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News Nearby: Car Strikes Home, Girl Scouts Create the Cheer Foundation

A look at some of the top headlines from fellow Suffolk County Patch sites during the past week.

Lindenhurst
The occupants of a home on 49th Street in North Lindenhurst received an unwelcome surprise on Friday afternoon when a black Nissan Altima sedan into it.

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Sayville-Bayport
If the name, or the people behind the counter at First Choice Sports in Bayport seem familiar, then it’s likely because you stopped at their prior location in the SunVet Mall in Holbrook. The sports card and memorabilia shop opened in its new location last month in the small strip center caddy-corner from Snedecor Avenue on Montauk Highway.

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Patchogue
Two Patchogue residents and one Florida resident were convicted on April 20 by a federal jury of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering as part of a mortgage-fraud scheme, according to Pamela Marsh, a United States attorney for the Northern District of Florida.

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Sachem
Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Holbrook Dunkin' Donuts on Thursday evening.

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Half Hollow Hills
To earn their Silver Award four girls from Half Hollow Hills Girl Scout Troop 362 decided they wanted to help children less fortunate than themselves. Raquel Golinowski, Sarah Kaplan, Lauren Kreinces and Alexandra Parker chose to volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island - a home-away-from-home for the families of seriously ill children undergoing critical medical treatment in area hospitals.

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Babylon Village
Several Babylon Village residents have long wanted a farmer's market to come to town. Although Islip Village and Deer Park both host nearby markets during the peak growing season of June through November, Babylon Village has never had its own outdoor market for produce growers and specialty food vendors. A group of residents is hoping to change that: Brian and Joann Donnelly are helping to organize the effort, along with a committee of a dozen volunteers.

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Deer Park-North Babylon
Sonic celebrated its on Wednesday and new customers from all over Long Island are still traveling to North Babylon to experience 'America's Drive-In.'

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West Islip
A Long Island woman claims she was fired from her job at a West Islip car dealership after donating a kidney so that her ailing boss could move up the donor transplant list, the New York Post reported.

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