East Patchogue health center to move

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

A county resolution introduced by Legis. Rob Calarco (D-Patchogue) authorizing a $7.5 million bond in a shared agreement with Hudson River Health (HRH) passed Tuesday night, paving the way for The Health Center of Patchogue, formerly the South Brookhaven Family Health Center, to move to the former Verizon building at 501 North Ocean Avenue.

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Bellport Day poster winner selected

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Bellport Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winner of this year’s Bellport Day Festival Poster Contest winner, Christopher J. Alexander. Alexander is a well-known artist among buyers in the village, who began his career in painting in 2000 and currently lives in Mount Sinai with his wife, Sue Alexander.

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Now what?

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

It’s still going to open. Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar at No. 1 West Main Street, the site of last week’s accident in Patchogue, is still planned for a grand opening on Aug. 12.

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Sequins, great songs and touching scenes

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Get set to have a good time. There are 20 heart-pumping songs from the rollicking Studio 54 days. Tony award-winning actor Jarrod Emick, who plays the character Tick in The Gateway production of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” at the Patchogue Theatre, discussed his role with the Long Island Advance between rehearsals.

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Accident on Main Street throws Patchogue into a tailspin

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The man driving a vehicle northbound on South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue, who crashed into the poised-to-open Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar in the Tritec building, was Luis Greer, 34, of Smith Street in Patchogue, who was still hospitalized at Stony Brook University Hospital at press time.

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A future home for a historic boat

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The 26-foot gaff-rigged catboat has been sitting in the Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard cold storage shop for at least 15 years. The Gil Smith vessel has been waiting for a home where people can see it as a partnership with FINS and the Greater Patchogue Historical Society for its own building is emerging. But it will take funding.

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New business to perk up North Bellport

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The anticipated renovations at Miracle Plaza and the Sunoco Gas station on Montauk Highway in North Bellport are finally becoming a reality with a Dunkin’ Donuts and convenience store. Holla Dolla, a staple in the community, will be moving just down the block to 1566 Montauk Highway

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Dogs Night Out … again

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The sweeties will be hanging out the window with hope in their hearts from the Dogs Night Out car caravan Friday night. They’ll be driven from the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter and Adoption Center into Bellport Village at 6 p.m., looking to be your loyal, trusted friend.

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Running for the Patchogue Family YMCA

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tim Steiskal, the Patchogue Family Y’s director of sales and member engagement, wants to build a Patchogue Family YMCA team to hoof it in the Suffolk County Marathon to sponsor the Y’s Scholarship/Annual Support program. Registration and other fees will mainly support veterans causes, said county officials, but Steiskal’s efforts for the Y are joining others who have specific causes.

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‘The Music of Strangers’

Story By: CAMPBELL DALGLISH
7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

From Morgan Neville, we have yet another prize, “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble.” This documentary is about the whole purpose of music itself, as the film looks into the cultural identity struggle of the featured artists in search of the answer, Why do we do this?

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