Bellport Village Block Party

Bellport Village Block Party

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
28 August 2014

A dozen stores in Bellport Village will display their wares for sale on Saturday, Aug. 30 starting at 11 a.m. “The street won’t be closed but the sidewalks will be filled with people putting things out,” promised Bellport Chamber president LuAnn Thompson....

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BANs and future bonding for village infrastructure and an icon

BANs and future bonding for village infrastructure and an icon

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
28 August 2014

In a resolution introduced by Mayor Paul Pontieri, the village board approved the reconstruction of roads via the issuance of $1,140,000 in bonds, specifically a bond anticipation note, subject to permissive referendum. Pontieri said the BAN is specifically targeted for infrastructure, that is roads, sidewalk and curbing improvements that would begin prior to the winter. ...

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Super soldier

Super soldier

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
28 August 2014

Seated in a wheelchair Theresa Hannigan traced her hand down the side of her body, reaching for something seemingly small, finally drawing her hand up in a clenched fist, then opening her fingers to reveal the presidential challenge coin she keeps with her at all times as reminder of her meeting with the commander in chief. ...

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Eat those crabs; help the community

Eat those crabs; help the community

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
28 August 2014

The Mastic Beach Property Owners' Association served up fresh seafood at their tenth annual Blue Claw Crab Festival down by the water at Mastic Beach Marina....

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A constellation of 300 artists in music, art and cinema

A constellation of 300 artists in music, art and cinema

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
28 August 2014

The Native American Fire Ceremony inviting community members to participate will be one of the highlights residents and visitors can be part of as they stroll the streets of Patchogue Village during the PAC MAC Festival 2014....

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Village approves new golf course memberships

Village approves new golf course memberships

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
28 August 2014

Bellport village officials on Saturday approved a series of new golf club rates — including new membership classifications and an expanded corporate area — for the upcoming golf season in an effort to attract more players to their failing municipal course....

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They do more than just buzz

They do more than just buzz

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
28 August 2014

Honeybees are declining all over the world and local Mastic Beach hobby beekeeper, Amanda DeVitt came to the Old Mastic House at the William Floyd Estate last Saturday morning to talk about the reason for their demise....

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East Patchogue father and son enjoy arm wrestling

East Patchogue father and son enjoy arm wrestling

Story By: JIM FURLONG,
28 August 2014

When Gary Gallo, and his son, Gary, discovered a new athletic activity to share, they quickly gained success. The two men who live in East Patchogue are newcomers to arm wrestling, and early in August they each earned a first-place finish. ...

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