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Bayport Civic raises $9,000-plus for turkeys

Anticipating more families in need this year given the financial blows dealt by the pandemic, the Bayport Civic Association mobilized to raise even more funding for their Thanksgiving turkey …

On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce and elected officials, including Islip supervisor Angie Carpenter and Legis. Anthony Piccirillo, gathered to honor Chris Bodkin, Bill …

Causing a ruckus on the community page for Bayport-Blue Point was 4-year-old KuneKune pig, Lemon Verbena, who got out of her barn when landscapers left a gate open on Wednesday, Nov. 11. A post …

Traveling during the holidays can be stressful. Traveling during the holidays in a pandemic can be overwhelming. In an effort to reduce travel stress and minimize required quarantine periods, …

Peter Khalifa, a chemist working at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University, along with other contributors, developed a method to identify the atomic-level structure of materials …

A Garden City-based foundation is requesting local business owners take its survey to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Long Island’s business and downtown …

Neither lacrosse softwall rebounders nor brick walls are really that adequate for wall ball exercises. Laxworx, a Patchogue-based company, recently released its Lacrosse Hardwall Rebounder 2.0, which …

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Suffolk County officials are expected to ramp up their contact tracing efforts. The number of contact tracers, or case investigators in the county has more …

Recognized for her talent and ability to capture community, muralist Tess Parker was commissioned to do another sprawling piece, this time for the south side of the West Sayville post office …

A brunch-style takeout restaurant may be coming to Foster Avenue in Sayville. Last Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Islip Town Planning Board approved a special permit for a minor restaurant located at 32 …

Property taxes for Islip residents will spike next year after town officials worked to create a budget which considers the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Islip Town officials …

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

Most kids and teenagers wouldn’t enjoy getting up before 8 a.m. on a Sunday – let alone waking up to do community service. But that doesn’t apply to East Islip Union Free School …

Continuing the competitive food-eating challenges to raise funds for Carroll’s Kitchen’s Thanksgiving food drive, a pizza-eating contest was held on Sunday, Nov. 8 in the parking lot of …

Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Rob Calarco issued a statement last week emphasizing that the bipartisan Suffolk County Board of Elections expects to start counting ballots on or around …

Three 15-year-old teens set out on a bike ride down Purick Street in Bayport on Saturday, Sept.12. Little did they know, they’d later be credited by Islip Town officials for saving the life …

With more recent news of a country club and a homeowner significantly violating the social-distancing mandates put in place by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone explained that …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

No official results have been posted as of Wednesday morning, but the unofficial local polls indicate a fairly red election year. “There’s about about 140,00 to 150,000 absentee …

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