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Yaphank, New York is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in Yaphank, NY include 11980. The median home price in Yaphank is $329,300. More Yaphank information.

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Deputies: Teen accused in mother's attack punches jailer

Charles Okonkwo, 18, of Dix Hills, is led out of Suffolk police headquarters in Yaphank for arraignment in Central Islip on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Wednesday | Newsday

Bellone presses Suffolk lawmakers for budget solutions

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Wednesday cited the county's "fiscal emergency" as he asked legislators to develop ideas to help balance the budget after sales tax revenues fell short of projections.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Lawmakers raise concerns about power plant plan in Yaphank

Suffolk County legislators Monday questioned PSEG Long Island about the necessity and expense of LIPA's plan to build a big new power plant in Yaphank.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newsday

Patchogue's Great South Bay Music Festival sets attendance record

Yaphank residents Sophie, 9, and Roman, 3, show off their body paintings while at the Great South Bay Music Festival at Shorefront Park in Patchogue on July 19, 2014.

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Patch.com

Police: Dix Hills Teen Charged With Assaulting Mother, Brother Found Dead

A Dix Hills teen is charged with assault after his mother was found unconscious with severe head injuries at their home Saturday evening and police are investigating the death of the teen's 15-year-old brother.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Newsday

Suffolk GOP taps John Kennedy for comptroller run

Suffolk Republicans late Friday named John M. Kennedy Jr., the Suffolk Legislature's minority leader, as the last-minute replacement to run for county comptroller in November, but GOP officials say they have no commitment from the Conservative Party to back him.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

News12.com

Brookhaven Town Board votes to approve Caithness II power plant in Yaphank

The Brookhaven Town Board has voted 5-2 in favor of granting a special permit to allow the building of the Caithness II power plant in Yaphank.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Newsday

Gourmet food trucks on the East End

The Food Truck visits 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue where the cooks use fresh eggs from the farm to make breakfast.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Newsday

Democratic activist files for primary challenge

Veteran Democratic activist Joseph Fritz filed petitions Thursday to challenge environmentalist Adrienne Esposito in a Sept.

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Patch.com

Suffolk Inventors Showcase Set for July 15

The next big idea may be brewing right here in Suffolk County. At least that's the hope of some of the locals who will showcase their new works at the Suffolk County Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club on July 15 at the at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge.

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Newsday

Police investigate car fires at Medford lot

Medford and Yaphank fire departments respond to a car lot on Peconic Avenue in Medford after an emergency call at about 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, about several cars on fire.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newsday

Jones Manor on the Sound being sold; workers, residents concerned

Resident Andrew Kunkel, 86, center, is visited by his wife, Sharon Kunkel, 63, of Carle Place, right, and Sharon's sister, Gail Dombrowski, 65, of Coram, at left.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Newsday

Caithness II tax breaks to be weighed

The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency will hold a public hearing Thursday to discuss prospective tax breaks for the proposed Caithness II power plant in Yaphank -- a package that could be smaller than originally anticipated.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mass Transit

NY: Former LIRR Dump Site in Yaphank a Threat to Drinking Water, Town Fears

July 02--Long Island environmental and Brookhaven Town officials say they fear contaminated soil at a former Long Island Rail Road dump site in Yaphank could one day pollute drinking water near the Carmans River.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Suffolk County police cracking down on illegal fireworks

Suffolk County officials are urging residents to stay away from illegal fireworks this July 4 weekend and at a news conference Monday warned those who don't heed their advisory that they may end up behind bars.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newsday

Brookhaven plans lawsuit against LIRR over old Yaphank dumping site

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine said a decision by the state to place caps over a contaminated soil at a former Long Island Rail Road dump in Yaphank could pose a threat to the community.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Newsday

Southold man charged after Greenport fight

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Newsday

Suffolk homicide detectives investigating death of man, 65, found near Patchogue church, cops say

In Yaphank closed due to road construction on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X66/Sills Rd/CR-101 and X68/William Floyd Pkwy in Suffolk Cnty In Yaphank closed due to road construction on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X66/Sills Rd/CR-101 and X68/William Floyd Pkwy in Suffolk Cnty Closed due to accident on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X61/Patchogue-Holbrook ... (more)

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LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Officials to Share Summer Safety Tips

June 29, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Chief of Department James Burke will share summer safety tips, demonstrate the dangers of fireworks and highlight the police department's stepped up DWI and BWI enforcement efforts for the Fourth of July holiday at a press conference on July 1 at the Suffolk County ... (more)

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Shelter Island Reporter

Training for Shelter Island's bravest

Shelter Island firefighters battle a propane fire during the monthly drill at the Suffolk County Fire Academy in Yaphank on Thursday, June 26. In addition to putting put propane fires, seen above, the Shelter Island Fire Department also drills at the fire school in Yaphank on search and rescue from burning buildings and car fires with their ... (more)

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