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Suffolk Executive Levy Fills Two Posts on Planning Commission

Hauppauge , NY – Suffolk Executive Steve Levy announced the appointments of Diana Weir of Wainscott and John Finn of Smithtown to the Suffolk County Planning Commission. Weir, representing the Town of East Hampton, and Finn, representing the Town of Smithtown, will each serve two-year terms on the commission. “Diana Weir’s strong record of public service as both an elected official and as a private sector and not-for-profit leader will be of immeasurable help as the County Planning Commission works with me to chart a vision for Suffolk’s future,” said Levy. “Ms. Weir’s extensive experience will be a valuable asset to the Commission’s efforts to revise the Suffolk County Comprehensive Plan and […]

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A New Tree Grows in SB

“The tradition continues,” said Gloria Rocchio of the Ward Melville Heritage Organization in Stony Brook. She spoke Monday of the recently planted Norway spruce on the Stony Brook Village green. The original Norway spruce, approximately 100 years old and 48 feet tall, had served as the village’s Christmas tree for over 50 years. Stony Brook benefactor Ward Melville himself began the annual tree lighting as a community event. But age finally got to the beautiful evergreen and it had to be taken down, a sad happening on April 19. “It took so long for it to grow,” said Rocchio, “and it came down so fast,” adding “it was a very […]

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Damianos Realty Group LLC Welcomes the Newest Member of Our Organization

John J. Damianos is the most recent member of Damianos Realty Group LLC, officially joining the organization in the fall of 2009. John majored in Graphic Design at the Art Institute of New York City. While there he worked with to cover the X Games 2009 in Aspen and the U. S. Open Snowboarding in VT. He was also employed by Burton Snowboards at the Red Bull Snowscrapers event in New York City in 2009. Summers were spent apprenticing in the family-owned business. John’s responsibilities include assisting in building construction, life safety and renovations. He currently resides in Setauket, NY, enjoying sports and relaxing with family and friends.

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