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
Moriches Bay Garden Club

Plant those perennials

Our meeting last month at Landcraft Garden Foundation in Mattituck was a great success; we were treated to a guided tour. This garden of approximately four acres recently opened to the public …
KEITH'S CORNER

A lot to be thankful for

We have a lot to be thankful for this month at Helping Makes U Happy.   We’ve been really busy collecting food for the holidays, and so thankful for the community members, …

Holidays in the Moriches

For years, the Moriches Community has come together in several ways to help neighbors in need. This year, the Moriches Community Center will be hosting their annual Santa’s Workshop Holiday …

Thrift shop switches gears

The Center Moriches United Methodist Church Thrift Store will no longer be collecting items other than clothing in hopes of preventing the extensive dumping. “People are dumping more and …
Other News
True in-flight service
In the words of the late, great Will Rogers, “We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud …
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South Bay Bible Church says goodbye
Pastor Martin and Kim Hawley took a leap of faith when they moved their family from Atlanta, Ga., to New York, so that Pastor Hawley …
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Veteran's Day parade Grand Marshall announced
Jean will be honored as the 2021 Grand Marshal of the East Moriches Veterans Day Parade. She is a 90-year-old Korean war veteran. The …
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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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Keith's Corner
October is a really happy, busy month at Helping Makes U Happy!   On Oct. 9 we will be participating in Faith & Blue at the Harbor Church on Frowein Rd., Center Moriches. This event …
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 …
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 a week, with the assistance and donations of awesome community …
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, …
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