COVID-19
Volunteers coordinate food giveaways with hand sanitizers and face masks
The Congregational Church of Patchogue started its Food Loans with Interest to Workers with COVID-related job loss or reduction last …
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Brookhaven Town, with highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Suffolk, braces for vaccine rollout
As New York State rapidly approaches the milestone of distributing one million COVID-19 vaccines, one question has come to the …
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Double-digit positivity rates
Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. …
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Patchogue News
PATCHOGUE VILLAGE

Cornerstone parking requirements met

Once again, Terwilliger & Bartone has presented an amended design of Cornerstone Waterfront at Patchogue, a proposed 50-unit apartment complex and marina dock along the Patchogue River on Mulford …

Virtual public meeting Monday at 7 p.m. for library branch plans

It’s the moment we have all been waiting for: increased access to our beloved Patchogue-Medford Library from the north in the latter half of the community in the title, Medford.The library is …
PATCHOGUE VILLAGE

Patchogue Village Parks brings goat yoga to the community

As possibly one of the first municipalities on Long Island to bring their residents goat yoga, Patchogue Village Parks and Recreation director Maria Giustizia prides herself on her …
Bellport News
BELLPORT VILLAGE

Gateway hosts LINK Program

Wearing tights, tank tops, shorts and T-shirts, 16 dancers and 16 actor-singers stretched their glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, shoulders and arms to the pumped-up beat of “Cover Girl” by …
BELLPORT VILLAGE

So long, 2020, at The Gateway Drive-In

Oh, those classy suits. Oh, those classy voices. “The Rat Pack is Back!,” live-streamed from Las Vegas, infused a badly needed glamour and fun spin on New Year’s Eve, kicking out …
BELLPORT VILLAGE

New playground comes to Bellport Village

Bellport mayor Ray Fell was excited as – well, a kid – about the new playground installed last week.“Here’s a landing where kids can go up, and a climbing area ” he …
Food & Drink
7-Eleven to replace old Island Grille
The Town of Brookhaven recently granted a zone change to make way for the 7-Eleven/fueling station move from across the street to …
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Second wave of concern for restaurants
The state shut down indoor dining in New York City just over two weeks ago. With positive cases ramped up to above 8 percent on Long …
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Beer and family are everything
Beer is on tap at the Bellport Brewing Company. The new Bellport Village fixture, located in the old Rooster’s Café at …
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Hot cocoa bombs away!
As the holiday season of 2020 has put a premium on private moments spent at home, the trend of hot cocoa bombs—spherical, …
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A Toast (Coffeehouse) to Harmony (Café)
There’s COVID. And then there’s kindness. Sometimes, kindness is innate, with or without a pandemic, so in this case …
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A safer night out
A night out with rounds of drinks is a treasured celebratory social gathering and one that the women of Long Island Safer Bars …
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Brookhaven News
A six-pump members-only gas station will soon be coming to BJ’s Wholesale in Bellport, just off the eastbound Exit 56 ramp leaving Sunrise Highway. Brookhaven Town Planning Board recommended …
Suffolk OTB revealed site plans for a 2,000 virtual lottery terminal casino at the highly contested Long Island Expressway service road Medford site late last week, which is equal to double the …
A series of road treatment projects led by the New York State Department of Transportation have entered the design phase, according to NYSDOT documents. The NYSDOT’s Priority Surface …
Suffolk News
Suffolk County Democratic Committee chairman Rich Schaffer recently celebrated two decades of service in 2020. During his time as chairman, he has seen over 275 candidates elected and more than …
For the sake of public health awareness, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone confronted the public with a pledge in the form of a social media campaign to #TakeYourShot. “The arrival of …
County Legis. and presiding officer Rob Calarco is hoping that the newly amended county grant assistance program for installing residential Innovative and Alternative Onsite Wastewater Systems …