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Possible Ping-Pong restaurant and other Main Street improvements

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
12/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Leftover funds from a New York Main Street grant acquired by the BID in 2016 are now going to be used for three remaining projects on Main Street, including the possibility of a copy-cat version of Spin, a competitive Ping-Pong bar/restaurant with several locations, to move into the large and vacant 8 West Main Street building owned by Joel Furman.

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The New Year starts with a woman grand marshal

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
12/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Paula Murphy is the 2019 Grand Marshal for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.Paula Murphy is the 2019 Grand Marshal for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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The new rabbi in town

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

After decades at the pulpit preaching the Jewish faith, in around 2004 Rabbi Azriel Fellner decided to retire. But over 10 years later, he rejoined the Jewish clergy as the rabbi of Temple Beth El in Patchogue.

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Christmas donations still needed

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

As Christmas draws nearer, many people will rush out to grab last-minute gifts and treats. But not everyone can make the holidays as festive as they would like. Here are some places to help those less fortunate this holiday season.

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This beast reveals his inner yearnings

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical” is playing at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts from Dec. 14-30. For tickets, visit www.patchoguetheatre.org, or call the Gateway box office at 631-286-1133.

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Patchogue Theatre book released

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts recently published “20 Luminous Years of Entertainment Progress,” on sale now.

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10 years later, still serving Christmas Day meal

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Peter Picataggio, whose mom, Roberta Aquiar, set the stage for his altruism, is celebrating the 10th year of Home for the Holidays, a nonprofit, volunteer-driven effort that offers a free white-tablecloth Christmas Day meal with menus and waitress service for those who need one. This is the fifth year it will be held at the United Methodist Church of Christ on South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue, from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

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Local left homeless after camper burns

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Angels of Long Island founder Debbie Loesch is seeking to replace local Benjamin Darling’s camper that went aflame last month.

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$1M awarded for Patchogue Village parking garage

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Village of Patchogue was awarded a $1M grant towards the construction of a prefabricated parking garage at the county court lot on West Main Street.

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Medford Casino back on the table

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk Off-Track Betting Corp. has revived plans to put a 1,000-VLT machine casino on a 32-acre parcel of land off of the Long Island Expressway in Medford. The site would be OTB’s second virtual lottery terminal casino, just 10 miles down the road from Jake’s 58 in Islandia.

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Santa visits Head Start

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Santa made a stop at the Head Start in Patchogue last week.

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Year of the woman!

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

St. Pats Marshal announced!

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