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Holiday Greeting Fund

About the Holiday Greeting Fund We invite our readers to contribute whatever they care to give. Checks are held in an escrow account until after the holidays, and then the money is distributed to …

At this time of year, when consumerism can take precedence over the true spirit of the season, it is important to remember the epigram that “it is better to give than it is to receive.” …

The Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is celebrating the holiday season with its “Home for the Holidays” promotion, featuring free pet adoptions now through the month …

Nov. 17 was an eventful day of approvals for multiple bills on the table for the Brookhaven Town Board, including a 1.92 percent tax hike next year on homeowners, or $10.52 per year.  The main …

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Brookhaven Town Board Meeting commenced, overviewing the retirement of longtime county clerk Donna Lent as well as the proposed tax raise of 1.92 percent next …

Recently, supervisor Ed Romaine announced that the Town of Brookhaven’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) has received more than 45 million pounds of recycling material in 2022. It is projected …

The Town of Brookhaven awarded a revised contract for the pump-out station at Sandspit Marina in Patchogue. The revised contract was made, during the town meeting held at the end of October, from the …

It has been a decade since the worst storm in recent memory hit Long Island. Superstorm Sandy, bringing high winds and harrowing storm surge, knocked out power and tested our collective resiliency. …

Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine recently released the $328.6 million 2023 tentative budget with a 1.92, or 10.52 per year, percent tax raise, remaining below the tax cap and reducing debt by 36 …

Local teens Allison Mullaney of Suffolk County and Catherine Cain of Brookhaven recently nabbed a Young Artist Academy Award in Los Angeles last weekend. Mullaney won Best Teen Actress in a …

The joint project between the Village of Patchogue and Town of Brookhaven has been recently completed. Though it did remove some old trees to create more parking, the town made good on their …

The Town of Brookhaven passed a change of zone as well as a change of covenant for the proposed planned retirement community residence, Sutton Landing, to be located on Sipp Avenue in East …

The Town of Brookhaven held a public hearing to discuss the commission’s proposed map on Thursday, Sept. 29, to amend Chapter 27 entitled “Procedures for Ballot Propositions Proposing …

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a local lecture on historical topics. This week, she did the Bellport Brookhaven …

We’ve all heard the saying, “Dress for the job that you want.” Dress for Success Brookhaven has taken this motto to heart, in addition to providing the sleeves (and the rest of the …

The Town of Brookhaven has taken into account suggestions made by this publication in an editorial suggesting better implementation of the redistricting maps. As per Brookhaven Town code, town …

The Brookhaven Great South Bay Lions Club donated backpacks, blankets, school supplies, and playground equipment to the Patchogue Early Head Start programs. Patchogue Early Head Start programs …

Students returned to class in the South Country School District on Tuesday, Sept. 6. To commemorate this annual rite of passage, we asked members of the district to send in their best back-to-school …

It’s been a while since I have written a historical corner, and I am so excited to be back! This week, I did the self-guided Bellport Lane walking tour that was put together by the …

A list of 9/11 remembrance ceremonies near you to pay homage. This Sunday, many of our local heroes will be paying tribute to those who lost, or risked, their lives on that unforgettable day, as …

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