Hometown Heroes
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Brightwaters couple installs Little Free Library at park

A couple from Brightwaters created and donated a Little Free Library, installing it in Wohseepee Park in Brightwaters. Mary Donnelly, who initially came up with the idea, said that people are …

The art of sewing runs in their blood for ninth-grader Henrietta Edmonds and her mother Elizabeth of Bayport. Elizabeth’s mother was a seamstress, but never got around to passing down the …

After Ajón Crump bought herself a pair of Nike Air Zoom Winflo 5s, she bought her cousin a gift card toward a pair of shoes for her birthday. Her cousin is a nurse, and upon this gift request, …

Peter Pessoni suffered from a stroke caused by a clot in his thigh. The decision was made that his leg had to be amputated in order to save his life. Now, Pessoni is recovering at Our Lady of …

BSA Troop 43-B and 43-G dedicated and designed each letter of ‘Thank You’ for the various industries that fall under the category of essential work during the COVID-19 health …

Hometown heroes are recognized in many ways around communities. East Islip Beautification Society sparked the hamlet’s banner program, which will fly for two weeks from June 27 through July …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

The model is $14 per meal, plus your grandma eats free. He is also donating 25 percent of his proceeds to Island Harvest, the rest goes towards making more meals.

The Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary acknowledged its century mark on Saturday at the Rusy-Bohm Post 411 American Legion Hall on Nassau Avenue, right behind Islip Town Hall. “In …

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

Providing daily essential items for homeless veterans and other individuals …

On Sunday, Dec. 15, the Dance Connection Performance Team and Dance Connection Theatrical Productions held a benefit performance at the CM Performing …

As part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service, Islip Rotary Club and Islip High School Interact Club have worked together to support United Veterans Beacon House and have organized a donation …

The Silent Service Memorial at the Bay Shore Marina commemorates submarine veterans of the U.S. Navy and features plaques of submarines lost during World War II and the Cold War, primarily. The …

After discovering there was a hole in Ambrus Correa’s heart in March 2018, the UK-based Chain of Hope placed him on a waiting list — his life ultimately in limbo. It behooved …

Islip Food for Hope and Town of Islip distributed over 900 turkeys and around 200 boxes of various fixings on Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon. Employees from the town Parks, Recreation and Cultural …

The first meeting should be held sometime in December.

Community event on October 11

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