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A historical repair and a new club

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
19 March 2015

The Swan River Schoolhouse, the oldest existing schoolhouse on Long Island that remains on its original foundation, will get some town improvements and more use with a junior branch of the Greater Patchogue Historical Society that will partner with the Patchogue-Medford School District. ...

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They’re fixing the roads

They’re fixing the roads

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
26 March 2015

Brookhaven Highway Superintendent Dan Losquadro said over the past two weeks his entire fleet of crews with about 200 employees have been assigned pothole repair duty as their primary responsibility...

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Marina owner wants restaurant and a neighborhood balks

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
26 March 2015

The Patchogue Village Planning Board meeting scheduled Tuesday night for Riverview Marina owner Frank Priolo III, who is requesting a one-story 57-seat restaurant at his Campbell Street and Argyle Lane property was postponed. The proposed project has upset locals in this quiet neighborhood....

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Article 78 slams Suffolk County OTB

Article 78 slams Suffolk County OTB

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
26 March 2015

The Medford Taxpayers & Civic Association, Affiliated Brookhaven Civic Organizations, Brookhaven Town Conservative Committee filed an Article 78 against Suffolk County Offtrack Betting Corporation. A press conference is expected to today on the steps of Brookhaven Town Hall at 4 p.m. ...

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They’re really cookin’ at Bellport High School

They’re really cookin’ at Bellport High School

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
26 March 2015

Eight years ago, Bellport High School started a culinary arts program with one teacher and two kitchens previously used as home and career classrooms. Today, the program has grown with over 200 students, a fully commercial kitchen, a second kitchen and two teachers. ...

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William Floyd senior ‘jumps’  to state championship

William Floyd senior ‘jumps’ to state championship

Story By: JIM FURLONG
26 March 2015

At the recent New York state-wide indoor track and field meet, William Floyd’s Hasani Rathan claimed the first-place trophy for the boys' high jump. He surpassed 31 other student-athletes to clear six feet, 10 inches. ...

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Spery slate takes two of three seats

Spery slate takes two of three seats

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY
26 March 2015

The New Horizons slate gained two seats in Mastic Beach’s elections last week, possibly securing a super majority when Trustee Maura Spery steps into her new shoes as mayor....

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Eagles return to historic roost

Eagles return to historic roost

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY
26 March 2015

A pair of bald eagles has been found nesting in the woods of the William Floyd Estate — believed to be the first of the endangered species to roost at the colonial site since the 1930s. ...

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