PATCHOGUE VILLAGE

Village honors FD

Earlier this week, the Village of Patchogue board of trustees and mayor Paul Pontieri honored the Patchogue Fire Department for their efforts in the Lace Mill fire. Pictured is ex-chief Robert Smith, …

Scholarship created in name of a great woman veteran

The American Legion Patchogue Post 269 recently created a yearly scholarship program in honor of Pauline King. King served in the Army National Guard for 25 years.  She continued her service …

Archway gets funded

The Village of Patchogue Community Development Agency applied for another round of Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization grant funding late last year. As of this month, the Community Development …
Bellport Village

A generous 2-for-1 deal

There are some stories that make you proud to be part of a community, giving you that warm, fuzzy feeling inside—this is one of those stories. It takes place at the Boys & Girls Club of the …
2022 INSPIRATION AWARD WINNER

Putting in countless hours of altruism

Each year, the Long Island Advance solicits nominations for our Inspiration Award winner. During this time, we seek people who take it upon themselves to make a difference in their …

Mackin takes commissioner spot

Steve Mackin, a Bellport Village trustee and firefighter, took a one-vote lead over incumbent Richard Terwilliger and won a five-year commissioner term with Bellport Fire District, after claiming …

Three vice presidents among tweaks to 2022 chamber plans

The Bellport Chamber of Commerce’s biggest change for 2022 will probably be the appointment of three vice presidents, said current vice president LuAnn Thompson. “It’s a lot of …
Bellport

Winners of the Village of Bellport’s second annual wreath contest

On Dec. 20, the Village of Bellport announced the winners of the second annual wreath contest.  There were various categories that wreaths could win, including the It’s a Wonderful Life …

Gleneagle applications available

As the New Year approaches, those awaiting lottery applications for the Gleneagle Green affordable housing apartment complex on Atlantic Avenue in Bellport will have their chance, online on Jan. 1 …

“Most Joyful”

With the pandemic continuing and supply chain issues, this Christmas was about savoring what you got, whenever it got there. The Long Island Advance asked readers to submit photos for a contest of …

Ho-Hum Pavilion to be removed

At a Dec. 20 meeting, the board voted unanimously to remove the Ho-Hum Pavilion from Fire Island. There are no plans to replace it at this time. The decision came after an emergency meeting, held on …
ARTS
‘House of Gucci’ and ‘Spencer’—two households, both alike in fashion
There is no more sumptuous and decadent double feature than Pablo Larraín’s “Spencer” and Ridley …
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No Midnight on Main this year
According Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce executive director David Kennedy, the scheduled Midnight on Main event this year, …
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Winners of the Village of Bellport 2nd Annual Wreath Contest
On Dec. 20, the Village of Bellport announced the winners of the second annual wreath contest.  There were various categories …
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SPORTS
Local boxer opens premier gym for other Long Island fighters
The unstoppable and dedicated duo, father and son Michael and Alex Vargas, have a new venture in Vargas Boxing at Pro Fit Sports in …
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Floyd freshman finishes second in Northeast Qualifier
Zariel Macchia continues to leave her mark in girls cross country. This past weekend, the talented freshman finished second overall …
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A prince of a guy
Varsity wrestling legend Guy Leggio grew up in Bay Shore and coached at East Islip. As an asset to both the Bay Shore and East Islip …
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Brookhaven News
On Dec. 22, William Floyd Middle School students participated in the Shop with a Cop program courtesy of a grant provided by the new Walmart Supercenter in Yaphank. Sixth, seventh and eighth-grade …
Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Yaphank Fuel Cell Park at the Brookhaven Landfill is now fully operational, generating 7.4 megawatts of energy from three SureSource 3000 carbonate fuel …
Who is ready for 2022? But, before we enter the New Year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the stories that made it into our papers in 2021. January Our local veterans received …
Suffolk News
On Monday, Jan. 3, in a tense meeting, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission voted along party lines on two separate sets of lines. The meeting started on a cordial note, with …
It’s been a long, bittersweet, illuminating road for Campbell Dalglish’s documentary “Savage Land.” The East Patchogue filmmaker, writer, producer, playwright, and City …
Legis. Rob Calarco leaves his post with an impressive list of accomplishments. Although he was a bit reluctant to name them, here’s a list of some of the major projects we’ve written …
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