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New Editorial: All Good Things Must Come to an End

When we started, we had no idea where we’d be almost 20 years later. We wondered, “If we build it, will they come,” and you did, but it’s now time to slow down and bring to a close. Click here to read the latest Editorial.



New Items Added on 11/30
Find the Perfect Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List "On Main Street"

Looking for the perfect holiday gifts? Why not do your shopping "On Main Street!" You’ll find special events, offers, and services from our local merchants who are located on and around Bellport Village's Main Street as well as specific gift ideas that might come in handy.

It's so important to "shop local" and support our local businesses! You can do a lot of your holiday shopping right here in town without having to drive to "the mall" or having to pay for shipping and then waiting for delivery. We will continue to add new items, so be sure to stop back often through the end of December! Click here for more information.


Toy Drive

Donations Wanted for the Rotary Club of Bellport's Holiday Toy Drive, November 20th - December 3rd

This 2022 holiday season, The Rotary Club of Bellport is offering their community service to sponsor the Angels of Long Island’s Christmas Miracle Program. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the collection box located in front of the garage door at the northwest corner of Country Club Rd and South Country Rd. Toys can be dropped any day between November 20th and December 3rd. Please consider toys for toddlers, elementary and middle school students. Gift cards for local fast food, 7-11, pizza, etc. will be accepted for high school students. The Bellport Rotary Club has purchased over $400 in toys to kick start this project.


Letters to the Editor

New Letters to the Editor Posted

New letters to the Editor have been posted. Click here for more information.


Gaming Chair

For Sale: Brand New, Vegan Leather, Power Swivel Recliner- Gaming Chair

We have received a new classified ad for a brand new gaming chair. Click here for more information.


Open Holiday Party

Don't Miss the Bellport Country Club's Annual Open Holiday Party on Friday, December 2nd

RSVP today for the Bellport Country Club's annual Open Holiday Party on Friday, December 2nd beginning at 6:30pm. This is a great night out for small and large businesses, office parties, neighborhood friends or just an excuse to get out! Treat yourself to a wonderful evening of the finest food and service for which the Bellport Country Club is known! Click here for more information.



Contact Designscapes of Long Island Today & Make Your Outdoor Living Dreams Come to Life in 2023!

Designscapes of Long Island Landscaping has been making outdoor living dreams come to life locally since 1985. They offer to-scale, creative landscape designs in a 2-D color drawing and/or virtual 3-D color video accompanied with very detailed project estimates. If you dream it, they can make it come life!  Click here for more information.


Holiday Parade

Bellport Village Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 3rd

Santa's coming to town! Visit the shop owners handing out candy canes and novelties and line-up along Main Street at 5:45pm on Saturday, December 3rd for the annual Holiday Parade. The parade begins at the Bellport Fire Dept. Follow the festivities to the Village Green and Community Center where members from the Gateway's "A Christmas Carol" will perform. Sip on hot cocoa, courtesy of Avino's, and help the kiddos write notes to Santa to be displayed in the gazebo.  Click here for more information.


BGC Bellport Christmas Party

Annual Winter Cocktail Party to Benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area on Saturday, December 3rd

Celebrate the warmth of the season at the annual Winter Cocktail Party to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area on Saturday, December 3rd from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the home of Peter Schulte, 9 Rogers Ave in Bellport. This festive event will feature cocktails and light bites. Reservations are required, as attendance is limited. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities can be found here. Tickets are also available for purchase at Pamela Lerner Home & Design, Bellport Arts and Framing and TOLA. in downtown Bellport Village.



New Op-Ed by Victor Principe: "Elegy for a Cottage"

The following Op-Ed was submitted by Victor Principe regarding the cottage near the marina, at 14 Shore Road in Bellport Village. Click here to read the Op-Ed.


Brookhaven Village Association's Holiday Cheer Event on Saturday, December 10th

The Brookhaven Village Association invites you to put a little love in our community with holiday cheer on Saturday, December 10th (raindate: December 11th) from 3:00pm-5:00pm in Fire Place Park in Brookhaven Hamlet. Their is their third annual community gathering to celebrate the meaning of the season together. The event will feature a food and toy drive, decorating the community tree, live music with Cass House, and ornament and card making activities.


