to a report in the Village Beacon Record.

Violations reportedly include dead-end hallways, incompliancies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and others. According to Superintendent Steven Cohen, the cost to fix all violations is estimated to be $1,525,000; which would bring the total cost of the proposition to $5,425,000.

WATCH: Viral 'Harlem Shake' Firefighter Video from Rocky Point

The 'Harlem Shake' has taken YouTube by storm harder than Gangnam Style of late, and one of the most viral videos of the hot trend reportedly stems from the Rocky Point Fire Department.

The video has taken the internet by storm and is one of the most popular 'Harlem Shake' videos on the web.

Letter: Vote For Write-In Candidate for Brookhaven Highway Super

A letter was sent to Patch support a write-in candidate for the Town of Brookhaven Highway Superintendent.

Napper Tandy's Helps Robotics Booster Club Raise Over $2K With Raffle

For the second year in a row, Napper Tandy’s hosted a raffle to help raise money for the Miller Place Robotics Team 514.

The team raffled off an autographed New York Jets football, donated by Symbio, a family owned business of Rich and Rose Panico of Miller Place. Parents sold the tickets in their lobby during Jets games and the raffle was held at halftime during the Super Bowl.

Community Comes Through For Shoreham Family That Lost Home in Fire

A large fire destroyed a home on Cordwood Path in Shoreham last week, but the family is safe and the community has stepped up and come through with clothes and other offerings for the family.

The fire, which took place on Feb. 15, brought 10 different fire departments to the Shoreham home that morning. The exact cause of the fire has yet to be confirmed.

Elaine Esposito posted on Facebook that her, her husband Jim and her children are all safe. She thanked the men and women of the fire departments that tried to save her home.


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