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Top 3: Cheer for last week’s most shared stories

Run 2 the End challenge from Patchogue to Montauk with Russ Taveras.

Below are our Top 3 shared stories from last week, based on social media figures.

1. They’re running 70 miles, with the help of a guiding spirit

193 Facebook / 2 Twitter / 7 LinkedIn (202)

2. Foley: Work on Blue Point preserve on track for fall opening

191 Facebook / 3 Twitter (194)

3. Oysters planted in Bellport Bay ‘look good’

167 Facebook / 4 Twitter / 7 LinkedIn (178)

Most All-Time:

1. The Tap Room in Patchogue is expanding upstairs

3,380 Facebook / 6 Twitter (3,386)

2. New York Bully Crew finds a home in East Patchogue

1,610 Facebook / 3 Twitter (1,614)

3. How two Bellport football buddies resurrected Painters’

1,600 Facebook / 4 Twitter / 5 LinkedIn (1,609)

Note: To qualify for the top three, a story must be on the site for at least 12 hours, so stories published later on a Sunday will be counted in the following week’s tally. Labor Day was counted toward this past week.

Photo: Run 2 the End supporters await Russell Taveras’ arrival Monday at The Sloppy Tuna in Montauk. He ran from Village Idiot Pub in downtown Patchogue over the course of two days to raise money for MADD.

About the author: Michael White

Michael White is a Bellport resident, longtime newspaper reporter and editor, and the owner of greaterpatchogue.com. Email him your story ideas or tips: mike@greaterpatchogue.com