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Three-and-half months later, court-mandated talks begin

On Tuesday, July 16, community leaders of Oakdale civic and historical groups met with representatives of Mercury International at the Weber Law Group LLP, in Melville, about the blighted Idle Hour …

For nearly a decade, The Bayport-Blue Point Chamber of Commerce has been responsible for the Dickensian decorations in the winter and the vibrant flowers in the spring on the lampposts that line …

On Monday, July 6, Rechler Equity Partners submitted their third and latest proposal for the former Island Hills Golf Course in Sayville on Lakeland Avenue. The new proposal is named …

Steven Niciforo plays the bass in the band Kool Spektrum, a group of fellow musicians that play classic rock covers, who, like Niciforo, are also on the autism spectrum. The band often plays at Rock …

“Well, the first days are the hardest days, don’t you worry anymore,” the Grateful Dead sing in “Uncle John’s Band.”  The family and friends of Janet …

Earlier this month, Blue Point residents on Middle Road reported on social media that portions of their front lawn had been taken up by county workers causing widespread aesthetic damage to their …

Despite the rain, members of the Sayville community gathered together to honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country. With pride, patriotically dressed attendees lined Main Street …

Brian Robinson, who has produced Macy’s Flower Shows for the last eight years, entertained the Sayville Garden Club’s Spring Luncheon as the key speaker this year. Robinson is the …

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT Over the last three years, the Bayport-Blue Point school budget has come under the tax levy cap, but this year, the budget will come right up to the cap, which is set at 3.91 …

On Saturday, May 4, the Sayville Farmers’ Market began their season that runs until November from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Islip Grange Park on Broadway Avenue. “Last year our patrons …

On Saturday, April 20, volunteers took to cleaning up areas in downtown Main Street and surrounding parts of Sayville. Over a dozen trash bags were collected from debris that had accumulated …

Plans by waste disposal company Winters Bros. to run a rail line through some of the last undeveloped land in Yaphank to serve what opponents say would be the largest waste transfer station in state …

Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act that was passed last month, congressman Andrew Garbarino (R-2 nd District) was able to secure $2 million for the Oakdale sewer project. Last July, …

On Sunday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Sayville Fire House (located at 107 North Main Street) will be giving away smoke detectors for community members who are residents of the Sayville …

On Wednesday, April 3, a house caught fire on Astor Drive in Sayville, where a good Samaritan rescued a resident from a second-story window. Suffolk County Police Fifth Precinct officers …

The Friends of Connetquot River State Park Preserve will be holding their annual Day of Gifting on Sunday, April 14 at 11 a.m. in the Clubhouse Dining Room. “After two years of diligent …

The volunteer workdays are available at the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. These workdays are a great opportunity for local residents to give back to the environment and help protect …

The Serenity Garden at Brookwood Hall in East Islip is shaping up to be a beautiful addition to the East Islip community, and beyond. Located on the grounds of Brookwood Hall, this one-acre …

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 …

Famed Connetquot sports photographer Joe Maniaci played basketball in 1966. A family tradition, Maniaci’s son, Philip, and grandson, Joseph, also have played basketball for Connetquot, with all …

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