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2005

October 2005

Halloween in Bellport...

Halloween

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Click here to see more photos from the 2005 Halloween Parade




November 2005

SBAA Art Show

Art ShowFrom November 18th through November 20th, the South Bay Art Association held its 19th annual Nita Elder Scholarship Art Show. Click here to read more about the event and see photos of some of the featured artwork.






Bellport Civic Association Hosts Home Security Meeting

Home Security Meeting

From left to right at head table, Bellport Village Trustee John Orlando, Director of Code Enforcement Don Mullins (standing),
President Bellport Civic Association Eva Gochman, and County Legislator Peter O'Leary

On Saturday, November 5th, the Bellport Civic Association hosted a home security meeting in the South Country Library. The speakers included Bellport Village Trustee John Orlando, Bellport Village Director of Code Enforcement Don Mullins, and Suffolk Country Legislator Peter O'Leary.

Although the incidence of crime in Bellport Village is extremely low, Mr. Mullins highlighted steps that every village resident can take to help prevent crime and vandalism. These steps include...

  • Lock your car and don't leave valuables in your car
  • Don't leave garage doors open when you're not around
  • Don't leave your front door open when you're working in the back of your home or not in sight of the door
  • Don't let strangers into your home to use the phone or get a drink of water
  • Don't leave bicycles unattended or in an unlocked shed
  • Keep bushes and vegetation trimmed around windows so as not to block the visibility from the street
  • Use motion sensitive outdoor lighting
  • If you see something suspicious, call the police. Trust your instincts. If you see a suspicious vehicle, try to get its license plate number. Get a good description for the police

It's hard to believe, but Bellport Village Code Enforcement Officers travel approximately 24,000 miles a year in our tiny 1.5 square mile village. That's 168,587 miles since 1998!

If you're going to be away, don't forget that Code Enforcement will be glad to keep an eye on your home. Click here for more information.




December 2005

Annual Holiday Parade and Festival

Holiday ParadeThe Annual Holiday Parade and Festival were held on Saturday, December 3rd. Click here to see more coverage of the events.







Annual Senior Holiday Party

Senior Holiday PartyThe Annual Senior Holiday Party was held on Thursday, December 8th at the Bellport Country Club. Click here to see additional photos of the event.






The Bellport Garden Club's "Christmas In The Cottages"

Garden ClubOn Sunday, December 11th, the Bellport Garden Club held "Christmas in the Cottages," a holiday home tour through the Village of Bellport and Brookhaven Hamlet.