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Week In Review: First LI Stop and Shop Gas Station For Farmingville, Lake Grove Staples Closes

A roundup of the top headlines in the area this week.

Future location of Stop and Shop gas station in Farmingville. Photo Credit: Michael Sorrentino
Future location of Stop and Shop gas station in Farmingville. Photo Credit: Michael Sorrentino
Staples Closes in Lake Grove

The Staples in Lake Grove has closed, nearly a year and a half after the office supplies chain opened a newer storefront just a mile away in Stony Brook.

As of Monday, workers were taking down the signs at the former DSW plaza storefront, and signs saying the store was closed covered most of the windows.

As Staple leaves Lake Grove, however, Fairway Market is getting ready to move in to the same shopping center. That market should open in Spring 2014.

Sachem Marching Band Grabs 1st Place At Huntington Contest

The Sachem Marching Band is standing atop first place in its Large School 3 category after it scored 77.95 points on Oct. 6 at a band competition in Huntington.

The marching band grabbed first place for the second time in a row by beating out Walt Whitman High School by more than 4 judging points. On Sept. 29 in Malverne, the Sachem band took first place honors over Huntington and Walt Whitman.

Islip STOP Day Collects 25K Pounds Of Hazardous Waste In Holbrook

Over 688 gallons of motor oil and 82 propane tanks have been collected so far as part of Islip Town’s annual Autumn STOP Day, which stands far Stop Throwing Out Pollutants.

According to a Town announcement, the day was held earlier this month and those needing to dispose of hazardous waste materials can still drop them off to the Town of Islip Multi Purpose Recycling Center at 155 Lincoln Ave. in Holbrook.

Farmingville To Get First Long Island Stop & Shop Gas Station

Long Island will be getting its first-ever Stop & Shop gas station in the coming months as construction has begun at the location in Farmingville, Patch has learned.

Holtsville-based Aventura Construction Corp is currently building the gas station at the corner of North Ocean Avenue and Horseblock Road in Farmingville. The company known more around Long Island for selling lettuce than unleaded, operates a number of Stop N' Shop gas stations in New England. 

Arlene Putterman, a spokesperson for Stop & Shop, confirmed that this is the company's flagship footprint on Long Island, but could not provide other details such as square footage. Putterman said the company does not have a definite opening date either. 
Dawn Bosch Mone October 14, 2013 at 12:17 PM
I live the idea of the stop and shop gas station

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