Senior Complex To Open + One-Act Plays

Welcome back, Port Jefferson! Let’s get you started this Saturday with everything you need to know going on around town today.

First, today’s weather:

Heavy rain and a thunderstorm. High: 48, low: 25.

Here are the top 5 stories today in Port Jefferson:

  1. Port Jefferson’s new senior community is expected to open this fall. The new facility will offer 94 independent apartments located at 1175 NY-112, nearby to the Long Island Sound, Port Jefferson Marina, Harborfront Park, and Village Center. The resident application is open now. (Port Jefferson Patch)

  2. The Port Jefferson Documentary Series will continue in the spring season with a screening of “Refuge” at Theatre Three. “Refuge” is a story about fear and love in South America and will be on screen on March 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person at the door or register in advance at (tbrnewsmedia)

  3. Po’Boy Brewery in Port Jefferson won the Best Long Island (BOLO) contest as the best craft brewery on Long Island. The brewery’s founder, Bob Rodrigez, started his business brewing at home and in 2013 he opened the Po’Boy brewery at 200 Wilson St., Port Jefferson. (Patch)

  4. Town of Brookhaven will offer spring education programs for residents once again. On March 26, The Town’s Safety Department will host a free bicycle rodeo to teach kids about safety. Other classes, like gardening and horticulture for adults, will be available. To register, call 631-451-5330. (Patch)

  5. Nearby News: A Thai Shack East officially opened at the Plaza in Selden. The new eatery is located at 389 Independence Plaza in Selden and is owned by Donald and Kay Norton. (Daily Voice)

Today in Port Jefferson:

  • SCMEA Division III Concert — Port Jefferson School District. (7 p.m.)

  • Pre-Licensing Course (Comsewogue) — Comsewogue Public Library. (10 a.m.)

  • 23rd Annual Festival of One-Act Plays at Theatre Three. (3 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • After a two-year hiatus brought on by COVID-19 restrictions and mandates, The Friends of St. Patrick will resume a springtime tradition by hosting the 70th annual Miller Place-Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 13 starting at 1 p.m. sharp. This year the committee has named all former Grand Marshals to be Grand Marshals at this year’s parade.” (TBR News Media)

  • Real Estate: Priciest home sales in Port Jefferson. (Long Island Business News)

  • Port Jefferson weather forecast for the weekend ahead. (Port Jefferson Patch)

  • The Medley family has a new home thanks to the Suffolk chapter of Habit for Humanity. The mother and daughter were welcomed into their new East Patchogue residence at a home dedication ceremony in February. The home was renovated by volunteers working with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. Habitat for Humanity is an international, non-governmental, and nonprofit organization which was founded in 1976.” (

  • Suffolk County Government: Coronavirus case update for March 8. (Press Release Desk)

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Debora Whitehead

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This article originally appeared on the Port Jefferson Patch

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