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This year, our readers helped us raise a total of $1,400 through our Holiday Greeting Fund in support of the Chestene M. Coverdale Sayville Food Pantry. This past Friday, we presented the pantry with …

The Greater Sayville Civic Association held their first meeting of 2023 on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Elected officials Andy Wittman (R-receiver of taxes), Legis. Anthony Piccirillo (R-8th District), and a …

The community rallied and donated over $50,000 in less than a week to a GoFundMe for Laney McGowan, a Sayville child suffering from Dravet syndrome, who has been in surgery for a life-threatening …

With nearly half a dozen nominations for the 2022 Inspiration Award, Rich D’Andrea, of Sayville, was characterized repeatedly as a steadfast and dedicated supporter of the community who has …

From the first moment, it was obvious the fourth annual Army-Navy Game Benefit on Dec. 10, at the Portly Villager, for the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum, was different. It wasn’t …

FDNY and Islip Fire Department member William P. Moon II died after suffering a fatal injury during an FDNY training exercise. Moon was a 28-year veteran and ex-chief of the Islip Fire …

Town of Islip staff played Santa Claus recently helping the Salvation Army load gifts for 60 “angels” into its sleigh, to be distributed among families and placed under Christmas trees …

The Pilot Club of Sayville celebrated their 49th year at a luncheon this past Saturday, Dec. 10, at the back cottage of the Sayville Inn on Middle Road. With three founding members from 1973 still …

Each year, The Suffolk County News recognizes the volunteer work of outstanding local residents and organizations. These are the folks who work diligently and passionately on community and …

The Bohemia Fire Department ushered in the holiday season with its 36th annual parade on Sunday evening, Dec. 4. The parade route, approximately half a mile from the Bohemia Recreation Center to …

We opened our Holiday Greeting Fund officially last week to support the Chestene Coverdale Sayville Food Pantry. You can mail checks made payable to The Holiday Greeting Fund and mail them to The …

With doctor intuition and nurse care, 12-year-old Madison Biehner, of Blue Point, may have saved the life of 9-year-old Danny Harrison, also of Blue Point, after a bicycle accident left the latter …

On Saturday, Nov. 19, at Community Ambulance Company in Sayville, 231 donated turkeys were given out to veterans in the community. Suffolk County is home to one of the largest veteran populations …

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Bay Shore Historical Society hosted special guest Harrison Hunt, who gave a presentation about Long Island and the Civil War. Hunt, a retired history museum curator, taught …

The rain held out on Friday, Nov. 11, for American Legion Rusy Bohm Post 411’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, at Veterans Park in front of Town Hall in Islip. The ceremony began at 10:15 …

The Sayville community came together on Veterans Day to perform a moving ceremony at Sparrow Park in downtown Sayville, to thank those who served in the armed forces this past Friday, Nov. …

As we honor the debt owed to our brave servicemen and women, there are community events that will bring special attention to those who served this Friday, Nov. 11. Bayport Fire Department and Blue …

BVL (Bowlers to Veterans Link), a 501c3 charity that funds recreation therapy programs to address the emotional and physical needs of veterans and active-duty military, announced they have awarded a …

As we reflect on Veterans Day, the great sacrifice of our servicemen and women, it is important to note that most veterans continue to serve their country well after leaving the theater of war. …

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

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