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With the pandemic eliminating all mass-gathering autumn lawn events, smaller boutique craft fairs have popped up, giving the community a chance to shop for those sought-after, locally sourced gifts …
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Steve Kuhn recalls his career as a bayman in his book

The alchemy of nature has a calling some answer if they’re lucky. Steve Kuhn followed the vocation that was offered. The glint of the sun on the water, puffy clouds, warm summer air, the …

SCN helps scouts earn merit badge

The Suffolk County News is dedicated to keeping local journalism vital and central to the community. As part of that pledge to our readers and our local towns, we led a journalism merit badge project …

Leon Goodman marches from Manhattan, local hamlets to Montauk

In a social justice movement marked by thousands of attendees, Leon Goodman, of Bay Shore, sought to make a difference as a lone soldier in the fight against systemic racism with his one-man, silent …

Beloved UPS deliveryman retires

“No matter what your job is, you always do your best. You give 150 per- cent,” said Scott Stevens, the beloved UPS deliveryman of Sayville and West Sayville for the past 30 …
School News

Mural inspires town pride

Capturing the spirit of a town as historically decadent as Oakdale is no simple task, but one that artist Tess Parker has accomplished with visionary scope and humble collaboration. Inspired by …

Evening of the Arts in Sayville this weekend at The Catbird Seat

A magical, friendly aura filled with creation, color, imagination and hope swirls in this Sayville Main Street storefront. That’s what The Catbird Seat owner Debi Wickliffe is hoping visitors …
Hometown Heroes

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 …

Sayville chamber president surprised with award

What was supposed to be a drive-in movie double feature turned into something a lot bigger—an award ceremony. TD Bank, which sponsored last Friday’s movie night for the Greater …