Week in Review: Alleged Assault at 7-Eleven and Pair Accused of Burglary in Port Jeff Station

Also, Brookhaven council redistricting workshops open and library is looking for local WWII veterans to tell their stories.

Check out some of the headlines you might have missed in the week that was in Port Jefferson.

After holding public hearings throughout each of the Town of Brookhaven's council district's, the town's Bipartisan Redistricting Commission will be holding public workshops at Town Hall starting Aug. 13.

Samantha Knab and Michael Willis were caught by police after attempting to break into a home in Coram.

Originally serving as a residence for unwed mothers in the 1960s, the building across from on Belle Terre Road fell into disrepair over the years and became the target of vandalism, creating an eyesore in the community. It was demolished this week to make room for an overflow parking lot for hospital employees.

Program is a part of Port Jefferson Library's Living Heritage Project.

Port Jefferson Station resident William Chilton is looking for the man who rear ended his car near on July 23 and then took off. He’s put signs up on telephone poles in Port Jefferson Station and Setauket and he even took to the web to catch the runaway, posting a full description of the event on Reddit.com.

When it comes to meeting state Education Department academic goals, has a mixed bag of results and Superintendent Kenneth Bossert says that the school can make a "substantial improvement" in some areas.

Glenn Johnson, 30, was arrested in Port Jefferson Station on July 23 at 11:37 a.m. and charged with assault after he allegedly punched a cashier at the 7-Eleven on Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station.

Joe Edley is an author of books on Scrabble and served as Director of National Clubs and Tournaments for the National Scrabble Association.


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