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Rocky Point school board decides to pierce tax cap in adopted budget; Sachem East football coach's home destroyed by fire.

Commack Man Saves Six from Apartment Blaze. A Commack volunteer firefighter is being lauded for heeding the call to action, no matter where the calling came. Con Edison officials say Michael Breslin, a Con Ed substation specialist, was working last Saturday afternoon in Van Nest, a work-out location in the Bronx, when he spotted fire and smoke coming from a nearby apartment building. He entered the building and began evacuating residents. Read the full story from Commack Patch .

Rocky Point Board Adopts Superintendent's Budget. The Rocky Point Board of Education adopted the 2012-13 school budget at Wednedsay's board meeting, a $71,574,012 budget that includes a 3.2 percent tax levy increase. Read the full story from Miller Place-Rocky Point Patch .

State Senators Take Aim at Credit-Cash Price Gap. Amid residents' outcry over gas stations charging a , two of Long Island's state senators are bringing forth legislation to take aim at the problem. Read the full story from Smithtown Patch .

Fire Destroys Home of Sachem East Football Coach. A fire overnight destroyed the Farmingville home of Sachem East head football coach Mark Wojciechowski. The five people who live at the home on South Howell Avenue--Wojciechowski, his wife, two daughters and a nephew--all escaped unharmed. The Wojciechowskis' dog was also saved. Read the full story from Sachem Patch .

Police: Medford Man Left 4-Year-Old Child Home Alone. A 37-year-old man from Medford left his four-year-old son home alone while he went to get his car inspected, according to police. The man was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Read the full story from Patchogue Patch . 

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