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Top 3: New Year’s Eve coverage dominates social media shares

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Below are our Top 3 most shared stories from last week based on social media figures — followed by the most all-time.

Our coverage of Patchogue’s New Year’s Eve countdown on Main Street swept all three spots!

1. Cheat Sheet: Patchogue’s New Year’s Eve ball drop

1,330 Facebook / 2 LinkedIn (1,332)

2. Photos: 6,500 crowd Main Street for New Year’s Eve

497 Facebook / 5 LinkedIn (502)

3. Time Lapse: Watch Patchogue ring in the New Year in 30 seconds

359 Facebook / 6 Linkedin (365)

Most All-Time

1. The unsung students of Pat-Med’s Michael Murphy movement

3,460 Facebook / 1 LinkedIn (3,461)

2. The Tap Room in Patchogue is expanding upstairs

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

3. Hynes: Time to abolish the U.S. Department of Education

1,980 Facebook / 43 LinkedIn (2,023)

Photo of New Year’s ball in Patchogue by Michael White

About the author: Michael White

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