Suffolk County Police have arrested a Patchogue teenager for making a false report that resulted in Bayport-Blue Point school officials locking down the high school and nearby Academy Elementary this week to conduct a weapons search.
Full story: http://sayville.patch.com/articles/arrest-in-weapons-threat-incident-at-b-bp-schools#photo-12245132
A boat fire near the Babylon Village Docks on Thankgiving afternoon left one man injured and several vehicles charred.
Full story: http://babylonvillage.patch.com/articles/boat-fire-injures-one-man-leads-to-pd-car-accident#c
Deer Park-North Babylon
The Deer Park School District is mostly intact after Hurricane Sandy, however, 10 of its teachers are not. In total, 10 Deer Park school teachers are now displaced after the superstorm destroyed their homes, Bruce Sander, president of the district's Teachers Association said Tuesday night at a Board of Education meeting.
Full story: http://deerpark-northbabylon.patch.com/articles/10-deer-park-teachers-displaced-during-sandy
What’s a BBQ? Camp Bulldog brought a new definition to that word last weekend, dishing out thousands of hotdogs and hamburgers, untold non-perishable foods and supplies, and a healthy dose of neighborly hugs and smile and tears to residents of Lindenhurst battling back from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
Full story: http://lindenhurst.patch.com/articles/camp-bulldog-s-giant-bbq-feeds-thousands-in-south-lindy
More than a dozen West Islip residents spoke before the Islip Town Planning Board last Wednesday evening, voicing concerns on a proposal to construct a CVS where the storied La Grange Inn currently sits.
Full story: http://westislip.patch.com/articles/cvs-proposal-draws-concerns-from-resients
Sachem North's reigning valedictorian Ruchi Shah was recently recognized by Yahoo as a runner-up in the company's "Women Who Shine" contest, a national campaign that brings attention to influential women throughout the country, voted in through an online system.
Full story: http://sachem.patch.com/articles/sachem-north-valedictorian-nabs-runner-up-honors-in-yahoo-contest
The Patchogue-Medford High School Robotics Team 329 is continuing to prove that it can do a lot more than just build award-winning robots as it continues to help those less fortunate in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Full story: http://patchogue.patch.com/articles/pat-med-robotics-keeps-on-giving-back
Half Hollow Hills
A Dix Hills elementary school student is looking to help the less fortunate in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Taylor Goldstein, 7, a second grader at Vanderbilt Elementary School, is making and selling lanyard key chains with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross.
Full story: http://halfhollowhills.patch.com/articles/dix-hills-girl-fundraises-for-sandy-victims