Patchogue News

In a protest that almost didn’t happen, community members stood together and chanted their demands for change and resolution for the treatment of the African-American community by police …

On June 5 & 6, Plaza MAC and Patchogue Young Professionals will host two social-distance-friendly movie nights under the stars.   The first night will feature Space Jam, and the second …
Alive After Five, one of Patchogue’s most popular events, has a new home: the internet. Due to large gatherings being restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in Patchogue wanted …
A survey went out and over 500 seniors have spoken: a live graduation was the preferred method for the usual June ceremony at Patchogue-Medford High School. Late last week, superintendent of …
The American Chinese United Care (ACUC) Alliance is a recently-launched grassroots coalition of more than 150 Chinese American and Overseas Chinese organizations throughout the Tri-State Area. Our …
Bellport News

Remember Joe Forbrich, the Bellport High School and Playcrafters grad who was an understudy in the 2013 play, “Lucky Guy,” about journalist and Bellporter Mike McAlary? That hit …

Small businesses and restaurants have voiced a lack of fairness under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mandate for nones- sential businesses to not be open while the state and the nation continue to …
Bellport village has set a late-June opening for Ho Hum Beach, a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The opening is scheduled for the weekend of June 27-28, and reopening full-time on July …
The top-notch summer musicals The Gateway is known for won’t grace the stage this year, but they will in 2021. The same lineup pitched for the season, “Evita,” “Next to …
With the unemployment rate climbing and some conventional assistance avenues closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are in need of help finding food and other necessary products. …
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While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …
“It has really been tough,” said long- time Town of Brookhaven clerk Donna Lent, expressing the state of her employees, both physically and mentally. In addition to the increase of …
Food & Drink
Local farms ready to serve the public
Deer Run Farms By 9:15 a.m. last Thursday, Valerie Nolan was busy taking phone orders. “We had 50 phone orders …
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The bars come to you in this virtual bar crawl
Let the bars crawl to you Abby Gruppuso, head of operations at the Better Man Distilling Co. was delivering an order one night when …
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Better Man Distilling Co. switches from spirits to sanitizer
The Better Man Distilling Co. in Patchogue is switching their normal operations of producing gin and vodka to producing hand …
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Out-of-work chef cooks for the community
Last week, Ryan Carroll, a 2011 Sayville High School and Culinary Institute of America grad now living in New York City, was left …
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Restaurants adapt to closure of dining
The coronavirus spread across the world has impacted almost every part of daily life. Not immune from that spread are local …
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Brookhaven News
BROOKHAVEN TOWN

Brookhaven beaches open Memorial Day Weekend to residents only

Brookhaven Town will open four major beaches for Memorial Day weekend.  Access to the beaches will be limited to Town residents only, with parking reduced by 50% to ensure social distancing at …
EAST PATCHOGUE

Knapp Family gives $500K matching grant to LI Community Hospital

Knapp family vows to match any donations up to $500K, allows for $1M in PPE and supplies for Long Island Community Hospital
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 …
Suffolk News
NEW YORK

Martinez introduces 6 pandemic response bills

Taking into account the state’s announcement of the executive order to PAUSE due to the health pandemic, state Sen. Monica Martinez has authored and/or co-sponsored 10 pieces of legis- …
MASTIC

State cancels Barnes Road interchange project

The New York State Department of Transportation has pulled the plug on a proposed project that would have added an exit between William Floyd Parkway and Moriches-Middle Island Road. A notice …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

SCPD opens hotline to report scams

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …