Gas Station in Port Jefferson Station Accused of Price Gouging After Sandy
A gas station in Port Jefferson Station was one of four on Long Island notified by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for allegedly price gouging following Superstorm Sandy. It was also the only one listed in Suffolk County.
"One consumer waited in line for over an hour and did not see a sign detailing prices until after the attendant began pumping gas for the customer," the attorney general's office reported in a statement.
Video: Hundreds Turn Out for Annual Leg Lamp Lighting
Hundreds of people turned out on Saturday to watch the annual leg lamp lighting at Northport Hardware on Main Street. Check out the video to see the highlights of the event.
Case of Pertussis Reported in Three Village
Dr. Gregson H. Pigott of the Suffolk County Division of Public Health has said the county has seen an increase in cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. A case of the highly contagious bacterial illness pertussis was recently reported at Nassakeag Elementary in Setauket, according to a letter dated Nov. 26 on the Three Village school district website. A school spokeswoman said Wednesday that the student has recovered and is back in school. Two other cases of pertussis were reported in Three Village schools in the past six months: once at Murphy Junior High in September and once at Gelinas Junior High in the summer during a music program.