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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Rocky Point Teacher Awarded $2,000 Grant

Rocky Point Teacher Awarded $2,000 Grant

Jennifer Meschi, a technology teacher at Frank J. Carasiti Elementary School, was awarded a grant through the national ING Unsung Heroes grant program.
Police: Rocky Point Man Charged in Rash of Local Home Burglaries

Police: Rocky Point Man Charged in Rash of Local Home Burglaries

Michael Caruso was arrested on Sunday, police say.
Police: Rocky Point Man Robbed Two Banks, Arrested in Movie Theater Parking Lot

Police: Rocky Point Man Robbed Two Banks, Arrested in Movie Theater Parking Lot

Robert Edlund, 55, is charged with two counts of third degree robbery.
Cops Investigating Rocky Point Bank Robbery

Cops Investigating Rocky Point Bank Robbery

The robbery occurred Saturday morning, police said.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Alex Sobelman

Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Alex Sobelman

Alex is headed to Gannon University in the fall.
Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Rocky Point

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Rocky Point

No humans have been infected with the virus in Suffolk County so far this year.
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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Tony Tirador

Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Tony Tirador

Tony is headed to the Berklee College of Music in the fall.
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87-Year-Old Woman Killed After Car Crashes Into Tree in Rocky Point

87-Year-Old Woman Killed After Car Crashes Into Tree in Rocky Point

Accident occurred near Rocky Point High School Wednesday afternoon.
Rocky Point Parents Required to Watch New Substance Abuse PSA

Rocky Point Parents Required to Watch New Substance Abuse PSA

Parents must now watch a five-minute PSA before gaining access to their child's report card.
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Sound Beach Fifth Grader Wins 1st Place in Statewide Art Contest

Sound Beach Fifth Grader Wins 1st Place in Statewide Art Contest

Marianna Kalin, a fifth-grader at Laddie A. Decker Sound Beach School, won first place in a magazine-cover design contest, a statewide contest meant to highlight civic engagement.