Patchogue - 2000-2009

Patchogue - History - 2000-2010

                See also  Patchogue - History, September 11, 2001 web page 
                See also  Patchogue-Medford Library History  web page [Library centennial year, 2000]

--  Arts

  • Lipson, Karen.  "Patchogue Promotes Arts with Winter Festival."  New York Times, January 18, 2009:  p. LI 8.

--  Beauty Pageants

  • Gootman, Elissa.  "And the Winner is:  Patchogue!  Also Miss Mineola as State Beauty Pageant Comes to the Island for the First Time."  New York Times, December 2, 2001:  p. LI 1.

--  Capone, Ralph

  • Ain, Stewart.  "Fired Custodian:  Predator or Scapegoat?"  New York Times, April 25,2004:  p. LI 3.

--  Cedar Grove Cemetery Desacration

  • Gootman, Elissa.  "Theft of Bodies Leads to Arrest of 3 Teenagers" (Long Island).  New York Times, January 30, 2003:  p.  B 4.  

--  Code Enforcement  [Police]

  • Rather, John.  "If It Walks Like a Cop:  Old Field and Patchogue Constabularies are Accused of Illegally Operating as Police Forces."  New York Times, July 25, 2004:  p. LI 1. 

--  Centeno, Jennifer

  • Healy, Patrick.  "Baby Dies, and Her Sitter Faces Charges of Assault."  New York Times, October 20, 2004:  p. B 5.

--  Blue Point Brewing Co.  

  • Asimov, Eric.  "The Beer that Made Patchogue Famous."  New York Times, January 28,2001:  p. LI 1.

--  Gomez, Wilfredo

  • Mead, Julia C.  "2-Year Old Boy is Found Drunk After Mother Goes into Labor."  New York Times, December 29, 2005:  p. B 1.  -- a cousin, supposedly minding the children, passed out drunk, and the young boy became inebriated, which was discovered by police, while the parents were at the hospital, his mother giving birth. 
  • Mead, Julia C.  "Father of Boy forund Drunk is Told by Judge to Stay Away."  New York Times, December 30, 2005:  p. B 9.

--  Hitler Family

  • Kilgannon, Corey.  "Three Quiet Brothers on Long Island, All of Them Related to Hitler."  New York Times, April 24, 2006:  pp.  B1, B4.

--  Lorentson, Buddy  

  • Brody, Jane E.  "A Pregame Ritual:  Doctors Averting Disasters."  New York Times, October 14, 2003:  p. F 7.  -- a 12 year old boy from Patchogue, who had lost a kidney to cancer, was prohibited by his school from playing soccer; a decision that went to court

--  Lucero, Marcelo

  • Semple, Kirk.  "A Killing in Town Where Latinos Sense Hate:  7 Long Island Youths Held in Stabbing of Ecuadorean Resident." New York Times, November 14, 2008:  p. A 25.    
  • Macropoulos, Angela.  "In Mourning an Immigrant, a Call for Unity on Long Island." New York Times, November 16, 2008:  p. 41.
  • "Downes, Lawrence.  "A Hate-Crime Circus Comes to Patchogue:  'Are You a Victim?'"  New York Times, December 5, 2008: p.. A 38. 
  • "To Heal in Patchogue:  Having a Say and Seeing It Come to Life."  New York Times, February 8, 2009:  p. LI 10.

--  McPeak's Adult Home

  • Ain, Stewart.  "Adult Homes Ask State to Stop Bleeding."  New York Times, February 22, 2004:  p. LI 5.

--  Michele, Chrisette

  • la Gorce, Tammy.  "Rising Music StarBanks on Wholesome Image."  New York Times, July 29, 2007:  p. LI 8. 

--  Murphy, Michael

  • Winerip, Michael.  "Recognizing the Honor of a Son."  New York Times, November 11,2007:  p. LI 1. 

--  Patchogue New Village

--  Patchogue River

  • Rather, John.  "In Patchogue, a Novel Cure for Old Muck" (On the River).  New York Times, December 2, 2007: p. M 2.
  • Marcazzo, Regina.  "Patchogue Puts the River Back in Its Future:  The River Made the Village.  Now the Village Pays Back."  New York Times, January 30, 2000:  p. LI 3.

--  Patchogue Theatre  

  • Webb, Jimmy L.  "What's the Long Island Sound?" New York Times, November 26,2006:  p.  LI 21. -- Long Island Music Hall of Fame's First Induction Ceremony

--  Schools
                See   Capone, Ralph
                See also  Lorenstson, Buddy  
                See also  Lucero, Marcelo
--  Political scandals

  • McQuiston, John T.  "Ex-G.O.P. Chief Enters Plea."  New York Times, February 5 ,2000:  p. B 6.  -- John Powell

--  Southside Masonic Lodge No. 493

  • Masonic Shooting in Patchogue, NY  (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Tavernise, Sabrina.  "Man Fatally Shot During a Masonic Initiation:  The Wrong Gun was Used in a Social Club Ceremony."  New York Times, March 9, 2004:  p. B 6.
  • "Guilty Plea in Shooting at Masonic Lodge."  New York Times, January 8, 2005:  p. B 4.

--  Swezey's
                See  Business and Industrial History of Patchogue, NY  web page, under  Department Stores (Historic) --> Swezey's
                                 Department Store

-- September 11, 2001  (Terrorist Attacks and Remembrance)

--  Vasile, Carmine F.

  • Strugatch, Warren.  "For a Patchogue Inventor, a Costly Uphill Battle."  New York Times, December 24, 2004: p. LI 8.