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  1. Police: Mastic Man Arrested for Riverhead, Jamesport Bank RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    Police arrested a Mastic man on Wednesday for two recent robberies of Capital One banks in Jamesport and Riverhead, according to Riverhead Town Police. In both robberies, Gayles entered the bank wearing a hooded sweatshirt, gloves and sunglasses and handed the teller a note demanding money, police said.

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  2. Brookhaven officials want MTA to extend electric train service from Babylon to Mastic-ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newsday

    ... and Babylon branches. (Credit: News 12 Long Island) Electrification of the Long Island Rail Road from Babylon to Mastic-Shirley would help commuters and boost the economy of South Shore communities, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said ...

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  3. Officials push to electrify LIRR train lines in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News12.com

    Supporters say electrifying the branch from Babylon through Mastic Shirley will improve service and help boost the economy.

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  4. Officials push to electrify LIRR Montauk BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News12.com

    Supporters say electrifying the branch from Babylon through Mastic Shirley will improve service and help boost the economy.

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  5. N.Y. AG Sentences C-Store Operator for Food Stamp FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | CSP

    ... and statements made by prosecutors, Malhotra, together with the store's two owners, used his position as a clerk at Mastic Supermarket convenience store to fraudulently exchange food stamps for cash. The evidence revealed that on hundreds of ...

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  6. Obituary: Matthew Smith Jr., of Southampton, Dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Patch.com

    ... "Shakey" Smith Gamble (Charlie) of Calverton; Racquel "Kelly" Smith of Elizabeth City, NC; one son Erick Smith of Mastic; four sisters, Rena Smalls (Robert), Dorothy Marie Pender (Benjamin), Teresa Mims (Bobby) all of Southampton; Virginia Banks ...

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  7. Mastic store owner who stole $1M sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Long Island Business News

    Jacqueline Birzon is a reporter for Long Island Business News, covering marketing and sports business. She can be reached at jackie.birzon@libn.com or (631) 913-4260.

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  8. AG: Mastic supermarket worker sentenced in cash-for-food stamps scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Newsday

    A Mastic man accused in a $1 million theft from the state's food benefits program was sentenced Wednesday to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison in the cash-for-stamps scam, the state attorney general's office said. Haricharan Malhotra, 41, worked at Mastic Supermarket when he rang up "phantom purchases" hundreds of times with recipients of the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP,... A Mastic man accused in a $1 million theft from the state's food benefits program was sentenced Wednesday to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison in the cash-for-stamps scam, the state attorney general's office said.

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  9. Mastic Beach residents file race discrimination suit against village, ex-administrator Tim BrojerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Newsday

    Eight African-American residents and landlords in Mastic Beach are suing the village and its former administrator, Tim Brojer, for illegally evicting low-income black renters. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Central Islip, claims Brojer -- now Northport's village administrator -- prevented African-American renters from living in Mastic... Eight African-American residents and landlords in Mastic Beach are suing the village and its former administrator, Tim Brojer, for illegally evicting low-income black renters.

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  10. Schumer: FAA Approval Urgently Needed In Order For Mastic-Shirley...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | LongIsland.com

    February 10, 2015 - Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Federal Aviation Administration to expedite approval of the Town of Brookhaven's application to construct a new wastewater treatment plant at Brookhaven Airport. The wastewater treatment plant is part of Suffolk's proposed Mastic Shirley sewer project, and approval is sorely needed so that the 3 year long project can move forward as soon as possible.

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  11. Schumer presses FAA to OK sewage plant at Shirley airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Newsday

    Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to quickly approve a wastewater treatment plant at Brookhaven Calabro Airport, a step that he said is critical toward putting sewers in Mastic and Shirley. Approval by this summer is necessary for the $196 million sewer project to start as scheduled in 2016, Schumer said at a news conference at the airport.

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  12. Schumer Calls On FAA To Expedite Approval For Part Of Mastic-Shirley Sewer ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | CBS Local

    ... Airport, approval from the agency is required in order to transfer airport land to the Town of Brookhaven. "Mastic-Shirley has waited far too long for its own sewer district, and we are moving towards making that dream a reality, but first the Town ...

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  13. Romaine Declares State of Emergency, All Vehicles Must Be Parked Off RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    ... Town of Brookhaven Recreation and Senior Centers, Manorville Compost Facility, Jitney Program, the Aquatic Center in Mastic and Bay Area Nutrition Center will have delayed openings at 11 a.m. Monday. The Groundhog Day ceremony at the Holtsville ...

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  14. Mastic-Moriches-Shirley library faces renovation or rebuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Newsday

    Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library officials met with more than 100 residents on Saturday to discuss two multimillion dollar proposals to improve the existing facility. The options are to spend as much as $10 million on a renovation or more than $20 million to build a larger, energy-efficient building.

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  15. Romaine Declares State of Emergency, All Vehicles Must Be Parked Off RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    ... Town of Brookhaven Recreation and Senior Centers, Manorville Compost Facility, Jitney Program, the Aquatic Center in Mastic and Bay Area Nutrition Center will have delayed openings at 11 a.m. Monday. The Groundhog Day ceremony at the Holtsville ...

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  16. LI photographer's 'The Other Side' exhibit documents slavery's traces on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Newsday

    ... It was April 2013 and Xio (pronounced "see-oh") was exploring the estate - a 613-acre national historic site in Mastic Beach. He had been commissioned by the National Park Service... Photographer XiomA ro can pinpoint the moment he was inspired to ...

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  17. History Lessons: Go See 'The Manors of Long Island' Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Curbed

    ... Island; Gardiner's Island; Sagtikos Manor in Bay Shore; the Manor of St. George in Strong's Neck, Yaphank, and Mastic; and more. Dr. Gaynell Stone documents these in a film to be shown as part of Southampton's 375th anniversary celebration on ...

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  18. Atsby Vermouth Armadillo Cake Reserve: A perception-changing take on the classic cocktail componentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    ... entirely new and (as yet) unnamed category of distilled spirits has emerged. Carefully selected, fresh cacao fruit... Mastic trees flourish on the Greek island of Chios. In fact, it's one of the only places in the world where these trees are found, ...

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  19. Cops: Male suspect wanted in Mastic grocery store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Newsday

    The robbery took place just before 9:15 p.m. at the Ideal Food Mart, on Montauk Highway near Park Avenue, Suffolk police said. Police said details on the investigation were still emerging and that a suspect was still being sought.

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  20. Mastic Woman Arrested for DWI Following Fatal Three-Vehicle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | LongIsland.com

    January 18, 2015 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Mastic woman for driving while intoxicated following a three-car crash that killed a man in Brookhaven early this morning. Orlando Heinecker was driving a 1997 Suburban eastbound on Montauk Highway when he lost control of his vehicle and struck two westbound vehicles, a 2007 Jeep, driven by Kimberly Michiels, and a 2014 Ford Focus, driven by Sarah Skidmore, in front of 2449 Montauk Highway at 1:19 a.m. Heinecker, 35, of Bellport, who was ejected from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

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