Patchogue News

On June 5 & 6, Plaza MAC and Patchogue Young Professionals will host two social-distance-friendly movie nights under the stars.   The first night will feature Space Jam, and the second …

Alive After Five, one of Patchogue’s most popular events, has a new home: the internet. Due to large gatherings being restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in Patchogue wanted …
A survey went out and over 500 seniors have spoken: a live graduation was the preferred method for the usual June ceremony at Patchogue-Medford High School. Late last week, superintendent of …
The American Chinese United Care (ACUC) Alliance is a recently-launched grassroots coalition of more than 150 Chinese American and Overseas Chinese organizations throughout the Tri-State Area. Our …
The United Veterans Organization, including local American Legion Post 269, VFW Post 2913 and AmVets Post 111, will still be hosting their annual Memorial Day ceremony, minus the parade, at 11 …
Bellport News

With the unemployment rate climbing and some conventional assistance avenues closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are in need of help finding food and other necessary products. …

The Bellport Village board of trustees approved the 2021 fiscal year budget at last week’s meeting on April 20. The budget calls for a $312,592 increase in spending with a 2.7 percent …
There has been a major outpouring of support for medical workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, from parades to gifts and donated meals. Two fundraisers out of Bellport have donated over $10,000 in …
The Gateway board of directors and staff has announced their summer season will start July 1, 2020. “It’s not written in stone, but as of now that seems to be the sensible …
A few weeks ago, the Gateway School for the Performing Arts began hosting biweekly Facebook Live and Instagram events with the hopes of eventually launching some online classes. Students have …
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Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …
When life as we know it came to a screeching halt with the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Environmental Education and Discovery’s virtual presentations were already in the works. …
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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The bars come to you in this virtual bar crawl
Let the bars crawl to you Abby Gruppuso, head of operations at the Better Man Distilling Co. was delivering an order one night when …
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Better Man Distilling Co. switches from spirits to sanitizer
The Better Man Distilling Co. in Patchogue is switching their normal operations of producing gin and vodka to producing hand …
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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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Restaurants adapt to closure of dining
The coronavirus spread across the world has impacted almost every part of daily life. Not immune from that spread are local …
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Brookhaven News
BROOKHAVEN TOWN

Brookhaven beaches open Memorial Day Weekend to residents only

Brookhaven Town will open four major beaches for Memorial Day weekend.  Access to the beaches will be limited to Town residents only, with parking reduced by 50% to ensure social distancing at …
EAST PATCHOGUE

Knapp Family gives $500K matching grant to LI Community Hospital

Knapp family vows to match any donations up to $500K, allows for $1M in PPE and supplies for Long Island Community Hospital
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 …
Suffolk News
MASTIC

State cancels Barnes Road interchange project

The New York State Department of Transportation has pulled the plug on a proposed project that would have added an exit between William Floyd Parkway and Moriches-Middle Island Road. A notice …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

SCPD opens hotline to report scams

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

County working to reach 7 state metrics for reopening

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and his team are placing focus on the seven metrics needed to start reopening the local economy. The metrics were named and put in place by Gov. Andrew …