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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 …

On Wednesday, April 3, the Bayport-Blue Point community voted to pass the 2024-2025 library budget with 263 yes votes and 113 no votes. Trustee Jason Borowski was elected to a full five-year …

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 …

Going into the showdown with Bayport-Blue Point, Sayville was 5-0 for the season. “BBP is the defending state champions, they were the toughest to play,” said coach Gary Jensen, who …

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 …

On Saturday, March 30, the official grand opening for Billy’s Park, formerly Roe Park, in Blue Point, was held with members of the Schettino family, elected officials, and community residents. …

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 …

On Sunday, March 24, Bayport Civic Association leader, Bob Draffin, announced that his beloved wife, Janet, had died at the age of 61 with over 30 years as a resident of the town she came to mold …

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 …

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will be conducting the first hydrographic dye study of wastewater …

Last year, Bayport-Blue Point girls varsity lacrosse had a historic season, and this year they look to emulate their success. BBP is seeking their fifth   consecutive championship season. They …

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 …

With a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Saturday, March 30, Billy’s Park, named after Blue Point resident Billy Schettino, who tragically died, has already had a resurgent effect on the …

With the backdrop of the South Shore a window-view away, an array of biologists, council members, financial consultants, farmers, a town mayor, and citizens gathered at The View in Oakdale for some …

Aspiring young immigrants, community, and gentrification infuse the themes of the Broadway musical “In the Heights,” about a mostly Dominican American Washington Heights neighborhood, …

As objective and independent news writers and editors, we have an imperative to cover the issues most important to the people of southern Brookhaven. Every day, our team is on the ground questioning …

On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by environmental and labor leaders, announced what Romaine categorized as …

Modifications and updates are being made to the Blue Point Preserve by the Town of Brookhaven Parks Department following an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliance audit conducted in the past …

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 …

Blue Point-based Johnny Mac Foundation, headquartered at the Bayport-Blue Point Library, hosted its 14th “wish gala” on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Gatsby-fabulous Mansion at Oyster Bay. A …

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