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Miss Universe and me

There were several firsts at the recently concluded Miss Universe pageant held in New Orleans. The winner, R’Bonney Gabriel, is the first Filipino-American Miss USA to win the prestigious …

This past week, I attended the Sayville Library’s Zoom presentation of “Rumrunning in Suffolk County: Tales from Liquor Island.” The lecture was taught by Southold town historian …

Expanding on its status as a landmark of the South Shore’s connection to the era of robber barons and American princesses, the Bayard Cutting Arboretum, in Great River (which, as of late, has …

John Pacella grew up in Oakdale and graduated from Connetquot High School in 1974. Excelling in three seasons of varsity baseball, Pacella was splendid on the pitching mound, with a 21-4 record for …

The Suffolk County News asked leaders in the community for their resolutions for 2023, both for themselves and the people they serve. Here are some of the responses. Angie Carpenter, Islip Town …

From the first moment, it was obvious the fourth annual Army-Navy Game Benefit on Dec. 10, at the Portly Villager, for the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum, was different. It wasn’t …

Pete Venier, a Bohemia resident and photographer of the Connetquot student athletes for over 40 years, was honored at an alumni ceremony held prior to a league wrestling meet at Connetquot High …

King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla owe the producers, writers, and actors of “The Crown” a huge favor after Season 5 of the hugely popular, lush program. This penultimate …

Out with the old and in with the new; let’s all say goodbye to 2022. Now is a better time than ever to review the last 12 months. Here is to good health and prosperity in …

Following the cyberattack on Suffolk County’s digital systems that was reported in September, a special bipartisan committee was formed in early December by the Suffolk County Legislature to …

It’s been over 100 years since Long Island Rail Road service experienced as large of an upgrade as the upcoming Grand Central Madison that will connect LIRR riders to the eastside of Manhattan. …

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 …

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (GSSC) are excited to announce the winners of the Girl Scout Holiday Light Show Display Contest. Daisy Girl Scout Layla Koleda from Mastic-Shirley has been selected as …

Thanksgiving weekend 2022 was the 30th anniversary of the Long Island Championship. It was also the third time that the Sayville Golden Flashes met the Plainedge Red Devils for the season …

With many iterations, origin stories, and sequels, “The Wizard of Oz” has its own world of fan fiction, but nothing beats the original score and story of the 1939 classic. The CM …

Ithaca and Cortland have been duking it out annually since 1959 in a matchup called the Cortaca Jug. This year it was held at East 161st and River Avenue at Yankee Stadium, the home of the 27-time …

On Saturday, Nov. 19, at Community Ambulance Company in Sayville, 231 donated turkeys were given out to veterans in the community. Suffolk County is home to one of the largest veteran populations …

With doctor intuition and nurse care, 12-year-old Madison Biehner, of Blue Point, may have saved the life of 9-year-old Danny Harrison, also of Blue Point, after a bicycle accident left the latter …

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Bay Shore Historical Society hosted special guest Harrison Hunt, who gave a presentation about Long Island and the Civil War. Hunt, a retired history museum curator, taught …

After some confusion over the content and meaning of op-eds, letters, and editorials printed in all three of our publications, including the Long Island Advance, Suffolk County News and Islip …

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