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"The beauty of it is that they’re giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to start a business with low cost," said Emmett Carey, who runs Linda's Baking Company with his wife, Linda, at the Stony Brook Business Incubator.
A man wearing a gorilla mask entered the pharmacy through the back entrance, placed a gun to an employee's head and demanded money, according to a witness whose niece was inside filling a prescription.
Mark Burns is a tiny, soft-spoken second-grader at Riley Avenue. He is a little shy, with eyeglasses that seem too large for his round face, but when asked about his science fair project, he lights up with visible enthusiasm.
“It shows respect and kindness, which are some of the words that represent our school,” said one Riley Avenue fourth-grader at the unveiling of the mural today. “If we all look at it each day, we will be reminded to be kind to each other.”
“It’s been a long wait for the veterans on the East End that have to travel to Northport for all their major surgeries and doctors appointments,” said Councilman John Dunleavy. “Now they can just come here to Manorville."
The viral social media phenomenon last summer made ALS a household name after millions of people started filming themselves pouring buckets of ice water over their heads, raising more than $220 million in the process.