News Nearby: Good Samaritans Rescue Two Men, Services Set for Kings Park Boy

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Two men were rescued out of Smithtown Bay by two fishermen in the early morning hours on Saturday at Kings Park Bluff.
Suffolk County Police said a man slipped off a sandbar between short beach and the Bluff at about 1:20 a.m., as a result of strong currents and was unable to get back out of the water. According to police, his friend jumped in to help and both men then needed to be rescued.

Services have been set for the young man who was killed in the .
David Aureliano, 12, of Kings Park, died when the boat he was a passenger in capsized late Wednesday evening after a fireworks show near Oyster Bay. His cousin, 11-year old Harlie Treanor and family friend, Victoria Gaines, 8, were also killed in the accident.

St. James will soon be the home to a new, unique business – Mancaves.
“Mancaves is going to be a store that provides man caves for people as well as build man caves for people … [with] anything really cool that has to do with your home,” said owner Dan Silberman.
Silberman said virtually anything could go in a man cave – a location dedicated to the wants of the man of the household where they could socialize and hang out with friends – from barbecue equipment to pool tables, home theatre equipment and more. The Mancaves owner said the man caves could both be indoors and outdoors. 
This will be the first Mancaves retail storefront and will also be the home to a new warehouse for the company as they are moving everything to this location from their current Ronkonkoma warehouse.

Grants awarded to the Town of Brookhaven and will facilitate removal of throughout the West Meadow Peninsula, the WMHO announced this week.
According to the WMHO, it's the first known invasion of perennial pepperweed, a non-native plant, on Long Island; it is classified as an Early Detection/Rapid Response species that threatens the peninsula's salt marsh ecosystem.


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