Hometown Heroes
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In a heartwarming and against-the-odds story, a loose cat was rescued by a Sayville resident and reunited with its parents from Florida, who were in the local area for vacation. Debra Reines, a …

On Tuesday, July 26, the Suffolk County Police Department held a ceremony to honor the police canines and their handlers who had recently successfully completed canine training class and achieved New …

On Wednesday, July 27, the Bayport-Blue Point Library held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly christened John McNamara Teen Center. Local charity Johnny Mac Foundation has been a robust …

On Tuesday, July 26, The Pizzeria and Lacrosse Unlimited announced and launched their joint charity venture with the “Swim Dodge Pizzeria” short that will raise funds for local …

Jack Whitehouse’s latest book, “From Vietnam to the Arctic Circle: Memoir of a Naval Officer in the Cold War,” speaks to the reader about the life-and-death issues of the Cold War …

On Tuesday, June 28, the 17-year anniversary of the tragic day of Operation Red Wings, the Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum held its ribbon cutting in West Sayville to a crowd of over …

The Lieutenant Michael Murphy Navy SEAL Museum in West Sayville will be hosting an invitation-only ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 28, in commemoration with the 17th anniversary of Operation Red …

  Local veterans’ organization Bravo Foxtrot United Veterans Inc. has found a new administrative home in Sayville. The organization, which had been based on Main Street in Bay …

The Sayville Fire Department hosted a parade for Memorial Day and culminated in a presentation of wreaths and stone dedications put together by The American Legion Post 651’s David Isaacs and …

The Knights of Columbus Sunrise Council 6607 spearheaded an honorable and heartfelt tribute to two Oakdale heroes on Monday, May 30, at the Oakdale train station. The families of Cpl. Francis …

An extra dedication was honored on Monday, May 31, for the Memorial Day parade that concluded at Memorial Park on Middle Road and Paulanna Avenue, with the park celebrating its 75th year. Formed …

Local youth, Joseph, 10; Aiden, 13; and Charlie, 14, continued an important tradition to the community of Blue Point, one that they learned about from beloved town historian, Gene Horton. Prior to …

Memorial Day has often been a tough sell for me with “happy” in front of it. The observance of Memorial Day traces its roots to Decoration Day, which started when family members and the …

This Monday, May 30, is the official date to acknowledge Memorial Day this year. There are a number of events planned across our reader areas, where those who paid the ultimate price for our …

With her effervescent, energetic, and enunciated persona, Annie Manildoo is a must-see performer. She is a fixture at the Shabby Tabby Cat Café in Sayville, where patrons have traveled as …

The Sayville Village Improvement Society completed their sign project and held a dedication ceremony near one of the two signs that promote volunteerism on Saturday, May 14. The signs, located in the …

An exciting new development for Bayport-Blue Point Youth Cheerleading is underway from coach Brittney Parrott. This will be the first year that youth cheerleaders will be able to participate in …

A sure sign of spring is the myriad of car washes at the Geoghan Insurance building at 870 Montauk Highway. For over 25 years, the Geoghan family has humbly and happily served the community by …

Journalist Linda Leuzzi was recognized last week at Bayport-Blue Point’s Library Board meeting for her detailed, continuing stories about the library’s plans to move from its former Blue …

We asked our readers to let us know what they admire most about the nurses in their lives who serve our community. Here are the responses: Vicki Haber of Bayport, oncology Nominated by: …

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