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Making a splash at the Patchogue River Cleanup

The sixth annual Patchogue River Cleanup Event made a splash once again this year as it removed hundreds of pounds’ worth of garbage from the nearby Watch Hill Ferry Terminal.  A two-hour …

Sewers are a ubiquitous yet subterranean necessity of modern life, which most people rarely—if ever—think about, as these wastewater devices typically flow smoothly, unnoticed, and …

While most people know dogs are any person’s best friend, and they are also invaluable resources for the blind as guide dogs, many are unaware of the role that service dogs fill, with this at …

The Brookhaven Great South Bay Lions Club donated backpacks, blankets, school supplies, and playground equipment to the Patchogue Early Head Start programs. Patchogue Early Head Start programs …

President Peter Feehan and in-coming president Robert Weber are happy to announce, together with mayor Paul Pontieri and the Village of Patchogue trustees, notably parks commissioner Joseph Keyes, to …

The Patchogue-Medford School District is considering the feasibility of purchasing new univents with air conditioning, district-wide. The measure, according to the district, would provide both clean, …

Golf carts were festooned with red, white, and blue adornments as attendees matched their vehicles wearing the patriotic colors, which were the theme of the 18th annual Kris Kringle Surf-N-Turf …

Patchogue Village hosted their 39th annual Senior Softball Old Timers game at the Waldbauer Park. Several community figures attended, including Legis. Dominick Thorne, village parks and recreation …

Dr. Donna Jones, superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District, held a security forum for district families on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. via webinar. They discussed various security …

Sunday, Sept. 11 — the first Sunday after Labor Day — will mark National Grandparents Day, a special day to honor the families’ elders and celebrate the familial bonds between the …

Bellport’s undefeated super lightweight, Alex Vargas, better known as “El Toro,” is now part of Suffolk County’s finest as a member of its police department. On Friday, Aug. …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

Awilda Pelaez’s customers enter her medical massage suite on 112 in Patchogue looking for relief from the diseases that cause them pain on a daily basis. Her passion for healing first began …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

There is a quote attributed to Albert Einstein which states, “I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” This …

The National Night Out, a campaign designed to strengthen the bond between residents and law enforcement, reinvigorated a true sense of community. Last weekend, members of the Suffolk County Police …

Dogs and their fosters waited patiently out in the summer heat in hopes of finding their “fur”ever homes. Last Chance Animal Rescue hosted an adoption event outside of Petco in Patchogue …

It is often said that a dog is man’s (and person’s) best friend, but a guide dog is this, and so much more. It is protection, independence, and a lifeline to the outside world for …

During the July 22 meeting, the board approved a resolution to submit a grant application to the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program and Land Stewardship Initiatives for …

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