Hello, Port Jefferson! Let’s start this day. These are the most important things happening in town today.
First, today’s weather forecast:
Wind in the morning. High: 51, low: 40.
Here are the top 5 stories in Port Jefferson today:
- A proposed redevelopment of the Jefferson Plaza on Route 112 in Port Jefferson is being discussed by local leaders. The Staller Associates group owns and intends to make a significant investment in the mall, make it a commercial and residential area. (tbrnewsmedia)
- Registration is not required for the Sunday Crafternoon at the Port Jefferson Free Library. Families are invited to stop and enjoy a fun craft available weekly from 2-4 p.m. (PJFL)
- News nearby: Northwell Health employees mourn the loss of a 33-year-old colleague who was shot in the parking lot of New Hyde Park Hospital on Thursday afternoon. Therapy is offered to employees as they mourn the loss. (News12)
- The Method Bar is about to open in Port Jefferson. The Bar Method is a workout studio that targets repetition and low impact exercises. Theresa Livingston is the owner of the franchise and is excited to open her third location on Long Island. For more updates on the new location, follow the studio on Instagram @barmethodportjeffvillage. (tbrnewsmedia)
- Port Jefferson Give Kids Hope is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 3 from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free and will include an Easter bunny, food, bouncy house, DJ and fun raffles. (PortJeffCofC)
Today in Port Jefferson:
- Download eBooks with Libby — Comsewogue. (10am)
- spring bingo — Comsewogue Public Library. (2:15 p.m.)
- 23rd Annual One Act Festival Performs at Theater Three. (8 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- “Bring the little ones to the Port Jefferson Free Library on April 4 at 10:30 a.m. to Paint Without Brushes: Q-Tip Flower Bouquet. Miss Monica will show you how to turn a cotton swab into a brush to create a beautiful spring bouquet.” (PJFL)
- A side gig simply to pass the time during the pandemic quarantine has turned into a fully-baked business. Grace Reilly started baking cookie pies at the age of 20 in 2020 when she lost her job as a babysitter after COVID-19 caused a global shutdown. Reilly decided to experiment with selling his cookie pie creations for extra dough. Her cookie pies became a staple, eventually leading to a small bakery in Babylon called Baked with Grace. (LongIsland.com)
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Alright, you’re all caught up for today! See you tomorrow morning for another update.
— Debora Whitehead
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