COVID-19
Op-ed: Want to beat COVID?
By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New …
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Suffolk County, SBU to host virtual COVID-19 vaccine Q&A
Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Suffolk County Office of Minority Health and Stony Brook University Medicine may be able to …
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Town responds to CDC’s relaxed mask guidelines
Last week served as a sigh of relief for many of Islip Town’s roughly 329,600 residents after the Centers for Disease Control …
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Suffolk County News

Almost ready for the coffee vendor and more

The permeable pavers cut an impressive swath in the 75-car western parking lot where the electric car charger sits.  They also grace the entryway. “That took care of a lot of rain last …
Suffolk County

County wins historic opioid settlements

Settlement agreements with several defendants in the county’s pending opioid litigation were reached last week. They included Rite Aid, offering $1.5 million; CVS, offering $3.5 million, plus …

A fun time at the outdoor flea market

Vendors converged to take part in an annual outdoor flea market put on by Remember Yesteryears Vintage Center. The market took place in the Lighthouse Commons parking lot and brought out nearly …
Bayport News

3 Rescued from Great South Bay near Bayport

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued three people from the Great South Bay at approximately 3:15 am this morning. Michelle Fusco, 25, of Patchogue, called 911 at approximately 2 …

USA Patriots beat BBP All Stars

It was a close one! The USA Patriots, formerly known as the Wounded Warrior Softball Team, recently squared off against the Bayport-Blue Point All Stars, in a game that lasted nearly three hours and …

Dems: Money’s there for Nature Discovery Center

A place for kids to climb? A music station? A space for mud pies? You betcha! A place where youngsters can emulate these nature activities is planned on the east side of new Bayport-Blue Point …
Food & Drink
Best barking coffee around
Otto, a just-over-1-year-old puppy, is the face of an exciting new brew company based in East Islip. Otto’s Coffee Shop is …
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Anniversary with a view
REVIEW- SNAPPER INN Celebrating at the Snapper Inn was made easy with the incredible waitstaff, especially if you are lucky enough …
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Cooking with a Veteran
This is a great surprise one-pot-dish for people who love mac and cheese. I love to cook this in a coated cast iron so I can go from …
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Eat, drink and paddle
Burning calories while consuming them is now possible. No, this is not a dream. This is the reality at Paddle Pub, a pedal-powered …
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REVIEW: The quest for the best lobster roll
Losing the pandemic weight gain definitely stopped being a priority when Suffolk County News and The Long Island Advance decided to …
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A little Paris in Sayville
The storefront at 52 South Main Street beckons with a welcoming, “Hello, come in Madame, Mademoiselle, Monsieur!” vibe. There are …
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School News

Sayville, Bayport Blue Point, and Connetquot Graduations

Graduations made a triumphant return to their expected, full-crowd jubilation this year as pandemic rules were relaxed. Earlier in the month, local graduations were similar to last year’s …

Arts
Being about the same age as Amanda Knox, I was incredibly relieved that my time spent studying abroad did not end in incarceration, with the craziest story being me raising my voice to a London bobby …
Swing Time Big Band, Long Island’s premier swing band, will be performing classic songs from stage and screen in an all-American program perfect for a summer evening at the sprawling and …
While the stunning Bayard Cutting Arboretum and its Westbrook Estate mansion in Great River is the setting for Sayille resident Elaine Kiesling Whitehouse’s latest historical novel, …
Hometown Heroes
In a fantastic comeback win from behind, the Suffolk County Lawmen softball team overcame the Nassau County Lawmen, 39-37, in the Battle of the Badges at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank. The Suffolk …
As we celebrate the fathers in our lives this Sunday, it’s important to remember that all the long hours at work are for the family to flourish. The Long Island Advance held a photo contest …
Linda Craig’s mom, Donalee Verry, “was the best nurse I ever worked with and the reason I became a nurse.” Verry was a utility nurse who handled every unit wearing her crisp …
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