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Annual turkey giveaway underway

The Bayport Civic Association conducted its 19th annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. Over the past 19 years, the BCA has handed out over eight tons of …

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), the Republican Party and Conservative Party Nominee for Governor of New York, issued the following statement on the election results: “I would like to …

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

The Suffolk County Republicans held their election night celebration at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Primed for a night of big wins, the venue displayed bold, graphic signs of Republican candidates …

Tuesday turned out to be a long but rewarding night for Democrats as Kathy Hochul was victorious for the New York State Governor seat, in the most anticipated race of the evening, with 52.73 percent …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

The Bohemia, Oakdale, and Sayville Civic Associations hosted their fourth, joint Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday, October 20 at the old junior high school auditorium in Sayville. Present …

To address and combat the impact of climate change and damage to the environment, the “Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022” authorizes the sale of state …

Election Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Visit https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ to find your local polling place. Or register to vote at: https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote. NEW …

The Town of Islip’s  2023 $260,857,555 Preliminary Budget does not pierce the tax cap, with a nearly flat tax levy. The budget also cuts no services. Last year, the 2022 budget reflected a …

The Bohemia Civic Association held its first post-pandemic meeting on Monday, Oct. 17 at the Bohemia Fire Department. The BSA Troop 572 led the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance. Troop 572 is …

Election season is now in full swing, and the Suffolk County Democratic Committee recently held its Fall Dinner 2022 on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event had an emphasis on the importance …

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 …

Last week, teacher Sarah Ecke, who heads up the Gay Straight Alliance at Connetquot, was told by the administration that she had to remove the Progress Pride LGBTQ flag from her classroom. District …

An official dedication and blessing ceremony for the memorial rock on the premises of Saint John’s Episcopal Historical Church was held on Saturday, Oct. 8.  The stone “stands in …

On Wednesday, September 21, state Sen. Alexis Weik (R-3rd District) presented the Oakdale Historical Society president, Maryann Almes, with a New York State Senate Empire Award for their …

Being a public persona grants you a wide audience, a gift artists and influencers can spend a lifetime chasing, but it also burdens you with unabashed opinion, a burden that can rattle even the most …

On or about Sept. 8, Suffolk County officials determined that the county’s systems had been affected by a cyberattack. The attack has disrupted legislator emails, postponed the date of civil …

On July 25, 1897, three stagecoaches full of people came together at the Sayville railroad station to welcome the Rev. Theodore Bundenthal from Augusta, Mo., as the first full-time pastor to what was …

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