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Week in Review: Lion's Den Opens, Lionheart Raises Money for Sandy Victims

Catch up on the top headlines from the past week.

Simon: No Make Up Days Needed From Sandy

At Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting at the high school, Superintendent Richard Simon said that the six school days lost to Hurricane Sandy will not require the school district to augment its calendar.

Lionheart Gets Strong Community Support

The Lionheart Foundation’s fundraising efforts to help West Islip families most in need following Hurricane Sandy are already seeing positive results.

At the organization’s first formal meeting since the storm hit Long Island just prior to Halloween, Lionheart Executive Director John Mullins told volunteers gathered in the high school’s cafeteria that some $7,000 has been raised over the past week.

Lion's Den Opens at Former Cafe Mojo

West Islip's newest eatery, The Lion's Den, is now open for business.

The bar and grill replaces Cafe Mojo on Higbie Lane, just one month following Mojo's closure after almost a decade.

Islip To Host Sandy Informational Meeting

Islip Town will host a free informational meeting to allow local residents recovering from Hurricane Sandy to meet with various governmental organizations and obtain information.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Islip Town Hall West, 401 Main Street in Islip.

Gas Rationing Ends

One week after gas rationing was enacted to help ease fuel lines across Long Island, the policy will be suspended.

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