SUFFOLK COUNTY
Newcomers, has-beens, never-were’s and never will be’s singing and dancing
Argyle Theatre’s current production of award winning “A Chorus Line” is a musical theatergoers delight, stripped down to the …
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BHM art exhibit at Suffolk County courts
On Feb. 1, the Suffolk County Courts began this year’s Black History Month celebration with a stirring art exhibit at the John …
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Proposed 0.125 percent sales tax increase would fund water act
On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by …
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Sayville

Town offers up summer job opportunities

The Town of Islip will be hosting walk-in interviews for over 600 summer jobs at Brookwood Hall in East Islip on Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Brentwood Recreation Center on …

Reopening of renovated labyrinth

On Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m., the grand reopening of the transformed labyrinth in Rotary Park between Candee and Gillette in Sayville will take place to coincide with the celebration of the spring …

Church volunteer goes on car chase to apprehend donation bin thieves

A longtime volunteer at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Nanci Guerra, aided the Suffolk County Police Department in apprehending the suspects for a string of break-ins to the church’s …
Bayport

PTA leaders host dance for ‘all to come together’

On Friday, Feb. 2, the Bayport-Blue Point School District’s elementary schools held their annual Kids Invite Someone Special (KISS) Dance. Antonia Sautter, a PTA leader and Blue Point …

Students celebrate 100th day of school!

The Bayport-Blue Point School District celebrated the 100th day of school with students dressing up as 100-year-olds. We asked the students what they thought centenarians did for fun after a century …

Student mental health top priority for BBP school district

The Bayport-Blue Point High School christened a new Wellness Center on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. The creation of the wellness center was an idea that started roughly two years ago and in recognition …
Food & Drink
Great South Bay Music Fest line-up announced
The Great South Bay Music Festival is back for their 16th anniversary. The four-day music and arts festival presented by Voodoo …
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Who doesn’t love pancakes?
Runners took part in the 4-mile Pancake Run on Saturday, Feb. 10 through south Sayville. After the run, all participants were invited …
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Five-star French for the discerning palette
“But is it as good as Le Soir?” That is the question everyone has asked about the Sunflower Bakery and Café that …
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Brunch staples in Sayville
This cozy haven in Sayville, tucked back at 32 Foster Avenue, serves savory, homemade brunch food from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesdays …
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Everyday French cuisine
Since the Sunflower Bakery and Café opened on Montauk Highway in Bayport, in the old site of Le Soir, the Francophile eatery has …
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What to order for Superbowl Sunday
Borne from a loving abuelita’s kitchen, Tico’s Empanadas has undeniable Latin American roots, but also a down-home quality …
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School News

All-state wrestler!

Jayden Medina of Connetquot earned all-state honors at the New York State Wrestling Tournament on Feb. 24. He is Connetquot’s 16th all-state wrestler. Jayden finished his senior season with a …

Arts
In a blockbuster of a musical, the CM Performing Arts Center’s production of “Evita” conjures the drive of a nation, the charisma of a star, and the foreboding sense of the …
The Bay Area Friends of Fine Arts is hosting an exhibit of member artists’ works at the Gillette House in Sayville throughout weekends in February from 1 to 4 p.m. In the first member …
“When a musician plays solo pieces of Bach, it is almost like you are seeing the inside of their musical soul,” shared music director of the Island Symphony Orchestra, Eric Stewart. …
Hometown Heroes
Despite the heavy snow, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Town of Islip held its monthly board meeting and celebrated National Black History Month. A representative for the town called the meeting …
Sayville girls basketball vs. Harborfields The Sayville Golden Flashes hosted the Harborfields Tornadoes last Tuesday on Brook Street in girls varsity basketball. It was Fan Day at SHS, and the …
Connetquot High School senior Tristan Weingarten, after a stellar season on the swim team, holds 10 out of 12 school records in his sport. The 100-meter breaststroke record had stood the longest, …
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