LGBTQ protest outside The Cliffton

Story By: RANDALL WASZYNSKI
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

More than 100 people attended a protest outside The Cliffton Bar on Maple Avenue in Patchogue on Friday night after the bar posted a meme that put a transgender patron on blast.

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UPDATE: Easter Parade cancelled

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
4/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bellport Easter parade has been cancelled due to expected rain. The Easter Bunny will still be available for photos in the Community Center.

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Editorial-Not in my town

Story By: STAFF WRITER
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Earlier this week, hate mail was addressed and distributed to this newspaper as well as the chamber of commerce and several others. The verbiage of the anonymous letter is not worth repeating or even addressing. But what is worth addressing is the ever-present need for acceptance.

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Many calls, many saved lives in 85 years

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patchogue Ambulance Company remembers some of their heart wrenching calls as they celebrate 85 years.

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Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way!

Story By: NICOLE FUENTES
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

The fifth annual Easter Bonnet and Crazy Hat Parade will kick off at noon at the Bellport Fire Department this weekend, Saturday, April 20.

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Free seedlings, mulch and compost

Story By: STAFF WRITER
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

On Earth Day, Monday, April 22, the Town of Brookhaven will hold its sixth annual tree seedling, mulch and compost giveaway at the Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater

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Balloon returns after trip to Vermont

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

If you took the shorter route, it would take around six and a half hours to arrive in West Topsham, Vt. No one knows how long it took a certain balloon.

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Local businesses to be honored by theatre

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Patchogue Theatre will recognize the Long Island Advance for supporting the theatre.

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Blue Point Brewery to unveil tasting room

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blue Point Brewery will open its tasting room to the public on April 18.

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UPDATED: Kinky Boots comes to The Gateway

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

“Kinky Boots” may have closed on Broadway. But it’s coming to The Gateway this season on its 70th anniversary. Gateway’s casting and acting school director Michael Baker said they would start casting for “Kinky Boots” and was hoping someone will join the cast from the Broadway show.

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