Here’s what people were reading this week on your community news blog.
Child safety, prescription drug drop-offs, a parade and face time with law enforcers are snapshots of what to expect during Tuesday’s National Night Out campaign in Nassau County.
The Mastic Beach Property Owners Association will hold a blood drive Aug. 9 for a 6-year-old girl in the community who has a rare blood disease.
Lifeguards can now use personal watercraft such as Jet Skis to patrol the waters and perform rescues due to a new state permission signed into law last week.
The new neonatal intensive care unit at Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital will be unveiled Tuesday by some of the University Medical Center’s alumni -- nine of them.
The USA television series “Royal Pains” is briefly leaving the Hamptons and filming in Bay Shore for a scene called “The Party of the Year!” and is looking for locals with royal attitude.
Above: Mark Feuerstein consults with the show's key production assistant, Lora Sorrentino. The cast and crew were at Old Westbury Gardens to film an episode in April.