Here’s a look at some of the top stories that grabbed headlines this past week in and around your community.
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Milestone birthdays are certainly a cause for celebration, think Caribbean cruise, gold watch or big party, but the guests invited to Wayne Fellrath's party aren't bringing a swimsuit or an elegantly wrapped gift, they're donating blood.
Kofi Awoonor, an internationally acclaimed poet who taught writing at Stony Brook University in the 1970s, was killed in an attack by Somali Islamic militants in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday.
More than 44 acres of open space in Mt. Sinai will be preserved thanks to a joint purchase agreement between Brookhaven town and Suffolk County.
No one was hurt in the car crash late Wednedsay morning when a driver rammed into the east side of the A&D Locksmith as pulled into a parking spot at Houdek's Liquor store.
Village code amendments to accommodate upcoming parking meters in Patchogue Village were approved at Monday’s Patchogue Village Board of Trustees meeting at Patchogue Village Hall.