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SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk County gives OK for high-risk school sports

Student athletes participating in sports deemed “high risk” can return to the field Feb. 1 under new guidelines established by the Suffolk County Health Department, county officials announced …
BAYPORT

Welcoming the new pizza spot

The Bayport-Blue Point Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of The Pizzeria of Bayport. Islip Town Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen joined new business partners Cliff Weinstein, Paul …
WEST SAYVILLE

Old Hoi Ming revamped into a new space

Okay, it’s less of a secret and more of a site in question. The new owners of the West Sayville Hoi Ming plan to revamp the site, making way for an undisclosednew restaurant. Last year, the …
Sayville News

Ever pass by a landmark and wonder how it got there? The 800 kids who play in the Baymen Soccer Field on Cherry Avenue in WestSayville every Saturday can thank Chris Bodkin of West Sayville, a …

Main Street fashion boutique Debra Canavan Classics will close its doors atthe end of this month, owner Debra Canavan announced. But not to fret, fashionmongers: the Sayville staple will be just a …
Linda Craig’s mom, Donalee Verry, “was the best nurse I ever worked with and the reason I became a nurse.” Verry was a utility nurse who handled every unit wearing her crisp …
CORONAVIRUS: UNMASKED
School News

Sayville senior participates in virtual youth choir

“Oh what joy, in the open air, freely to breathe again,” Sayville High School senior Paige Gaiser sang in October, belting out the lyrics to “Prisoners’ Chorus” from …

Arts
PATCHOGUE

Come summer, Great South Bay Music Festival is still on

Creators of the Great South Bay Music Festival are already planning for life after COVID, or at the very least, moving forward safely. The festival was originally planned for July 16-19, 2020 and …
BLUE POINT

Designer custom-makes dollhouse

With couture doll houses being a popular item amongst royals for centuries, and doll houses in general being a staple Christmas list wish for decades, is it possible to have both a luxurious and …
Hometown Heroes
SAYVILLE

A kind and caring attitude makes life better

Patti Collins started as a dining room server at The Bristal Assisted Living at Sayville. “I worked early morning,” Collins said. “You get to know the residents’ likes, so it …
BAYPORT

Local salon goes purple for opioid awareness

In conjunction with the Town of Islip initiative of “going purple” for the month of September, Razing Hair in Bayport, an upscale salon on Montauk Highway, held a kickoff event on …