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Around noon on June 1, in front of the Dunton Inn in East Patchogue, 77-year-old Marine veteran Roger Fonnest walked straight down the middle of South Country Road with his head held high. With …

Across the South Shore, our communities were united in solemn remembrance on Memorial Day as we reflected and appreciated the members of the Armed Forces—and their families—who made the …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine announced today that two Suffolk County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES) 911 dispatchers provided guidance and assistance to two families prior to the …

During the recent Islip Town Board meeting, held on Tuesday, May 14, the town board voted to symbolically rename Franklin Street and Webster Road in Islip to “FF Billy Moon’s Way.” …

Memorial Day, a federal holiday that falls on Monday, May 27 this year, is a somber day to honor those fallen heroes who died while serving our country. Many towns, villages, and organizations in the …

Family and friends recently gathered to congratulate Christopher George Dopfel and Ruelin Man-Martinez of Boy Scout Troop 205 on their recent joint Eagle Scout Court of Honor. At the ceremony, …

On Saturday, April 20, court officers from the 10th Judicial District, Suffolk County, volunteered at the annual Prom Impact drive hosted by the Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD). The SCPD …

East Islip residents and runners from far and wide flocked to the East Islip Marina Park on April 28 for the 19th annual EJ Autism Jigsaw Run / Walk. Hosted by the nonprofit EJ Autism Foundation, …

Sometimes, a calling, soft at first, has to build up momentum and just… trumpet. Fr. Edwin Beckham was installed officially this week at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Islip, as …

When East Islip resident Bea Huste-Petersen learned that her sons Jack and Eric had autism nearly 20 years ago, she did not know what to make of it. At the time, the developmental disorder was not as …

The Great South Bay will only be as healthy as the 50 creeks that flow into it. That is why Save the Great South Bay (STGSB) launched the Creek Defender Program, in which local Creek Defenders …

Legis. Steven J. Flotteron recognized America’s Boating Club of the Great South Bay’s commander James M. Milton, JN, a member since 2007, on being re-elected for the fourth time at the …

The Town of Islip celebrated and honored a few of the outstanding women from our community on Tuesday, March 19, at 2 p.m., during their Women’s History Celebration. Among the women honored for …

Suffolk County police arrested a Bay Shore registered sex offender for possession of child pornography on Wednesday, March 6, at approximately 7:45 p.m. Following a tip from the New York State …

There is a well-known adage in the fire and rescue service that states that “you prepare for the worst, but hope for the best.” As the Bay Shore Fire District’s response area grows …

It is not often that an award’s recipient is chosen before the award itself is created and named. Yet, that was the case when the Sagtikos District of Boy Scouts of America’s Suffolk …

Despite the heavy snow, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Town of Islip held its monthly board meeting and celebrated National Black History Month. A representative for the town called the meeting …

You get in your car to commute to work, turn your key to start your engine, and you are shocked as a roaring, blaring noise emits from your vehicle. You slowly realize the cause of the deafening …

By Grace Mercurio After an outpouring of overwhelming support from the Brightwaters community, Matt the mailman has been officially reinstated and resumed his letter-carrying route on Monday, …

The greater Bay Shore community stood in solidarity at a candlelight vigil for the alleged sexual abuse victims of retired Bay Shore teacher Thomas Bernagozzi. The vigil was held on Friday, Feb. 9, …

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