SUFFOLK COUNTY
Beauty of nature, inside and outside
This weekend, Sept. 17 and 18, and the following weekend, Sept. 24 and 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Women Sharing Art’s exhibit …
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Party with a purpose: Help save the Great South Bay
Don’t miss out on the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 10, celebrating our ongoing efforts to …
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The congressional primary NYD 1 & 2 results
Primary election day was held on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The Democratic congressional candidates had no primary opponents, meaning Jackie …
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Sayville

Battle for a nation

On Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18, the 67th New York Voluntary Infantry hosted its Civil War reenactment. It was the 14th annual Civil War Weekend at the Islip Grange and the tradition began …

Local pets take over downtown

Fur, feather, and fin family members were all represented at the 44th annual Pet Parade in downtown Sayville on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. This free event has been hosted annually by the members …

First day of school fun!

Sayville and Connetquot school districts opened for the 2022-2023 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 6. We asked the community to send in the best “Back to School Smiles” and what each student …
Bayport

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage at local library

With Hispanic Heritage month starting on Sept. 15 (ending Oct. 15), the Bayport-Blue Point library is hosting original pieces along its halls by ProjectingART, an organization whose “mission is …

Heritage Association hosts historical bike tour

The Bayport-Blue Point Heritage Association held their annual Historic Bike Tour on Saturday, September 17 with over two-dozen attendees. Frank Giebfried, a director at large of the BBPHA coming, led …
SPORTS

Quarterback sets record!

In the season opener for Bayport-Blue Point’s varsity football team, they faced off against Mt. Sinai (the home team) on Friday, Sept. 9.Quarterback Brady Clark set a school record for …
Food & Drink
Get your gyro here!
This weekend, Sept. 23 through 25, marks the return of the St. John’s Greek Festival. The event has been a mainstay, annual …
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Get your gyro here!
Next weekend, Sept. 23 through 25, marks the return of the St. John’s Greek Festival. The event has been a mainstay, annual …
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Local café honored by Senate
On Thursday, Sept. 1, state Sen. Alexis Weik (R-3rd District) presented the owners of Café Joelle, Jake Byrne, James …
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Taste the world on one block
Neighbors on Bay Avenue, in Bayport, served up some international fun on Saturday, Aug. 20, with culinary treats from around the …
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Seafood Festival celebrates all seafaring fun
The Seafood Festival was held at the Long Island Maritime Museum this weekend, Aug. 20 and Aug. 21, for the 29th time since its …
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A farm fundraiser
With raging sun the last few weeks of summer, many enjoyed basking in the light before school starts, but for those with …
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School News

Sayville school bus involved in crash; no serious injuries

A collision between a Sayville public school bus and a vehicle occurred at approximately 2:20 pm on Tuesday, September 6, at the corner of South Street  and North Main Street. Police alerted rescue, but reported no …

Arts
The CM Performing Arts Center opened its second show for its 49th season on Saturday, Sept. 17 with “Cabaret.” First-time director at CMPAC, Andrew J. Beck (who previously portrayed a …
On display every weekend in September from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Bay Area of Friends of Fine Arts Gallery (BAFFA) at the Gillette House in Sayville, are the works of members of the Smithtown Artist …
Whenever something happens with the royal house of Windsor, all of England turns into a small town. What I love most about covering our small towns is exactly the spirit that is fueling the …
Hometown Heroes
On the morning of Sunday, Sept. 11, the Town of Islip held a remembrance service at the 9/11 memorial in front of Town Hall. The ceremony featured an opening procession that included fire …
In poignant, somber, and moving remembrance dedications to local heroes lost from 9/11, St. John’s Episcopal Church and the Common Ground in Sayville captured the community’s genuflection …
This year is the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and as such, many towns and organizations are holding ceremonies and events to honor the lives lost. Below is a list of some local …
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