Long Island braves icy waters for a cause
Parents and leaders of Girl Scout Troop 248 in Miller Place raised $2,300 to benefit Special Olympics New York, plunging during the fourth annual Town of Brookhaven Polar Plunge, held at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
A Sign of What's to Come in Bayport?
This billboard campaign by QuickChek has more than a few Bayport and Blue Point residents a bit irritated given some emails Patch has received.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Bayport Civic Meeting Tuesday Features Special Guest
The monthly Bayport Civic Association meeting, set for Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Bayport Methodist Church, will feature a special guest speaker as well as holiday cheer.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Santa Visits Bayport Sunday to Say Hi to Young Fans
Jolly St. Nick, affectionately also known as Santa Claus, dropped in Bayport Sunday to visit young fans.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Community Ambulance, Town Honors Member for 22 Years of Service
Michael Ferrara of the Sayville Community Ambulance Company was recently honored for his years of service to the Islip Town area.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Snowfall is for the Birds in Bayport and Blue Point
There were more gulls and ducks and even a gorgeous regal swan enjoying the snowfall Tuesday morning as Patch meandered along Middle Road, from Corey Creek to Bayport Beach.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Blogger Roundup: Blue Herons in Bayport
Long Island is not only known for its cultural diversity, but its diversity of opinions.
Business News: Zoning Hurdle Cleared For Port Jeff Chick-Fil-A
Here's a look at some of the top business stories that made headlines in and around your community over the past week.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
News Nearby: Port Jeff Holding Dickens Festival
Here's a look at some of the top news stories that made headlines in and around your community this past week.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
'Huge' Gas Mart Will Kill Mom-Pop Stores, Says Bayport Business Owner
Businesses in Bayport and Blue Point are mostly what are described as 'mom and pop' operations that have served the community for decades and the list includes Aladdin Fuel, the oldest gas station in Bayport.
Bayport Residents Turn Out in Force at QuickChek Public Hearing
Of the nearly 100 in attendance, over half a dozen spoke out citing a slew of concerns from traffic and vehicle congestion to pedestrian safety and the impact on the local business district.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Vacant Bayport Home Poses Safety Hazard, Say Neighbors
The dilapidated condition of a Middle Road home in Bayport has neighbors asking for Islip Town's help but bureaucratic limitations may prove to be a tough obstacle.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Bayport-Blue Point Chamber Card Offers Shopping Discounts
The Bayport-Blue Point Chamber has launched a new commerce initiative this year to give residents two discount options at local stores and to boost business in the two communities.
Brightwaters Woman Facing Several Felony Charges in Car Crash
Charges against a Brightwaters woman who allegedly drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway in Bayport last August causing a two-car crash have been upgraded significantly from an initial DUI arrest.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
QuickChek Proposal on Planning Board Agenda Thursday
A public hearing on the proposed QuickChek convenience and gas station proposal for Bayport is on the Town of Islip Planning Board agenda for Thursday, Dec. 5. As reported by Patch in mid October, the NY-NJ metro-based gas station-food market chain has filed two applications for a special permit to operate a gas station and a special permit to ... (more)
Gift Shopping: Hometown Signs at Country Junque
What better gift for the college student heading back to class after the holiday than having a sign indicating their hometown, whether it's Blue Point, Bayport, Sayville or West Sayville.
State Police Make DWI and Drug Arrests
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by the New York State Police Department in Riverside.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
GNC Business Profile, Sex Offender Update, School Events
With the Thanksgiving holidays this past week, and all the local events for holiday season we figure readers may have somehow missed a day at Patch.
November's Weirdest: UFOs and Streakers
As a local news organization, Patch covers stories of all kinds, from heartbreaking tragedies to inspiring tales of community brotherhood.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
UFO Report, Parking Rule, Sayville House Crash Top News in November
If the month of November flew by don't despair, it also went extremely quick for Patch as it was a busy month of news and events between Blue Point and West Sayville.