Longwood Public Library Budget Vote Tuesday, April 4th: 8am-9pm

Longwood Public Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election The 2017-2018 Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election will be held on Tuesday, April 4, from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, at the library.  A copy of the proposed budget is available for review. The budget brochure has been updated with information about the candidate for trustee. …

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Life Saving “Ugly Truth” Presentation on 3/29 at LMS

Ugly Truth

Quite possibly the MOST IMPORTANT MEETING of our lifetimes– parents, grandparents and teens ALL need to  learn about heroin and prescription drug addiction.  NO ONE is immune to this epidemic that is ravaging our community and so many others.  Please plan to attend on Wed, March 29 at 7pm  at Longwood Middle School on Rt …

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Yaphank Holiday House Tour 12/10

  The Yaphank Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas House Tour on Saturday, December 10th from 1-5pm.  Start at the Sewzey-Avey House to purchase tickets and get a tour map.  Private tours also available throughout December by contacting YHS.

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Veterans Day Ceremony this Friday at Bartlett Pond Park

Let the healing begin: please join us this Friday for our 8th annual Veterans Day Commemoration at our beautiful Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. This place, this event, all the people it honors and all who attend are the best evidence of the truly great country we live in.

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Upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Nights

Here are several local chances to “Meet the Candidates:” Join the Yaphank Civic Association this Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 for their monthly meeting at the Yaphank Fire House. Guest speakers are Congressman Lee Zeldin and candidate Anna Throne-Holst. The meeting will start promptly at 7:30.  The format is expected to be a  non-confrontational one, …

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Housing Applications for Sandy Hills Now Being Accepted

MI-LOTTERY-Affordable-Application-10.3.16doc Concern for Independent Living, Inc. is pleased to announce the planned opening of Concern Middle Island in December, 2016.  Concern Middle Island is a mixed use Supportive Housing program designed to provide housing and supportive services for adults with disabilities and low-income individuals and families from the community.  It is located at 147 Rocky …

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Library Budget Vote Tuesday, April 5th

  Please remember to vote on Tuesday, April 5th at our Longwood Public Library.  Polls are open from 8am to 9pm.  Library Director Suzanne Johnson will be happy to answer any questions you have about the library or budget.  Click the link below for a copy of the proposed budget and trustee candidate statements. http://longwoodlibrary.org/sites/default/files/LPL%20Budget%202016-2017%20In-House%20Flyer.pdf

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Honoring a Fallen Hero

On Saturday, January 2nd, the Longwood Community showed its true colors as the funeral procession for Staff Sgt Louis Bonacasa wended its way from Coram to Calverton. We can only hope that the amazing turnout by so many people at so many locations along Middle Country Road will in some way soothe the grief of …

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Warm Weather and Memories at Bartlett Tree Lighting


Warm weather made for a  great turnout at the third annual Pearl Harbor Day Patriotic Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 6th, 2015.  Frank Bailey read the opening prayer, Brendan Bailey read the Presidential Proclamation and Tom Talbot read the VFW Message.  NY State Senator Ken LaValle, SC Legislator Sarah Anker  and Assemblyman Palumbo’s Rep Tom …

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