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Local Coronavirus Information - Updated 1/21 at 8:15pm

We continue to update our Coronavirus section on regularly with:
• Daily Local Case Counts (Bellport, North Bellport, Brookhaven Hamlet, East Patchogue and the Town of Brookhaven)
• Daily Suffolk County Data (Case Counts, Antibody Testing, Hospitalization Info and Fatalities)
• Updates from Gov. Cuomo
• Additional links and information related to COVID-19

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The South Country Education Foundation Needs Your Support More Than Ever!

The South Country Education Foundation's summer auction and cocktail party was cancelled but there is much that will carry on in local schools. Hybrid education will continue. Schools have opened. SCEF is there to enhance and enrich the classrooms in this school district in old ways and new. And, we know you are too. Music, art, microloans, portable planetariums, audio-books, programs that connect schools to home, extra supplies to help educators connect with students virtually. All of it. And more. Support the SCEF with a tax deductible donation to stand with them and their goal for a stronger, richer, public education in South Country! Click here for more information.


Blood Drive

Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 20th

A blood drive will be held on Wednesday, January 20th from 2:00pm-8:00pm at Hagerman Fire Dept, 510 Oakdale Ave, East Patchogue. Click here for more information.


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Eileen Green Realty Posts Home for Sale in Brookhaven Hamlet

Eileen Green Realty has posted a home for sale in Brookhaven Hamlet. This custom-built, log cabin is tucked away on an acre of land in Brookhaven Hamlet. If you or someone you know is looking for a new home, be sure to check it out! Click here for more information.


Letters to the Editor

New Letters to the Editor Posted

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



Photo Contest

Cafe Castello

New Photo Contest - Show Us Your Pets! Entries Due by February 13th

It's time for the annual Pets Photo Contest! We want your photos showing off your pets! Photos must be submitted by midnight on Saturday, February 13th. For this photo contest, we are limiting everyone to one photo submission per person. Happy Shooting! Click here for more information about how to submit a photo.

The prize? A good one! The winner with the most votes for their photograph will receive a $50 gift certificate to Café Castello. Café Castello is a family owned and operated restaurant in Bellport Village. They take pride in using only the finest and freshest quality ingredients in preparing each and every item on their menu. Their delicious pizza dough is prepared fresh daily and they use only the finest tomatoes and the best herbs and spices when preparing their sauces. Café Castello is open seven days a week for everything from a snack to a full dinner!



Are You Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Tuesday, January 05, 2021: A new web application is available to New Yorkers to help them determine if they are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. By answering a series of simple questions, New Yorkers can find out if they are eligible for the vaccine and, if so, where to make an appointment. Click here to see if you're eligible.




Elliptical for Sale

A new classified ad has been posted for a Precor EFX 5.21si Elliptical for sale. Click here for more information.



Curio Cabinet for Sale

A new classified ad has been posted for a Curio Cabinet for sale. Click here for more information.


Dinner to Go

Dinners "To Go" from the Bellport Country Club

The Bellport Country Club's "Dinners to Go" offer has been extended! This menu offers meal packages and individual items and is available all winter! Why spend time shopping, cooking and cleaning this winter season when you can spend all of that time safely at home with your family? Click here for more information.


South Country Library

South Country Library January / February Newsletter

The South Country Library continues to offer many services virtually to 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!



COMPASS Unity Fall Newsletter

COMPASS Unity has been Bellport/South Country School District's drug and alcohol prevention coalition since 2009. Their mission is to address and revitalize the negative social and environmental conditions, which expose youth to drug and alcohol use. They strive to help keep the youth of South Country schools and community safe and drug-free!   Click here for their latest newsletter.


Lounge Chair

New Classified Ad: Lounge Chair for Sale

A new classified ad has been posted for a lounge chair for sale.   Click here for more information.



Filing Cabinet

FREE Filing Cabinets

A new classified ad has been posted for a FREE filing cabinet.   Click here for more information.



Food Pantry

"Give or Take" Food Pantry at the South Country Library

The South Country Library now has a "Give or Take" food pantry set up in the library's lobby. If you wish to donate, please leave non-perishable, un-expired items in the collection bin. Residents in need of food may help themselves to the pantry shelf any time. The food pantry will be open 9:30am to 9:00pm on weekdays, and 9:30am to 5:00pm on Saturdays. Click here for more information.


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

Place your classified ad today! Don't forget- Classified ads are FREE for Supporters!

Click here to submit your own ad.