Week in Review: Back to School Time, Bayport Wife Killer Dies & Local Business News

A look at the top headlines and news on Patch.

Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which of course should never happen, here is a look at the top news and story headlines of the week:


It was a day of excitement and eagerness at Bayport-Blue Point schools Wednesday.

Candidates on both sides of the political aisle are droning on and on about restoring our economy. Why?

The rain didn't dampen the students' spirits as they returned to the classroom Tuesday.

Good, bad, ugly? Tell us how the first day back to the classrooms went for your kids and family.

Dr. Robert Reza who was convicted in 1992 of murdering his wife has died from natural causes.

A list of recent police activity in West Sayville and Sayville as reported by the 5th Precinct.

Blake Passaro cited by Town of Islip for his compassion and giving back to others.

A local craftsman specializing in home decks provides insight on how homeowners can get the design they want and answers questions on common concerns.

Group is focused on enriching academic programs through grants.

Little or no sleep is not healthy but neither are medications to make it happen. There is a holistic option.

A man who allegedly tried to steal wedding gifts from a West Sayville Country Club reception is being held on $5,000 cash bail.

Sixth Precinct officer uses special medication to revive 25-year-old.

A list of recent police activity in Bayport and Blue Point as reported by the 5th Precinct.

Alumnus Laura Johnson has been helping students cross to and from Lincoln Avenue Elementary for nearly two decades.

The $10,000 lottery ticket was bought in Queens.


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