Week in Review: July 30-Aug. 5

This week's top stories on Northport Patch.

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: Four West Nile-infected mosquitos were found in East Northport earlier this month, according to the Suffolk County Department of Health. Twenty one additional mosquitos were found on the same day in Huntington Station (2), Rocky Point (1), Ridge (1), Mastic Beach (1), Farmingville (4), East Setauket (4), West Babylon (4), Copiague (2), and North Babylon (2).

: The recently alerted parents and staff that a sex offender is living at the , less than a mile down the road from .

: Two large roaming dogs recently attacked a woman's terrier mix in Northport, nearly killing it. Louise, last name withheld, was walking 14-year-old "Lucky" down Harrison Drive and Alsace Place around 6:30 p.m. July 21 when two large dogs, what appeared to be Pit Bull mixes, began biting him on the legs, ear, butt, lip, and back, causing gashes and punctures that required 30 stitches.

: The former star, back home after a breakout performance in the NBA Summer League, stopped by Northport’s athletic facility Thursday to talk and have some fun with the young campers.

: Contruction is nearly complete on 240 Fort Salonga Road, the 8,000 square foot structure built in the former location of GemPort.


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