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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Town Launches Annual Back to School Supply Drive

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY -  The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Back to School Supply Drive will begin on Monday, July 29 and run through Wednesday, August 28. Collection centers are located in the lobby of Town Hall at One Independ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Supervisor Romaine Welcomes Mastic Fire Department to Brookhaven Regeneration Camp in Shirley

Regen Camp visits Mastic Fire Department

Farmingville, NY -  On July 15, Supervisor Ed Romaine welcomed the Mastic Fire Department to Brookhaven Town’s ReGeneration Camp at Shirley Airport Park. The children, ranging in age from five to twelve years old, learned valuable lesso...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Brookhaven Town Hosts Timely NARCAN Training Program

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY - The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau is hosting a free substance abuse awareness and opioid overdose prevention training program on Wednesday, August 7 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Town Hall, located at 1 Independence ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Brookhaven Town Honors Volunteers at 39th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards

Youth Volunteer Awards group photo

Farmingville, NY -  There was an exuberant energy filling Brookhaven Town Hall auditorium on May 10 for the 39th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize residents from each council district who assist young people in the community, wh...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Romaine and Brookhaven Youth Bureau Host New Trends in Substance Abuse and Addiction Program

Supervisor Romaine speaking at event.

Farmingville, NY –  On May 1, Supvervisor Ed Romaine and the Brookhaven Youth Bureau hosted the “New Trends in Substance Abuse and Addiction Program” at Brookhaven Town Hall. The program was conducted by Long Island ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Councilwoman Bonner Attends Substance Abuse and Mental Health Community Forum at Rocky Point HS

Substance Abuse group photo

Farmingville, NY –  On April 10, Councilwoman Jane Bonner joined with staff from the Town’s Youth Bureau at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Community Forum held at Rocky Point High School. The event was designed for stud...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Supervisor Romaine and Councilman Loguercio Announce ReGeneration Summer Camp Registration

2018 ReGeneration demonstration

Farmingville, NY –  The weather outside is finally getting warmer and that means the Brookhaven Youth Bureau is preparing for ReGeneration Summer Camp registration. The mission of Regeneration Summer Camp is to provide children ages 5 t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau Provides Social Media Safety Forum to Students at John F. Kennedy MS

Brittany Hayes at Social Media Forum

Farmingville, NY –  On March 12, the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau conducted a Social Media Safety Forum for more than 700 students at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Port Jefferson Station. The presenters from the Youth Bureau were ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Supervisor Romaine and Councilman Loguercio Announce ABC’s of Bullying Program

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilman Michael Loguercio have announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau will be holding an ABC’s of Bullying Program that will benefit both parents and students. The p...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Supervisor Romaine Announces Workshops for Parents

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau will be holding workshops for parents and guardians at Town Hall, located at 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville. The workshops being offer...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Sup. Romaine and Councilman Loguercio Thank Residents for Tremendous Response to 2019 Coat Drive

2019 Coat Drive group photo

Farmingville, NY –  Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Coat Drive collected more than 700 coats, and over 300 pairs of winter boots, hats, gloves and scarves. The items, gener...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Brookhaven Youth Bureau Makes Prom Wishes Come True

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY – The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau wants to provide teens with an opportunity to attend their prom in style, regardless of financial constraints. The Prom Boutique, located on the second floor in Brookhaven Town Hall, is outfi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau to Host “What’s Next?” College and Trade Fair for Youth

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  On March 5, the Brookhaven Youth Bureau will hold a “What’s Next?” College and Trade Fair for students who are interested in enrolling in college and finding a career that suits their in...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Induction of New Members of the Brookhaven Youth Court at the Boys and Girls Club of Bellport

youth court induction group photo

Farmingville, NY –  On January 24, Supervisor Ed Romaine (second from left) and members of the Town Council attended the induction ceremony of the Brookhaven Youth Court at the Boys and Girls Club of the Bellport Area. The court is one ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Supervisor Romaine Announces Meaningful Workshops for Brookhaven Youth

