Here are some of the top stories that grabbed headlines in and around your neighborhood this week.
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Residents lined the sidewalk in front of Rocky Point High School and filled the stands to cheer on their favorite Eagle sports teams during this year’s homecoming weekend. Sporting events took place throughout the celebration, starting with an early varsity girls volleyball game and ending with a varsity boys soccer game under stadium lights.
Audit results released Monday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli show the Mt. Sinai School District overestimated expenditures for the past five consecutive years, creating surpluses that exceeded statutory limits. According to the report, DiNapoli’s auditors found that school officials consistently presented, and the board of education approved, budgets, which significantly overestimated spending.
A NY-NJ metro-based gas station-food market chain has filed two applications with the Town of Islip for a special permit to operate a gas station and a special permit to operate a convenience store at the southwest corner of Snedecor Avenue and Montauk Highway in Bayport.
The upcoming Patchogue Village parking meters are on their way in the next few weeks, deputy mayor Jack Krieger said at Tuesday’s Patchogue Village Board of Trustees meeting at Patchogue Village Hall.
A plan designed to protect the Carmans River has been unanimously approved by the Brookhaven Town Board Tuesday evening.