I-Con was recently held at SBU and Patch was there to compile a gallery of all the best costumes.
Thanks to the efforts of in Port Jefferson Station, 20 adult dogs from the Midwest who had been used to breed puppies sold in pet stores will be placed in homes here on Long Island. Save-A-Pet worked with a Utah-based Best Friends Animal Society to rescue the dogs as a part of a program called "Pup My Ride."
The will put forth a $215,826,595 budget for the 2012-13 school year.
The budget, which was announced Wednesday at the community budget information meeting, is a 1.63 percent increase from the adopted 2011-12 budget of $212,361,285. It includes multiple cuts to teachers and staff.
After almost three hours of heated public protest, the Riverhead Town Board voted unanimously -- Councilwoman Jodi Giglio was absent -- in favor of two controversial special use permits that would allow for bistros and professional offices at a proposed development in Jamesport.
An audit by the State Comptroller's office released on Wednesday found that the Mattituck Park District did not have effective controls on its district credit cards in the period the state looked at its books, from January 2010 through June 2011.
According to the audit, over $6,000 in purchases were made without adequate supporting documentation. The district had no credit card policy at the time of the audit, according to the Comptroller's Office.