With the Christimas holiday just about two weeks off, it’s a very busy time of year for residents from Blue Point to West Sayville.
So here’s this week’s guide to what’s happening around town and how to get caught up on all the news from the past week as a new week arrives.
Baby It’s Cold Outside
Those intermittent warm days are likely going to be a distant memory as cold temperatures remain on tap for this week. Monday is the only day temps are predicted to be in the high 40s, with the rest of the week average mid 30s and the sun peeking out Wednesday and Thursday hopefully.
News Headline Wrap
In case all the school concerts and shopping kept you off Patch for a day last week here’s a quick guide to top stories that caught readers’ attention and ignited some comments.Bayport Residents Turn Out in Force at QuickChek Public Hearing
'Huge' Gas Mart Will Kill Mom-Pop Stores, Says Bayport Business Owner
Bayport Cafe Launches Funding Campaign to Expand Operations
$5K Raised to Help Sayville Teen Battling Cancer
Vacant Bayport Home Poses Safety Hazard, Say Neighbors
Bayport-Blue Point Chamber Card Offers Shopping Discounts
Prostitution Bust at Blue Point Strip Store Location
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What’s Ahead This Week:
News To ComePatch will have an update on what’s next for the controversial QuickChek application following last week’s standing-room-only planning board public hearing on the convenience store-gas station slated for Snedecor Avenue and Montauk Highway in Bayport.
Events, Program and Meetings:Sesame Street eBooks are now available at the Bayport-Blue Point Library.
The Monday Film Series at the BBP Library is "Grumpy Old Men," with film time at 1 p.m.
Parents for Megan's Law will present "Apple of my Eye" A Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program at the BBP Library on Wednesday, Dec. 11. This workshop teaches participants specific skills and techniques needed to protect themselves and children from sexual abuse and abduction. Learn the 10 Prevention Tips, 11 Red Flags, and 27 Tricks abusers use to access children. This adult workshop will assist parents in developing the skills they need to protect themselves and their children.
Join popular chef, Rob Scott, for this hands-on class on making Egg Nog Bread at the Sayville Library on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. You’ll go home with a loaf of this rich holiday favorite that is perfect served with coffee or as a holiday breakfast ready to bake! Please bring two large mixing bowls, a rubber spatula and an 8” x 4” loaf pan. There is a non refundable fee of $7 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library
and call the library ahead to ensure available seating.
The Sayville Board of Education will meet Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. at the adminstration office.