Week in Review: School Chief Hired, District Dinner Serves up Debate & Business News

It was a busy week in Patch land .

Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which can happen but shouldn't (sign up for our newsletters to avoid that trauma), here's a look at the top headlines of the week:

Bayport Dojo Owner Producing Reality TV Cooking Show

Ray Cooney and a partner have created a TV series, Firehouse Kitchen, focused on firehouse cooking starring local volunteer departments and a celebrity chef.

In But Not Of: It's Time to Lead and Help Save a Generation

Sound bites to neatly wrap around issues isn't a solution.

2012 Election Guide

Our wrap-up of the candidates, incumbents and issues facing voters in November.

B-BP BOE: District Funds Will Not be Used to Pay for Welcome Dinner

Board of education issues statement to clarify the controversy over Tuesday's meeting.

Business Beat: Sayville Card Store Owner Likes Independence

Dave Patel shares his path to success running two discount card stores.

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

Vacant Bayport Home Draws Cats and Neighbor Concerns

A January fire left this once majestic Seaman Avenue homestead vacant and several cats homeless.

Natural Healing: A Small Diet Miracle You Likely Have Never Heard About

Chromium can aid in fighting diabetes and also help switch down the appetite.

UPDATED: District's Welcome for New School Chief Comes Under Scrutiny

A dinner event for district staff to meet the new superintendent has several parents protesting such a district expenditure.

Members of the Interact club and teachers and staff attended the rally Sunday to keep the animal park open.

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

Sayville Library News: Artists on Display; Programs Galore

October is chockful of programs and events sponsored by the library.

Aerodrome Hosting Pancake Breakast/Flea Market Fundraiser

October 21st event will support the Antique Airplane Club organization.

The Bayport Aerodrome will be the site of a pancake breakfast and aviation flea market event on October 21, starting at 8:30 and ending when the food runs out.…

Sayville Middle Schooler is Well Schooled in Giving Back

Kiera Golon may only be a seventh grader but she's already achieved a major in charity fundraising.

Former Goddess Storefront on the Rent Block

The Sayville retail spot on South Main is now seeking a new tenant.

B-BP Taps Long Beach Asst. Super as New School Chief

Dr. Vincent Butera will take new role as of December.

Business Beat: The Good & Bad of a Suggestion Box

One of Sayville's newest and most popular food places is seeking input but not every idea will be put into motion.

Reader Photo of the Day: The Monarchs are on the Move

Another terrific shot by Maddie Donahoe. Thanks so much for sharing!


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