Environment
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

It’s time for back to school

September is all about school supplies and comfort cases.  After a busy summer of feeding families, Helping Makes U Happy, with the assistance of our amazing communities, has been busy …

Peconic Bay’s newest physician

Josephine Champlin is looking to move to Center Moriches with her husband. They were married earlier this year. Champlin, a 2009 Bellport High School alumna, said the move comes out of love for her …

Aspiring Eagle Scout to install blessing box

eremy Masterson is pursuing his Eagle Scout ranking by building a blessing box/food pantry at The Christ Lutheran Church in East Moriches. The blessing box will allow donors to leave nonperishable …

Beware of ticks!

Ticks are not just a cause for concern for hikers. Ticks can live anywhere in grassy, busy and wooded areas. They can even be found living on your pets and can be carried into your home on your …
Other News
Newspaper publisher launches new magazine
The Long Island Advance, Suffolk County News and Islip Bulletin publisher Terry Tuthill has partnered with local publisher Thomas Graf …
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Thomas Valva case documentation decision
On Jan. 17, 2020 Thomas Valva died after authorities said his father, Michael Valva, and his fiancée, Angela Pollina, forced him and …
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See the sunflowers
The Sunflower Festival is now open! The flower maze is mostly for admiration, with only selected dates open for you-pick announced …
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Still hard at work
The dog days of summer don’t slow us down at Helping Makes U Happy! We are still hard at work providing food to 22 families …
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The dog days of August
Welcome to the dog days of August, which, by the way, gets its name from Sirius, the Dog Star. Sirius is one of our brightest …
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From pen to paper: a writer’s tale
Former Center Moriches teacher Mary Jane Viaggio Hayes, who goes by the pen name MJ Hayes, is the author of more than nine …
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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 …
MORICHES

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, …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

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 …
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