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If you could take the spirit of Lana Del Rey, the angst of Soundgarden, the tragically poetic turns of phrase of Fiona Apple, and the commanding stage presence of Lita Ford, you would have the …
All playgrounds in the Town of Islip have reopened as of Friday, June 26, and abiding by health guidelines is required in order to use them. Playgrounds were closed for more than three months …
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SAYVILLE

Sayville church hosting info session on sex trafficking

The Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ will be hosting a sex trafficking: hidden in plain sight town hall on Monday, June 29 at 7 p.m. This nationally available live-streaming will …
SAYVILLE

Sayville rides and celebrates Pride

While June’s biggest celebration, Pride Month, had some of its characteristic glitter and luster taken away due to the COVID-19 crisis, that did not stop the Transgender Resource Center …
SAYVILLE

Sayville offering drive-in movie nights this weekend

A piece of nostalgia has come to Sayville as The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce presents “A Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Weekend.” Enjoy a fun family night out or a great date night this …
SAYVILLE

Sayville protests against systematic racism

In a town just over 16,000, there were over 3.500 attendees at a Black Lives Matter protest against racism march on Sunday, June 7. Many locals were in attendance and often brought friends from …
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Arts
ISLIP TOWN

Islip Arts Council announces virtual concert series

The Islip Arts Council is ready to begin their Summer Reimagined. The new virtual concert series will be presented online through recordings of live performances. The musicians and their bands …
ARTS

Local author's third book is a love story to Italy

Suzanne McKenna Link wrote “Finding Edward” over the last year, scheduling the book’s release before the wave of the current pandemic crashed over the world. The story follows …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Local theaters cope with cancelled shows

As part of the state government’s efforts to promote physical distancing, theaters were some of the first to be shut down due to the coronavirus. Three local theaters are adapting to forced …
Hometown Heroes
BAYPORT

Bayport mother-daughter duo wins our mask contest

The art of sewing runs in their blood for ninth-grader Henrietta Edmonds and her mother Elizabeth of Bayport. Elizabeth’s mother was a seamstress, but never got around to passing down the …
SAYVILLE

Postal worker and her staff get donation of meals

After dropping off nonperishables at a nearby high school around lunchtime on Thursday, May 7, Carroll’s Kitchen delivered Italian food to the entire staff at a post office. It all …
BAYPORT

The Fish Store organizes food drive for Our Lady of the Snow

“Let’s make sure our neighbors are fed,” was the prevailing thought behind Seth Needelman’s organization of a food drive for the local pantry at Our Lady of the Snow R.C. …