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On Saturday, Sept. 24, William’s Warriors hosted its sixth annual Chalk the Walk community event at the Blue Point Preserve. With over 70 raffle baskets and a long list of sponsors, it was the …

The Bayport-Blue Point varsity football team had win against Miller Place at an away game for the Phantoms on Friday, Sept. 23, with a final score of 21-14. This is the third win a row for BBP as …

Academy Street sixth-grader Jace Black started painting shells during his summer stays at Davis Park. In the summer of 2021, the 10-year-old started selling the shells at Davis Park to give back to a …

The last vestiges of summer, blue skies, fair-weather clouds and the warmth of the sun served as the backdrop for the fifth annual Blue Island Oyster Festival this past Saturday in West Sayville. The …

This weekend, Sept. 23 through 25, marks the return of the St. John’s Greek Festival. The event has been a mainstay, annual event in Blue Point for over 40 years. After a brief drive-through …

The Bayport-Blue Point Heritage Association held their annual Historic Bike Tour on Saturday, September 17 with over two-dozen attendees. Frank Giebfried, a director at large of the BBPHA coming, led …

Fur, feather, and fin family members were all represented at the 44th annual Pet Parade in downtown Sayville on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. This free event has been hosted annually by the members …

In the season opener for Bayport-Blue Point’s varsity football team, they faced off against Mt. Sinai (the home team) on Friday, Sept. 9.Quarterback Brady Clark set a school record for …

Sayville and Connetquot school districts opened for the 2022-2023 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 6. We asked the community to send in the best “Back to School Smiles” and what each student …

This weekend, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 17, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, the 67th New York Voluntary Infantry will be hosting a Civil War reenactment. It is the …

Next weekend, Sept. 23 through 25, marks the return of the St. John’s Greek Festival. The event has been a mainstay, annual event in Blue Point for over 40 years. After a brief drive-through …

Whenever something happens with the royal house of Windsor, all of England turns into a small town. What I love most about covering our small towns is exactly the spirit that is fueling the …

The Bayport-Blue Point School district returned to classes early this year (before Labor Day) on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The first year since 2019 that masks are not required made for some beautiful, …

On Saturday, Aug. 27, Kay Cameron Jewelers held a Princess Anna (from “Frozen”) piercing event. Longtime employee, Giovanna, was dressed to perfection as the spunky sister of Queen Elsa, …

The Connetquot Central School District has appointed Joseph Piombo and Danielle Black as, respectively, principal and assistant principal of Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School for the 2022-2023 school …

Briana Primavera, of Bayport, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the South Shore College Women’s Club at a luncheon hosted at the Mad Batter Tea Room in Blue Point, to use in her …

With her trusted equine friend by her side, Mackenzie Campbell has been making amazing strides in her speech therapy and has even secured a spot at the prestigious Hampton Classic. A 5-year-old …

The Seafood Festival was held at the Long Island Maritime Museum this weekend, Aug. 20 and Aug. 21, for the 29th time since its inception in 1992. Over 12,000 people from across Long Island enjoyed …

Inclusive Sports and Fitness (ISF), based in Holbrook, has been hosting a six-week summer camp program for students with special needs and neurotypical student-athlete mentors from surrounding high …

With raging sun the last few weeks of summer, many enjoyed basking in the light before school starts, but for those with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), typical day activities like bike riding, …

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