Miller Place Pharmacy Owner Discusses Prescription Drug Epidemic
When Bryan McCutcheon opened Echo Pharmacy in Miller Place in 2002, his intent was to build a community pharmacy with a mom-and-pop feel.
That feel is long gone. In its place: fear.
“All of my employees have expressed concern for their safety,” McCutcheon said, adding that the pharmacy has been robbed numerous times, including once at hammer point, as Long Island finds itself at the epicenter of a prescription drug abuse epidemic.
One Injured in Crash That Closed Route 83 in Mt. Sinai
A two-car crash that sent at least one person to the hospital at 12:16 p.m. on Friday on Route 83 in Mt. Sinai had traffic closed heading north while crews cleaned up the damage.
The accident, involving a Hyundai Accent and a black truck, happened at Route 83 and Mt. Sinai Coram Road, according to police. An unidentified injured person was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson.
PHOTO: Sharks Football Raising Breast Cancer Awareness
In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the 280 players in the Long island Sound Sharks youth football league will wear pink socks in every game in October to support this cause and help raise awareness to this life threatening disease.
"Breast cancer is touching too many lives, including two of our own Shark Football Moms, Jennifer Trypaluk and Barbara Bardak," a statement by the Sharks' Board read. "The LISS Board of Directors are proud to support this cause and proud of their youth football players for taking part locally in this national awareness month."
Inside the Numbers: A Final Look at the $1.4 Million Raised for Tesla
Over 33,000 people from 108 countries at Wardenclyffe in Shoreham.
The fundraiser was the fastest-growing ever on indiegogo.com as $100 was reaised per minute, $6,000 per hour, and $145,000 per day on average with an average contribution of $41.
Film Publicity Tour to Stop in Shoreham Before Hamptons Film Fest
In an effort to draw continued attention to various locations within Suffolk County as shooting locales for the New York City film and entertainment industry, the county's Film Commission will be stopping off in Shoreham on Wednesday before heading to the Hamptons.
The trip comes in the wake of the kick-off to the Hamptons International Film Festival, which starts on Thursday and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.