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‘I do it just to help people’

Sandy Brennan has worked in the caregiving industry for over 20 years. She began her journey in homecare, which she did for about a decade, before becoming a life-enrichment manager that plans …

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 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 …

Anthony Cerabino is passionate about helping people stay well and feel their best. Born and raised in Bay Shore, Cerabino now owns Healthcare Wellness Center on West Main Street in the town. The …

The Last Chance Animal Rescue, based in eastern Long Island, held an adoption event at the Sayville farmers’ market on Saturday, Aug. 27. Three dogs from South Carolina were adopted that day …

On Sunday, Aug. 28, The Laney McGowan cornhole tournament was held at Pro-Game Athletics, in Bay Shore. There were 50 teams competing in two divisions. “The support of family, friends, …

The Town of Islip held its fourth annual Islip Goes Purple event on the 20th anniversary of International Overdose Awareness Day, Monday, Aug. 31.The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce held …

Due to the anonymous nature of Al-Anon, the last names of people interviewed for this story have not been used. Most people are familiar with AA, or Alcoholics Anonymous. But few people are aware …

With mental-health wellness an elusive but all-consuming goal, Danielle Poore’s holistic approach with her company, Mind and Body Counseling, attempts to cover all fronts to have a peaceful …

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 …

“It was so easy and it saved me so much money,” said Pat Rowan, a senior citizen living in East Islip, of the recent paint job of her bedroom provided by the Town of Islip, free of …

Anne Marie Becker said she has been an artist since she could hold a pen or pencil in her hand. The 35-year-old cosmetic and medical tattoo artist has been in the industry since 2017, after one of …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

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, …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

On Sunday, July 31, the American Legion Post 651 celebrated member Ruth Welch’s 100th birthday. Welch has been a member of the American Legion for 78 years.

On Wednesday, July 20, Suffolk county executive Steve Bellone held a press conference where he discussed the state of the monkeypox virus in Suffolk County and announced that the county was receiving …

On Saturday, July 16, the Long Island Dog Owners’ Group hosted its seventh annual Beach Party at the off-leash dog park at Mud Creek. With sand and sea abound, the four-legged partygoers …

Reclaiming and revitalizing Kay Porter Bicycle Park on Railroad Avenue in time for the namesake’s 100 birthday this year, the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce pulled in the community to …

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