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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 …
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 …
Patchogue News

Despite more urgent concerns, the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee has committed to rescheduling the parade to some time in July or …

Let the bars crawl to you Abby Gruppuso, head of operations at the Better Man Distilling Co. was delivering an order one night when a customer shared what they were doing: having their own at-home …
The Better Man Distilling Co. in Patchogue is switching their normal operations of producing gin and vodka to producing hand sanitizer, due to shortages experienced in response to the COVID-19 …
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 …
Both villages have declared a state of emergency and are closely following CDC guidelines by taking all village meetings online.
Bellport News

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 …

Mark Van Wagner began planning Marquee Projects’ “SpringSprung” exhibit, scheduled for last Saturday’s opening, in October. Getting the artists was a cinch. …
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 …
Bellport Village is continuing its budget process this month, working to shave down the needed tax levy as much as pos- sible. The inclusion of the Bellport dock project is inflating normal …
Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …
Food & Drink
Local farms ready to serve the public
Deer Run Farms By 9:15 a.m. last Thursday, Valerie Nolan was busy taking phone orders. “We had 50 phone orders …
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Out-of-work chef cooks for the community
Last week, Ryan Carroll, a 2011 Sayville High School and Culinary Institute of America grad now living in New York City, was left …
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Blue Point Brewery hosting International Women's Day scavenger hunt
Blue Point Brewing Company will celebrate International Women’s Day with a choose-your- own-adventure style scavenger hunt, …
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I ♥ Mac & Cheese serves what’s in your imagination
If you’re serious about mac & cheese (as everyone should be), you’ll want to take advantage of all the possibilities …
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Patchogue’s new Magick Roasting Co. makes your favorite beans to order
Coffee should be a personal experience, as embodied by the owners of Patchogue-based Magick Roasting Company. The micro-roaster …
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Brookhaven News
EAST PATCOGUE

Overlay district approved in East Patchogue

The Brookhaven Town board offi- cially approved an amendment to the town zoning code EAST that will create an overlay district for a section of East Patchogue along Montauk Highway. The project …
EAST PATCHOGUE

Town expected to approve overlay district for East Patchogue

An effort almost two decades in the making is coming to fruition for the East Patchogue community. The Brookhaven Town board will vote on creating an overlay district for the Montauk Highway …
BROOKHAVEN TOWN

Brookhaven cancels "large" senior citizen events

In response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brookhaven Town continues to closely monitor the guidance provided by the CDC, New York State Department of Health and Suffolk …
Suffolk News
NEW YORK

What is an essential business? Here's the full list

Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Help for Suffolk veterans during COVID-19 pandemic

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 …
SUFFOLL COUNTY

Stony Brook looking for donations, greetings for veterans

In order to stay ahead of the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the current COVID-19 outbreak, Stony Brook University is hosting a donation drive, accepting donations in-person …