PATCHOGUE VILLAGE

Touchable sculptures invite viewer to be one with art exhibit

A reception was held on Saturday, April 6 at DIME Savings Bank in Patchogue on Main Street for the paradoxically daring and comforting interactive installation exhibit by Beth Giacummo titled, …

County considers facility for juvenile offenders

The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously voted to authorize the county attorney to start negotiations to purchase the former John J. Foley nursing home located at 4 Grover Drive, in Yaphank, for …

All (protected) eyes on the sky!

NASA describes the eclipse as "an awe-inspiring celestial event that drastically changes the appearance of the two biggest objects we see in our sky, the sun and moon." The events …
Bellport Village

Board proposed increased term-limits

The Incorporated Village of Bellport Tentative Budget was discussed Monday night at a public hearing held at Village Hall due to WiFi issues at the Community Center. The 2024-25 proposed budget …

Over $200K in property taxes assessed for non-exempt portion of Jake’s 58

Suffolk County Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation filed a lawsuit against the Town of Islip in the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Suffolk County in January of this year for full tax …

YA novelists to speak at Authors Unlimited

Suffolk Cooperative Library System and St. Joseph’s University in Patchogue are partnering on a free event on Saturday, April 13, for young readers to hear from and meet some of their favorite …

Lithium-ion battery safety course

Legis. Dominick Thorne (R) recently held a lithium-ion battery safety course at the Patchogue-Medford Library last week, alongside Suffolk County fire safety educators. Thorne has recently …
Bellport

$1 million awarded to GiGi’s Playhouse Long Island

During GiGi’s Playhouse’s third annual Black-tie Gala, held on March 16, congressman Andrew Garbarino (R) announced that he had secured a $1 million federal grant for the organization. …

Music icons to perform at Patchogue Theatre

You’ll have a hard time counting all the hit songs when three of music’s biggest stars get together to perform at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on April 12. The …

They hopped, walked, strolled to the parade

Adults and kids positively delved into the creative universe when it came to the Easter Bonnet & Crazy Hat Parade in Bellport. Bellport Chamber co-president LuAnn Thompson reported that at …

Colleges and universities rally behind suicide prevention legislation

New York State legislators are hearing loud voices coming from Long Island colleges and universities, who are demanding that recently proposed legislation for schools include provisions for higher …
ARTS
New archway for the theatre walkway!
The Village of Patchogue voted to accept a proposal from Spirit Ironwork for the design and fabrication of an archway for the theatre …
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Rising up from childhood trauma
Deborah Brown-Volkman wants people unhappy in their jobs to successfully make a career jump and succeed. Especially after experiencing …
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Local author publishes children’s book
Local author Amy Nicole has recently released her children’s book “An Apple a Day,” published by Pegasus. The book …
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SPORTS
Hometown rivalry between top-ranked lacrosse teams ends in close win
Going into the showdown with Bayport-Blue Point, Sayville was 5-0 for the season. “BBP is the defending state champions, they …
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FOCUS East Patchogue seeks input for public park
The Town of Brookhaven has proposed a park to be located on the site of the former Plaza Theater located on East Main Street. The site …
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Knoth-less Pat-Med baseball looking to return to playoffs
The goal of this year’s Patchogue-Medford High School baseball team is to make it back to the playoffs and go further than last …
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Brookhaven News
On Sunday, April 7, Jason Borowski and the Blue Point Civic Association gathered at the property on Kennedy Avenue and Montauk to clean up the area as part of Save the Great South Bay’s Creek …
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recently conducted the first hydrographic dye study of wastewater …
The Hamlet Organic Garden (HOG) farm in Brookhaven Hamlet welcomed the Easter bunny and anyone who wanted to hunt for eggs on Saturday, bringing smiles to many local children and families who were …
Suffolk News
For Career Week at South Country Elementary Schools in Bellport, students met with community leaders and also enjoyed Spirit Week revolving around careers and colleges. A special visitor, who …
On Wednesday, March 27, the Bayport-Blue Point Library hosted an informational budget meeting in anticipation of the annual budget and trustee vote to be held on Wednesday, April 3 from 9 a.m. to 8 …
Bayport-Blue Point High School student Taylor DiBiase competed alongside college students in Buffalo earlier this month at the American Culinary Federation Northeast Regional Student Pastry Chef of …
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