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Farmingville To Get First Long Island Stop & Shop Gas Station

Supermarket chain will break into Long Island petrol market for first time.

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. 

Patch will update this story when further details are determined. 

 
Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce, Inc. October 10, 2013 at 03:41 PM
This is going to be a welcomed addition to Farmingville. There are going to be a lot of firsts happening in Farmingville!
Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce, Inc. October 10, 2013 at 03:42 PM
This project has been underway for over 2 years. Great to see they broke ground.
Julie Onufrey October 10, 2013 at 05:49 PM
Worst idea ever!!!!
Dawn Andolfi October 10, 2013 at 09:22 PM
as if that corner is not a nightmare enough....
Nicole Ferrara October 11, 2013 at 07:31 AM
Why ANOTHER gas station?! There are at least 3 within a one mile radius of that location. How about something more useful that doesn't rip us off?
Bart Mynxx October 11, 2013 at 08:55 AM
Awesome! that side needed another gas station. The Hess on that side is always packed...hoping this will ease up the lines at Hess...Wish it was a Mobil or Shell though. Only downside I can think of is the traffic on N. Ocean and the day laborers/loiterers across (they need to clean that up).
BOB LACORTE October 11, 2013 at 09:17 AM
This is no big deal. The site was a gas station before anyway.
XXXXX October 11, 2013 at 07:56 PM
Brookhaven Town plans have revealed another planned location, corner of Horseblock and Station, close to their Medford store.
Smokin Joe October 15, 2013 at 07:49 AM
Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will destroy Farmingville as we know it.
Stu Walerstein October 16, 2013 at 12:53 PM
Awesome
John Ryder November 08, 2013 at 08:02 PM
I called Stop and Shop today...told them the Shell Stations are ripping us off...they raised their prices so that if you use your points, say 300, your getting the "discount" that is equal to the guy down the block selling his gas 30 cents less. They asked if we have a Stop n Shop Gas station near us...I said first one is going up as we speak the next town over from us. Hope Ronkonkoma is next...it's all about the Benjamins !!!

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