COVID-19
Op-ed: Want to beat COVID?
By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New …
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Suffolk County, SBU to host virtual COVID-19 vaccine Q&A
Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Suffolk County Office of Minority Health and Stony Brook University Medicine may be able to …
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Town responds to CDC’s relaxed mask guidelines
Last week served as a sigh of relief for many of Islip Town’s roughly 329,600 residents after the Centers for Disease Control …
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Suffolk County News

Proposed redistricting maps released

On Sept. 15, the New York State Redistricting Commission released two separate sets of maps for debate, as the bipartisan commission could not come to an agreement on one set of maps. The final maps …

Is Long Island ready for wind power?

On Sept. 16, the Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM), part of the Department of the Interior, held its first of three virtual meetings on the Sunrise Wind Scoping Project. BOEM is taking public …
Calarco's Corner

A legislative update

It has been a busy summer that came and went on the heels of one of the most challenging years we have ever faced. Now that the weather is starting to cool down and the kids are back in school, I …
Bayport News

Dostoevsky with your java

French pastries with steaming mugs of coffee in a quiet space will emerge soon at the new Bayport-Blue Point Library. Michelle Gillette-Kelly, owner of Mademoiselle Patchogue, has signed the …

Aerodrome hosts neighborhood picnic

In an effort to show appreciation to nearby residents, the Bayport Aerodrome hosts an annual Neighborhood Appreciation Picnic. Last year’s was cancelled due to COVID-19—and this …

BBP high school student passes

Bayport Blue Point schools superintendent, Dr. Timothy Hearney, sent out an email to parents this morning, Tuesday, September 21 expressing grief and support about the recent death of a ninth-grade …
Food & Drink
Best barking coffee around
Otto, a just-over-1-year-old puppy, is the face of an exciting new brew company based in East Islip. Otto’s Coffee Shop is …
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Anniversary with a view
REVIEW- SNAPPER INN Celebrating at the Snapper Inn was made easy with the incredible waitstaff, especially if you are lucky enough …
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Cooking with a Veteran
This is a great surprise one-pot-dish for people who love mac and cheese. I love to cook this in a coated cast iron so I can go from …
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Eat, drink and paddle
Burning calories while consuming them is now possible. No, this is not a dream. This is the reality at Paddle Pub, a pedal-powered …
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REVIEW: The quest for the best lobster roll
Losing the pandemic weight gain definitely stopped being a priority when Suffolk County News and The Long Island Advance decided to …
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A little Paris in Sayville
The storefront at 52 South Main Street beckons with a welcoming, “Hello, come in Madame, Mademoiselle, Monsieur!” vibe. There are …
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School News

Sayville, Bayport Blue Point, and Connetquot Graduations

Graduations made a triumphant return to their expected, full-crowd jubilation this year as pandemic rules were relaxed. Earlier in the month, local graduations were similar to last year’s …

Arts
Continuing its repertory of dynamic, visual feasts with a dollop of nostalgia, the CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale will be opening “We Will Rock You” on Saturday, Aug. 7. The …
Vendors converged to take part in an annual outdoor flea market put on by Remember Yesteryears Vintage Center. The market took place in the Lighthouse Commons parking lot and brought out nearly …
Being about the same age as Amanda Knox, I was incredibly relieved that my time spent studying abroad did not end in incarceration, with the craziest story being me raising my voice to a London bobby …
Hometown Heroes
SCPD Canine Dies From Sudden Illness Dallas V served the residents of Suffolk for more than 5 years The Suffolk County Police Department is mourning the loss of active duty canine Dallas V, a …
In a fantastic comeback win from behind, the Suffolk County Lawmen softball team overcame the Nassau County Lawmen, 39-37, in the Battle of the Badges at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank. The Suffolk …
As we celebrate the fathers in our lives this Sunday, it’s important to remember that all the long hours at work are for the family to flourish. The Long Island Advance held a photo contest …
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