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Break the ice and take the plunge

While it’s become a familiar trope to splash cold water on one’s face to increase alertness, it’s undeniable that frigid temperatures do engender an elevated feeling of aliveness …

The L.I. Advance contacted the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to find out more information about State Environmental Conservation officials making an announcement that …

While New Year’s resolutions are associated with the future, they harken back to ancient times. In 2000 B.C. the Babylonians celebrated the New Year during a 12-day festival called Akitu, …

Brookhaven Town, which owns and manages Bellport Village’s bay bottom, recently renewed the ongoing formal agreement with Friends of Bellport Bay to continue habitat restoration for two years …

After the former athletic coordinator of the Bellmore-Merrick team won the Long Island Championship in Nassau for girls flag football, Anthony Cracco, as the new Patchogue-Medford School District …

Few circumstances in life are more devastating than losing a loved one unexpectedly. This sorrow was compounded for lifelong Patchogue resident and nature photographer Lorraine Amodeo-Luchese, when …

Sewers are a ubiquitous yet subterranean necessity of modern life, which most people rarely—if ever—think about, as these wastewater devices typically flow smoothly, unnoticed, and …

The Patchogue-Medford School District is considering the feasibility of purchasing new univents with air conditioning, district-wide. The measure, according to the district, would provide both clean, …

Golf carts were festooned with red, white, and blue adornments as attendees matched their vehicles wearing the patriotic colors, which were the theme of the 18th annual Kris Kringle Surf-N-Turf …

Patchogue Village hosted their 39th annual Senior Softball Old Timers game at the Waldbauer Park. Several community figures attended, including Legis. Dominick Thorne, village parks and recreation …

Dr. Donna Jones, superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District, held a security forum for district families on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. via webinar. They discussed various security …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

Awilda Pelaez’s customers enter her medical massage suite on 112 in Patchogue looking for relief from the diseases that cause them pain on a daily basis. Her passion for healing first began …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

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 …

It is often said that a dog is man’s (and person’s) best friend, but a guide dog is this, and so much more. It is protection, independence, and a lifeline to the outside world for …

The Village of Patchogue recently held a public hearing to discuss the proposed new downtown waste management and unauthorized dumping plan done by the hired professional consultants Michael Cahill, …

We all want the best of both worlds, but must temper this desire with the understanding that we can’t have our cake and eat it, too. While this adage is true in most cases, at The Artisan in …

Last week, Legis. Dominick Thorne and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services hosted a virtual community meeting to educate the residents of Canaan Lake about the grant opportunities for …

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