Farmingville, NY – Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau will be holding meaningful workshops at Town Hall, located at 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville. The workshops being offered are:Job Readi...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Brookhaven Youth Bureau Provides Excellent Internship Opportunities for Graduate Students

Group Photo in Front of Table

Farmingville, NY – The Brookhaven Youth Bureau provides excellent opportunities for second year level master’s degree social work and mental health counseling student interns. The Bureau works in partnership with Adelphi University, Stony Brook U...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Toy Drive Helped a Record Number of Families in 2018

Toys Piles up In Town Hall Lobby

Farmingville, NY – Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the 2018 Holiday Toy Drive hosted by the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Program helped a record number of families in 2018. The Toy Drive provided toys f...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Town Adopts Code Amendment to Change the Definition of Youth from 18 to 24 Years of Age

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  At the December 20 Town Board Meeting, a public hearing was held to consider raising the age that the Town’s Youth Bureau recognizes “youth” from 18 to 24 years of age. The new Town Code...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Thousands of Toys Donated at Town and JVC Broadcasting’s Annual INTERFACE Holiday Toy Drive

JVC Toy Drive at Town Hall group photo

Farmingville, NY –  On December 14, Brookhaven residents opened their hearts in a big way by donating thousands of toys at the Town’s INTERFACE Toy Drive. The event, held in the lobby of Town Hall, was co-sponsored by the Town...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Town’s First Ever “Brookhaven’s Got Talent Poetry Slam” Was a Tremendous Success

Poetry Slam group photo

Farmingville, NY –  On December 13, the auditorium at Brookhaven Town Hall was buzzing with the proud and smiling faces of student-authors and their parents. More than 60 residents attended the first “Brookhaven’s Go...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Councilman LaValle Accepts Generous Holiday Toy Drive Donation from Selden Target Store

Frank Petrignani; Councilman LaValle; Target store manager Jaclyn Brehm and INTERFACE Coordinator Jo

Farmingville, NY –  On December 10, Councilman Kevin LaValle visited the new Target store in Selden to accept a donation of a $500 gift card and various toys in support of the Town of Brookhaven’s Youth Bureau INTERFACE Toy Dr...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

INTERFACE Program Provides more than 1,140 Families in Need with Thanksgiving Day Meals

Thanksgiving Food Drive 2018 Group photo

Farmingville, NY –  This year the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Thanksgiving Food Drive provided more families in need with hearty Thanksgiving meals that it ever has before. Through the drive 1,144 families and ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Supervisor Romaine Announces Live, On-Air INTERFACE Toy Drive on December 14 at Town Hall

INTERFACE toy drive 2017

Farmingville, NY –  On December 14, all five JVC Broadcasting radio stations will broadcast live from Brookhaven Town Hall to promote the Town’s INTERFACE Toy Drive. All the popular personalities from My Country 96.1, LI News ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Councilwoman Bonner, Youth Bureau and Local Pizzerias Sponsor “Stop Underage Drinking” Initiative

Farmingville, NY –  Recently, Councilwoman Jane Bonner and the Town’s Division of Youth Services launched an initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of underage drinking. The Youth Bureau purchased "Stop Underage ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

JVC Broadcasting to Host Annual Food Drive to Support the Brookhaven INTERFACE Program

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  With the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaching, JVC Broadcasting and its roster of five radio stations is once again hosting their annual “Food Fight Against Hunger” food drive to support the B...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Brookhaven Town Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Councilman Neil Foley; Supervisor Ed Romaine; honorees Nefalti Collazo and Diana Dominguez Weir; Cou

Farmingville, NY –  On October 5th, more than 300 residents attended the Town of Brookhaven’s Fifth Annual Hispanic Heritage Night Celebration, hosted by Brookhaven’s Hispanic Advisory Board. During the annual celebration of Hispanic culture, 64 ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Supervisor Romaine Announces Annual INTERFACE Thanksgiving Food Drive Begins October 15

Bowl of Soup

Farmingville, NY –  Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will run from October 15 to November 12. INTERFACE is a partnership between individuals, generous corporat...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau Offers Free Support and Educational Groups

