Week in Review: Land For Sale, Turf Talk in Rocky Point

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

North Country Road Land for Sale in County Auction

A plot of land on N. Country Road, starting at $5,000, will be one of a few parcels in the area up for bid next month at a public auction.

The Suffolk County Division of Real Property Acquisition and Management will hold an auction on 130 county-owned parcels on Oct. 23 at the H. Lee Dennisson Building in Hauppauge. Nearly two dozen residential improved properties as well as a handful of commercial structures will be auctioned off.

What's Still Empty? A Look at Changes in Recently Vacated Businesses

For the past year, Miller Place-Rocky Point Patch has been focusing in on empty businesses in the area; taking a look at what left town and what, if anything, came to replace it. This week, we took some time too look at a few locations recently featured, and what has happened since:

Rocky Point May Spend $1M of Capital Reserves on AstroTurf

The Rocky Point School District recently held a community forum to introduce proposed capital projects, including the hotly debated topic of installing synthetic turf to the High School football field.

The estimated project costs include $1,010,000 for the replacement of the grass field with synthetic turf, $680,000 for the reconstruction of the existing track and $300,000 for the reconstruciton of instructional laboratories.

Cops Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

Following an armed robbery at the end of August, Suffolk County Police are reaching out to the public to see if they can help provide information that would lead to an arrest.

According to police and detectives with SCPD's Sixth Precinct, a man approached a clerk at a Gascon on Middle Country Road in Coram on Aug. 25 with a handgun, and demanded cash from the register.


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