Our bloggers cover everything from culture and local events to health and politics. Here are some highlights among recent blog posts:
JWG's Grand Hodgepodge – Recipes (a poem)
John William Garand is a local poet who regularly shares his work on Patch. In this poem, JWG fondly recalls his favorite recipes, saying: "Recipes / Which have survived many generations / Whet many a mouth."
Who Is Your Silence Protecting?
In the wake of a sexual assault in Stony Brook – on which police did not release any information for 10 days – one blogger speaks to the wider issue by advocating for more information to be released.
Happiness So Pure As This Is Surely Worth the Making
An in-depth review of the new Dave Matthews Band album "Away From the World."
Blogger Jacqui Errico bears good news: The nonprofit Strength for Life donated $4,300 in cash and gift cards to those still in need in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
On the Road with Johnny B: Being Dumb and Single at the Dickens Festival
Blogger Carlisle Johnny always has something interesting to say. In this case, he talks about the recent Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson: "I really enjoy all the people dressed up in costumes and just the happy mood it put PJ village in.