Holiday Stroll

The Bellport Chamber of Commerce's "Holiday Stroll" on Saturday, December 17th

Join participating shops and storefronts for festive community Cheer throughout the Village on Saturday, December 17th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. They'll have photo ops setup on Main Street and of course, Santa will join in the fun. This is a much anticipated, much loved event year after year! Click here for more information.


South Country Radio

New South Country Radio Performances by Playcrafters Theatre Company

The Playcrafters Theatre Company has returned with three new presentations for's "South Country Radio." "Our Miss Brooks: Puppy Love," "Part-Time Partners" and "Once Upon a Time: The Greatest Invention in the World!" are now available for your listening pleasure!  Click here for more information.



Brookhaven Village Association Fall Newsletter

The Brookhaven Village Association is a civic group representing the residents of Brookhaven Hamlet. They periodically publish a newsletter to keep residents up-to-date on what's happening in Brookhaven Hamlet! Click here for their Fall Newsletter.



Just Sold in Riverwalk in West Palm Beach

This home included four bedrooms and a den with a pool and a water view! At Riverwalk, you can enjoy club living without the dues! What if you traded the cold, snowy winters for warm weather year-round; white, sandy beaches; low taxes and affordable living in Florida! Whether it's a permanent move or a second home, Florida living awaits you! The best time to buy in West Palm Beach is before the season! Click here for more information.


Bellport Village Rental

Bellport Village Home for Rent

Experience the relaxing Bellport Life in this sunny and bright, updated cottage. This perfectly located cottage is convenient to the Bellport Country Club, as well as the Village shops, restaurants, galleries, Mother's Beach and the marina. Utilities, cable and housekeeping are included! Click here for more information.


Social Work Interns

Help is Available from Social Work Interns at the South Country Library

Social work student interns from Stony Brook University are available three times per week at the South Country Library to provide patrons with information, referrals, and paperwork for housing, treatment, social services. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. Click here for more information.


South Country Library

South Country Library November/December Newsletter

The South Country Library continues to offer many services for our community. Family and youth activities, book discussions, adult educational programming and more! Click here for their latest newsletter and to see what the South Country Library has been up to!


Babysitter Wanted

Morning Caregiver Wanted

We've received a new classified ad from a family who needs help getting their daughter ready for school in the morning. Click here for more information.



Inversion Table for Sale

We've received a new classified ad for an Inversion Table for sale. Click here for more information.


Outdoor Kitchen

Designscapes of Long Island Wants to Bring Your Outdoor Living Dreams to Life! Start Planning Now for 2023

Designscapes of Long Island is actively designing and booking projects into 2023! If you've been wanting to upgrade your outdoor living, now is the perfect time to start planning. With their 3D Landscape Design Services, you can virtually see how your new yard will look before the project is even started! Whether it's an outdoor fireplace or outdoor kitchen, a new pool, a putting green, gazebo, BBQ or more, they can help you plan the yard of your dreams!  Click here for more information.



Local Coronavirus Data

Unfortunately, the sources we depend on for information regarding Coronavirus in the South Country area have, at least temporarily, stopped publishing the data. We are going to suspend publishing new information for now on If our sources resume publishing the information, or we can develop new sources, we will resume publishing COVID-19 information. Click here for past COVID data.


Walking Tour

Local Walks and Hikes

Fall is almost here which means that it's the perfect time to get outside! Luckily, we have many suggestions about places to go for a great day in the outdoors. Did you know that there are several audio historical walking tours around Bellport Village and Brookhaven Hamlet? If hiking is more your style, we have a ton of suggestions for walks and hikes around Long Island!



Featured Photo of the Week

Sign Up for Our Weekly Email Blasts and Your Photo Could be Our "Featured Photo of the Week!"

Every week, The Village News features a photo submitted by one of our readers. If you have a photo you'd like us to consider featuring, email it to us. Be sure to sign up for our weekly email blasts to see if your photo has been chosen!



Thank You

The Classifieds Work!

Placing an ad in the Classifieds works! Take a look at two letters we received from readers who had posted Classified Ads:

"Thank you for posting a photo of a beagle and our request for a sitter. We received many calls and found a lovely couple in Bellport Village to care for our beagle Molly. Many thanks and you can now remove the posting under pet sitting." - Mary and Tom

"Once again, with the help of we have been successful in our efforts. This time we placed an ad for help in caring for our garden. Once again made it a successful move. So please discontinue our ad. What would we ever do without you?" Best regards, Elaine

Click here to submit your own ad.