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Grieving without gathering: How funeral homes helped families during COVID-19

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

In the Prohibition era, many vessels were used to smuggle alcohol from overseas to the United States. A sign of the times, one of those rumrunners was nicknamed the Running Wild.Today, it's the …

Brown’s River Marinas West and East are two steps closer to being fully dredged. Islip Town officials on April 7 approved a resolution which authorizes a capital project agreement with the New …

Elizabeth Cavuto vs. Adrienne Cirone, for trustee Julia Pendola (uncontested), for trustee Cavuto has lived in Bayport for almost 11 years and has two children in the district (one in middle …

This year's candidates: John Verdone (incumbent, uncontested)Keith Kolar (incumbent, uncontested)Carl Cangelosi (incumbent, uncontested)Q: Please provide a biography.A: VERDONE: I am a retired …

Heckscher State Park in East Islip not only serves as a natural area on the Great South Bay – it’s also the starting point of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, a roughly 33-mile hiking …

Barre – the popular form of group exercise which utilizes a ballet barre – has been a passion of Sara Kuhar’s. Now, she’s bringing that passion to Bay Shore. Bayport’s Pure Barre …

This past Wednesday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone hosted cryptocurrency mogul Brock Pierce for a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the impact and future of …

Former Major League Baseball infielder Tony Graffanino grew up in East Islip and was part of the 1990 graduating class. Graffanino spent 13 seasons in the big leagues as a member of the Atlanta …

Recycling and reusing our food scraps is a logical, economical and an efficient way to address climate change as well as local waste management challenges. Have you ever wondered what happens to …

The Shabby Tabby Cat Café moved to its spacious new digs on Main Street and had their official ribbon-cutting ceremony, held by the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday, May …

Construction staff was directing traffic in front of the new Bayport-Blue Point Library. “They’re installing a new fire suppression water line under the road,” explained Gary Block, Park East …

The season has started for the Sayville Farmers Market with its inaugural bazaar on Saturday, May 1. Over 20 vendors were in attendance, with many slated to return during the full run of the farmers …

With a perfect spring day as the backdrop for the Greater Sayville Civic Association’s Kentucky Derby fundraiser, over 150 people came out in support of the community group’s ongoing work …

A new retail store and office buildings may be coming to the site of a community eyesore in Oakdale. The property at 1410 Montauk Highway, which once housed J&R Sports Center, appeared before the …

Standing in one corner was an ancient, upright black vacuum cleaner that looked like a transmogrification of Darth Vader. “I believe it was one of the first electric vacuum cleaners,” said …

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District. With a backdrop of Patchogue Lake, Fleming …

Colin Macy-O’Toole is everywhere. The proud Sayville alum starred on the Bravo reality TV show “Below Deck Mediterranean” for two seasons and more recently starred on “Galley …

A set of environmental recommendations from the Islip Town Environmental Council were brought before the Islip Town Board during ITEC’s annual report on April 20. At the regular monthly town …

The Bayport-Blue Point school board adopted the proposed $76.9 million budget for the 2021-2022 school year to be put up to a vote by the community on May 18. The budget, if passed by community …

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