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Headlines Nearby: Port Jeff Locals Try to Save Six Acres of Land

Check out the top headlines from the past week from Patch towns near Smithtown.

Three Village

UPDATE: Chase Bank on Main Street in Setauket Robbed

A police investigation is underway in the Wednesday robbery of the Chase bank on Main Street in Setauket. According to police, a white man described as 5-feet 9-inches tall and between 20 and 30 years old, entered the branch located at 1395 Route 25A at 11:10 a.m. and showed a teller a note demanding cash, also stating he was armed with a weapon. Police said the teller gave the man cash, then the man left the bank on foot south through the parking lot behind the bank.

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Commack

'Linsanity' Brings Business to Commack Modell's

Fans can't get enough of New York Knicks standout Jeremy Lin, and locals are flocking to Modell's in Commack to stock up on Lin gear.

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Hauppauge

UPDATE: Westbound LIE Closed After Man Jumps

The westbound Long Island Expressway was closed for several hours Friday afternoon after a man jumped from the Washington Avenue Overpass. 

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Kings Park

Local Gymnasts Take State Championship

Two local girls representing Gold Medal Gymnastics Center of Greenlawn took the All Around Medals for Level 5 USAG New York State under the direction of director and head coach Tammy Marshall at the New York State Early Season Championships in Medford on Jan. 28.

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Port Jefferson

Movement Forming to Preserve Open Land Near Highlands

Residents of the Highlands at Port Jefferson have taken up the charge of saving the six-acres of open space near the condominium complex that belongs to the village by forming a grassroots movement calling itself “Highland Park.”

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