PATCHOGUE VILLAGE

Alive After Five dates announced

Despite the dates being approved by the Patchogue Village Board of Trustees earlier this week on Monday, Feb. 26, the future of the Alive After Five event, according to Greater Patchogue Chamber of …

Great South Bay Music Fest line-up announced

The Great South Bay Music Festival is back for their 16th anniversary. The four-day music and arts festival presented by Voodoo Ranger, will return to the newly revamped waterfront at Shorefront Park …

A special Valentine’s Day celebration

This past Sunday afternoon, Knights of Columbus 38 W in Patchogue hosted the fifth Special Abilities Valentine’s Re-Do Party. Attendees of all ages and their caregivers were invited to …
Bellport Village

Oldest member of VFW Post 8300 turns 100

Dolphus Knowles is the oldest member of VFW Post 8300 in East Patchogue and celebrated his long life with his family and fellow veterans last Saturday. Officially, he turned 100 on Wednesday. …

Bellport teacher earns NYS Council for the Social Studies award

The South Country School District is proud to announce that one of their own, Romelo Green, has earned the New York State Council for the Social Studies 2024 Susan Wasserman Young Professional …
SPORTS

Local basketball teams to compete in postseason

It was a miracle season for William Floyd, whose boys basketball team had an undefeated regular season at 20-0 and whose girls team went 19-1. Each won the Division I regular-season crown. But …
BLACK HISTORY MONTH

They made the times better

On the second Tuesday of each month, Joann Neal, Daryl Jordan, Nancy Marr, Janet Wohlars, Jeanne Baum, June Johnson, and Anna McClure meet at Varney’s Restaurant in Brookhaven for lunch. …
Bellport

Electric bus mandate would cost $20B

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

Celebrate the ‘Ladies of Motown’

From a recording studio in a tiny house on Detroit’s West Grand Boulevard, Berry Gordy’s Motown record label churned out, assembly line-style, an amazing list of iconic songs like …

Get empowered at Bellport

Doing Something About It Inc. will hold its sixth annual Cultural Empowerment Event on March 2 at the Bellport Boys & Girls Club from 4 to 7 p.m. The event comes during Women’s History …

Town gives tips to stay safe in Tuesday’s snow

A winter storm warning is in effect for the South Shore from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, as heavy snow is expected to accumulate. The Town of Islip is projected to receive 5 to 10 …
ARTS
‘Better Late’
In the play “Better Late” by Larry Gelbart, the characters are reluctant roommates: Julian (played by John Torres) is …
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Archway to the arts!
The Promenade to the Arts archway was officially installed in the Roe Walkway, between Stanley’s and Toast and behind Main Street in …
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Celebrating Black History Month and the arts
Students, council members, friends and family alike gathered at the Brookhaven Town Hall to enjoy a sense of community and celebrate …
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SPORTS
Pat-Med girls lose a tough one to Northport in playoffs
The No. 5-seeded Patchogue-Medford girls basketball team came into its playoff game at No. 4-seed Northport looking to avenge last …
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Pat-Med boys basketball loses heartbreaker to Commack, 53-51
There aren’t many ways to lose a basketball game more painfully than the way the Patchogue-Medford boys team lost to Commack on …
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1,000 points!
Bellport High School senior Brynn Johnsen surpassed 1,000 points in her high school basketball career during a game on Feb. 14 against …
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Brookhaven News
If you’re Jewish and haven’t been in synagogue for a while, Temple Beth El in Patchogue invites you to come check out a special service on Friday night, March 1. That night, the more …
The William Floyd Colonials girls and boys varsity basketball teams have advanced to the final four in their respective tournaments. After dominating victories, both teams are one step closer to …
Earlier this month, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists sought a special permit with the Patchogue Village Zoning Board for health-related services at 214 East Main Street at the corner of East Main Street and …
Suffolk News
The recent storms and flooding events that battered the northeast corridor created a number of overwashes throughout the island, but there were no confirmed breaches on Fire Island. The Fire Island …
The National Park Service (NPS) initiated the planning process in 2015 to support a decision on how best to manage the breach that was created within the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness …
The authorized project provides for hurricane protection and beach erosion control along five reaches of the south shore of Long Island between Fire Island Inlet and Montauk Point, a distance of …
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