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Community Agencies - Associations and Clubs

NAME: ABCO (Affiliated Brookhaven Civic Organization, Inc.)
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 339, Medford, NY 11763
CONTACT: MaryAnn Johnston, President
PHONE: 631-281-7145
WEBSITE: www.abcoonline.org
E-MAIL: mryjhnstn@aol.com
             debfel@optonline.net
TIMES:
7:30pm, 3rd Monday every month except AugustOld Coram Firehouse
DESCRIPTION: Civic association umbrella group which provides speakers dealing with issues of interest to all civic associations in the Town of Brookhaven.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                Updated: 03/18/2015


NAME: American Red Cross on Long Island
ADDRESS: 195 Willis Avenue, Mineola, NY 11501
CONTACT: Elizabeth Barker
PHONE: (516) 747-3500 
24 HR EMERGENCY #: (877)-733-2767
WEBSITE: www.redcross.org/LI
TIMES: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
DESCRIPTION: Offers immediate response and assistance to persons affected by a disaster by providing financial assistance for items such as clothing, food, and medication. Disaster relief available 24 hours a day. Also offers training in CPR, First Aid, Child Care, AIDS education, canoeing, kayaking, Water safety, Lifeguard training, Professional Rescuer courses, Sailing, Small Craft and Sports Medicine for coaches and AED training.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
Health
                Updated: 03/28/2016


NAME: Ancient Order of Hibernians in America Division 8
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: AOH Hall, Magnolia Drive , Selden, NY 11784
CONTACT: Mark Donovon, Division President - Mens and Ladies
PHONE: (631) 736-5855 (Hall Answering Machine)
WEBSITE: www.aohdiv8.org
DESCRIPTION: Organization of Catholic men and women of Irish birth or descent host a variety of Irish-related activities. Raise money to support local charities.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                Updated: 11/14/2011


NAME: Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce Coalition Inc.
ADDRESS: PO Box 126, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
CONTACT: Barbara Ransome, President
PHONE: (631) 474-5019
WEBSITE: www.brookhavencoalition.org
E-MAIL: bransome@optonline.net
TIMES: First Wednesday of every month at 8am, Town of Brookhaven Offices, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738 Department of Economic Development Conference Room (2nd Floor)
DESCRIPTION: Not-for-profit organization. Membership currently includes 20 Chambers within the Town of Brookhaven. To unite Chamber of Commerce's in the Town of Brookhaven, so we may exchange ideas, network, promote our businesses and act in a unified manner, strong voice, when addressing issues that affect our communities and businesses. To promote businesses and professionals in the Town of Brookhaven. To exchange ideas, share mutual concerns and to network. To interact with our communities on common goals. To utilize the strength of our membership when issues arise on a local, State or Federal level, which will affect local businesses, either negatively or positively. This Coalition shall be non-sectarian, non-partisan, non-profit and non-political.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 11/28/2016


NAME: Central Brookhaven Lions Club
ADDRESS: 65 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
CONTACT: Ellen Nied, President
PHONE:631-775-6311
WEBSITE: brookhavenlions.org/
FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/central.brookhaven.lions
TIMES: Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month.
Serves Centereach, Selden, Coram, Gordon Heights, Middle Island and Ridge
DESCRIPTION: Community service club which raises funds for local charities
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 07/19/2013


NAME: Coalition to Save the Yaphank Lakes
ADDRESS: PO Box 623, Yaphank, NY 11980
CONTACT: Robert Kessler, President
PHONE: Phone 924-2241 Fax 924-2236
WEBSITE: savetheyaphanklakes.org
E-MAIL: rkessler@savetheyaphanklakes.org
DESCRIPTION:
Dedicated to saving the Yaphank Lake and the entire Carmans River.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs