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau is offering free support and educational groups to all Town residents ages 14 to 21 years-old and their families. In the month of October, there will be four groups available:&...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Teen Drivers and Parents Invited to Attend Free Distracted Driving Program

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY –  Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and the Town Youth Bureau are working together to present a free, interactive distracted driving program for teen drivers and their parents...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Brookhaven Youth Board to Hold “Poetry Slam” Event for Students

Town Seal

Farmingville, NY – The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s volunteer Youth Board is holding its first ever Brookhaven’s Got Talent Poetry Slam! The Youth Board is seeking submissions from students who are currently in ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Children Learn About Bicycle Safety at Brookhaven’s Youth Bureau ReGeneration Camp

Brookhaven Youth regeneration Camp

Farmingville, NY – The Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s ReGeneration Camp provides children five through twelve-years-old with safe, fun and enriching experiences. While children in the camps engage socially through various activitie...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Brookhaven Youth Bureau and Councilman Loguercio Host Successful Vaping Seminar

Woman Displaying Vaping Devices

Farmingville, NY - On May 14, the Brookhaven Youth Bureau and Councilman Michael Loguercio held a successful Vaping Seminar Program for parents and students at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville. Representatives from the Suffolk County Health D...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Brookhaven Town Honors Volunteers at 38th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards

Group at Youth Volunteer Awards

Farmingville, NY - Proud, smiling faces filled the Brookhaven Town Hall auditorium on May 4 for the 38th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize residents from each council district who assist young people in the community, whether they are ad...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Councilman Loguercio and Brookhaven Youth Bureau Host Successful Free College Seminar Program

Councilman Speaking at Seminar

Farmingville, NY - On March 8, Councilman Michael Loguercio and the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau held a successful Free College Seminar Program for parents and students at Town Hall. Representatives from Suffolk Community College (SCCC) discussed the coll...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Brookhaven Youth Bureau Provides Opportunities to Make Prom Wishes Come True

Farmingville, NY - The Brookhaven Youth Bureau wants to provide young ladies with an opportunity to attend their prom in style, regardless of financial constraints. The Prom Boutique, located on the second floor in Brookhaven Town Hall, is decorated as a ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Supervisor Romaine Announces Free Seminar for Prospective College Students

Farmingville, NY - On March 8, the Brookhaven Youth Bureau and Suffolk Community College will host a free seminar for parents and students who are interested in enrolling in college. Representatives from Suffolk Community College will discuss the college ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Supervisor Romaine Announces Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program’s Food and Toy Drive Results

Supervisor Romaine with Donated Toys

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program’s 2017 Holiday Food Drive and Holiday Toy Drive helped a total of 14,118 people during this past holiday season. The Food Drive pro...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Supervisor Romaine Announces Annual Brookhaven Youth Bureau Interface Coat Drive

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau will hold its Annual Interface Coat Drive from January 12 to February 12 to help residents in need stay warm this winter. Donations of new or gently used clean...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Record Breaking Number of Toys Donated at Town and JVC Broadcasting’s INTERFACE Holiday Toy Drive

JVC Staff with Toy Donations

Farmingville, NY - In keeping with the true spirit of the holiday season, Brookhaven residents opened their hearts in a big way by donating thousands of toys at the Town’s INTERFACE Toy Drive. The event, held on December 15 in the lobby of Town ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Thanks Red Knights Motorcycle Club New York Chapter 26 for Their Contributions

Romaine and Red Knights Pose with Toys

Farmingville, NY - On December 7, Supervisor Ed Romaine thanked members of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club New York Chapter 26 for their heartwarming contributions to the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Toy Drive. Each year, the club...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Program Provides More Than 940 Families with Thanksgiving

Supervisor Romaine Poses with Food Drive Results

Farmingville, NY - This year the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Thanksgiving Food Drive provided more families in need with hearty Thanksgiving meals than it ever has before. Through the drive 942 families and a total of 3,912 peopl...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Live, On-Air INTERFACE Toy Drive on December 15 at Town Hall

