Landfill mitigation to quell the smells

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

UPDATED STORY-An additional 20 acres on the northwest corner of the Brookhaven Town landfill will be capped in another attempt to quell the smells.

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Vets peer program pitched for national

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Earlier this week, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced proposed legislation to expand the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Program nationally at the Patchogue American Legion Post 269. The goal is to provide access to peer-to-peer support for every veteran across America.

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It’s official! TOLA is coming to Fire Island

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

TOLA, the beach-inspired Bellport Village storefront, is taking on a second location at the Fire Island Pines this spring. Owner Alison Buck said the Bellport store has been very successful, mostly because of the costumers who have embraced Buck’s boutique vibe.

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Let there be love

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

This Saturday, Feb. 13, Of Colors will host their fifth annual Black History Exhibition & Diversity Celebration at Artspace Patchogue. This year’s celebration will honor five big-name Black History Month honorees for their contributions, including: former TV anchorwoman Melba Tolliver, Dr. Corrinne Graham, E. James Freeman, local Jason Neal, and Phil Andrews.

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Sewer connection passes; changes to LOSAP

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Town of Brookhaven passed a number of resolutions during last week’s board meeting, including a sewer connection agreement, authorizing the Air National Guard to use the Mastic Pool and to move payments into the Yaphank Lake remediation reserve. The board also approved resolutions to amend the Length of Service Award Program.

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A project waiting for the snow to take a hike

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

The 81,607-square-foot assisted living facility, a three-story structure designed to cantilever to five stories, with 125 units at 131 East Main Street in Patchogue, was poised to break ground last week for the foundation, but the recent snow dumpings delayed the activity, officials said.

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‘Carol’

Story By: CAMPBELL DALGLISH
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

In his latest film, “Carol,” director Todd Haines reaches into dark corners of our human psyche to find bright hope for true love between two women and ends up with a relationship that is neither comforting or disturbing — it is a thing of real beauty — outside the socially accepted norm.

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A most outstanding Pat-Med sophomore

Story By: JIM FURLONG
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Chris Gomez earned an impressive individual award. The talented, hardworking sophomore, a steady standout for Patchogue-Medford High School, claimed the most outstanding wrestler trophy during the 2016 Suffolk County League I Tournament.

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Bellport Village looks at security

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

A+ Technology and Security Solutions Inc. made a presentation during the February Bellport Village work session placing the possibility of a security upgrade in front of the board.

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Heroin stats concern Mastic Beach residents

Story By: KATHERINE SIGNORELLI
2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

At the Pattersquash Creek Civic Association meeting at Mastic Beach Fire Department earlier this month, Officer Richard Brooks from the COPE unit at Suffolk County Police Department's 7th Precinct discussed January crime statistics for Mastic Beach including nine heroin overdoses.

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