                 Updated: 07/19/2013


NAME: Coram Civic Association
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 21, Coram, NY 11727
CONTACT: Erma Gluck, President
PHONE:631-736-3168
E-MAIL: info@coramcivic.org
WEBSITE: coramcivic.org
TIMES: Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month at 7:30 PM at the old Coram Firehouse on Middle Country Road. (No meetings in August & December)
DESCRIPTION: To stimulate and maintain an interest in the civic and social affairs in the community of Coram and to further good land use projects in Coram.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 12/6/2016


NAME: East Yaphank Chamber of Commerce
ADDRESS: 524 Birch Hollow Drive, East Yaphank, NY 11967
CONTACT: Michael E. Giacomaro, President
PHONE/FAX: (631) 345-0805 / (631) 924-8193
TIMES: 3rd Thursday of Month at 7:00 pm at Dowling College, 1300 William Floyd Parkway, East Yaphank, NY 11967
DESCRIPTION: Promote East Yaphank businesses and trade.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 03/21/2016

NAME: East Yaphank Civic Association
ADDRESS: 128 Main Street #D, Yaphank, NY 11980
CONTACT: Michael E. Giacomaro, President
PHONE: (631) 924-8870
WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/site/eastyaphankcivicassociation/
TIMES: 1st Thursday of Month at 7:30pm at Ridge Fire Department Co. 2 525 Lockwood Drive, East Yaphank
DESCRIPTION: Meet regarding issues of concern for East Yaphank residents about issues, events and topics about East Yaphank, Town, County, State and USA.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 10/24/2016


NAME: Friends of the Longwood Public Library
ADDRESS: PO Box 541, Middle Island, NY 11953

CONTACT: Marilyn Lord-James, President
PHONE: (631) 924-6400
WEBSITE: http://longwoodlibrary.org/page/friends-library
DESCRIPTION: The Friends help improve and broaden the library's role as a vital center of information and enjoyment in the community, sponsoring monthly book sales and other special programs.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 08/08/2016

NAME: Greater Gordon Heights Chamber of Commerce
ADDRESS: PO Box 707, Coram, NY 11727
CONTACT: Shirley Singletary Hudson, President; Nicole J. Christian, Executive Director
PHONE: (855) 225-6056
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 06/10/2014


NAME: Greater Gordon Heights Civic Association, Inc.
ADDRESS: 18 Teller Avenue, Coram, NY 11727
CONTACT: E. James Freeman, President
PHONE: (855) 225-6056
WEBSITE: http://www.ghcivic.com/index.html
TIMES: 2nd Monday every month, 7:30pm at the Gordon Heights Fire Department
DESCRIPTION: A community based organization serving residents of Gordon Heights in the interest of social, recreational, political and economic development.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 06/10/2014

NAME: Lake Panamoka Civic Association (LPCA)
ADDRESS: PO Box 242, Ridge, NY 11961
CONTACT: Dennis Strunk, President
PHONE: (631) 769-4929
E-MAIL: info.lakepanamoka@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.lakepanamoka.net 
DESCRIPTION: The Lake Panamoka Civic Association is an organization devoted to improving out community and maintaining the beauty of Lake Panamoka. Full membership entitles you to voting privileges as well as beach access. We also have a pavilion clubhouse and offer community programs and activities for both adults and children during the year including bingo, beach BBQs, St. Patrick's Day party, Halloween party, holiday party and tree lighting, kiddie nights, and more.
SUBJECTS: Associations & Clubs
                  Updated: 11/28/2016


NAME: Longwood Central School District Parent Teacher Associations

PTA COUNCIL PRESIDENT: Carolynne Scapaticci

Coram Elementary School
  61 Coram Mt. Sinai Road, Coram, NY 11727
  PTA President: Enkofi John
  PHONE: (631) 942-2964
  E-MAIL: enkofi@gmail.com
  TIMES: Second Monday of the month, primary building of Coram school, 7:00 pm

Charles E. Walters Elementary School
  15 Everett Drive, Yaphank, NY 11980
  PTA President: Wanda Ingram
  TIMES: Second Monday of the month at 7:00pm

