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‘Goat’ out of here!

For the first time ever, the Patchogue Village Parks & Recreation Department successfully offered goat yoga. There are additional dates in July and August for $15 per class. The goats and …

Like a scene fresh out of “Schitt’s Creek,” with not an item out of place, there is something for everyone at Bellport Apothecary. Giovanni Naso and his partner Sharon Munson, with the …

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

The YMCA of Long Island announced that it has launched The Y Food Program, in partnership with Island Harvest Food Bank. The wide-scale food distribution system will provide free healthy food boxes …

Negotiations have begun between Long Island Community Hospital and NYU Langone Health to enter into a partnership after a non-binding letter of intent was signed. The partnership would bring the two …

Two county legislators will host a menstrual product drive at their respective offices this month to help individuals in need. Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Rob Calarco of Patchogue …

The Symphonic Pops of Long Island, an intergenerational orchestra of approximately 60 musicians all living on Long Island, will release its third video on March 19 at p.m. to honor our frontline …

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, men and women in the health care profession risk their lives daily to save those who have become infected. Never has it been more important to …

Suffolk County residents that are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are expected to face some delays when finding an appointment this month.Community members who fall into Phase 1A and 1B criteria …

As New York State rapidly approaches the milestone of distributing one million COVID-19 vaccines, one question has come to the forefront: “When can I get the vaccine?” In the first …

This year, our annual awards usually titled “Man and Woman of the Year” go to our frontline health care workers. As COVID-19 ravages the world, these men and women risk their lives daily …

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 …

Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. With the county witnessing a 12.8 percent positivity rate on …

As of Dec. 22, 2020, New York State had received 630,000 vaccine doses, and as of last week approximately 140,000 doses had been administered. The state expects to receive approximately 259,000 …

Out of an abundance of caution, Patchogue-Medford Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donna Jones announced the school would be going full remote the week after the holiday break beginning on Monday, Jan. …

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 …

There are some true advantages to letter writing. Just ask Neil Schlosser, 67, a former Patchogue resident since 2010, now residing at Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Patchogue …

Nicole Damiano came to Patchogue last month looking for furniture with her five children. After getting pizza for some of them, she said that NOLE Cafe on Main Street caught her eye, as two of her …

Claiming a lack of health and safety measures as well as subminimum wages, Quality King employees were recent- ly joined by community organizations and elected officials in a demonstration …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

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