SUFFOLK COUNTY
Local singer on stage with Zach Bryan
Sarah Gross is a professional singer from Mastic Beach. She graduated from William Floyd in 2018 and performs at many venues on the …
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Governor’s budget to restore state aid to Long Island schools
On Monday, April 22, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that for the FY 2025 budget, she would be increasing school aid by …
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Learn how to do Broadway at a discount
You could call Brian Stoll a Broadway superfan. The West Islip resident has the Playbill from each of the more than 300 Broadway …
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Sayville

Over 100 marijuana products seized in Sayville hookah spot

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for selling cannabis products at a Sayville store. As part of the department’s “Operation Smoke Out,” Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers …

Police Officer Rescues Neighborhood Firefighter from Burning Home

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board recently honored Richard Mosback at the May Town Board Meeting for his courageous actions on April 3rd, 2024. Mosback, a Nassau County …

Memorial Day Weekend events

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, there are a number of events planned across our readers’ areas, where those who paid the ultimate price for our collective freedom will be honored. Here …
Bayport
SPORTS

Bayport-Blue Point High School athletes commit to colleges

The Bayport-Blue Point School District congratulates the following Bayport-Blue Point High School student-athletes who have committed to competing at the NCAA Division III level upon graduation. …

Proms and graduations for 2024

Bayport-Blue Point Tuesday, June 18 Pre- Prom – 5:30 p.m. at BBPHS front lawn (cafeteria in the event of rain) Prom – 7 p.m. – Land’s End Friday, June 21 …

Under tax cap, but increased revenue needed for school budgets

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT Over the last three years, the Bayport-Blue Point school budget has come under the tax levy cap, but this year, the budget will come right up to the cap, which is set at 3.91 …
Food & Drink
Farmers’ market to include more food trucks
On Saturday, May 4, the Sayville Farmers’ Market began their season that runs until November from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Islip …
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Dinner and dancing for senior citizens
The Bayport-Blue Point High School hosted its annual Senior Dinner on Thursday May 2. Over 150 senior citizens from the community …
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Petting zoo, pony rides, and scavenger hunts
On Saturday, April 27, The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce held their annual Springfest. Originally scheduled earlier this …
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Greek church to host food truck fest
St. John’s Church will be holding their first Food Truck Festival Saturday, May 18 from noon to 5 p.m. There will be food, games …
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Oysters, beer, and wine to save the Great South Bay
On Friday, May 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The View in Oakdale, Save the Great South Bay will be hosting their annual Oyster …
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Lemonade-stand fundraiser for fallen officer
On Saturday, March 30, children in the Sayville community set up a lemonade stand on Loop Drive and Lucille Drive to fundraise for …
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School News

Over $1,500 raised for high school scholarships

The Greater Sayville Civic Association hosted their fourth annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser for the third year at Sayville Bait and Tackle on Main Street. Over $1,500 was raised, with the majority …

Arts
On Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., shoppers will find toys, holiday decorations, clothes, shoes, books and other items when Episcopal Church Women (ECW) holds its yearly craft/yard sale at …
On Sunday, May 19, the Bayport Aerodrome Society will be hosting a Vintage Wings and Wheels   from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located at 60 Vitamin Drive in Bayport, the Aerodrome provides free …
The bacchanalian spirit of the ‘70s, along with the harsh realities of the working-class at the end of the age of prosperity, clash but transform into the glamorous, yet wanting world of …
Hometown Heroes
St. John’s Church in Blue Point celebrated Orthodox Easter, Holy Week and the Anastasi (the “rising / resurrection” midnight service that takes place Saturday night into Sunday.) …
On Wednesday, April 24, the Sayville varsity baseball team played in their annual Salute the Troops game against Miller Place. The tradition to honor veterans on the field began in 2005 with …
Members of the Sayville Michael Murphy Team and the LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum recently welcomed a young veterans’ business networking group to the Portly Villager. Led by veterans …
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