🌱 Port Jefferson Daily: Student Art Exhibit + Virtual Parking

Hello, people of Port Jefferson! Debora Whitehead here with the latest Port Jefferson Daily.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Partially sunny; the winds calming down. High: 37, low: 32.

Here are the top 5 stories in Port Jefferson today:

  1. Port Jefferson Earl L. Vandermeulen High School senior is one of the finalists for the 2022 Annual Scholarship Program. Andrew Patterson took the qualifying test as a junior and now, over the next few months, half a dozen entrants will be selected to receive a merit scholarship. (tbrnewsmedia)
  2. The City of Brookhaven is offering the 2022 Virtual Resident Parking Permit. Permits can be purchased online at www.BrookhavenNY.gov/Parking. Residents can also purchase it in person at the City Parks and Recreation office located at 286 Hawkins Road in Centereach. (TBR News Media)
  3. The Port Jefferson School District is proud to display student work at the 2022 Student Art Fair at the Port Jefferson Village Center. The community will have the opportunity to view the colorful artwork of students from Edna Louise Spear Elementary School, Port Jefferson Middle School and Earl L. Vandermeulen High School. The show runs from March 15 to April 8. (Press Release Desk)
  4. The Gabby Petito case: Petito’s family is suing Brian Laundrie’s parents, alleging they helped their son escape. The lawsuit alleges that Brian told Christopher and Roberta Laundrie that he murdered his fiancée, Gabby Petito. (News12)
  5. The Stony Brook Staller Center for the Arts hosted its gala on March 12 at 8 p.m. The event featured the presence of classical music superstars Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Emanuel Ax (piano) and Leonidas Kavakos (violin). (TBR News Media)

Today in Port Jefferson:

  • SCMEA Division II Concert – Port Jefferson School District (5 p.m.)
  • Indoor farmer’s market – Village of Port Jefferson. (10h)
  • christian crusader Religious Services (10:00 a.m.)
  • ONLINE Holi Celebration (Comsewogue). (2 p.m.)
  • “THE WONDERFUL WONDERFUL” – Theater Three. (3 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • A 78-year-old Farmingville man – one of two believed to have suffered a medical event before the car crashes on Friday afternoon – was seriously injured in Medford, Suffolk Police said. Vincent Alese was driving a 2020 Subaru in the Target parking lot on Horseblock Road when he lost control of the vehicle and it struck an unoccupied pickup truck around 3:41 p.m., police said. » (Patch)
  • According to Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison, two recent burglaries in Hauppauge and Bohemia may be linked. Police told News 12 that two men broke into a house earlier this year on Enfield Lane in Hauppauge, taking $1,600 worth of jewelery and electronics. The landlord told News 12 off-camera that the suspects broke down the back door after trying to enter from the front and headed straight for the upstairs bedrooms. Police say they then attempted to hit other homes on that block.” (News 12 Long Island)
  • Nextdoor neighbor, Port Jefferson Village: “Hi folks, I own an interior trim business and am looking to hire carpenters and helpers to supply a transport company van. Salary based on experience and skills, please contact Juan for an interview – JR TRIMMING Inc. 631-707-2229.” (next door)

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  • crossing to the offices of the Christian Church. (March 13)
  • Reiki Love & Light session for the benefit of our military families at the SāGhar/Curry Club. (March 15)
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Debora Whitehead

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