Brookhaven Hospital to pursue Foley contract with county

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center’s board of directors wants to negotiate a contract for the purchase of the former John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Center with Suffolk County, said BMHMC Chief Executive Officer and President Richard T. Margulis.

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Turning Gateway patio into a hit

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

A fundraiser for new brickwork and plantings, envisioned for The Gateway’s patio, was launched last Tuesday. Those who contribute $250 get their name on a plaque on the back of a seat; $500 gets you in the first three rows.

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Locally honoring our vets

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

This Memorial Day, a number of veterans organizations, fire departments and community members have plans to honor those who have served.

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Locally honoring our vets

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

This Memorial Day, a number of veterans organizations, fire departments and community members have plans to honor those who have served.

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Bringing home remains of a local hero

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Navy Fireman 3rd Class Kenneth Jayne was aboard the USS Oklahoma BB37 on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. He perished that day after Japanese torpedoes sank and capsized the battleship. His remains have recently been identified; Jayne will be buried soon at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Patchogue.

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House demo at 27 Church soon; raise for nonunion employees

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

The wrecking ball is coming closer to 27 Church Street. Resolutions were passed involving demolition services. It would mean about 40 parking spaces when completed. Raises for non-union employees approved at 2.5 percent

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Global Local anticipated

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

A Patchogue Arts Council Global Local Festival in the fall has been submitted as a concept for a $25,000 Suffolk County Destination Downtown grant, said Patchogue Village Trustee Lori Devlin.

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Further plans for B&Bs and a new little free library

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mayor Ray Fell said the board would have a good measure of their opinions on the B&B proposals on June 27 and then would move forward by scheduling a public meeting.

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A spray park for Shirley

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

A $300,000 State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program grant is set to fund a spray park at Brookhaven Town’s Shirley Beach on Grandview Drive, thanks to state Sen. Tom Croci’s efforts. The town board was poised to accept the grant this week.

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‘Sing Street’

Story By: STAFF WRITER
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

"Sing Street," directed by John Carney ("Once"), begins with a 15-year-old boy, Cosmo, played by Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, falling in love with the vision of a mysterious young woman, Raphina, played by Lucy Boynton, who poses like a mirage on the corner across from Cosmo's Christian school for boys.

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