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Eileen Green Realty Posts Home for Sale in Bellport Village

Eileen Green

Eileen Green Realty has posted a home for sale in Bellport Village. Take a look at this lovely, low maintenance, Colonial in the Village. Hardy board exterior and trex decking, along with open concept living room, dining room, and gourmet kitchen make this a great choice for busy families and weekenders. Click here for more information.






New Classified Ad Posted: Solid Pine Dining Furniture For Sale

Buffet

A new classified ad has been posted for several pieces of solid pine dining furniture. Click here for more information.






Save the Date! Pamela Lerner Presents "An Interior Garden in Bellport: Contemporary Botanical Portraiture" with a Cocktail Reception this Saturday, August 19th

Pamela Lerner

Pamela Lerner and Susan Frei Nathan, Fine Works on Paper, LLC invite you to "An Interior Garden in Bellport, NY: Contemporary Botanical Portraiture." Established in 2002, Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper specializes in contemporary botanical artworks. These original watercolor paintings, drawings, etchings, and sculptures are all one-of-a-kind, unique pieces of art, created by global master artists in the botanical art tradition. Highly detailed and exquisite, each work is a jewel-like treasure. The art will be available August 19th-September 19th, with a Cocktail Reception on Saturday, August 19th. Malcolm Morley will be the guest of honor at the cocktail reception. Click here for more information.






Back to School Special from The Bellport Village Dentist

Back to School Special

To better educate the children in our community to the needs of preventive dentistry, Dr. Joseph P Graskemper, The Bellport Village Dentist, is providing a "Kids Helping Kids Back to School Special"-- Cleaning, Examination, Fluoride Treatment, and all necessary X-rays for children ages 3 to 12 for less than the regular fees: $100 or insurance form (normally $323) and Dr. Graskemper will donate $2 per special to the Kiwanis of Patchogue Children's Fund to help needy children in our area (good until September 15th).  Click here for more information.






Tickets on Sale for The Bellport Rotary Club's Annual Charity Beer, Wine & Food Tasting on Thursday, August 24th

Tasting

On Thursday, August 24th at 7:00pm, the Bellport Rotary Club will be holding a Beer-Wine Tasting & Food Pairing Festival at the Bellport Country Club. Enjoy beer, wine, food, live music and good people- all for a good cause! This Festival is the Rotary Club's major source of funding for its projects. Proceeds will go to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, Polio Plus, Gift of Life 726, Bellport High School Scholarships, local sports teams, Scouts, food baskets, the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area, and numerous other projects.  Click here for more information.






New Classified Ad: FREE Office Desk

Classifieds

A new classified ad has been posted for a FREE office desk. Click here for more information.






Save the Date for "The Harvest Moon Gala" on Saturday, October 14th to Benefit the Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Gala

Save the date for an evening of dining, dancing and decadent desserts at the 2017 Harvest Moon Gala benefiting the Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center! The event will be held on Saturday, October 14th at the Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, and will honor the John White Family, Sound Physicians and Dr. Charles Rothberg. Click here for more information.






      
New "Ambling Around Brookhaven Hamlet" Walking Tour Posted

Walking Tours

In 2014, a wonderful book, “Ambling Around Brookhaven Hamlet, Self-Guided Tours of Our Historic Hamlet and Its Hospitable Habitat,” was created by some wonderful people, Anita Cohen, Martin, “Marty,” Van Lith, and John Deitz of The Fire Place History Club. The book has been updated, added to, and is now, 2017, in its Second Edition. It should be noted that the project was made possible by a grant obtained by Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning for the First Edition of the book.

When we learned of the book, we approached Marty Van Lith and asked if we might reproduce the book, in serial form, on Bellport.com and share it, free of charge, with our readers. Marty gave us an enthusiastic go ahead as that was the whole point, to get information about Brookhaven Hamlet into as many hands as possible.

The next walking tour has been posted. This time it's to visit the family cemeteries in our area, as well as Oaklawn Cemetery.  Click here for more information.






Bellport Village Public Notices Posted, 8/10/17

Legal Notice

Bellport Village Hall has released new Public Notices. Click here to read the new Public Notices.






New Letters to the Editor Posted

Letter to the Editor

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






BBHS Authors and Artists Series Presentation: Mac Griswold on Friday, August 25th

Mac Griswold

Join the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society on Friday, August 25th for another installment of their “Authors and Artists” series. Mac Griswold, acclaimed cultural landscape historian, will lead a discussion on her popular book, The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island. Hear about the pickled-in-time plantation founded in the 17th century and occupied until 2006 by direct descendants of the founding family, in which Griswold describes life on the only intact slave plantation north of the Mason Dixon line.

Includes a lively wine and cheese reception. The presentation will be held at 12 Bell Street in Bellport. Tickets: $20 for all. Click here for more information.






Eileen Green Realty Posts Homes for Sale in Bellport Village and East Patchogue

Eileen Green

Eileen Green

Eileen Green Realty has posted homes for sale in Bellport Village and East Patchogue.

