North Patchogue History

North Patchogue, N.Y. -- History  
 (Unincorporated Village & Census Designated Place)

--  Accidents

  • "Worker Hurt in N. Patchogue Cave In."  Newsday, December 20, 1946:  p. 11.
  • "Falls Dead After Daughter, 9, Plunges from Back of Auto"  (Patchogue Tragedy).  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  August 23, 1951:  p. 1.  -- The Mott family hailed from North Patchogue

--  Biography
---  Alexander, Charles E.

  • "C.E. Alexander, Weld Contractor."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  September 22, 1953:  p. 1.

---  Dulias, Gottfried P. 
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---  Mott, Linda and Rose Mott

  • ""Falls Dead After Daughter, 9, Plunges from Back of Auto."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 23, 1951:  p. 1.

--- Murphy, Michael Patrick, 1976-2005  [posthumous recipient of the
                Congressional Medal of Honor, for valor in Afghanistan;
                Patchogue P.O. renamed in his honor, 2006; Navy destroyer
                named in his honor (see below)]

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--  Canaan Lake

  • Canaan Lake, Below the Dam, [North] Patchogue, L.I.  [photo] (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room)
  • Canaan Lake, New York (Find Lakes)
  • Canaan Lake, North Patchogue  (New York [State].  Department of Environmental Conservation)
  • Feasibility Study to Eradicate Aquatic Invasive/Nuisance Species in Canaan Lake, North Patchogue and Upper and Lower Lakes, Yaphank  (SavetheYaphankLakes.org)
  • "Canaan Lake is the Remnant of What was Once Great Trout Water."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 31, 1895:  p. 3. -- just 2 sentences; that's one
  • "A Canaan Lake Development."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 15, 1907:  p. 2.
  • "Forest Lakes" [advertisement].  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 15, 1907: p. 2.
  • Forest Lakes, Long Island [brochure].  [n.d.] 12 p.
  • Forest Lakes Realty Co. [brochure].  [n.d.] 8 p. -- based in Roes Hotel, Patchogue
  • "Drowned in Canaan Lake:  Tragic Death of Young [Walter B.] Fanning May Cause Postponement of Patchogue Commencement Exercises."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 22, 1909:  p. 9.
  • "Ancient Mill Burned.  Building a Century Old, at Canaan Lake, Near Patchogue, Totally Destroyed."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 8, 1910:  p. 3.  -- grist then paper mill
  • "1200 Lots at Patchogue, L.I. Fronting on Canaan Lake. Opposite Development of Brooklyn Citizen...." [advertisement].  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 18, 1920:  p. 5.  
  • "Packer Can't Find Canaan Park Lots, Try as He Will:  Knows They're There -- Map Says So -- Perhaps Road Leading to Them Would Help."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 20, 1920:  p. 18.
  • "Searchers Get Hot Clue to Norton:  Hunter Positive He Saw Aged Man Near Canaan Lake."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 17, 1921:  p. 12.
  • "Paradise Discovered Close to Patchogue:  In the Land of Canaan on Pretty Canaan Lake:  Salt Water Bathing, Largest Dance Hal on Long Island, Table Board $12 a Week -- A Booklet Tells All This and Much More." Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 28, 1922:  n.p.
  • "Not All is Joy in Paradise:  Much Discontent is Stirring in Woodland Camp:  Some of the Speculators Trying to Get Their Money Back in Canaan Lake Deal."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 23, 1922:  [n.p.]
  • "One Man Who Helped in the Process of Giving Long Island Real Estate a Black Eye has Just Been Sentenced to Sing Sing.  He Misrepresented Conditions at Paradise Park, in the Canaan Lake Section of Patchogue, and One of His Victims Prosecuted Him...."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 22, 1922:  p. 16.
  • "Canaan Lake Park Scheduled for Sale:  Old Estate at Patchogue, L.I., Cut Up into 2,600 Building Lots."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 25, 1926:  p. RE 1.
  • "1226 Well Located Lots, Canaan Lake Park, Patchogue, L.I." [advertisement].  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 23, 1926:  p. 4.
  • Highway Planned for Canaan Lake."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 12, 1929:  p. 8.
  • "Save Patchogue Family from Coal Gas Death."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, December 30, 1929:  p. 9.
  • "Youth is Rescued from Canaan Lake."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 27, 1936:  p. 19.  -- Clifton Booth
  • "Youth's Body Found, Police Seek Identity."  Newsday, March 6, 1945:  p. 3.
  • "Police Continue Search for Dead Youth's Identity."  Newsday, March 7, 1945:  p. 3.
  • "Midnight Fire Destroys Canaan Lake's Clubhouse."   Newsday, July 31, 1946:  p. 6.
  • "Choice Lakefront Sites at Canaan Lake, Patchogue, L.I."  [real estate advertisement].  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 26, 1950:  [n.p.]. 
  • "Teenager Fights for Life in Gun Mishap."   Newsday, July 28, 1952:  p. 11.  -- Bruce Terry, Jr.
  • "Husband's Raid Nets Court Sentences for All."  Newsday, August 4, 1952:  p. 4.
  • "Patchogue Tract Sold to Builders:  Plan 500 Houses in $6,500 to $7,500 Price Class...."  New York Times, April 11, 1954:  -. R 8.
  • "Patchogue Boy, 11, Drowns."  New York Times,  July 10, 1954:  p. 14.  -- Richard Lange
  • "Car in Lake is Grim End of Wrong Turn."  Newsday, April 26, 1960:  p. 7. -- Charles Lanyo, Jr.
  • "Divers Find Body of Youth."  New York Times, April 27, 1960:  p. 24.
  • "A Costly Fire Took Place at Club Tempo on Canaan Lake, North Patchogue, Gutting Its Interior"  (50 Years Ago [1960]).  Long Island Advance, July 1, 2010:  p. 15.
  • "Girl, 6, and Dog Saved After Fall Through Ice."  Newsday, January 3, 1964:  p.11.
  • "Love Story:  It was a Small World After All."  Newsday, April 4, 1999:  p. G 23. -- John and Betty Train, summer of 1967
  • Out of the Past:  Canaan Lake.  [North Patchogue, NY:]  Canaan Elementary School [Dedication], 1968.  5 p.  
  • Scovel, Jim.  "Deceased Catfish Mystify Officials."  Newsday, October 10, 1976:  p. 9.
  • "'Foreign Plant' Attacks Canaan Lake."  Long Island Advance, January 11, 1979:  p. 3 A.  -- Fanwort and bladderwort 
  • "Canaan Lake."  Long Island Advance, January 18, 1979:  [n.p.]. 
  • McGrath Jo Ann.  "Canaan Lake Controversy Continues."  Long Island Advance, February 1, 1979:  p. 3A.
  • "Underwater Growth at Canaan Lake."  Long Island Advance, February 15, 1979:  p. 13 A.
  • "Re:  Canaan Lake."  Long Island Advance,  March 1, 1979:  p. 3A.
  • White, Robin.  "Man's Inhumanity to Animals."  Newsday, June 14, 1979:  p. 93.
  • "Canaan Lake."  Newsday, August 26, 1979:  p. N 12.
  • Roe, Robin Young.  "Synagogue's Plan on Cottages Opposed."  New York Times, November 18, 1979: p. LI 11.
  • Freedman, Mitchell.  "Stream Through Landfill Pollutes a Lake."  Newsday, October 21, 1982:  p. 25.
  • McIntyre, Mark.  "Chlordane Found in Fish from LI Lakes."  October 30, 1983:  p. 19.
  • LaMonica, Barbara.  "Residents Take Steps to Restore Canaan."  Long Island Advance, August 3, 1989:  p. 3.
  • O'Neill, Kevin.  "Canaan Lake Focus of Restoration Effort."  The Record, July 5, 1990:  pp. 3, 8.
  • "Oliver's Restoration."  Main Street Press, August 15, 1991:  p. 3.
  • Clavin, Thomas.  "In Patchogue, a Push to Revive Two Lakes."  New York Times, April 28, 1991:  p 10.  -- Canaan Lake and Great Patchogue Lake
  • Biello, Kim.  "On Golden Pond, a Legal Innovation."  New York Times, April 1, 2003:  p. 3.
  • "Ay, Cabomba!  Tow Invasive Aquatic Plants Draw Attention of Suffolk Officials Looking to Tame Growth."  Newsday, November 4, 2008:  p. A 30. 
  • Hartmann, Sarah.  "Reviving Canaan Lake:  Memories Fuel One Man's Quest to Recapture Paradise."  Long Island Advance, February 7, 2008:  pp. 18, 34 

