This week in Hauppauge, news early in the week focused around the Hauppauge Board of Educations vote on whether to adopt the International Baccalaureate program before shifting towards crimes and police activity.
Here's a look back at the top five news stories from Oct. 10 to Oct. 16:
: Hauppauge's Board of Education voted 4 to 2 to adopt the controversial International Baccalaureate program at Hauppauge High School despite concerns about cost and class size.
: Suffolk County Police arrested Mary Patricia Elliott on two charges of grand larceny and four charges of petty larceny for a string of car break-ins from July 14 to Sept. 29 in the Hauppauge area.
: Construction is nearing completion on Insigna, an upscale steak and sushi restaurant whose owners believe they can find success where Boulder Creek failed on Route 347.
: Alert Hauppauge residents who sent out an email about a suspicious vehicle helped Suffolk County police find and arrest a Brentwood man with an outstanding bench warrant.
: Hundreds of residents donated to help raise more than $25,000 through Hauppauge Youth Organization women's softball for a Commack mother-of-three battling breast cancer.