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Don’t be scared

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

The Bayport-Blue Point School District is getting ready to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the original dedication of Blue Point Elementary School.

Sayville’s annual Fall Festival was held on Main Street on Saturday.

Girls earned a Silver Award and are continuing to improve the facility

The greatest gift to any artist is an audience. One of the hardest challenges to being an artist is staying an artist because the passion tends to die without anyone reinforcing the work. Ryan …

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 …

The book of choice: Katherine Applegate’s “Wishtree.” 

Global climate change this year’s focus

This year our readers helped us raise a total of $1,600 through our Holiday Greeting Fund in support of the Chestene M. Coverdale Sayville Food Pantry. Earlier this week, we presented the pantry with …

A living legend, Pam Raymond’s life story is one for a sweeping Lifetime biopic. In a casual interview with her, the rich and famous lives she has encountered and mingled with are enough to …

Celebrating Sayville’s rich and enveloping Dutch and sea-faring heritage, the Long Island Maritime Museum held its “’Tis the Season” event on Saturday, Dec. 7, offering guided …

The West Sayville Fire Department is the heart and soul of the community. Their membership has never been stronger. In this regard and so many others, they are bucking the trend. Why? Meet the West …

By Gary A. Schaum   It has been a good season for the Flying Dutchmen Drill Team of the West Sayville Fire Department, with four tournament victories: Long Island Invitational Champions, …

When the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” was announced, I, and almost every other woman in her early 30s, rejoiced and shared the news on Facebook. One of a handful of …

The Bayport-Blue Point community Lions Club will host its 14th annual coat drive to help community members in need of some extra warmth this holiday season.  Started in the winter of 2005, …

Taking advantage of the entertaining pull of next weekend’s Army-Navy college football game, a group of Sayville residents joined forces to raise money for the LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL …

Each year, The Suffolk County News recognizes the volunteer work of outstanding local residents and organizations. These are the folks who work diligently and passionately on community and charity …

While starting high school carries with it the burden of new beginnings, Bohemia resident Marina Duszak, at age 14, was faced with what she thought might be the end of her running career—a …

Donations for our holiday greeting funding have just begun. And this year you can donate by mailing a standard check or calling us at 631-475-1000 with a debit or credit card over the phone. Thus …

For a spectacular start to the holiday season, the Bohemia Fire Department is hosting their 34th annual Christmas parade along Smithtown Avenue (north of the recreation center) on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 5 …

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