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Linda Craig’s mom, Donalee Verry, “was the best nurse I ever worked with and the reason I became a nurse.” Verry was a utility nurse who handled every unit wearing her crisp …

Patti Collins started as a dining room server at The Bristal Assisted Living at Sayville. “I worked early morning,” Collins said. “You get to know the residents’ likes, so it …

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. …

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