Week in Review: Refuge Closes, Construction Racket

Wildlife Refuge Closed
Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge in Lloyd Harbor was among the many national parks around the country closed to the public because of the shutdown of the federal government. 

STEM Grant Denied
The Huntington school district lost out on an $11 million federal grant that would have supported STEM education. But district superintendent James Polansky was honored two days later at a golf outing designed to support Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School.

Noise Gets on Their Nerves
What's that racket? Seems folks in Melville have had it with construction noise stemming from a years-long construction project at the Northern State Parkway and Route 110 intersection.

Police Identify Woman Found Dead in Woods
Suffolk County Police have identified the woman who was found in the woods at the Froehlich Nature Preserve Thursday morning as Sarah Strobel, 23, of Huntington Station. Her body was found in the nature preserve in Huntington Thursday morning. 

Muscle Maker Grill Opens

Muscle Maker Grill celebrated its grand opening Saturday. The chain restaurant in Huntington Station features healthful menus and offers eat-in, takeout and delivery service. 


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