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Bayport Dojo Owner Producing Reality TV Cooking Show
Ray Cooney and a partner have created a TV series, Firehouse Kitchen, focused on firehouse cooking starring local volunteer departments and a celebrity chef.
In But Not Of: It's Time to Lead and Help Save a Generation
Sound bites to neatly wrap around issues isn't a solution.
2012 Election Guide
Our wrap-up of the candidates, incumbents and issues facing voters in November.
B-BP BOE: District Funds Will Not be Used to Pay for Welcome Dinner
Board of education issues statement to clarify the controversy over Tuesday's meeting.
Business Beat: Sayville Card Store Owner Likes Independence
Dave Patel shares his path to success running two discount card stores.
A list of recent police activity in West Sayville and Sayville as reported by the 5th Precinct.
Vacant Bayport Home Draws Cats and Neighbor Concerns
A January fire left this once majestic Seaman Avenue homestead vacant and several cats homeless.
Natural Healing: A Small Diet Miracle You Likely Have Never Heard About
Chromium can aid in fighting diabetes and also help switch down the appetite.
UPDATED: District's Welcome for New School Chief Comes Under Scrutiny
A dinner event for district staff to meet the new superintendent has several parents protesting such a district expenditure.
Members of the Interact club and teachers and staff attended the rally Sunday to keep the animal park open.
A list of recent police activity in Bayport and Blue Point as reported by the 5th Precinct.
Sayville Library News: Artists on Display; Programs Galore
October is chockful of programs and events sponsored by the library.
Aerodrome Hosting Pancake Breakast/Flea Market Fundraiser
October 21st event will support the Antique Airplane Club organization.
The Bayport Aerodrome will be the site of a pancake breakfast and aviation flea market event on October 21, starting at 8:30 and ending when the food runs out.…
Sayville Middle Schooler is Well Schooled in Giving Back
Kiera Golon may only be a seventh grader but she's already achieved a major in charity fundraising.
Former Goddess Storefront on the Rent Block
The Sayville retail spot on South Main is now seeking a new tenant.
B-BP Taps Long Beach Asst. Super as New School Chief
Dr. Vincent Butera will take new role as of December.
Business Beat: The Good & Bad of a Suggestion Box
One of Sayville's newest and most popular food places is seeking input but not every idea will be put into motion.
Reader Photo of the Day: The Monarchs are on the Move
Another terrific shot by Maddie Donahoe. Thanks so much for sharing!