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Piping plovers win this round, but officials hope not for long

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
18 September 2014

Mastic Beach Village Mayor Bill Biondi was cautiously optimistic when he heard from U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop’s office that dredging work for the dunes and berm at Smith Point County Park was about to begin. The bids had been open the week before on Sept. 11. But the contract, which was to be awarded to a low bidder, was stalled Friday, Sept. 12 when a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order in response to a lawsuit brought by Audubon New York. ...

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“The 100 Foot Journey”

“The 100 Foot Journey”

Story By: STAFF WRITER,
18 September 2014

In this comedy by Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom (“Chocolat,” “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” and “Cider House Rules”) we experience what happens when the Kadam family, who hold the secrets of Indian cuisine, are driven out from India and find their new spiritual destination when their brakes fail 100 feet across the street from one of France’s No.1 Michelin star restaurants, run by sous-chef Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren). ...

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Settlement papers served  in property owners’ lawsuit

Settlement papers served in property owners’ lawsuit

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
18 September 2014

Lawsuit settlement papers in the case where the village of Mastic Beach is seeking control of the Mastic Beach Property Owners’ Association’s marinas were served on Monday to the organization’s counsel. ...

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request Install an at grade pedestrian crossing, please!

request Install an at grade pedestrian crossing, please!

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
18 September 2014

Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine has appealed to the New York State Department of Transportation for an at-grade pedestrian crosswalk at Station Road at the Long Island Railroad tracks, so residents in the North Bellport area can traverse the tracks more safely. ...

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Restaurant owner plans soft opening in 2015

Restaurant owner plans soft opening in 2015

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
18 September 2014

The owner of Crabby Rob’s at Smith Point — the revamped site of the former Smith Point Lounge — has plans for a soft opening next year to work out the kinks in the restaurant before next Memorial Day. ...

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A bench to rest and reflect on

A bench to rest and reflect on

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
18 September 2014

A park bench dedicated to the Patchogue Lioness Lions Club was celebrated this past Thursday Sept. 11 on Main Street to commemorate its efforts serving the community since 1983...

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Tilling the Soil

Tilling the Soil

Story By: BRIAN CURRY,
18 September 2014

I’ve known them both for quite a while. They are as local as local can get having both graduated from Patchogue-Medford schools. His last name “Barrie” has long been associated with Patchogue between his families’ auto dealerships and his own construction company. ...

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Paddleboarding for veterans

Paddleboarding for veterans

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
18 September 2014

Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff, Marine veteran and member of the Suffolk Police Veterans Association Ed Carpenter is set to paddleboard 62.1 miles, or 100 kilometers, on Friday, Sept. 19. His goal? To raise money for the veterans assistance fund at SPVA. His journey, which was to begin at Corey Creek in Blue Point, is now planned to start at the Montauk Lighthouse with an arrival on Saturday in Patchogue at the Oar Restaurant (Check suffolkpolicevets.org for details on the route and reception.) ...

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A shout out for Patchogue’s place in history

A shout out for Patchogue’s place in history

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
18 September 2014

Supporters of the Greater Patchogue Historical Society swarmed into the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts Wednesday night, 175 of them, to raise their glasses to an organization bent on illuminating the village’s significant history and to see their new, copyrighted map...

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