Here's a round up of the latest news from Patches nearby Hauppauge this week:
Commack: Cops: Smoke Inhalation Caused Commack Woman's Death
Commack native Kerry Fitzsimons, 21, was that tore through a student-rented house near Marist College Saturday, Poughkeepsie police confirmed on Jan. 23. Fitzsimons died of smoke inhalation.
Kings Park: Low Bid for Park Demo Under Budget
Bids for the were unsealed Wednesday revealing a low bid well below the $15 million budgeted for the project.
Smithtown: Japanese Restaurant Takes Former Kirin Hibachi Location
A new Asian fusion restaurant, Sumou, has opened its doors for business at the former Kirin Hibachi restaurant site in St. James on Route 25A.
Three Village: Cops: S. Setauket Man Drove 120 Miles Per Hour, Arrested for DWI
Suffolk County police arrested Joseph Perez, 26, of South Setauket,for driving southbound on Nicolls Road allegedly in excess of 100 miles per hour and charged him with driving while intoxicated on Jan. 26.
Half Hollow Hills: The Half Hollow Hills Board of Education plans to cut 35 teachers, freeze administrative salaries and trim spending to present a $221.9 million school budget within the state’s new property tax cap.