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Local boxer ready to fight

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Local Bellport boxer, Alex Vargas, will face his second opponent since going pro, on Friday, Nov. 30 at the Paramount in Huntington.

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‘Les Mis’ a student production not to be missed

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

For the first time in nine years, the Gateway School of Performing Arts will be presenting “Les Misérables School Edition” on the main stage, beginning this weekend through Dec. 9. Tickets are on sale now.

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McDonald’s to add second drive-thru

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

McDonald’s recently applied to expand their East Patchogue location on the corner of Montauk Highway and Sills Road seeking to add a second drive-thru lane, as many locations already have, reroute traffic and add parking.

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Town supports new Bellport development

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Brookhaven Town board expressed their support for a new affordable housing project proposed near Montauk Highway in Bellport. The project would construct approximately 70 one- and two-bedroom units that are guaranteed to be “100 percent affordable housing.”

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$5.2M secured for Waverly Avenue Spur

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

$5 million in county funding for improvements to County Road 19, the spur connecting Waverly and West avenues in Patchogue, have been secured. Parking plans for the lot behind Bargain Bilge have been dropped.

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Donate to PAC

Story By: STAFF WRITER
11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

This year think about donating to PAC to ensure the arts keep POPPIN’ on Long Island!

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Winter Wonderland ice rink a no-go

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce will not be operating a synthetic ice-skating rink during the first-ever Alive After Five® Winter Wonderland shopping event scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Christmas parade re-scheduled for Friday

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

This year's annual Christmas Parade in Patchogue Village has been rescheduled for this Friday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m.

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CRC seeks donations to reset historic headstone

Story By: STAFF WRITER
11/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

The headstone of the Rev. Luke Ruland, dating back to 1809, has been found after being missing for over 20 years. The Cemetery Restoration Committee is now seeking donations to restore and reset the headstone.

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Expert encourages holistic education

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

In the world of education, mega-celebrity Sir Ken Robinson was at Patchogue-Medford High School last week.

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Sweet treat in a jar

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Cake Jar Shoppe, located on the far west corner of 117 South Country Road in Bellport Village, opened on Nov. 3 and features baked goods of almost every kind, including the signature cake jar.

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All welcome, all served

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
11/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

PJ Balzer and his King’s Kids Christian Outreach group served over 200 people a hot Thanksgiving dinner earlier this week on Monday, Nov. 20.

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