Week In Review: Man Crashes into Route 111 Pole, Sports Cuts Opening

Catch up on news of what's happening in Hauppauge from Nov. 26 - Dec. 1.


A Brentwood man who crashed a car into pole on Route 111 was struck by another vehicle while attempting to flee the crash on Monday night, according to Suffolk County police.  

Sports-Themed Haircutter Coming to Hauppauge
A national sport-themed hair care chain targeting men and boys is expected to be opening up in Hauppauge in coming months.  

When Superstorm Sandy knocked out power, Internet and phone to thousands in the Smithtown area, elected officials at all levels scrambled to communicate crucial info the public, often posting dozens of social media updates to inform residents left in the dark.

But in stark contrast to neighboring New York officials, county representatives and even the governor of New York, Smithtown’s state delegation of Sen. John Flanagan and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick steered clear of social media and told Patch this week that it took days after the storm’s initial destruction for them to find a way to communicate with their constituents. 

PHOTOS: Fanny Cakes Opens in Nesconset
For those locals with a sweet tooth and a passion for gourmet treats you have a new business in Nesconset to frequent – Fanny Cakes. 

The newest business in the area is owned by Kristyn Weiser, and along with local politicians, Nesconset Chamber of Commerce members, friends and family, she celebrated the opening of her new business venture with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday. 

Letter: Would Fixing LIPA Make a Difference?
Thomas Bjurlof, a resident of Port Jefferson, consults on energy and information technology for numerous international firms.

There are at least three glaring problems concerning the Long Island Power Authority. They are fairly obvious shortcomings apparent to most casual observers.


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