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5-year-old Patchogue boy raises over $800 for the hungry

Patchogue resident Jacqueline Routh was teaching her son about the impor- tance of supporting local food banks, which help people in need get essential items. His response: “How …

The Greater Patchogue COAD, Community Organizations Active in Disaster, organization has officially activated for the first real crisis since forming in response to Superstorm Sandy. In addition to …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

The model is $14 per meal, plus your grandma eats free. He is also donating 25 percent of his proceeds to Island Harvest, the rest goes towards making more meals.

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

Power in Heels, the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce’s annual networking event, will honor four notable local women during the third annual luncheon scheduled for today, March 5, at …

Recently Supervisor Ed Romaine was at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter and Adoption Center to accept a donation of $800 from 10-year-old Isabelle Grucci-Peterson. The money was collected by …

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced World War II Veteran William Schlosser of East Patchogue as his guest to the president’s State of the Union Address on February 4, …

In addition to being a mother of four, with three under the age of 2, Patchogue Village resident and master dance teacher Angela Raymond is seeking to make the world — starting with Patchogue …

Five days a week at 10 outreach posts throughout Suffolk County, Lighthouse Mission of Bellport serves hundreds of people by providing them with food, groceries, clothing and prayer. Last year …

Photos from our award ceremony honoring the Man & Woman of the Year.   Learn more about Man of the Year Keith Caputo. Learn more about Woman of the Year Kathy Fallon.

The volunteer bug bit Kathy Fallon after a lifetime of watching her Ukrainian parents do the same within their church services while she was a child growing up in New Jersey.  It wasn’t …

If Center Moriches had a celebrity, it would be Keith Caputo. Known as “The Mayor” or “Coach Keith,” Caputo is recognized as one of the strongest forces for good in the …

A crowd of residents, officers, and family packed the front of the 5th Precinct in Patchogue village for Fadi Rafeh Day, on Jan. 11. The day honors the fallen police officer who died unexpectedly on …

Baycrafters members are planning their 31st annual Brown Bag Ball. The event will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall, located at 64 South Country Road in Bellport, on Saturday, Jan. …

So many adventures were witnessed by Hal O’Neill. Sleeping on duffel bags piled in the back of an Army truck with machine-gun bullets whizzing as the vehicle to the rear burst into flames …

This past November, Frank Bollerman rose to the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Bayport Troop 130. Joining three other men in his family, Frank is the fourth Eagle Scout in the Bollerman clan to …

Francisco is the first person to call, asking if there will be a Christmas dinner. “He said, ‘This year there are 15 of us,’” explained Peter Picataggio, the Home for the …

Sure, it’s always fun to donate cute and fluffy stuffed animals, baby toys and light-up toddler gadgets. But what most don’t think about when it comes to holiday toy drives are the many, …

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