Want to get a jump on the week ahead in the Patchogue area? Here are a few highlights to look out for, and if you know other upcoming things to look ahead toward, add them in the comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Suffolk County Police Department Fifth Precinct holds an open community meeting every first Tuesday of the month for the public to interact with local law enforcement. The meeting takes place on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the precinct on Waverly Avenue.
Roast on Main Street in Patchogue continues its open mic tradition, encouraging all musicians, poets, singers and performers to take center stage at the cozy coffee house. The event begins on Tuesday at 7:30 and runs until 11 p.m.
The Patchogue Elks Lodge has announced that applications for the Elks National Foundation “Most Valuable Student” scholarship is now open. The scholarship is offered to Class of 2014 seniors, and applications can be found online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars or email- email@example.com or in the Guidance Office of your local high school. The filing deadline for the application at the Patchogue Elks Lodge, 14 Oak St., Patchogue is Dec. 6.
Congrats to Pat-Med Varsity Football!
The Patchogue-Medford Raiders have won two games in a row after dropping the season opener and its latest win was a dominating upset. The Raiders defeated perennial county championship favorite William Floyd, 31-7 at home. Quarterback Anthony Lee threw four touchdowns in the victory. Pat-Med is now 2-1 and could make a run this year. They head out on the road this week on October 5 to play Ward Melville, who is also 2-1.
Coverage this week
We’ll take a look at the next person organizers hope to honor with a memorial bench on Main Street in the village. Plus, your local crime blotter from the Fifth Precinct, and Patch will be looking into some recent construction on the corner of Horseblock Road and North Ocean Avenue.