SUFFOLK COUNTY
Governor ‘indefinitely delays’ congestion pricing in Manhattan
Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) declared an “indefinite delay” in the implementation of congestion pricing for drivers …
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Get your gyros here!
This month, June 28 through 30, the St. John’s Greek Festival will return for food, pastries, and Greek traditions. The event …
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Dogs join first pack walk held at San Souci
On Saturday, May 18, the Long Island Dog Owners’ Association (LI-DOG) held their first “Pack Walk” at San Souci Park …
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Sayville

Sayville alum named high school principal

Stephanie Bricker was appointed on June 6 as the new principal of Sayville High School! “After a thorough interview process, Ms. Bricker emerged as the candidate who best embodied the …

Singing into summer

As summer fast approaches, the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts (BAFFA) Chorus and Symphony Orchestra welcomed the increasingly sunny days with their concert “Weather” on June 8. …

Community historical groups celebrated

On Saturday, June 8, the Grange on B roadway Avenue in Sayville was filled with historical groups from the community to educate the public about the rich history of the Town of Islip. …
Bayport

High-flying pancakes at aerodrome

The Bayport Aerodrome will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 23 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 60 Vitamin Drive. Entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. In addition to …
SPORTS

State champions!

Bayport-Blue Point boys varsity lacrosse needed one more win to reach the nirvana. The season has been indelible, full of blissful memories amongst this proficient group poised for nothing but …

Record-breaking track team qualifies for state competition

The Bayport-Blue Point girls varsity track team celebrated victories in their league and county championships last week and completed their state qualifier. In the Suffolk County competition, the …
Food & Drink
Uncertainty surrounding status of Central American Independence Day Parade & Festival
During the public portion of the Tuesday, May 14 Islip Town Board meeting, a concern brought forward by Central Islip resident Elvin …
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Celebrating kids’ ‘talents, bravery’ on Johnny Mac Day
Blue Point-based charity, The Johnny Mac Foundation, held its third annual Johnny Mac Day at the Bayport-Blue Point Library on the …
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Students celebrate at fire department
Over 60 Blue Point Families gathered behind the Blue Point Fire Department on Saturday, May 18 for an afternoon of “community …
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Memorial Day Weekend events
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, there are a number of events planned across our readers’ areas, where those who paid the …
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No alcohol at Byron Lake Pool restaurant
At the Town of Islip Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, the town voted unanimously to award Kargili Enterprises Ltd., aka Tasty Frosty, …
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Farmers’ market to include more food trucks
On Saturday, May 4, the Sayville Farmers’ Market began their season that runs until November from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Islip …
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School News

The Flashes are golden!

Sayville girls varsity lacrosse encapsulated their perfect 21-0 season when they defeated Rye 9-5 at Cortland High School last Saturday to win the 2024 Class C New York State Championship.  …

Arts
One might wonder how to possibly do a musical with serious overtones like murder, the mob, and mayhem, but Argyle Theatre’s production of “A Bronx Tale,” based on a play by Chazz …
The library is an adventure every day, from the depths of the ocean to the Milky Way, from far-off lands to community parks, from a classic to the newest book. Your library card is a passport to …
Brian Robinson, who has produced Macy’s Flower Shows for the last eight years, entertained the Sayville Garden Club’s Spring Luncheon as the key speaker this year. Robinson is the …
Hometown Heroes
On Wednesday, May 22, Sayville High School hosted a Military Appreciation Day celebration featuring aircraft landings from the U.S. Marine Corps. In addition to the aircraft landings, attendees …
One more rep.   Doing one more repetition—a set of push-ups, sit-ups, or squats—even after you hit the wall of exhaustion is what one more rep means. That’s what 220 athletes …
The weather was a bit iffy Monday morning, but thanks to a collective optimism urging the sun to make its appearance, the Bayport Memorial Day Parade kicked off at 11 a.m. Scott McKendrick, who …
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