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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.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
DWI, Menacing With a Weapon and Choking Incident
The following information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Teacher, Principal Performance Data Available to Parents
Parents of students in New York State can request information regarding teacher and principal Annual Professional Performance Review scores by submitting a written formal request to their school district.
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
Brookhaven OKs Sandy assessment relief program
The Town of Brookhaven has joined at least five other Long Island municipalities that adopted a state law offering tax relief to property owners affected by superstorm Sandy.
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.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Prostitution Bust at Blue Point Strip Store Location
Several Blue Point businesses are hoping an arrest for prostitution and unauthorized practice of a profession is the nail in the coffin for a business that has been operating within their small strip of storefronts along Montauk Highway.
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.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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.
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.
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.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Black Friday/Saturday Specials Abound Blue Point to Sayville
Don't think big Friday or Saturday when kicking off the holiday shopping. Think small, as in local small businesses as many are offering local shoppers tremendous savings and incentives for participating in the annual Small Business Saturday program run by American Express.
Where to Buy Christmas Trees Between Blue Point and Sayville
Residents between Blue Point and Sayville don't' have to trek to big box stores to get the annual Christmas tree thanks to local organizations who run tree sales starting right after Thanksgiving.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
What's Open on Thanksgiving Between Blue Point and Sayville
Then of course someone typically either wakes up with a cold or cuts themselves while prepping food or the fried onions for the green bean casserole were mistakenly eaten by the teenage horde in the basement.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Food Drives and Collections for Thanksgiving
The holiday season is often a time of giving. Those interested in donating food for Thanksgiving or just to help fill shelves for this time of year can visit the following places: In support of Island Harvest's annual Turkey and Trimmings Collection Campaign to help feed Long Islanders struggling with hunger during the holiday season, Sayville's ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Creative Writing Class, Call to Artists and an Upcoming Holiday Open House on Tap
While everyone is gearing up for the big Turkey day on Thursday, and likely looking forward to a few days off, there is still time to have some fun given various events and programs happening this week.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Islip board approves dock repair delayed by Sandy
Islip will begin a renovation of the Maple Avenue dock in Bay Shore to improve the Fire Island ferry hub, according to the town board.