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A girl singer who’s sublime with Sondheim

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Among the stellar cast, Melissa Errico will play The Baker’s Wife, Friday March 8 and Saturday, March 9 at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts’ “Into the Woods: In Concert.” The Advance interviewed Errico about Sondheim and her career.

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Medford park to get bandshell

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Veterans Memorial Park in Medford will get a new bandshell. A town resolution allocated $35,000 from the Caithness Community Development Fund to the Medford Hamlet Foundation for construction of the bandshell.

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A Tap Room fundraiser to help Kenya school

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Live music, free food, raffles and a cash bar are being offered with all proceeds going to the cause.

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Update on Lily Lake dredging

Story By: RANDALL WASZYNSKI
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

The drain-and-dredge project at Willow Lake in Yaphank went as planned, though the dredging downstream at Lily Lake has been halted for the time being due to concerning sediment buildup.

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You won’t be alone loving Into the Woods

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

A fairy tale for grownups about what people wish for and its consequences is the basis for “Into the Woods” the smash musical with words and lyrics by Steven Sondheim. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is presenting “Into the Woods: In Concert,” with top actors, on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. and Saturday in two performances

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Town recycling program improving

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Town of Brookhaven has been working three months now after returning to a dual-stream recycling program. The town originally switched over four years ago to single-stream, but reversed when the product market changed and buyers were drying out.

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Golf course upgrades

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

New upgrades to the Bellport Golf Club were approved in a Bellport Village trustee meeting Monday, which overtook much of the almost two hour meeting. Residents and board members clashed on elements of the process, as well as the elements of the plan that would expand the current course to have a practice area.

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Village moving forward with clean lake project

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Village is days away from purchasing two aerators to place in the water in Patchogue Lake. The Protecting the Environment in Patchogue (PEP) Committee runs the initiative

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Benefit for a Down syndrome center

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lisa Chevalley, who grew up in Medford and has a son with Down syndrome, volunteered with Vanessa Diaz of Ronkonkoma, team leader for establishing a GiGi’s Playhouse for children with Down Syndrome, in Suffolk County. This Friday, March 1 at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, a cocktail reception and Bon Jovi tribute concert will help raise money for a center

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One hundred years of Grace

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Decades of beautiful voices raised in song, as well as charitable and social justice efforts and spiritual support are felt at Grace African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Patchogue. It is celebrating its centennial on Saturday May 18 with a banquet luncheon at the Holbrook Country Club.

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Cornerstone adjourned for now

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Coalition Against the Cornerstone Development residents attended the Patchogue Village board meeting Monday night, reiterating concerns about the proposed high-end apartment development on Mulford Street off West Avenue. The Planning Board meeting on the project was adjourned Tuesday night.

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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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