Articles

`Circus’ links our animal similarities

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

When “Link Link Circus” debuts on stage at The Gateway, Isabella Rossellini will be dressed in a ringmaster’s outfit and delve into how much we have in common with animals in a highly entertaining way.

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Gershow explosions

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medford residents have been voicing complaints of loud explosions heard coming from the Gershow Recycling plant on Peconic Avenue.

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Asian Cultural Heritage Week begins

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Asian Cultural Heritage Week begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 10, coinciding with Chinese New Year, the Year of the Pig.

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Bellport Basketball defeats North Babylon, maintains pace with them

Story By: STAFF WRITER
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

This past week Bellport had two more obstacles in their path in their conquest to repeat the league title and they defeated both of the opponents in their way, Comsewogue and North Babylon.

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A woman of substance gets a book

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tricia Foley’s book “Mary L. Booth, The Story of an Extraordinary 19th-Century Woman”” was published this month chronicling the amazing, 19th century intellectual who was founding editor of Harper’s Bazar.

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Patchogue’s newest beer joint

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

A family-friendly place to relax and grab a cold beer - a beer that was made just a few feet from your glass – is the Patchogue Beer Project, on Railroad Avenue.

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Sewer money needed here, please!

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, Patchogue Village Mayor Paul Pontieri and County Legis. Rudy Sunderman are hoping the $26.4 million in funding turned down by Great River residents in the Jan. 22 sewer referendum will be directed to shovel-ready projects in their areas. Romaine wrote to Gov. Cuomo.

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Man of the year Pastor Jim Ryan: : Keys to the kingdom

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

After Pastor Jim Ryan’s Jeep of Lighthouse Mission was shot, he turned a negative into a positive; the police called wound up participating in their youth programs.

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Woman of the year: Those in need come first

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patricia Peterson, founder of Angels of Long Island with Debbie Roesch, will run out of their headquarters tracking down someone if she see’s they are in need.

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Help offered by businesses for victims of shutdown

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

As of the release date of this issue of the Advance, the government has been shutdown for 34 days, making it the longest in U.S. history. These are some of the local organizations or businesses that are looking for help and are reaching out to help others.

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Brookhaven, Patchogue, Bellport take AIM at proposed budget cuts

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

LEUZZI Brookhaven Town, Patchogue Village and Bellport are reeling over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed Assistance and Initiatives for Municipalities budget cuts which will affect all Nassau and Suffolk towns as well as most villages. If it goes through, Brookhaven will lose $1.8 million, Patchogue Village’s projected loss is $92,000 and Bellport Village will have to grapple with an approximate $17,000 hit. Islip Town is also in the mix with a $1.7 million hit.

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The Force is with him

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Charles Ross has made his “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” imitating Darth Vader’s heavy breathing, Jabba the Hut’s big mouth, Han Solo’s brio and condensing three films into a 75-minute show. He’ll be in Bellport at The Gateway this Saturday, Jan.26 at 8 p.m. for one night only. Take the kids or come by yourself.

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