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Community remembers those lost on 9/11

As many across the country remembered those lost on 9/11 19 years ago, Patchogue held a ceremony to pay tribute to all who sacrificed on that day and in the years since. The event was held at …

Granting local heroes some much-deserved recognition, state Sen. Monica Martinez nominated U.S. Navy Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Kevin Nolan, who is also a Suffolk County Police …

The Give Back Network was creat- ed to promote health and fitness, with educational services that also provide scholarships to kids. Founder Rich Brown, a North Bellport native, said the idea …

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Mademoiselle Patisserie in Patchogue will donate 100 percent of their profits to organizations dealing with mental health awareness. The promise comes after an …

In the VFW, All-American status is designed to recognize outstanding units and is based on participation in VFW programs as well as membership gains. Only the top 25 percent of posts per …

The Greater Patchogue COAD added $4,000 to the COVID-19 donations for a total of $10,000 in grant funds available earlier this month. The local chapter of COAD collected the additional $6,000 in …

The art of sewing runs in their blood for ninth-grader Henrietta Edmonds and her mother Elizabeth of Bayport. Elizabeth’s mother was a seamstress, but never got around to passing down the …

A 48 year old veteran is now on the road to recovery after being placed on a ventilator for 7 weeks due to the coronavirus. After visiting both an urgent care and an outside hospital with no …

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. …

There has been a major outpouring of support for medical workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, from parades to gifts and donated meals. Two fundraisers out of Bellport have donated over $10,000 in …

What started as a sewing hobby for 12-year-old Madison Eddington has turned into a family affair of distrib- uting face masks to the community. For about a month, Madison has been spending her …

“Steve Burton is the kind of guy who knows how to get things done,” said Greater Sayville Civic president Christine Sarni. Burton, a Sayville resident, is civic’s second vice …

Local fire and EMS departments came out to show support last week for the nurses, doctors, and staff at Long Island Community Hospital, who have been on the front lines of fighting the COVID-19 …

VFW 2913 and Suffolk County Cmdr. Dave Rogers have successfully continued his Coffee with a Vet program virtually amid the coronavirus crisis, which has forced people into home isolation. The …

Patchogue resident Jacqueline Routh was teaching her son about the impor- tance of supporting local food banks, which help people in need get essential items. His response: “How …

The Greater Patchogue COAD, Community Organizations Active in Disaster, organization has officially activated for the first real crisis since forming in response to Superstorm Sandy. In addition to …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

The model is $14 per meal, plus your grandma eats free. He is also donating 25 percent of his proceeds to Island Harvest, the rest goes towards making more meals.

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

Power in Heels, the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce’s annual networking event, will honor four notable local women during the third annual luncheon scheduled for today, March 5, at …

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