Farmingville, NY - On December 15, all five JVC Broadcasting radio stations will broadcast live from Brookhaven Town Hall to promote the Town’s INTERFACE Toy Drive. All the popular personalities from My Country 96.1, LI News Radio 103.9, Party 1...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

JVC Broadcasting to Host Annual Food Drive to Support the Brookhaven INTERFACE Program

Farmingville, NY - With the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaching, JVC Broadcasting and its roster of five radio stations is once again hosting their annual “Food Fight Against Hunger” food drive to support Long Island Cares, Inc. -...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Annual Charity Car and Motorcycle Show to Help Families in Need

Santa and Mrs. Claus with Children

Farmingville, NY - The Brookhaven Youth Bureau is teaming up with all Custom, Classic and Modified Car, Truck and Motorcycle Clubs to help families in need on Sunday, November 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event is sure to be fun for the entire fam...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Annual INTERFACE Thanksgiving Food Drive Begins October 16

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will run from October 16 to November 15. INTERFACE is a partnership between individuals, generous corporat...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Town Launches Annual Back To School Supply Drive

Farmingville, NY - The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s INTERFACE Back to School Supply Drive will begin on Monday, July 31 and run through Monday, August 28. Collection centers are located in the lobby of Town Hall at One Independence Hill in ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Brookhaven Town Hosts Two Well Attended Substance Abuse Workshops for Parents

Speaker at Substance Abuse Workshop

Farmingville, NY - The Town of Brookhaven’s Youth Bureau held two well attended Substance Abuse Education Workshops for parents this month. The workshops were conducted in both Spanish and English and are called “The More You Know.&...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Substance Abuse Education Workshop for Parents

Farmingville, NY - In a continued effort to combat drug and alcohol abuse in Brookhaven Town, Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced a Substance Abuse Education Workshop for parents, hosted by the Town’s Youth Bureau. It will take place on Tuesday,...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Brookhaven Town Honors Volunteers at 37th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards

Honored Volunteer Group Photo

Farmingville, NY - More than 200 proud, smiling faces filled the Brookhaven Town Hall auditorium on May 5 for the 37th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize residents from each council district who help and assist young people, whether they ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces $3000 Toys “R” Us Donation to Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program

Supervisor Romaine Announces Toy Donation Program

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven’s Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program received a generous donation of approximately $3,000 worth of baby, infant and children’s clothing from Toys &ldquo...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Councilman Loguercio & Brookhaven Youth Bureau Hold Successful Free College Seminar Program

Loguercio Speaking at Program Seminar

Farmingville, NY - On March 7, Councilman Michael Logeurcio and the Brookhaven Youth Bureau held the first Free College Seminar Program at Brookhaven Town Hall. This event was so successful that there will be a second program planned for later this year. ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Town to Host “Kick the Habit” Free Smoking Cessation Program

Farmingville, NY - To help residents quit smoking, the Town of Brookhaven will host the Suffolk County Department of Health’s six-week smoking cessation program beginning Tuesday, August 29 and continuing every Tuesday through October 3. Meeting...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Brookhaven Town’s Youth Bureau Wants to Make Prom Dreams Come True

Free Prom Boutique to open from March 20 to June 16

Farmingville, NY - Soon high school students will be preparing for the prom and the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau will be ready with its “Prom Boutique.” Located on the second floor at ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Free Seminar for Prospective College Students

Farmingville, NY - On March 7, the Brookhaven Youth Bureau and Suffolk Community College will host a free seminar for parents and students who are interested in enrolling in college. Representatives from Suffolk Community College will discuss the college ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Results of the Most Successful Coat Drive in Brookhaven Town History

Supervisor at Coat Drive

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine (left) has announced that the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau’s 2017 Coat Drive collected 5,000 coats, as well as many pairs of winter boots, hats, gloves and scarves. The items, generously donated by reside...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Supervisor Romaine Announces Annual Brookhaven Youth Bureau Coat Drive

Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine is pleased to announce that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau will hold its Annual Coat Drive from January 10 to February 10 to help residents in need stay warm this winter. Donations of new or gently used coats,...

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