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This is a place to share with others in our community your skills, knowledge, and opinions. If you would like to contribute something to one of the column areas below (around 300 words or so), just drop us an email with a paragraph or two explaining what you would like to write and a little something about yourself.

Chances are that we won’t be able to publish everything submitted so please don’t be disappointed if we can’t use your idea at the present time. Once a column is published, our readers will be able to send in their comments or additional information that they would like to contribute. reserves the right to publish or not publish any submission or comment.

Will you receive compensation? Well, not monetarily, but you will have the respect, encouragement, and undying gratitude of all your fellow readers!

Now, this is a big undertaking for us at Chances are that we’ll have to revise the ground rules for this section as time goes by. Please bear with us as we learn how to best operate this new section of

Below are the areas where we are seeking columnists:


On The Bay
Sailing, Power Boating, Fishing, Ecology, etc.

At The Lab
Brookhaven Lab Activities, etc.

Arts & Leisure
Art, Photography, Music, Theatre, Hobbies, etc.

Cooking, Recipes, Restaurants, etc.

People who make a difference, Residents who are doing wonderful things for others and the community, Bellport area history, etc.

At Home
Decorating, Antiques, Gardening, Architecture, Remodeling, Do-It-Yourself, etc.

Your Health
Exercise, Nutrition, Medicine, etc.

Where to go, what to see. Tell us about your travels.

Money… making it, keeping it, spending it.

The Pet Corner
Pets, Pet Care, etc.