05/19/14 10:00am
05/19/2014 10:00 AM
American legion Ladies Auxiliary president Patricia Bianculli presents Evelyn McConlogue of East Marion with an award for her more than 75 years of service. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

American legion Ladies Auxiliary president Patricia Bianculli presents Evelyn McConlogue of East Marion with an award for her more than 75 years of service. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

World War II hadn’t even begun when Evelyn McConlogue became a member of the American Legion as a child.

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08/12/13 9:00am
08/12/2013 9:00 AM
CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | A classic car show fundraiser was held in Southold Sunday to benefit the Sweeney family of Laurel.

CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | A classic car show fundraiser was held in Southold Sunday to benefit the Sweeney family of Laurel.

More than 400 local residents attended a classic car show in Southold Sunday to support Mattituck fireman Michael Sweeney and his family.

The Sweeney home in Laurel was badly damaged in a fire just two weeks ago.

The benefit classic car and motorcycle show at the American Legion Hall was organized by a group of Mr. Sweeney’s oldest friends. You can read more about how the fundraiser came to be by clicking here.

02/15/13 2:00pm
02/15/2013 2:00 PM

FACEBOOK PHOTO | A fundraiser for Arnoldo Sandoval, a 2007 Southold graduate, will be 8 p.m. Saturday.

A fundraiser will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday to support Arnoldo Sandoval, a 2007 Southold graduate, who has been suffering from lupus. Mr. Sandoval has faced staggering medical expenses as he’s dealt with the illness.

The fundraiser is a dance at the Southold American Legion and will feature a DJ and refreshments. The cost is $20 and there will be a raffle for items, including a big-screen TV, and gift certificates from local merchants.

Lupus is a “chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs,” according to the Mayo Clinic. “Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.”

There is no known cure for lupus, but treatments can control the symptoms, according to the Mayo Clinic.