For years, Savino's Hideaway was a family favorite on the corner of North Country Road and Pipe Stave Hollow road in Mt. Sinai.
The past few years, however, the restaurant remained dark as the Sguera family worked through a lawsuit and property issues in a fight to reopen. Now, the Hideaway has opened and is offering many of the same menu favorites that made them so popular years ago, with a new upscale feel inside.
When Kathy Fahy visited Port Jefferson from upstate New York for the first time this spring, a friend introduced her to on East Main Street and she fell in love with the Christmas shop.
“I am a bit of a Christmas goonie,” Fahy said.
The women who ran The Red Sled told her that the store was closing because the owner was retiring but Fahy had other plans.
“I decided that while the owner would prefer to close and retire, the iconic spirit and passion of Christmas embodied in ‘The Red Sled’ needed to continue in Port Jefferson,” she said.
With the help of the store employees, Margot Garant’s law office and moral support from her friends, Fahy was able to buy the shop and reopen just in time for the season.
A Suffolk County Police Officer revived a Shoreham man using an Automatic Defibrillator at in St. James.
According to police, Bryan Boudreaux of the Fourth Precinct responded to a call on Aug. 21 at roughly 12:55 p.m. concerning an unconscious man in the service area of the dealership, located at 559 Jericho Turnpike. Reports state upon arrival Boudreaux witnessed the coworkers of Michael Muhlhausen, 50, of Shoreham, giving him CPR. Boudreaux then used the Automatic Defibrillator to administer a shock to Muhlhausen.
The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences is taking an on ambitious project to restore the ecological health of a long-troubled Southampton bay, with the aid of $3 million in grants announced Monday.
Donated by the Laurie Landeau Foundation and Simons Foundation, the millions will enable SoMAS marine scientists to carry out the first phase of the project, which includes planting eelgrass beds and seeding shellfish in the areas of the bay where they will be most likely to flourish.