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Hoping art will prompt discussion about local issues

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
21 August 2014

Sometimes a space hollers, “Transform me. Please!” Eight young designers and artists have done just that to the old Bengels Auto Body Shop in Bellport Village, vacant for 8 years, in an attempt to jump start an artistic revolution in its thinking by using the area’s local influence as a vehicle....

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BJ’s opens bearing  community gifts

BJ’s opens bearing community gifts

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
21 August 2014

Last Saturday the BJ’s team celebrated their grand opening with face painting, balloon animals and of course, taste testings aided by the 27 Bellport residents hired as new staffers...

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Football practices begin; teams aim for county playoffs

Football practices begin; teams aim for county playoffs

Story By: JIM FURLONG,
21 August 2014

Big dreams. A new beginning for collective and individual prosperity. Sharing fellowship, the ups and downs. Improving skills and fundamentals. The start of fall football practices for 2014 Suffolk County teams inspires the hearts and minds for hundreds of local players and coaches eager to compete for the Bellport Clippers, Patchogue-Medford Raiders, William Floyd Colonials...

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East of South Shore town line fared okay, but north, oh brother!

East of South Shore town line fared okay, but north, oh brother!

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI,
21 August 2014

Water had seeped into the lobby of Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville last Wednesday morning, said Supervisor Ed Romano. That’s because Farmingville was dumped with 7.73 inches of water. While Brookhaven Town announced a state of emergency at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, Highway Supervisor Dan Losquadro said the typography of the South Shore in Brookhaven spared its villages and hamlet...

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Comp’s office smacks village over financial controls

Comp’s office smacks village over financial controls

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
21 August 2014

A recent audit found Mastic Beach officials were not provided with financial reports, budget modifications were not proposed prior to overspending budget lines, and the village’s credit card policy lacked oversight, according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s auditors....

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Carrying the family torch

Carrying the family torch

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
21 August 2014

Jason Neal learned a lot from his parents about community involvement from an early age watching them devote their lives to leading children in the boys and girl scouts. ...

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Wizard of ‘Ogue By PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Wizard of ‘Ogue By PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY ,
21 August 2014

He’s oft to be a wizard. Jack Krieger dons many hats these days from heading up Brookhaven’s Public Information Office — working behind the scenes for the Town Board — to his post as the deputy mayor of Patchogue, where he’s risked taking up a guitar on an occasion or two, crooning tunes to promote the arts in the village, before returning home at the end of the day where he steps into the role of a loving dad...

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There was music playing  and people swaying

There was music playing and people swaying

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA,
21 August 2014

This past Sunday in Patchogue “Kids Just Wanna Have Fun” organized a "Dancing in the Streets" fundraiser hosted by Ralph's Italian Ices. They raised $500 for underprivileged children....

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