Tips for having a safe summer

It’s mid-July and though the weather has been less than ideal, summer is still a time to enjoy. Living on the South Shore, we are fortunate to be neighbors of the Great South Bay. But with that …

Sand mining and Long Island groundwater

LI Game Farm ‘shell-a-brates’ tortoise exhibit opening

Eagle Scout candidate honored from Troop 29

Bay-friendly yards and mindfulness

Center Moriches News

Patriotic paddlers to set sail

What better way to celebrate America’s independence than by paddling out to the middle of the Bay and watching the fireworks on the open water? That’s what Amanda Bruno, a certified yoga …

Three steps to create a butterfly garden

According to Save the Great South Bay, butterflies are not only beautiful to observe but also serve an important role in our ecosystem. Frank Piccininni, director, offers these three steps to create …
Center Moriches

CM student organizes blood drive

Center Moriches junior Victoria Miethe, inspired by her mother’s battle with cancer, organized a blood drive through Long Island Blood Services, New York Blood Center. Her mother, Rosemary …

Remembering a beloved Boy Scout leader

He has been described as a “pillar,” “great friend” and “mentor” by those who knew and loved him, and his death after battling cancer has left a deep void in the hearts of many. Longtime …
Other News
Town to close beaches in pools in preparation for Tropical Storm Elsa
In anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa on Long Island, the Town of Brookhaven has announced that all Town Pools and …
Read More
A vision to help becomes a mission
Kevin Harney, the Center Moriches resident and driving founder with Alan Nahmias, of Contractors for Kids, was present in spirit in …
Read More
West Manor School repainted and revitalized
The West Manor School, home to the Manorville Historical Society, recently got a much-needed revitalization to its exterior. The job …
Read More
Battle of the Badges
In a fantastic comeback win from behind, the Suffolk County Lawmen softball team overcame the Nassau County Lawmen, 39-37, in the …
Read More
Suffolk County officer dies in crash
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office is sad to report the passing of one its newest Correction Officers. On Wednesday, June …
Read More
UPDATED: Man killed after being shot by officer in Manorville
UPDATE MONDAY, MAY 24: Police have identified the gunshot victim as Jesse Bonsignore, 44. Police believe he was living in his car …
Read More
Keith's Corner
At Helping Makes U Happy, July is all about feeding our neighbors in need.  We are very excited to be sponsoring the new Blessing Box, which was donated by Neighbors Being Human, and installed …
School News
Suffolk County

Don’t forget to stop, or pay the price

As of March 1, the Suffolk County School Bus Safety Program is now in effect. An effort is now being made to educate residents with up-to-date information regarding the new laws for passing a …

Community mourns loss of dedicated teacher

The Center Moriches community lost a cherished community member and dedicated elementary school teacher last week. Kate Adams, who served as a teacher in the Center Moriches School District for 23 years, …

Pass a school bus, get a ticket

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …