Articles

Officials call on Corps to get dune replenishment work going

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Brookhaven officials are calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to commence work on its dune replenishment project including the elevation of over 4,400 homes in designated flood areas, offering to speed up the building inspection process, as well as land where homes can be moved to stave off demolition.

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Colonials aim for an LIC three-peat- New quarterback will lead William Floyd offense

Story By: JIM FURLONG
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Coach Paul Longo solved a big question mark, but he knows his William Floyd Colonials?will be missing one of Long Island’s premier players with a season-long injury.

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Artists of the Lobby this Sunday

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Seventeen original board members of the Patchogue Arts Council began with a vision five years ago that included utilizing art as a tool for improving Patchogue’s lifestyle

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Welcome to Brookhaven Hospital’s Access Center

Story By: STAFF WRITER
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

The Access Center, located in Brookhaven’s emergency department, is open 24 hours, 7 days a week and is meant to be used as a community resource

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Shared blessings- Justice Sotomayor visits Touro Law School

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

On Monday, faculty and students of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip were visited by United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor

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Some Yanks at Oxford -St. Joseph’s students spend a month abroad

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Not everyone can say they spent a summer month at Oxford University. But 10 St. Joseph’s College students can.

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Patchogue awarded county sewer funds

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Village was awarded $578,000 from Suffolk County’s Assessment Stabilization Reserve Fund via a grant supporting the village’s two-pronged effort to relieve homeowners of sewer backups after storms, as well as clamping off sewer residue that floats into the Great South Bay. A new low-pressure sewer main will connect 55 homeowners

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Smith Point dune work prioritized

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is fast-tracking the dune replenishment project at Smith Point County Park with plans to rebuild the decimated dunes to 13 feet, honoring a request by local politicians, who called for quick action before winter sets in.

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‘Lights, camera, action’ -Film shoots on streets of Patchogue

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Village served as a film location on Friday while a crew shot scenes at the Tritec work site by North Ocean Avenue and Oak Street.

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‘Saving Toby’ a hit from an Advance production staffer

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

The Long Island Advance is pleased to announce that one of our production staff, a freelance writer with the office’s family of papers, Suzanne McKenna-Link, recently published her debut novel. McKenna-Link’s book, “Saving Toby,” is a modern-day literary love story set in our very own backyard, the south shore of Long Island.

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Plans for paintings to go back up

Story By: PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY
9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Mastic Beach officials plan to re-install a series of reproduced Katherine Floyd Dana paintings outdoors, despite community concern the works of art will not hold up to the elements, according to a plan supplied by the Mastic Peninsula Historical Society to Legis. Kate Browning’s office

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Village gets county salt, county gets village maintenance

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Village Department of Public Works staffers and trucks are expected to remove snow at county sites within village boundaries when the first dusting falls. Staff will also perform lawn maintenance from now on, thanks to the Salt for Services inter-municipal agreement brokered last week.

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