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Holiday Greeting Fund

We opened our Holiday Greeting Fund officially last week to support the Chestene Coverdale Sayville Food Pantry. You can mail checks made payable to The Holiday Greeting Fund and mail them to The …

For the first time in the program’s history, Sayville girls varsity cross country are New York State champions! Bringing home the NYSPHSAA Class B state title capped off a banner year for the …

President of anti-trafficking organization addresses vulnerable population BY SAM DESMOND On Monday, Nov. 21, the Bohemia Civic Association held their monthly meeting. Laura Mullen, a …

BVL (Bowlers to Veterans Link), a 501c3 charity that funds recreation therapy programs to address the emotional and physical needs of veterans and active-duty military, announced they have awarded a …

Please consider visiting one of our local pantries to donate for Thanksgiving. As we have seen in the past few months with rising costs of food, services, and heating oil, this year will be …

On Monday, Oct. 17, after a long shift, ICU nurse Kayla Blackburn came down the elevators of South Shore University Hospital and was surprised by a multitude of fellow nurses and hospital staff …

It’s an exciting time for little ones, but as Halloween nears, it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. Dr. Peter Vaccaro at NYU Langone Medical Associates – …

The Town of Islip in partnership with the Town of Babylon and Northwell Health kicked off the Pink by the Bay Breast Cancer Awareness campaign by lighting the Town Hall cupolas pink. Throughout …

Sandy Brennan has worked in the caregiving industry for over 20 years. She began her journey in homecare, which she did for about a decade, before becoming a life-enrichment manager that plans …

On Saturday, Sept. 24, William’s Warriors hosted its sixth annual Chalk the Walk community event at the Blue Point Preserve. With over 70 raffle baskets and a long list of sponsors, it was the …

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 …

Anthony Cerabino is passionate about helping people stay well and feel their best. Born and raised in Bay Shore, Cerabino now owns Healthcare Wellness Center on West Main Street in the town. The …

On Sunday, Aug. 28, The Laney McGowan cornhole tournament was held at Pro-Game Athletics, in Bay Shore. There were 50 teams competing in two divisions. “The support of family, friends, …

Due to the anonymous nature of Al-Anon, the last names of people interviewed for this story have not been used. Most people are familiar with AA, or Alcoholics Anonymous. But few people are aware …

The Town of Islip held its fourth annual Islip Goes Purple event on the 20th anniversary of International Overdose Awareness Day, Monday, Aug. 31.The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce held …

The Last Chance Animal Rescue, based in eastern Long Island, held an adoption event at the Sayville farmers’ market on Saturday, Aug. 27. Three dogs from South Carolina were adopted that day …

With mental-health wellness an elusive but all-consuming goal, Danielle Poore’s holistic approach with her company, Mind and Body Counseling, attempts to cover all fronts to have a peaceful …

Anne Marie Becker said she has been an artist since she could hold a pen or pencil in her hand. The 35-year-old cosmetic and medical tattoo artist has been in the industry since 2017, after one of …

“It was so easy and it saved me so much money,” said Pat Rowan, a senior citizen living in East Islip, of the recent paint job of her bedroom provided by the Town of Islip, free of …

With her trusted equine friend by her side, Mackenzie Campbell has been making amazing strides in her speech therapy and has even secured a spot at the prestigious Hampton Classic. A 5-year-old …

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