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Supervisor concerned about possible non-permitted wetland work on Poospatuck land

Suffolk County GIS aerial photos of land within the Unkechaug Nation Poospatuck area, near the juncture of Poospatuck Creek and the Forge River, in Mastic, have been released by Brookhaven Town …

Last week, Suffolk County Legis. Dominick Thorne (LD 7) was joined by fellow county officials and representatives of the fire, rescue and emergency services community to announce the passage of …

Parishioners at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Patchogue celebrated the commissioning of their head priest, the Rev. James E. Reiss, as a U.S. Navy chaplain, during a noontime prayer and …

Patchogue’s Second annual Pride parade is scheduled for this Sunday, June 9 at noon. The parade will run down Main Street from Route 112 west towards Blue Point. Over 50 marching units are …

Around noon on June 1, in front of the Dunton Inn in East Patchogue, 77-year-old Marine veteran Roger Fonnest walked straight down the middle of South Country Road with his head held high. With …

On Saturday, May 18, the Long Island Dog Owners’ Association (LI-DOG) held their first “Pack Walk” at San Souci Park in Sayville. LI-DOG schedules nine Pack Walks a year with …

Tot Music transcends melody and song; it fosters a sense of community, nurtures cognitive development, and empowers parents to become their child’s first music teacher. Monica Moyers …

Not many 77-year-olds would be willing to embark on a 22-mile walk, and likely no one of any age could organize and participate in a 22-mile walk with as much vigor and enthusiasm as Roger Fonnest. …

Wendy Moore had a hand in helping Sue Wicks develop her kelp farm. She is also doing it for others. “Last fall, I drafted a slide deck explaining the infrastructure needed for …

Sue Wicks tackled 40-mile-an-hour winds straight out of the east with a cold, sleety rain while harvesting kelp on Moriches Bay, the day of her interview. Her kelp and oyster farm, 3 acres, is …

Temple Beth El observed Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on Sunday with an emotional community-wide interfaith service of song and prayer and a talk by Holocaust educator Dr. Bernie Furshpan. …

The Bayport-Blue Point High School hosted its annual Senior Dinner on Thursday May 2. Over 150 senior citizens from the community came, with members of senior class serving salads and food …

GiGi’s Playhouse LI Down Syndrome Achievement Centers has been bustling since its grand opening on March 7, 2021, in Patchogue. But because of its success, said board president and …

An early spring, and homeowners eager to celebrate it, has landscapers and their equipment out in force, waking the cicadas.  To better serve its citizens and preserve our …

The Village of Patchogue celebrated Arbor Day on Friday by planting five serviceberry trees on the grounds of Patchogue-Medford Youth & Community Services. The tree-planting ceremony came on …

A new law passed by the Brookhaven Town Board on April 4 prohibits people or businesses from dumping large amounts of trash in town-owned dumpsters or recycling bins. First-time offenders are …

Equipped with bags and gloves, a group of dedicated volunteers gathered along the banks of East Patchogue’s Swan River to clean up their local waterway. Led by James Bertsch and Tom Kain, …

The Village of Bellport, Bellport Environment Committee, Bellport Garden Club and the South Country School District hosted a tree-planting ceremony in honor of Arbor Day on Friday, April 19. The …

Temple Beth El will hold its second annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, May 5. The observance, called “Yom Hashoah” in Hebrew, starts at 2 p.m. and is open to the community. …

The Congregational Church of Patchogue, fully funded by their own contributions, started an enormous and necessary project to close the septic tanks and connect to the village sewer last week. …

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