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Gibbons heading to Hawai'i on American Idol

Bellport’s Shannon Gibbons complet- ed the stress test on “American Idol” known as Hollywood Week, and she was chosen by the judges to move on to the next round. She and her …

As part of the state government’s efforts to promote physical distancing, theaters were some of the first to be shut down due to the coronavirus. Three local theaters are adapting to forced …

The gut-wrenching death of 8-year- old Thomas Valva gripped Long Island because in a place where parents take on third jobs to pay for travel soccer, the neglect of a child is antithetical to …

Shannon Gibbons, the 20-year-old singer from Bellport trying to be the next “American Idol,” is one step closer to that goal. She moved on by recommendation of the three judges …

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts recently announced that it would receive a $25,000 donation from American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. The company is an independent …

Long Island Traditions, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, and the Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center in Patchogue recently announced that the Maritime Film Festival is postponed due to the …

Due to coronavirus concerns, Mayor Paul Pontieri officially announced that the Village of Patchogue will be postponing their St. Patrick's Day parade scheduled for Sunday, March 22.  No further …

Being inspired by your hometown is a blessing and curse: You ultimately are writing what you know, but you are also critical of what you love. Such is the case with Joel Mowdy, who lives a …

Blue Point Brewing Company will celebrate International Women’s Day with a choose-your- own-adventure style scavenger hunt, which will take place this Saturday, March 7. The hunt is free to …

It’s appropriate that Cherish The Ladies, the joyous Irish American group of blockbuster musicians, is performing its “Heart of the Home” concert in Patchogue during Women’s …

A luxurious train traveling with gorgeously costumed passengers — including European royalty and a witty, droll detective — is stopped in the middle of Turkey. A huge snowdrift has …

“I’m not letting any more people go through unless they’re as good as Shannon.” That was the reaction of American Idol judge (and pop superstar) Katy Perry after …

Fittingly held post-Valentine’s Day, the Patchogue Arts Council’s popular “Wining About Art” series section on Romanticism came after the holiday of soppy hearts and flowers. …

Who will be the next “American Idol?” Well, it could be Bellport’s own Shannon Gibbons, a 20-year-old singer who will be auditioning on the show this Sunday. Watch her performance …

“An Evening with Branford Marsalis” is coming to Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Marsalis, known for his brilliant soprano and tenor saxophone …

In a nod to its roots, The Gateway is offering Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” on Feb. 21, 23 and 23, a dynamic inclusion that celebrates the theater’s 70th year and embraces a …

Australians Jordan Pollard, Jesse Rasmussen and Thomas Egan were good friends who grew up immersed in jazz, ballet and tap classes and sharing a love of musical theater. One night in a Sydney bar, …

You have all weekend to honor your sweetie with a Valentine. And then some. The Harbormen A Cappella Chorus will send out groups of four in red jackets and bow ties to sing two songs. …

It’s not a secret that country music has taken the country by storm, including Long Island. Now Long Islanders can enjoy music by current country artists performed by a new band: The Big …

Opening the night before Thanksgiving, popular local restaurant JT’s Farmhouse in Bayport has already become a mainstay of the area. Featuring live music on weekends, the cozy but cavernous …

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