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An exciting new school year

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 …

Sept. 11 is now known as Patriot Day, when the world mourns and remembers the sacrifices U.S. citizens and service members made on that day, which is indelibly carved into our collective …

As the aphorism goes, “All roads lead to Rome,” and on Saturday, Sept. 10, this was certainly true for Main Street in Patchogue during the annual Italian Feast of Saint Liberata Festival, …

Next weekend, Sept. 23 through 25, marks the return of the St. John’s Greek Festival. The event has been a mainstay, annual event in Blue Point for over 40 years. After a brief drive-through …

In “Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence,” Andrew Juniper describes wabi sabi as “an intuitive appreciation of ephemeral beauty in the physical world that reflects the …

“Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus,” is a line from the now-iconic editorial by Francis Pharcellus Church, titled “Is there a Santa Claus?,” which was featured in The Sun …

Lifelong member of the South Country School District, Coach Jefferson (Jeff) Cipp, was recently inducted in as one of the 2022 Longwood Ring of Honor recipients to commemorate his outstanding …

The National Night Out, a campaign designed to strengthen the bond between residents and law enforcement, reinvigorated a true sense of community. Last weekend, members of the Suffolk County Police …

MoCA L.I.ghts 2022 will transform downtown Patchogue into L.I.’s  only immersive, open-air museum, with site-specific projected installations on both modern and historic architecture …

After years in the planning, COVID-19 shutdowns, and the appointment of Patchogue’s first Latina trustee, Patchogue Village is finally ready to host its first-ever Hispanic heritage parade, set …

A picture is worth a thousand words, and Lynda Wagner’s winning photograph, selected in the 2022 Bellport Day Festival poster contest, says it all. It encapsulates the exultation of this …

The scent of burgers and hot dogs filled the air at Robert Rowley Park in Bellport on Friday, July 15, as part of the Suffolk County Police Department Fifth Precinct’s Unity Day event. Suffolk …

Looking for some fun while you wait for that coveted table at your favorite Patchogue Village spot? Well, look no further, as Patchogue resident and pinball enthusiast Joshua Guskin plans to bring …

On Saturday, July 16, the Long Island Dog Owners’ Group hosted its seventh annual Beach Party at the off-leash dog park at Mud Creek. With sand and sea abound, the four-legged partygoers …

In the wake of the Texas elementary school tragedy, just 10 days after another massacre at a Buffalo supermarket, while also remembering the Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Sandy Hook shootings, parents …

An exciting new development for Bayport-Blue Point Youth Cheerleading is underway from coach Brittney Parrott. This will be the first year that youth cheerleaders will be able to participate in …

A sure sign of spring is the myriad of car washes at the Geoghan Insurance building at 870 Montauk Highway. For over 25 years, the Geoghan family has humbly and happily served the community by …

Simon, a rescue dog from Blue Point, has been known to be an adventurous pupper. He’s even earned the nickname “Notorious D.O.G.” from his dad. This past week, he took a …

The South Country School District has four open seats, each three-year terms and one to fill a vacancy commencing May 18, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Board president Anne Hayes is the only incumbent. …

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