Rebuilt Patchogue Jetty Gets New Solar-Powered Lighthouse

13 hours ago
Courtesy of Patchogue Village / Facebook

Patchogue has added a new 22-foot solar-powered lighthouse to its jetty.

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A recent study has found that the Suffolk County village of Patchogue is a model for the renewal of distressed downtowns across Long Island.

Patchogue was founded in 1801 and has seen massive growth throughout the decades. However, Long Island Planning Council Chairman John Cameron says in the 1960s, the town started to take a turn for the worse.

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Some Suffolk County municipalities want to get rid of Styrofoam cups and containers from their communities. Patchogue Village banned plastic foam containers last month and East Hampton Village could follow suit, making it illegal for restaurants to use styrofoam cups and containers.

Anti-Trump Protests Held Outside GOP Rep. Zeldin's Office

Feb 15, 2017
Office of U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

On Long Island protesters gathered in Patchogue on Tuesday to voice concerns about Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin cancelling public appearances and his support for President Donald Trump’s policies.

Long Island Pastor Calls For Post-Inauguration Healing

Jan 20, 2017
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Saturday night, Reverend Dwight Wolter of the Congregational Church of Patchogue wants those who voted for President Donald Trump, and those who didn’t, to come together for a post-inauguration healing.