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High literature comes to the pandemic psyche

With windmill chases and epic romance, “Man of La Mancha” is the ultimate in escapist high literature. For a special two-night performance only, the CM Performing Arts Theater in …

The first snowstorm of the year came in on Friday, January 7 and gave some kids (and some adults an unexpected 3-day-weekend. While not everyone got a real snow day and had to learn distance, there …

New York State recently approved millions in regional economic development grants, including money that will go towards supporting Local South Shore spots. “These grants will provide …

BY SAM DESMOND On Tuesday, Dec. 21 at the monthly Oakdale Historical Society meeting, the organization honored a group of Girl Scouts from local Troop 2798. The four young ladies, Amanda Bast, …

Looking for activities to ring in the New Year? Every town, from Patchogue to Oakdale, has you covered. Patchogue Midnight on Main The event will start at 7 p.m. on Main Street in Patchogue …

Fire districts across Long Island held their annual elections on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Bayport The winner was Edgar Borrero, who won the write-in ballot with 39 out of 55 votes. Bohemia The …

Hosting the fourth annual Civil War Christmas at St. John’s historical Church in Oakdale on Saturday, Dec. 11, was the Oakdale Historical Society, who put on a unique and memorable Christmas …

For over 35 years, the Larson family has been supplying Christmas trees from miniature tabletops to giant municipal spectacles all over Long Island. For the majority of that time, they had set up …

Do you have a glamorous woman in your life? Or perhaps, several of them? Thankfully, our local merchants are stocked with only the best of items to get her a last-minute but lasting gift.

A staple of childhood for those (grudgingly) known as geriatric millennials, Disney’s 1992 animated film “Beauty and the Beast” set a bar for romance and splendor, and is possibly …

Built in 1895 under the auspices of William K. Vanderbilt, the Oakdale train station was meant to receive the well-heeled and well-connected pinnacle members of New York society, the kind that …

This holiday season, while buying gifts for family and friends, be sure to make some time to help support local food pantries and organizations collecting items to help others. Right here in …

Enlivening the once playground for the uber-wealthy, the Oakdale Historical Society hosted a reenactment of Consuelo Vanderbilt’s wedding reception to the Duke of Marlborough on Saturday, Nov. …

Enlivening the once playground for the uber-wealthy, the Oakdale Historical Society will be hosting a reenactment of Consuelo Vanderbilt’s wedding reception to the Duke of Marlborough on …

On Friday, Oct. 22, the Town of Islip boarded up windows in the breezeway of the Idle Hour Mansion following a “yes” vote on an agenda item at the previous town board meeting. “I …

Nicole Fuentes, Mariana Dominguez & Sam Desmond contributed to this story. As far as election nights go, this was a comparably quiet one for Suffolk County Democrats, who gathered to watch …

The decadent and swanky Stereo Garden in Patchogue was an apropos setting for the overwhelming Republican victory party on Election Night. Decked out in red, white, and blue balloons, lights, and …

The Oakdale Historical Society hosted its annual Scarecrow Contest at St. John’s Episcopalian church last weekend with Saturday, Oct. 23 for set-up and Sunday, Oct. 24 for community …

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore. This week, she visited the William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach. On Oct. 23, the Friends …

An art show titled “Seasons of Oakdale” was held by the Oakdale Historical Society on Saturday, Aug. 28, in conjunction with the Islip Arts Council. Originally planned before the …

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