--  Greater Patchogue

  • "'Greater Patchogue' is Newest Slogan."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 23, 1915:  [n.p.].  -- and North Patchogue residents were leading the charge

 
--  Insects [or, North Patchogue, Battle of, 1942-1943]

  • "Cricket Invasion Fought in Suffolk:  Pests in North Patchogue Raid Houses and Threaten to Drive Out Families."  New York Times, July 17, 1942:  p. 17.
  • "Cricket Nuissance is Still Fought."  Patchogue Advance, July 23, 1942:  p. 5.
  • "Dispossess Crickets by Closing a Dump."  Patchogue Advance, July 22, 1943:  p. 6.

--  North Patchogue Fire Department

  • North Patchogue Fire Department  (The Dept.)
  • "Brookhaven Holds Vamps' Tourney."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  July 6, 1935:  p. 2.  -- In North Patchogue
  • "Medford F.D. has Carnival and Parade:  Thirteen Cups Awarded to Participanting Comanies in Parade -- Seven Won by North Patchogue."  Mid-Island Mail, August 26, 1936:  pp. 1, 15.
  • "Gas Shortage Hits Supply of Suffolk Fire Department" (North Patchogue).  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  September 22, 1941:  p. 1.  -- Continental Garage closes its pumps, a few months before the U.S. entered WWII, when gas rationing was imposed

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--  O.L. Schwenke & Co.

  • "Sold Thousands of Lots.  Over 13,000 on Long Island Disposed of by Schwenke & Co. in Past 15 Years."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  July 13, 1907: p. 1.

 
--  Police
 

  • "Deserted Car Proves Harvest for Tire Thieves."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  August 1, 1942:  [n.p.].
  • "Police Dog Pays with Life for Murder of Two Pigs."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  April 13, 1943:  [n.p.].   

 
--  Prohibition
 

  • "[North] Patchogue Still Raid Nets Four."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 16, 1935:  [n.p.]

 
--  Real Estate
 

  • "Sold Thousands of Lots.  Over 13,000 on Long Ilsnad Disposed of by Schwenke & Co. in Past 15 Years."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 13, 1907:  p. 1.  -- over 2,000 acres North Patchogue (and over 6,000 in Medford) 

 
--  Sunrise Highway [connstruction of]
 

  • "Highway Building Starts a Parade of Displaced Houses."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  April 7, 1952:  [n.p.].

 
--  Weidner's Alleys  [bowling] 
 

  • "Swezey Keglers Bow."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  March 25, 1940:  [n.p.]  -- the Petro Service Drivers (of Port Jefferson) defeat the Swezey Coal and Feed Company bowling team, and the debate over fossil fuels continues to this day