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Week in Review: Aug. 13-19

This week's top stories on Northport Patch.

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: An odd phenomenon occurs yearly at . Nearly every summer, the Suffolk County Department of Health goes through a cycle of closing and reopening the village-owned beach due to unsafe levels of bacteria, while adjoining remains disproportionately unaffected. The two bodies of water share no real boundary – so what gives?

: A Northport man has been arrested in connection with a rash of recent car break-ins in the Northport area, say Suffolk County Police.

: Business Development Committee Chair and Village Trustee Tom Kehoe recently implored Zagat Survey to include eight popular Northport restaurants in its next edition.

:The Village will clean up the old Fort Salonga Road Amoco station itself and leave the owners with the bill if they don't come forward within a week, Northport Village Trustees agreed Tuesday.

: A 17-year-old girl and her mother suffered serious injuries after a two car collision on Clay Pitts Road and Greenvale Drive on Friday afternoon, said officials. Their identities have not been released.

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