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Don’t be scared

We found these South Shore haunted sites just in time for Halloween.

Last Saturday was NYS I Love My Park Day when volunteers turned out at state parks to help clean up in anticipation of summer. Read here about the cleanup at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

A middle school student built a Peace Pole that was installed at the Common Ground last Saturday.

The annual Run for the Bay was held last weekend. Read here about how this benefits the Great South Bay.

This Saturday, local comic book stores will be opening their stores to patrons for free comic books and other discounted items. Comic book characters in costume will also attend.

Bayport-Blue Point Library director Mike Firestone said the construction package for the new library location, the former St. Ursula Center, is nearing completion. Testing of the building for asbestos, and lead paint passed overall except for a very small trace of asbestos in the laundry room.

The first Sayville Sewer Committee meeting took place July 8 at the Sayville Library. The committee is tasked with suggestions of what they would want Main Street to look like.

Pines’ all-night party in 1979 brought together the straight and gay communities to help the Pines Fire Department raise funds for a new truck was a groundbreaking event. Bobby Bonanno, a Pines frequenter, wrote a recent book about the party that attracted thousands.

Future growth that meets local needs

Volunteers from PSEG spent Earth Day cleaning and sprucing up the grounds of Brookwood Hall in East Islip.

This annual event draws runners from near and far while helping to clean the bay. Read about it here.

This annual event draws the community out to celebrate a new season. Read about it here.

Read here about this decades-enduring rock band and their leader, Lonnie Jordan.

The record braking heat wave last weekend caused some issues locally. Read about it here.

Bay Shore High School graduate Parker Ahmad is the recipient of the 2019 Honorable Peter Fox Cohalan scholarship presented by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. Read more about it here.

The doors of this one time popular department store have been closed for years. However, former employees remain faithful to its memory.

Read about our past through articles taken from the archives of this newspaper.

Author Chris Verga explains his new book regarding what might have happened to the barrier beach.

The best way to describe Eileen Tyznar’s role in the community would be “fairy godmother.” As someone who has enough titles to fill the calendars of at least five other …

Sea cadet program named after LT Michael Murphy builds leadership

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