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Patchogue

Patchogue
It was nicknamed Milltown because of the many mills -- gristmills, sawmills, paper, wool, cotton mills -- that operated on Patchogue waterways from as early as 1750. The village's permanent name may have derived from Pochaug or Paushag, which were the early settlers' interpretation of the name of Indians who lived in the vicinity.
Photo: Inside Shands General Store on West Main Street, about 1915.
It was nicknamed Milltown because of the many mills -- gristmills, sawmills, paper, wool, cotton mills -- that operated on Patchogue waterways from as early as 1750. The village's permanent name may have derived from Pochaug or Paushag, which were the early settlers' interpretation of the name of Indians who lived in the vicinity.
Photo: Inside Shands General Store on West Main Street, about 1915.
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  • LI Mom Assaults Cop Trying to Seize Drug Paraphernalia

    LI Mom Assaults Cop Trying to Seize Drug Paraphernalia
    A Long Island woman scuffled with police Saturday when Suffolk County cops tried to seize crack pipes and hypodermic needles from her kitchen, police said. Jessica Schiehsl, 36, was arrested Saturday with her 5-year-old and 4-month-old daughters nearby....
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    LIRR Issues Travel Advisories For Tuesday Morning
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    Deliberations On LI Hate Crime Trial Continues
    A Suffolk County jury is scheduled to begin its fourth day of deliberations today in the hate-crime murder trial of 19-year-old Jeffrey Conroy. Since deliberations began last week, the jury has asked several times for read-backs of testimony, as well...