In Bellport Village, you'll find a Bellport Greek Revival classic built in 1857 on property purchased from Capt. Jacob Bell, for whom Bellport is named.  Click here for more information.

In East Patchogue, you'll find a home perfect for entertaining with amazing outdoor space with over 1,200 sq feet of mahogany decking.  Click here for more information.






Swan Realty Posts Home for Sale in East Patchogue

Woodacres

Swan Realty has posted a home for sale in East Patchogue. Located in "Bellport Beach Estates," this vinyl sided "big little" house has a private beach and boating available for you! Click here for more information.






Modesto Installation's August Special: FREE Cordless Feature for Most Blinds and Shades!

Cordless Blinds

The cords usually associated with blinds and shades can be dangerous and pose a hazard to children. For the month of August, Modesto Installations is featuring the “cordless” feature on most blinds and shades FREE of charge! And as usual, installation is FREE for all of their products.

Locally owned and operated, Modesto Installations concentrates on the Bellport, Brookhaven Hamlet and East Patchogue areas of Long Island, but they cover all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties too. They offer competitive prices for quality products, including Plantation Shutters, and provide a lifetime warranty on window treatments. They do commercial and business windows too!  Click here for more information.






New Classified Ad: 2008 BMW 328xi For Sale

Classifieds

A new classified ad has been posted for a 2008 BMW 328xi for sale. Click here for more information.






New Editorial: Dear Readers...

Editorial

You may have noticed that we haven't been covering many of the events we traditionally write about and photograph each summer. We'd like to explain why... Click here for more information.






     
Remote Fob Lost in Bellport Village

Lost Fob

A black remote fob without keys has been lost in Bellport. It may or may not say "Nissan" on it. It was last seen somewhere on either Bieselin or Kreamer Streets. If you have found the fob, please call 631-286-0042.






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

Photo of the Week

We're starting something new in our weekly email blasts... a "Featured Photo of the Week!" Your photo could be featured at the top of one of our weekly email blasts! 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!






Swan Realty Welcomes a New Sales Agent

Swan Realty

Deborah L. Galligan broker/ owner of Swan Realty Corp would like to welcome Roxayne Daraio, LSA to the Swan Realty team! Click here for more information.






       
View the 2017 Solar Eclipse from the South Country Library on Monday, August 21st

Eclipse

Gather in the garden area in front of the South Country Library on Monday, August 21st any time 1:00pm-4:00pm to hang out and watch the 2017 eclipse! The library will have protective “eclipse glasses” available for attendees. New Yorkers will see a partial eclipse. (The moon will cover approx. 85% of the sun.) The eclipse will begin at 1:23pm and end at 4:00pm, with a maximum eclipse at 2:44pm. The max view in New York will look like this image. This event is weather permitting.






     
Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy on September
9th

Literacy Run

Literacy Run

The 17th annual Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy will take place on Saturday, September 9th. The magnificent backdrop of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and white sand beaches make this race a landmark event on the Long Island racing calendar. Proceeds help support the Community Library’s Family Literacy Project, the William Floyd High School Scholarship Fund, and the Reach Out and Read program at the HRHCare Marilyn Shellabarger Health Center.

Visit the event website for details, online runner pre-registration, and sponsorship information or call the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library literacy department at 399-1511 ext. 214 or 215. This is a fun event that is suitable for all ages!






     
The Bellport Youth Farmer's Market at The Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area

Farmers Market

Support Long Island farmers! Did you know there is a Farmer's Market that's part of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area? The "farm fresh" produce they sell is grown by local farms that are within 30 miles of Bellport (picked and delivered that same morning).

Join them on Saturday mornings, from 11am to 4pm (rain or shine) through the end of October. They are located at the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area, 471 Atlantic Ave., Bellport, NY. They gladly accept Cash, WIC, Senior FMNP and EBT.






Swan Realty Announces Their Top Sales Agent and Top Contributor for Q2 2017

Chris Sattler

Deborah L. Galligan broker/ owner of Swan Realty Corp would like to congratulate Prudence Brower, LSA for her tremendous effort. Prudence was the Top Sales Agent and Top Contributor for Q2 2017. Click here for more information.






     
Keys Found in Bellport Village on July 4th

Found Keys

A set of keys containing a house key and a car key were found in Bellport Village on July 4th. If they are yours, email us and we will put you in touch with the person who found them!






     
Councilman Loguercio to Co-Sponsor Four Summer Blood Drives

Blood Drive

Councilman Michael Loguercio has announced that he will co-host four Blood Drives this summer in Council District 4. The events will be held in partnership with the New York Blood Center. Those who donate blood at the July 7 and July 10 events will receive a pair of free Mets tickets, and coupons for free Friendly’s ice cream will be given to those who donate at the August 19 and 22 events. Mets tickets will be redeemed online.

