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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 …

In keeping with its 45-year tradition of serving the community, the Pilot Club of Sayville has stepped up to help locals and front-line workers during the …

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 …

Granting local heroes some much-deserved recognition, state Sen. Monica Martinez nominated U.S. Navy Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Kevin Nolan, who is also a Suffolk County Police …

In a time where small businesses are fighting for their lives, the Sayville Village Improvement Society has decided to give back to the business owners who have supported them throughout their …

On March 17, as many New Yorkers in the food and hospitality industry faced a grim future, Ryan Carroll lost his prestigious job at the Times Square Edition Hotel, where he worked under the likes …

The art of sewing runs in their blood for ninth-grader Henrietta Edmonds and her mother Elizabeth of Bayport. Elizabeth’s mother was a seamstress, but never got around to passing down the …

After dropping off nonperishables at a nearby high school around lunchtime on Thursday, May 7, Carroll’s Kitchen delivered Italian food to the entire staff at a post office. It all …

“Let’s make sure our neighbors are fed,” was the prevailing thought behind Seth Needelman’s organization of a food drive for the local pantry at Our Lady of the Snow R.C. …

Peter Pessoni suffered from a stroke caused by a clot in his thigh. The decision was made that his leg had to be amputated in order to save his life. Now, Pessoni is recovering at Our Lady of …

When the call went out to celebrate Kay Porter’s 98th birthday with a car caravan, the response was quick. The Sayville Rotarians started it, then the Sayville Chamber, the Sayville Garden …

“Steve Burton is the kind of guy who knows how to get things done,” said Greater Sayville Civic president Christine Sarni. Burton, a Sayville resident, is civic’s second vice …

As the world ground to a halt, the unthinkable happened, with weddings and wakes being cancelled. Local florist Donna Stanfield Johnson was left with thousands of pink and white ros- es for …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

The model is $14 per meal, plus your grandma eats free. He is also donating 25 percent of his proceeds to Island Harvest, the rest goes towards making more meals.

  In 1987, the United States Congress passed Public Law 100-9 designating the month of March to forever be rec- ognized as National Women’s History Month. As Rob Calarco, presiding …

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

In the most gracious of parenting efforts, Amy Teplitz has ingrained in her children that vacation time is not only for rest and relaxation of self, but also for charity of the soul. While the …

A living legend, Pam Raymond’s life story is one for a sweeping Lifetime biopic. In a casual interview with her, the rich and famous lives she has encountered and mingled with are enough to …

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