By Julianne Mosher Source Businesses across Long Island and throughout the United States are continuing to struggle in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic – especially small, or family-owned shops. Some have survived because of the federal Paycheck Protection Program. But the federal government this month released details surrounding a new program designed to offer […]
On Saturday, July 25th, the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to welcome one of their newest businesses and Chamber member, the Main Street Diner! The Main Street Diner, owned by Marino Frangomihalos, is a newly renovated atmosphere with a delectable menu! Located at 229 West Main Street, they are open for indoor […]
While June’s biggest celebration, Pride Month, had some of its characteristic glitter and luster taken away due to the COVID-19 crisis, that did not stop the Transgender Resource Center of Long Island (TRCLI) from hosting a rainbow-extravaganza of a “Pride Ride,” where cars lined up, decked out in LGBTQ+ regalia. With members of both the […]
Thank you Suffolk County News for sharing! See below or click here. The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce put together a fundraiser for their Small Business Relief Fund in a three-evening, two shows a night, movie. The chamber hosted the first showing of the night held on Friday, June 26, which featured a short film […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave Long Island the green light to enter phase one of reopening Wednesday.
Long Island’s long-awaited reopening can’t happen soon enough for Sayville’s hard-hit downtown, community leaders said Tuesday.
By Jacqueline Sweet, Patch Staff SAYVILLE, NY — Drive-in theaters are staging a comeback in the time of the new coronavirus. The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce announced that they are planning a pop-up drive-in theater for this summer. The theater may open as early as June and will start as an event lasting one weekend, and will […]
It is with great regret that due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Memorial Day Parade has been cancelled.
Source Closures associated with COVID-19 are threatening the health of Long Island’s many downtowns and the livelihoods of those who own businesses and employ workers there. The renaissance of once-dormant downtowns has become increasingly important to municipalities that want to attract millennials, young families and retirees to areas with a transportation hub, retail and entertainment […]
Source What happens to a bustling Main Street in the age of COVID-19? Episode 17 of “Life Under Coronavirus” is an interview with Eileen Tyznar, president of the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce, which is putting together a relief fund to get businesses back on their feet. Tyznar talks about Sayville’s nostalgic feel, the issues […]