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New resource guide available for Suffolk veterans

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 …

Keith Caputo is trying to find love this Valentine’s Day—love from Ellen DeGeneres. Caputo, founder of Helping Makes U Happy, has tried in the past to get Ellen to notice him. In 2015, he …

Girl Scout Troop 1556 decorated and donated a Christmas tree for a local homeless shelter. They also held a food drive and donated Thanksgiving food boxes to a local food pantry as well as donated …

Last month, local residents led by the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches planted a new evergreen tree at Soldiers and Sailors Park in East Moriches. The tree came from upstate and will be lit in …

If you like music, bingo and flowers, then you won’t want to miss Music Bingo, a fundraiser being hosted by the Center Moriches Downtown Beautification Organization to benefit its popular Main …

In 1975, Lou Baer went for a haircut in Center Moriches. While seated at the chair, his barber gave him the usual - haircut and shave - but pushed for him to join the local Veterans of Foreign Wars …

Maurine Donnelly, a former publicist for the Center Moriches Library, as well as an artist, poet, and community volunteer, died in June at age 87.  Donnelly was recently honored for 50 years …

Lots of people are recognized for their faces, but a Center Moriches crossing guard has a wave that made her a local celebrity. Melissa Greve, of Mastic, will retire this year after 14 years of being …

The Center Moriches council of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a walk/run fundraiser to raise money for Peconic Bay Medical Center’s women, children, and neonatal care center. Laps for Life …

  Capt. Andreas B. O’Keeffe of Center Moriches, Staff Sgt. Dashan Briggs of Port Jefferson Station, Master Sgt. Christopher J. Raguso of Commack and Capt. Christopher T. Zanetis of Long …

Though she was not a resident of Center Moriches, Kim Hardwick was as much a member of the Center Moriches family as could be. In fact, oftentimes, she was its leader. A mourning community of …

On May 19, supervisor Ed Romaine attended the Court of Honor Ceremony for Boy Scout Troop 221 at the Manorville Fire Department. During the event, the supervisor presented a proclamation to new Eagle …

On Saturday, June 15, the Moriches Community Center will host the annual Anthony Parlato Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Half-Mile Fun Run for elementary students. This is the 18th year of the race and the …

Kalers Pond Park is now home to the memory of a Center Moriches soldier who was killed serving the country he loved. Andreas “Andy” O’Keeffe was flying with the New York Air …

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