Proposed $38.5M library project draws support, criticism

Story By: TARA SMITH
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

: Next month, residents in the tri-hamlet area will be asked to vote on a $33.5 million bond proposal to construct a new library facility.

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Debbie Loesch: an unselfish drive to help others

Story By: TARA SMITH
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Debbie Loesch of Angels of Long Island is our 2017 Woman of the Year.

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Louis Valentino: Longtime firefighter and upstanding citizen

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hagerman firefighter Lou Valentino is the Long Island Advance’s Man of the Year.

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Cruise disaster- a trip to be forgotten

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bayport resident Sal Makely, her six children and a friend set sail on a New Year’s cruise that turned into disaster.

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Construction standstill at Sleepworks

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Construction at the Sleepworks building on Sunrise Highway in Patchogue appears to be at a standstill.

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South Country Library reopens after pipe burst

Story By: TARA SMITH
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

A pipe burst caused extensive damage in the children’s department of the South Country Library last week

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OP-ED: Newsprint tariff will harm newspaper industry

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Thanks to the North Pacific Paper Co., a single mill based out of Washington State filing a petition claiming Canadian mills are selling newsprint under value, printers and publishers can expect duties as soon as this week.

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Don’t miss the Brown Bag Bal

Story By: TARA SMITH
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Baycrafters, a local nonprofit, will hold the annual Brown Bag Ball this Saturday, Jan. 20, from 7-11 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church Hall on South Country Road.

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Crean’s career high

Story By: STAFF WRITER
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

As the lone starting junior, first-year varsity guard Nolan Crean has patiently wiggled his way into a well-balanced Patchogue-Medford scoring lineup.

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What does climate change mean for the South Shore?

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

We get some answers from local climate science professor, Scott Mandia

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