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Suffolk’s website now ADA compliant

Story By: STEVE BELLONE
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last week, Bellone along with Deputy Presiding Officer Jay Schneiderman, Suffolk County Officials and not-for-profits celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by highlighting the ADA compliance of the Suffolk County website for those who are print/visually impaired.

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Music in the park

Story By: ALEJANDRO SERRANO
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

The sound of cars driving by on Main Street mingled with the sound of music coming from the Band Shell in Dr. King Park as community members gathered to hear the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Symphonic Band’s second to last show of the Summer Time in the Park concert series, last Thursday.

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eWorks rewards: AHRC program provides jobs and so much more

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

AHRC program provides jobs and so much more to intellectually handicapped adults. In addition to sustaining the eWorks program, which operates in what had been referred to as a sheltered workshop, the program must now comply with federal and state mandates to provide a more integrated work environment.

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End of an aria

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

An estate and art sale was recently held in Bayport in a house that is fondly remembered by many as the Signorelli Vocal Studio. The event helped raise money for the cancer care charity, Monday’s at Racine Foundation, but also provided an opportunity for the Signorelli family and friends to say goodbye to the palatial home.

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A swim across the bay

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

There were 97 swimmers and an equal number of kayakers that headed out into the water near the Fire Island Lighthouse to begin the annual Maggie Fischer Memorial Cross Bay Swim to the Brightwaters beach on the mainland. The much anticipated event is an 88-year-old tradition on the Great South Bay.

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Honoring Ned Baker

Story By: ALEJANDRO SERRANO
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dozens of people gathered Friday afternoon, at the intersection of Main St. and Third Ave for the unveiling of “Ned Baker’s Way”—a street sign dedication on Third Ave. to honor the late Edward “Ned” Baker who had passed away unexpectedly earlier this year.

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Islip’s new deputy supervisor

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bill Mannix, Director of Economic Development for the Town of Islip, has stepped into a new role that was previously held by John Carney, Commissioner of Public Safety. This is not Mannix’s first time in the position though. He served as deputy supervisor for a brief period in 2006.

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A swim across the bay

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last Friday, 97 swimmers and an equal number of kayakers headed into the water near the Fire Island Lighthouse and began a swimming competition that has been around for 88 years: the annual Cross Bay Swim, which began in 1927.

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