WWI-era speakeasy possibly found in basement of Brightwaters home

Thirty hand-painted symbols were found in all, as

Thirty hand-painted symbols were found in all, as well as a 6-foot-long bar that had been removed.

A Brightwaters man made an unexpected discovery when he started remodeling his basement, and some now believe his house was once a speakeasy used by officers from a nearby Naval air base.

Randy Meyn discovered mysterious and cryptic paintings in the basement of his home that he immediately thought were indicative of a cult. Meyn called his friend, Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane, to come...

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