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Both villages have declared a state of emergency and are closely following CDC guidelines by taking all village meetings online.
A staff member in the Bayport-Blue Point School District has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a letter sent by Superintendent Timothy Hearney on Thursday. The letter is below: Dear …
Patchogue News

Despite more urgent concerns, the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee has committed to rescheduling the parade to some time in July or …

Let the bars crawl to you Abby Gruppuso, head of operations at the Better Man Distilling Co. was delivering an order one night when a customer shared what they were doing: having their own at-home …
The coronavirus spread across the world has impacted almost every part of daily life. Not immune from that spread are local businesses, which are adapting to social distancing guidelines and …
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts recently announced that it would receive a $25,000 donation from American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. The company is an independent …
Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco recently announced that roadwork was expected to begin by the end of the month on the county’s Waverly Avenue spur …
Bellport News

Bellport’s Shannon Gibbons complet- ed the stress test on “American Idol” known as Hollywood Week, and she was chosen by the judges to move on to the next round. She and her …

Mark Van Wagner began planning Marquee Projects’ “SpringSprung” exhibit, scheduled for last Saturday’s opening, in October. Getting the artists was a cinch. …
Shannon Gibbons, the 20-year-old singer from Bellport trying to be the next “American Idol,” is one step closer to that goal. She moved on by recommendation of the three judges …
Bellport Village is continuing its budget process this month, working to shave down the needed tax levy as much as pos- sible. The inclusion of the Bellport dock project is inflating normal …
Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …
Food & Drink
Blue Point Brewery hosting International Women's Day scavenger hunt
Blue Point Brewing Company will celebrate International Women’s Day with a choose-your- own-adventure style scavenger hunt, …
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I ♥ Mac & Cheese serves what’s in your imagination
If you’re serious about mac & cheese (as everyone should be), you’ll want to take advantage of all the possibilities …
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Patchogue’s new Magick Roasting Co. makes your favorite beans to order
Coffee should be a personal experience, as embodied by the owners of Patchogue-based Magick Roasting Company. The micro-roaster …
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The Shed: A brunch to remember
Everyone values a home-cooked meal. It was made with love, it was made for you (probably with a unique recipe, too). And it’s …
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Plant-based menu comes to Toast Coffeehoouse
Whether you’re a lifelong carnivore looking to mix things up or a devout vegan eager for options beyond your standard veggie …
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Brookhaven News
EAST PATCOGUE

Overlay district approved in East Patchogue

The Brookhaven Town board offi- cially approved an amendment to the town zoning code EAST that will create an overlay district for a section of East Patchogue along Montauk Highway. The project …
EAST PATCHOGUE

Town expected to approve overlay district for East Patchogue

An effort almost two decades in the making is coming to fruition for the East Patchogue community. The Brookhaven Town board will vote on creating an overlay district for the Montauk Highway …
BROOKHAVEN TOWN

Brookhaven cancels "large" senior citizen events

In response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brookhaven Town continues to closely monitor the guidance provided by the CDC, New York State Department of Health and Suffolk …
Suffolk News
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Numbers rise; community transmitting

Currently, the county is working to implement potential temporary hospital spaces including pods located adjacent to the county jail in Yaphank, the Foley Nursing Facility in Yaphank or possibly the Suffolk County Community College campuses. Conversations are continuing.
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Local doctors discuss the lifespan of COVID-19

Sanjey Gupta, M.D., chair of emergency medicine at Southside Hospital, explained that only recently the Rocky Mountain Laboratories found out how long the COVID-19 virus lasted on several common …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

State and county officials encourage social distancing

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone provided an update of the county’s response to the coronavirus earlier this week. At that time, he disclosed that a member of his team, deputy …