Happy Saturday, neighbors! Let’s get you all caught up on what’s happening locally to start today off on an informed note.
First, today’s weather:
Cloudy, showers; cooler. High: 55, low: 48.
Here are the top 5 stories today in Shirley-Mastic:
- William Floyd High School guidance counselor, Ms. Joseph, will be at the MMS Community Library to help teens with job and college applications. The service is set for March 21 at 3 p.m. Sign up with your library card. Guidance with Ms. Joseph. (MMSCL)
- The school district invites staff and students to help with the March nominations for student/staff of the month. “One of your students, faculty, or staff members do something wonderful this past month?” Please use the link below to nominate a student or faculty member who has displayed WF Core Virtues. Students and staff member of the month online nomination form. (WFSD)
- Moriches Community Center is celebrating Women’s History Month with a group of women of song. The event will feature the work of singers Claudia Jacobs, Kathy Patterson, Annie Mark, Robbie Harte, and Meghan VK. The event will be held on March 20 from 2-5 p.m. The Center is located at 313 Frowein Road, Center Moriches. (Southampton Press)
- Del Fuego in Patchogue invites all to enjoy $5 off our red or white sangria pitchers all-weekend-long! The restaurant is located at 25 West Main St, Patchogue. (Patchogue CofC)
- Nearby news: A vehicle theft wave happened in Hauppauge on Thursday morning. Police confirmed that five vehicles were stolen in one hour from homes located on Bezel Lane, Sandra Drive, Steven Place, and Maureen Drive between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. (Patch)
Today in Shirley-Mastic:
- Laundromat Literacy – MMS Community Library. (9 a.m.)
- Plastic Caterpillars and Paper Butterflies at MMSCL. (All Day)
- World Frog Day – MMS Community Library. (12:45 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- “Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is participating in the 11th Annual Legislative Food Drive Challenge to collect pet food for the clients of Long Island Cares. Since 2009, Long Island Cares has provided free pet food and supplies to individuals and families in need, to enable them to keep their pets at home instead of placing them in shelters.” (LongIsland.com)
- “Mayday Music Festival coming to Yaphank. Make way, here comes the Mayday Music Festival to Southaven County Park in Yaphank on May 14 from noon to 10 p.m. The event, presented by Suffolk Association of Municipal Employees, will feature a blend of national touring acts with local talent.” (Newsday/Subscription Required)
- Priciest home sales in Miller Place. (Long Island Business News)
- Nextdoor Neighbor, South Shirley: “Cesspool Inquiry – Does anyone know a reasonable priced cesspool company? Please advise.” (Nextdoor)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Saturday. I’ll see you around!
— Debora Whitehead
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