Articles

Funding secured for Carmen’s River fish ladder

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County officials announced on August 2 that funding was secured to finish construction of a fish ladder on the Carmans River at the Lily Lake Dam.

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A plea for security at the Brookhaven Ecology site

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Dan Losquadro says cameras will be installed at the Brookhaven Ecology Center after the recent theft of a wolf.

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Board, residents debate term limits

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Town of Brookhaven councilmembers passed a resolution last week requiring a mandatory referendum on November’s ballot that would establish term limits and extensions for Brookhaven elected officials.

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North Patchogue half-acre illegally bulldozed

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Land was illegally cleared on the corner of the residential Katy Street and Old Medford Road in North Patchogue last month.

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Judy Gold comes to The Loading Dock

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Two-time Emmy-winning comedian Judy Gold will be performing at The Loading Dock this weekend.

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Pat-Med Super says tests scores don’t define teachers

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

In a letter to teachers, Michael J. Hynes, Patchogue-Medford superintendent of schools, reiterated his stance that test scores do not define them.

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Little free library

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Pat-Med grad Emily Rohme and her 3-year-old neice Lilly McIntyre established their own Little Free Library, constructed by Emily’s boyfriend and Pat-Med grad Phil Lixfield, next to Flo’s in Blue Point.

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New bill aims to reduce student loan debt

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

- A new bill passed by the Suffolk County Legislature would direct the Department of Economic Development and Planning to develop a pilot program allowing first-time homebuyers to receive refunds to pay down their student debt.

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Bellport Village receives full reimbursement for pavilion

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

As of last month, the Village of Bellport was fully reimbursed for the construction of the Ho Hum Beach pavilion.

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Canaan Lake project

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and Legis. Rob Calarco announced funding for phase two of the Canaan Lake restoration project late last week.

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Pre-fab parking garage an option

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Village of Patchogue is looking into the cost of a prefabricated parking garage for the Suffolk County Sixth District Court lot on West Main Street.

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Green business program launches

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Village of Patchogue recently launched the first-of-its-kind Green Business Program as a voluntary initiative for all businesses within the village. Sign up online now.

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