The event schedule is as follows:
- Friday, July 7 from 1pm to 7pm at the South Country Library, 22 Station Road in Bellport

- Monday, July 10 from 2pm to 8pm at the Brookhaven Fire Dept., 2486 Montauk Highway in Brookhaven

- Saturday, August 19 from 10am to 4pm at the Middle Island Fire Dept., 31 Arnold Drive in Middle Island

- Tuesday, August 22 from 3pm to 9pm at the Hagerman Fire Dept., 510 Oakdale Avenue in East Patchogue

Donor requirements are:
- Bring Donor Card or form of Identification.
- Minimum weight 110lbs.
- No new tattoos for past 12 months.
- Age 16 – 75 (16 year old donors must have parental permission)






New Classified Ad: Spanish Language Services and Tutoring/Instruction

Classifieds

A new classified ad has been posted for Spanish language classes and tutoring. Click here for more information.






Designscapes, For “Outdoor Living & Entertainment”
Designscapes

See what Outdoor Living and Entertainment can be all about. Designscapes can transform your front and backyards into award winning outdoor fun living rooms. If you are looking for a one of a kind landscaping transformation to entertain or just to relax, give Designscapes a call today and their outdoor designers will get started for you! Click here for more details and photos.






July and August Events at the South Country Library

South Country Library

The South Country Library has released its list of events for July and August. Registration for adult programs is immediate and ongoing unless otherwise noted. In-person or online registration for July children's programs starts Monday, June 26th at 9:30am. August children's program registration starts Tuesday, August 1st at 9:30am. Click here for descriptions of the upcoming programs.






New Classified Ad: Gas Stove For Sale

Classifieds

A new classified ad has been posted for a gas stove for sale. Click here for more information.






New Installment of "Thoughts, Ramblings & Other Absurdities" by Angela Giannotti

Angela

Angela Giannotti has written a new article, this time discussing how some things should never change. Click here to read Angela's latest article.






2017 Bellport Bandshell Summer Concert Schedule Announced

Summer Events

Bellport Village has released their schedule for the summer concert series at the bandshell at the marina.  Click here for more information.






New Classified Ad: Pop-Up Gallery Space Wanted to Rent in Bellport Village

Classifieds

A new classified ad has been posted looking for pop-up gallery space to rent in Bellport Village. Click here for more information.






New Classified Ad: Several Items of Furniture For Sale

Debronna

A new classified ad has been posted for many items of furniture for sale. Click here for more information.






2017 Bellport Summer Events Calendar

Summer Events

It's going to be a busy summer in and around Bellport this year! We've compiled a list of special events that will take place between now and Labor Day. We'll continue to add to this list, so check back often!  Click here for the 2017 Summer Event Calendar.






Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Summer Events Calendar

Summer Events

The Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society has planned a busy 2017 Summer with interesting and fun events and presentations. Both adults-only events and events for kids and families are being held all summer! Click here for the BBHS Summer Event Calendar.






Summer Camp and Fall Preschool at the Bellport United Methodist Church

Kids

Attention parents of toddlers and preschoolers! Did you know that there is a great summer camp for your children right here in Bellport? The Bellport United Methodist Church offers a fantastic 4 week summer camp for children 20 months to age 5, who haven't started Kindergarten yet. Summer is a great time to introduce your children to the preschool experience!

Registration is also now open for their Fall 2017 programs. It's filling up fast, so call them today! Click here for more information.






New Round Table Interview: Graheme Williams, The Beekeeper!

Graheme Williams

Bellport's own Graheme Williams is a very interesting person. He was born in New Zealand, educated in New Zealand and Canada, was a scientist at Brookhaven National Labs, volunteers to teach English to immigrants and bring classical music to the South Country area, and is a beekeeper at Isabella Rossellini’s farm in Brookhaven Hamlet. Now, that's interesting! Click here for more information.






Bellport High School Class of 1967 50th Class Reunion Information

Reunion

The Bellport High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th Class reunion this September. Click here for more information.






One of a Kind Property For Sale with 90 Years of Local Business Goodwill Included!

LI Flower Garden

This one of a kind investment opportunity can be used as residential property and/or a business opportunity to live and work in, in the same location in East Patchogue, NY. Complete with a residential home, retail florist and garden center with 2 office spaces and room for more. Nearly 3 acres for sale, centrally located in the prime area of East Patchogue between the villages of Patchogue and Bellport! Gardens, gardening retail space, outbuildings and established parking facilities. This time honored property has been growing for over 90 years serving as a full scale nursery, florist and gift shop. This unique property has the potential to be extra extraordinary! Click here for more information.






Bellport.com Awarded Constant Contact's "All Star Award"... For the 5th Year in a Row!

Constant Contact

For the 5th year in a row, Bellport.com has been selected by Constant Contact to receive their "All Star Award" for our Weekly Email Blasts, for 2016. With over 5 million customers, Constant Contact has been a leader in email marketing since 1995 and is one of the leading communications companies designed to help small businesses and non-profits communicate with the world. Click here for more information.






It's Time to Subscribe for 2017!

Subscribe

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