Village Bistro hit in crash

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

A car that crashed through the front entrance of Village Bistro Tuesday night, rattled the calm of an early evening in Bellport Village. But co-owner Ed Baxter plans to open the beloved deli late Thursday morning, Feb. 21.

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Brookhaven reignites pitch for Amazon HQ

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Town of Brookhaven is again calling for Amazon to build its new headquarters at the Calabro Airport in Brookhaven hamlet, after the online retailer pulled out of a controversial plan to build a massive space in Long Island City, Queens

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Master of the Galaxy (Electric Harp)

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Local musician Joe LoSchiavo, a low-key guitar wonder and Medford native, is hoping his invention, the Galaxy Electric Harp will make a huge impact on the music world

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Graduation rates and district solutions - part 3

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

William Floyd School District earned an 84 percent graduation rate for June 2018 and 86 percent for August. Superintendent Kevin Coster and assistant superintendent for secondary education Kathleen Keane addresses what the score means and initiatives for student success in the district

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Look inside the new Blue Point Brewery

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blue Point Brewery is getting ready to unveil their completed new headquarters, located at 225 West Main Street in Patchogue. The site, a former college, has been under construction for many months and is slated to open in April.

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A visionary’s legacy; the non profits who benefitted

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Harold Ritter was Bellporter Karen Ritter’s Nebraska uncle, who farmed and was a master of mechanical things and carvings. A kind man, he was also philanthropic and his legacy has been carried forth by his nieces and nephew, including Karen to local non profits

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Sale completed, now push for DOE approval

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Security cameras were being installed outside the recently purchased Bayport-Blue Point Library site, the former St. Ursula Center on Middle Road on Tuesday morning but the big push now was for New York State Department of Education construction plan approval, said B-BP Library Director Michael Firestone

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Broadway songs from Broadway performers

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

From Broadway, With Love Premieres at the Patchogue Theatre Saturday, Feb. 23.

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Ain’t love grand

Story By: STAFF WRITER
2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Three couples discuss how they met and their relationship dynamics. Top left are Brian and Jennine Egan, top right are Shirley and Robert Deedy, and below center, Michael and Jessica Baker with newborn Mackenzie

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County aims to ban plastics

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

On Feb. 13 Legis. Kara Hahn and members of the county’s Single-Use Plastic Reduction Task Force announced initiatives to help reduce plastic and polystyrene waste through four separate bills.

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