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Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Seven Ho Hum Beach lifeguards resigned on Friday leaving the beach closed to swimming. Some then officially rescinded their resignation but Brookhaven Town lifeguards have communicated an interest.

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Ambulance public hearing heats up town hall

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

The South Country Ambulance District’s public hearing for the proposed new headquarters was a three-hour session. Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine said an architect will prepare a report to the Town Board on the ambulance company’s proposal. Photo: Use sc ambulance meeting.

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Bringing houses in limbo up to code

Story By: Katherine Signorelli
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mastic Beach Village has begun addressing blighted homes by enforcing a year-old law, requiring the property owners to come up to local standards, or to face financial repercussions.

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Hispanic artists reception including Alvaro

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mingle with Hispanic artists on Saturday, July 25 at Artspace from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Of Colors reception “Fierce” and view work t from famous painter/illustrator Alvaro to famously local Dakota Haraden, a Bellport High School graduate.

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Research project attracts county wetlands benefits

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

A 2004 Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge marsh restoration project has led the way to a county Wetlands Restoration Project and significant grant money for Beaver Dam Creek, Smith Point County Park and Mastic Beach.

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Friends of Bellport Bay seed it with oysters

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last Saturday, the Friends of Bellport Bay in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven seeded the bay with 1,500 oysters and 10,000 spat. About 20 town and village officials, volunteers, and community members gathered at the Bellport Dock gazebo.

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Police Blotter

Story By: Staff Writer
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Medford Zahane Lockett, 20, from East Patchogue and Michelle Turner, 20, from Bellport were arrested on July 12 for petty larceny for stealing energy drinks from a supermarket on County Road 101.

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A program promoting diabetes wellness

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

LEUZZI If you’ve been diagnosed daily with diabetes, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center Diabetes Wellness Coordinator RN MaryAnn Sagritalo, wants you to know there’s hope. She initiated programs last week at the Boys and Girls Club of the Bellport Area.

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150 years of Stephani family history

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

One hundred and fifty is a big number in the Stephani family which recently celebrated their 150th year in East Patchogue with a BBQ picnic tradition at the Hagerman Fire Department Park with over 150 family members and friends .

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Longwood Public Library renovation nearly there

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

After almost two years crammed into a temporary location, the Longwood Public Library plans to move into their newly renovated library in September.

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