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Cleaner waterways en route

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
29 October 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced significant initiatives in Suffolk and Nassau counties to bump up coastal resiliency that included $18 million to hook up homes to the Patchogue sewer system and $196 million for a new sewer collection system and wastewater treatment plant to connect parcels in the beleaguered Forge River watershed. ...

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Saving lives for 80 years

Saving lives for 80 years

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
30 October 2014

Out of the 3,000 calls made per year Patchogue Ambulance Company CEO John Rocco recalled the feeling that could sum up what drove his passion to serve as a Patchogue EMT for over 40 years. ...

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New Year’s Eve, plastic bags, muni-meters programmed

New Year’s Eve, plastic bags, muni-meters programmed

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
30 October 2014

The New Year’s Eve ball rise and grand illumination display for Midnight on Main Street was the main resolution approved pending approval of the senior building inspector and fire chief. Fireworks by Grucci logistics manager Ed Rubio presented the site plan to the village board and said the 30-second fireworks display, a series of gerbs, comets, mines and strobes, will leave any fallout on the roof of the Budget Buy and Sell. ...

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‘Pride’

‘Pride’

Story By: CAMPBELL DALGLISH
30 October 2014

Not since the “Full Monty” have we had a film about the working class struggles of England. While that played a comical theme, this film has its audience weeping with joy in the darkest hours while the word gay earns back its original meaning. ...

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Cassella’s exceptional speed boosts Pat-Med football team

Cassella’s exceptional speed boosts Pat-Med football team

Story By: JIM FURLONG
30 October 2014

Dom Cassella’s exceptional speed impresses both his teammates and his opponents this fall. He has scored 10 touchdowns for the Raiders’ varsity football team, and looks like a premier running back for all teams competing in Suffolk Division I....

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Pat-Med Homecoming had a hit day

Pat-Med Homecoming had a hit day

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
30 October 2014

Last Saturday morning the Patchogue Medford High School celebrated their home coming on a fair weathering day set a part from the week full of rain and clouds. High School Principal Randy Rusielewics said the long-standing PMHS tradition celebrated school spirit and class unity better than any other year yet. ...

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Kickstarting New Year’s Eve

Kickstarting New Year’s Eve

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
30 October 2014

It won’t be Times Square. But close enough. The Midnight on Main Street four-foot multi-faceted Lucite geodesic sphere planned to top off Patchogue’s New Year’s Eve in Patchogue will actually be a ball rise of beaming LED lights that will gleam brighter at midnight at the top of the Budget Buy and Sell. ...

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