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Two fundraisers, more than $10k for restaurants and hospital workers

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 …

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 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.

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

Five days a week at 10 outreach posts throughout Suffolk County, Lighthouse Mission of Bellport serves hundreds of people by providing them with food, groceries, clothing and prayer. Last year …

The volunteer bug bit Kathy Fallon after a lifetime of watching her Ukrainian parents do the same within their church services while she was a child growing up in New Jersey.  It wasn’t …

If Center Moriches had a celebrity, it would be Keith Caputo. Known as “The Mayor” or “Coach Keith,” Caputo is recognized as one of the strongest forces for good in the …

A crowd of residents, officers, and family packed the front of the 5th Precinct in Patchogue village for Fadi Rafeh Day, on Jan. 11. The day honors the fallen police officer who died unexpectedly on …

This past November, Frank Bollerman rose to the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Bayport Troop 130. Joining three other men in his family, Frank is the fourth Eagle Scout in the Bollerman clan to …

Corner of N. Dunton Avenue and Irving Avenue now Pfc. Anton “Tony” Albert Bugala Avenue

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