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News Nearby: Honoring Veterans, Hit-and-Run Crash

A look at some of the top headlines from fellow Suffolk County Patch sites over the past week.

Sayville-Bayport
A Sayville man was arrested and charged with grand larceny, leaving the scene of an accident with injury, criminal mischief and resisting arrest following a three-car  Tuesday afternoon in Sayville, Suffolk County Police told Patch.

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West Islip
Cub Scout Pack 83, of West Islip, spent their Saturday placing American flags at the graves of veterans, honoring an annual tradition that has been carried out for years.

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Sachem
Lake Ronkonkoma 9-year-old Shawn West recently graduated from Canine Companions for Independence with his new assistance dog "Jan." The nationwide organization provides trained assistance dogs for persons with disabilities other than blindness.

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Patchogue
A new bill in Albany is looking to combat cyber bullying by prohibiting Internet users from posting anonymous slanderous comments. The Internet Protection Act, sponsored by Assemblyman Dean Murray (R-East Patchogue) and Senator Thomas O'Mara (R-Big Flats), would force a website administrator to "remove any comments posted on his or her website by an anonymous poster unless such anonymous poster agrees to attach his or her name to the post," upon request.

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Lindenhurst
A Lindenhurst man was arrested following a three-car crash on Monday night that seriously injured a Copiague woman. Suffolk Police charged Thomas Clarry, 44, with DWI after allegedly causing the crash that shut down all four lanes of traffic of West Montauk Highway at South Broadway. 

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Half Hollow Hills
A Melville lawyer who has seen one too many drunk driving cases come across his desk is now on a mission to prevent further alcohol-related fatalities. Kenneth Mollins spent $10,000 to create a Safe and Sober program. After signing up through Mollins’ website, a person can receive one free cab ride home (up to $25) during the month of his or her birthday.

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Deer Park-North Babylon
A study that began in 2009 continues to work out results as the plan to bring a new sewer system to Deer Park, North Babylon and West Babylon will begin to move into the next phases in coming months. 

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Babylon Village
The men of Babylon are about to get a new, one-stop shop for business and formal apparel right in the heart of the business district. JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, a men's apparel store that specializes in suits, ties and other formal wear, will be moving into 72 East Main Street, #5. 

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