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Oldest member of VFW Post 8300 turns 100

Dolphus Knowles is the oldest member of VFW Post 8300 in East Patchogue and celebrated his long life with his family and fellow veterans last Saturday. Officially, he turned 100 on Wednesday. …

Four Patchogue Village public safety officers, Sgt. Joseph O’Connell, Sgt. Dominic Surinaga, officer Alexander Iacono-Hall and officer Marcus Gipson, stopped a car driving down Main Street …

Doing Something About It Inc. will hold its sixth annual Cultural Empowerment Event on March 2 at the Bellport Boys & Girls Club from 4 to 7 p.m. The event comes during Women’s History …

Fame and Rebel, a Main Street women’s clothing store, announced their closure at 89 East Main Street in Patchogue Village, earlier this year, citing concerns. Owner Alana Miletti explained …

In support of the local community, Gershow Recycling has once again donated $1,000 to the Patchogue-Medford High School cheerleading team to help pay for the costs associated with the trip to the …

Patchogue-Medford came into its road game against Walt Whitman having already clinched a playoff spot, but without Angel Redding, its leading scorer. Redding, who averages 18 points and eight …

Patchogue-Medford High School Class of 2023 and first-round pick Josh Knoth is slated to be the opening-day starter in the Arizona Rookie League for the Milwaukee Brewers. Also, this year’s …

Bellport High School freshman Caitlin Maragioglio earned fourth place at the 2024 NYSPHAA Girls Wrestling Tournament. To earn the spot, she wrestled in six matches during the day-long state …

Former Hagerman fire chief Nicole Pannhurst has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court claiming gender discrimination, a hostile workplace and retaliation, against the fire district and several …

Students, council members, friends and family alike gathered at the Brookhaven Town Hall to enjoy a sense of community and celebrate Black History Month, which runs through February. Despite the cold …

Blue Point-based Johnny Mac Foundation, headquartered at the Bayport-Blue Point Library, hosted its 14th “wish gala” on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Gatsby-fabulous Mansion at Oyster Bay. A …

It may have been raining cats and dogs on Sunday, but Saturday was a good day to go home with one. Last Chance Animal Rescue hosted two of their weekly pet adoption events in Patchogue on …

In Patchogue, Super Bowl Sunday is celebrated with wings, dips, beer, and… polar plunges. On Sunday, Feb. 11, get freezin’ for a reason with the Patchogue Young Professionals at the …

The Patchogue-Medford Hall of Fame (PMHOF) announces its seventh annual Induction Ceremony for its 2024 Class. The May 3rd event will honor outstanding individuals who have made significant …

Early on Jan. 10, a nor’easter brought in severe rain and strong winds, causing major flooding. Since then, Brookhaven Town supervisor Daniel J. Panico declared a state of emergency effective …

Louis L. Giordano, of Medford, died on Dec. 11, 2023, at the age of 77. Services were held in December at St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church in East Patchogue, and he was buried at the Calverton …

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has declared the Mastic Fire Department substation at Calabro Airport in Shirley a state Superfund site, after the chemicals PFOA and PFOS were …

Five days a week at 10 outreach posts throughout Suffolk County, Lighthouse Mission of Bellport serves hundreds of people by providing them with food, groceries, clothing and prayer. In 2023, …

Many pet owners consider their pets to be a part of their family. Dogs are the most popular pets to own in the United States, followed by cats. Unfortunately, many dogs and cats don’t have a …

If you walk along South Ocean Avenue most mornings, you’ll see a guy wearing a neon safety vest picking up litter, alongside his golden retriever, who also wears a neon safety vest. Meet …

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