COVID-19
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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NYS announces new vaccine incentive
Beginning this week, any New York resident getting a COVID-19 vaccine is eligible to receive a free two-day pass to any New York State …
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Suffolk County News
SUFFOLK COUNTY

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 search and scour the South Shore for the best lobster …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

A discussion about Suffolk’s wastewater treatment systems

In 2017, New York State announced a $75 million septic system fund to assist homeowners with the costs to replace aging septic systems allotted over five years; Suffolk County got $10 million of the …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

River otters confirmed in South Shore waters

Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip has discovered that the population of the North American river otter—a mammal once near extinction on Long Island—could be on the …
Bayport News

Happy Father's Day!

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 …

Man killed in Bayport crash

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Bayport today. Erik Schreiber was driving a 2008 Nissan eastbound on Sunrise Service Road, …
BAYPORT BLUE-POINT

Meet BBP’s new mascot, G. Raffe

Georgette Raffe (G. Raffe) has been living her best life, making influencer stops all over Bayport, Blue Point and Patchogue, and even made a trip into New York City!On Monday, May 10, Georgette was …
Food & Drink
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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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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Tasty treats up for grabs at Sayville Farmer's Market opening
The season has started for the Sayville Farmers Market with its inaugural bazaar on Saturday, May 1. Over 20 vendors were in …
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Sayville's Little Free Food Pantry gets a second location
The five Sayville High School freshmen, Loghan McNamara, Molly Brady, Courtney Thornton, Ellie Sheehan, Molly Brady and Fallon …
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REVIEW: New Momo’s menu hits the spot
A staple of Bayport’s nightlife and a haven for end-of-the-day drinks, Momo’s Too is the quintessential sports bar that …
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School News

Parents debate masking students

The Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, June 8, lasted over three hours, ending at approximately 10 p.m. The jam-packed agenda started off with the honoring of retirees …

Arts
Summoning the spirits through vivid costume and expansive, albeit intricate, historical presentations, the Bay Shore Historical Society and Historical Society of Islip Hamlet teamed up to present a …
***SPOILERS (SORTA)*** Surprisingly, HBO did not tease its audience and hold back the final episode of the rivetingly raw “Mare of Easttown” until next week, after the holiday weekend, …
Making a living and interactive monument to fallen soldiers of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq was local Oakdale resident, Dave Chan. Chan, who serves on the race committee of Northport-based …
Hometown Heroes
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 …
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 …
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 …
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