SUFFOLK COUNTY
Pushing legislation to cut home heating bills
State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home …
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Prom impact event provides free formal wear to high school juniors and seniors
On Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, the Suffolk County Police Department held the fifth annual prom impact event to help local …
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Connetquot varsity baseball and lax decisions
The Connetquot boys varsity baseball team defeated Centereach 8-3 this week and improved to 8-1 in Suffolk County League III.  …
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Sayville

Connetquot Board of Education candidates

Below are brief biographical introductions of candidates: Jaclyn Napolitano Furno (incumbent) I am a lifelong resident, 1996 alumna, mother of two Connetquot students and proud daughter of a …

Budget overviews: What are you voting for?

Bayport-Blue Point Of note is the inclusion of lighting and sound system expenses currently for the high school football field proposed in the 2022-2023 budget. The expense is $1,011,700. The …

Civic group asks for answers about new development proposal

The Greater Islip Association, better known as the Stop Island Hills group on Facebook with over 1,300 members, held a Zoom meeting on Thursday, May 5 to discuss developments with community outreach …
Bayport

Local lab loves library!

Simon, a rescue dog from Blue Point, has been known to be an adventurous pupper. He’s even earned the nickname “Notorious D.O.G.” from his dad. This past week, he took a …

Bayport-Blue Point BOE candidates

Below are brief biographical introductions of candidates. Daniel Bertran (running against Brian Johnson) I was born and raised in Holtsville and graduated from Sachem High School in 1999.  …

Local fashion moguls sell out summer collection

Taking a stab at the sartorial, Sadie MacGinley of Bayport and Brielle Coppola of Three Villages started an impromptu fashion business on April 30 when they found an old tie-dye set from a yard …
Food & Drink
Zone change for Starbucks drive-thru approved
During a zone changing meeting at the Town of Islip, Town Hall East, a 4-1 vote passed the request of Starbucks, represented by Steve …
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Parkville Plaza Deli grand opening
Sayville’s beloved Parkville Plaza Deli had its grand opening on Friday, April 15. Opening up at 5 a.m., Suffolk County …
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Early start to summer at Flo’s
Summer started earlier this season for Blue Point with the indisputable summer gathering spot for the community, Flo’s, opening …
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Seder tables include matzah from Ukraine
Each year, Chabad of Islip Township distributes hundreds of pounds of shmurah matzah to the local Jewish community. With Ukraine …
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Ribbon-cutting for Victorian tea-inspired restaurant
On Wednesday, April 4, the Bayport-Blue Point Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for newly opened restaurant, The Mad …
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Easter rundown
Check out some great dinner spots and family-friendly events for your Easter holiday this year. With many pandemic restrictions …
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School News

CONNETQUOT BOE RACE: Jaclyn Napolitano Furno (incumbent) v. Sarah Smith

The Suffolk County News  asked the community in online forums to submit questions for the candidates and spent a week collecting and compiling them. The candidates were then emailed the …

Arts
Taking a stab at the sartorial, Sadie MacGinley of Bayport and Brielle Coppola of Three Villages started an impromptu fashion business on April 30 when they found an old tie-dye set from a yard …
Sayville-based artist Susan Brown gifted her brother, Marshall, head of the Long Island Conservancy group, 140 paintings for Christmas last year. A burgeoning and prolific talent, Brown feels …
High-school and middle-school educators from all over Suffolk County have a unique and rewarding opportunity to bring the arts—in all inventive forms—to their students to enhance and …
Hometown Heroes
Successful women support women By Eileen Tyznar,Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce President, TEACH Consulting Services Inc., Sayville NY 631 244-7280 With life’s twists, turns, and …
This week is Samantha Eisner of Sayville/Holbrook. Dedicated to serving her community at their greatest moments of need, Samantha Eisner, a 2015 graduate of Sayville High School, serves Sayville, …
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 …
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