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The Blue Point Civic Association held their September meeting on Monday, Sept. 12 in the Gene Horton Room of the Bayport-Blue Point Library. Vice president Alex Wellems discussed 2023 membership …

The Oakdale Civic Association came together at the Bourne Mansion on Monday, Sept. 13. President Brian M. Bast remarked on how helpful and accommodating Amity Education Group was in hosting their …

For the last 10 years, Bay Shore resident George Mowbray has walked along the Bay Shore Marina, picking up trash and helping the wildlife. Mowbray has a pushcart that he fills with supplies and a …

On Wednesday, Aug. 17, dozens of deceased snapping turtle hatchlings were found on the lawn of the Meadow Croft estate in Sayville. A local environmentalist group, Humane Long Island, sent an …

The future of domestic greenery on Long Island is a swift move away from the monoculture lawns that have dominated in Nassau and Suffolk counties for the past 100 years. Marshall Brown, of …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

With raging sun the last few weeks of summer, many enjoyed basking in the light before school starts, but for those with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), typical day activities like bike riding, …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

Reclaiming and revitalizing Kay Porter Bicycle Park on Railroad Avenue in time for the namesake’s 100 birthday this year, the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce pulled in the community to …

The Common Ground has a full list of events for families this summer. Here are some of the fun activities coming up. Family Fridays Friday, July 15: Darlene Graham Song and Dance Darlene …

The long-mired 2-acre site of the former Bayport Transmission may finally have a new resident. According to a representative of the Town of Islip, “There are permit applications on file for …

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a local lecture on historical topics. This week she decided to round up the best …

It was a beautiful day on Wednesday, June 29, for a small group gathered at Connetquot State Park’s hatchery to watch the Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve receive a $41,000 matching …

The Lieutenant Michael Murphy Navy SEAL Museum in West Sayville will be hosting an invitation-only ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 28, in commemoration with the 17th anniversary of Operation Red …

Drew Baldwin was sworn in Monday night at Land’s End by congressman Andrew Garbarino with his board members, as the Sayville Rotary Club’s new president. Baldwin’s mission for the …

The Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve was awarded a $41,000 matching grant from the Environmental Protection Fund’s Park and Trail Partnership grants program. The grant will be used to …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

The Sayville farmers’ market is in full swing and will be held at the Islip Grange on Broadway until the end of fall. One of the staples of the farmers’ market is Taylor Kyriacou of …

High school senior Cade Nasca embarked on his Eagle Scout project earlier this spring at the Bayport-Blue Point Library. Wanting to invoke a sustainable approach to nature, Nasca envisioned his …

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