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Great South Bay Music Fest makes its comeback!

Long Island’s largest and longest-running four-day music festival is finally back. Presented by the Blue Point Brewing Co., Great South Bay Music Festival will be celebrating its 14th …

William S. Burroughs is a complicated icon. A literary trailblazer who killed his wife. A revolutionary of the beat writers who came from a wealthy family. The new book “Fever Spores: The Queer …

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 even more …

On Friday, June 3, National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Police Department held a press conference highlighting the ways the police …

  Local veterans’ organization Bravo Foxtrot United Veterans Inc. has found a new administrative home in Sayville. The organization, which had been based on Main Street in Bay …

First ladies are an important group that tend to be forgotten by history. On June 2, National First Ladies Day, a new book for readers aged 9 and up will try to remedy that fact. “Ladies, …

It’s been an interesting six months for Islip tax receiver Andy Wittman, who was newly elected to the position after his predecessor Alexis Weik campaigned for and won the 2021 NYS Senate …

Memorial Day has often been a tough sell for me with “happy” in front of it. The observance of Memorial Day traces its roots to Decoration Day, which started when family members and the …

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 …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

We asked our readers to let us know what they admire most about the nurses in their lives who serve our community. Here are the responses: Vicki Haber of Bayport, oncology Nominated by: …

Everlasting Long Islander and baseball mastermind Tom Caputo grew up in Valley Stream, graduating from Valley Stream Central High School in 1994. Caputo then took his talents to collegiate baseball, …

On Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, the Suffolk County Police Department held the fifth annual prom impact event to help local high school juniors and seniors at the Suffolk County Police …

The Connetquot boys varsity baseball team defeated Centereach 8-3 this week and improved to 8-1 in Suffolk County League III.  Anthony Scarabino went 3-4 and Dylan Thomasson struck out five to …

Raising over $400 from her lemonade stand, Alexandra Papa spent her spring vacation happily shopping for beds and other necessities to donate to foster animals at Grady Animal Hospital. Papa had a …

A book titled “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” by nonbinary author Maia Kobabe, has come under fire in the Connetquot School District with parents asking administration to take the book out of …

On Monday, Alexis Weik accepted the Republican and Conservative Party nominations for New York’s 4th State Senate District. Republican Phil Boyle, who announced he will not be seeking …

The redistricting fight in New York continues after a judge from upstate New York threw out the Democrat-created maps and passed congressional and legislative maps deeming them illegal because they …

For the sixth year in a row, Eva Casale will complete another meaningful journey.  Using her talent to run long distances and capitalizing on her physical and mental focus to run a minimum of …

On beaches and in parks, green spaces and backyards across Long Island—and around the world—countless friends and neighbors came together last week to mark the annual Spring celebration …

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