Hometown Heroes
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The Patchogue Tuesday Ladies Club donated toys and items for the women and children being housed at Mercy Ministries’ three shelters. They also gave a $500 donation to help purchase additional …

A special shout out to the members of the Bayport Blue Point Junior Civic Association for the incredibly successful humanitarian projects they have performed during the autumn months this year. The …

With the help of Suffolk County Legis. Dominick Thorne (R-Patchogue), the Suffolk County Corrections Department, Suffolk County PBA and the Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff’s PBA answered the call …

Last Wednesday evening, the Harbor Crab Co. in Patchogue hosted its 19th annual Kris Kringle fundraiser. This year, they raised over $150,000, which would go on to help 19 families this holiday …

What better way to offer some volunteerism than to babysit an adorable puppy? But not just any puppy—an in-training Canine Companions Labrador retriever, golden retriever, or a cross of the two …

Two different social services agencies have opened in Patchogue this year. RISE Life Services of Riverhead opened a day program for adults with developmental disabilities, which it operates from …

Area fire departments held elections on Tuesday, Dec.12. Here are the results: Bellport Elected new comer John Mehrkens with 79 votes to incumbent Paul Newman’s 42 votes for a …

This month, Santa surprised the members of the Patchogue Tuesday Ladies club at their weekly meeting at the Patchogue Village Parks and Recreation Center. Also, the ladies donated $500 to the Wreaths …

Several area fire departments are holding elections on Dec. 12. Here are the candidates. Bellport Paul Neumann (incumbent) is running against John Mehrkens for a five-year term.Election is …

Every year, Bellport’s Lighthouse Mission teams up with the South Country School District’s social workers and hands out thousands of free gifts to local families in need.  Each …

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, the Harbor Crab Co will host its annual Kris Kringle event. All are invited to meet at the Harbor Crab Co in Patchogue at 6 p.m., where there will be an hour of festivities. …

The  Long Island Advance  is once again requesting nominations to award one individual for our newly renamed “Inspiration Award.” Candidates for the award should include …

Show your generosity this holiday season by helping out local organizations collecting toys for kids. Angels of Long Island Drop off new, unwrapped toys for children and gifts for teens by …

The Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Locale Gastro Bar and Pizzette, hosted their first annual “Pridesgiving,” the first-ever dinner party event.  …

On Nov.9, councilman Michael Loguercio (center with proclamation) was in Bellport to celebrate the dedication of the 700 block of Bourdois Avenue in memory of long-time community leader, Rae J. …

On a clear Saturday morning, under the American flag fluttering in the sky, Patchogue welcomed Veterans Day with a commemorative ceremony and a bit of nostalgia. Hosted by the Patchogue United …

Five-year-old Wyatt Wagner was with his grandparents, Ross and Barbara Martin, at the Patchogue 7-Eleven grabbing a hotdog for lunch, when two Suffolk County Police Fifth Precinct officers, Michael …

New headstones at Lakeview Cemetery in Patchogue now mark the graves of two soldiers who fought for the Union Army during the Civil War. The headstones for Maj. Lawrence H. Thompson and Pvt. …

In the 40-plus years that I have written for this paper, I have worn many hats. Hard news, photographer, restaurant and book reviews, my column and obituaries. Of them all, obituaries are the …

Patchogue Village will be honoring the late Ralph Zegel with a street naming. The unveiling will be held at the corner of Terry Street and South Ocean Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. Zegel …

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