With the unofficial end of summer comes fall traditions like the back-to-school rush, pumpkin spice lattes, and a wrap-up of the top 10 news stories between June and August on Port Jefferson Patch. In no particular order, here they are:
After years of property issues, the Sguera family reopened an old favorite with some new twists in August.
In early August, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said that the on Route 112 and one area motel in Port Jefferson Station were locations used in that he said operated throughout several areas in Brookhaven Town including Coram and Medford.
The text of a note released by the Suffolk County District Attorney as part of evidence collected in connection to the August bust of a heroin-prostitution ring that ran through Port Jefferson Station read like something out of an HBO crime drama. The harrowing screed written by an alleged drug dealer and pimp illustrates the type of criminal business that was being run right under the noses of locals in the community.
This year, Port Jefferson High School was transformed into Hogwarts Castle with the seniors welcomed to the school of magic and wizardry by Professor Dumbledore, Lord Voldemort and Professor Minerva McGonagall each portrayed by senior parents.
A man was taken to the hospital at about 2:46 a.m. on Aug. 6 after an altercation on West Broadway in Port Jefferson left him with multiple stab wounds, according to police.
A new piece of legislation being proposed in the state Senate that would allow villages to enforce early pub closing times is said to be one option to help Port Jefferson with its troubles downtown on weekend nights.
has come to represent the epitome of all that’s cool about Port Jefferson village right now so it's no wonder that the funky eatery will play host to a food trend recently imported from overseas: the pop-up restaurant.
In July, Port Jefferson village held a public meeting to discuss a new multi family apartment complex proposed for a piece of property within the area encompased by on the corner of Texaco Avenue and Linden Place.
According to Suffolk County Police, in June, a man impersonated an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Officer, handcuffed a 19-year-old boy, brought him to his Port Jefferson Station home, and shortly released him.
In June, a Port Jefferson Station woman and another woman from Coram were arrested and charged with multiple burglaries, including one at a home in Port Jefferson Station, according to police.