Just in case, for some inexplicable reason you didn't hit Patch every day to find out the latest news, here's a quick look at the top headlines for the past week:
Bayport's Brian Lynch to be Inducted into St. Joseph's Hall of Fame
The 1996 baseball standout will be recognized for his commitment to education and athletics.
B-BP Baseball Team Celebrates a Perfect Season
The Blue Claws squad won all 16 games this year.
Islip Comptroller: No Tax Increase Would Be Devastating
Facing $26 million deficit, the Islip Town Board will either need to make massive spending cuts or raise taxes.
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Business Beat: New Athletic Facility Opens for Business Today
The Future Tech Athletic Performance Center is located right near Costco.
B-BP High School Cited by State for Academic Excellence
District school designated a "Reward School" for student performance.
Brookhaven Wildlife Center Statement on Possible Ecology Site Closure
Non-profit group that supports animals at the site calls for residents to rally to keep park open.
The board of the Brookhaven Wildlife Center, a non-profit organization that supports the animals living at the Holtsville Ecology Site released the below statement…
B-BP Chamber Expo Set for October 10
Mark your calendar so you don't miss the biggest business event in town.
W. Sayville Woman's Life Saved by Community Ambulance Response
The emergency crew used a defibrillator and CPR skills to revive an elderly woman who had stopped breathing.
Bayport Girl Scouts Plant a Special Message to Their Community
In celebration of International Peace Day three B-BP students made dozens of pinwheels calling for world peace.
House Hunt: Great Starter Home in West Sayville
This West Sayville house for sale has a price tag of $250,000.
OP-ED: Campaign Signs Are 'Visual Litter'
Keep Islip Clean's executive director offers reminder that placement of candidate signs on public property is illegal.
Blue Point Gets its Own Special Cheesesteak Eatery
The latest restaurant to open up features chicken, burgers and an old-fashioned diner feel.
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Talk Back: Closing of Ecology Center Prompts Protest
Brookhaven Town's move to close the popular park isn't sitting well with residents.
Sayville Crime Report: Drug Charges & Harassment Incident
A list of recent police activity in West Sayville and Sayville as reported by the 5th Precinct.
Rebuild of Bayport's Le Soir Restaurant in Progress
Workers are on site at the Bayport Avenue French eatery and busy making needed renovations.
Supervisor: Islip Town's a 'Sinking Ship' Financially
Administration seeks input from residents on how to get back on a sound fiscal path.
Bayport Civic Embarks on its Second Decade of Community Service
Islip Town Supervisor presents a proclamation at group's 100th meeting in recognition of BCA's efforts.
Why Sugar is a No-No When Battling Cancer
Too much sugar is not good for anyone and any sugar is bad for those fighting cancers.
Reader Photo of the Day: Cloudy Skies Can be Beautiful
A big thank you to reader Laura for sharing this extraordinary photograph on Patch.
West Nile Case Confirmed in Islip Town
Marks third human West Nile case in Suffolk County this year.