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At the Presbyterian Church of the Moriches’ afternoon tea on Saturday, May 7, Richard Horton’s scones were among the hottest discussion topics. “I typically don’t eat …

Tulip season has come and gone, but for a brief moment, a million bulbs of multicolored beauty graced the island. Thousands traveled across the island to Manorville, where they visited the …

The Long Island Game Farm is celebrating Bobo the giraffe’s 2nd birthday on Sunday, July 3, with a rain date of Monday, July 4.  The party will start at noon as they present him with a …

As of last month, the Town of Brookhaven has officially obtained two more parcels for open space including: an 8-acre site on Bay Avenue in East Moriches and a 2.3-acre site in Center …

Committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 23 Sean Spiller and his team of about seven scouts recently participated in a cleanup and rebuild of the garden beds at the Clayton Huey Community Garden. The …

Seaweed—boaters and beachgoers know what it is—that slimy, yet sometimes crunchy stuff that gets tangled between your toes as you debark your vessel, carefully navigating your way to the …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

Lots of people have been getting their spring cleaning on, and we’re so thankful because our annual Helping Makes U Happy Community Yard Sale is happening on Saturday, May 7, at our building on …

May is the month we do most of our planting. The soil has warmed up, local nurseries are fully stocked, and the opportunity to share extra plants with like-minded gardeners is upon …

Save the Great South Bay recently hosted an online speaker series forum for their GSB Oyster Project. Barry Udelson, marine resource specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, led …

The Moriches annual Memorial Day parade will take place on Main Street for a solemn remembrance. Veterans are asked to come and march, joining other organizations honoring all brothers and sisters …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

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 …

On July 6, the Department of Environmental Conservation held a virtual meeting to receive input from the public before they conduct a three-year study on the potential for impacts to groundwater …

The chirping of birds, the metamorphic wonder of butterflies, a nature encounter in your own yard. Kristen Perret, Ph.D., recently gave a presentation about the mental health benefits of a …

African spurred tortoises are on the “vulnerable” list.  The rescued tortoises have a new sanctuary at the Long Island Game Farm that opened on May 26.  On hand for the …

  On May 23, Aidan McKeon, an Eagle Scout candidate from Troop 29 in East Moriches, held a Healing Fair at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Center Moriches. Aidan’s …

 Giraffes worldwide are on the “Vulnerable” list—an even more important reason to celebrate Bobo’s first birthday at the Long Island Game Farm on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 …

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