Ridge Elementary School
  105 Ridge Road, Ridge, NY 11961
  Co-Presidents: Jamie Noll & Stacey Buonconsiglio
  PHONE: (631) 345-2766
  WEBSITE: www.ridgepta.org
  TIMES: Varies, dates are listed on District Calendar


West Middle Island Elementary School
  30 Swezey Lane, Middle Island, NY 11953
  PTA President: Alysa Damboise
  TIMES: Second Monday of the month at 7:00pm

Longwood Middle School
  41 Yaphank Middle Island Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
  PTA President: Carrie Schor
  PHONE: (631) 345-2735
  TIMES: Second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm

Longwood Junior High School PTSA
  198 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
  PTA President: Carrie Schor
  Phone: (631) 345-2700
  TIMES: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. in the Junior High School library


Longwood Senior High School
  100 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
  PTA Co-Presidents: Karen Savin & Margaret Ferrara
  PHONE: 929-1296
  TIMES: First Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm

SEPTA (Special Education PTA)
  100 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
  PTA President: Rita Schineis
  TIMES: Third Tuesday of the month at Longwood Middle School, 7:00pm

Meeting times subject to change because of holidays and school closings.

SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
Education
                 Updated: 09/09/2014


NAME: Longwood Genealogy Group
ADDRESS: Longwood Public Library, 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
CONTACT: Kathy Then
PHONE: 924-6400
TIMES: 2nd Saturday, every month at 3pm, Longwood Public Library Community Room
DESCRIPTION: An informal group of genealogists with varying levels of experience who get together once a month to discuss their favorite hobby. Beginners are always welcome.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 11/01/2011


NAME: Longwood Homemakers
ADDRESS: Longwood Public Library, 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
CONTACT: Myra Liguori
PHONE: (631) 281-7730
TIMES: Meet Wednesdays10am-1:30pm at the Longwood Public Library
DESCRIPTION: A non-profit organization that encourages and teaches crafts and does charitable work as well as fundraising. Call for membership information.
SUBJECTS:
Arts & Crafts
Associations and Clubs
Sports & Recreation
                 Updated: 
04/20/2016


NAME: Longwood Society for Historic Preservation
ADDRESS: P. O. Box 550, Middle Island, NY 11953
PRESIDENT: Frank Bailey
PHONE: 732-4529
DESCRIPTION: The goal of the society is to preserve historic structures throughout the Longwood School District and promote local history through publications. We also support a genealogy group which meets at the Longwood Public Library (contact: Kathy Then, 924-6400 ext. 250).
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 04/26/2016

NAME: Longwood Summer Quilters and Crafters
ADDRESS: 390 Patton Ave, Shirley, NY

CONTACT: Myra Liquori
PHONE: (631) 281-7730
TIMES: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Yaphank Presbyterian Church (65 Main St, Yaphank, NY 11980)
DESCRIPTION: A sub-group of the Longwood Homemakers which concentrates on quilting and other crafts and continues to meet on its own throughout the summer months.
SUBJECTS:
Arts & Crafts
Sports & Recreation
                 Updated: 07/01/2014


NAME: Middle Island Civic Association
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 658, Middle Island, NY 11953-0658
CONTACT: Gail Bailey
PHONE: 732-4529
E-MAIL: middle_island_civic@hotmail.com
WEBSITE: middleislandcivic.com
TIMES: 7:00 - 9:00 pm, third Thursday of each month at Longwood Public Library
DESCRIPTION: Civic
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 12/6/16


NAME: Mother Cabrini Knights of Columbus Council 7278
ADDRESS: PO Box 443, Coram, NY 11727
CONTACT: Louis Borriello, Grand Knight
PHONE: (631) 871-6310
E-MAIL: lborriello@NBTY.com
TIMES: Anytime at parish center, St. Frances Cabrini Church 134 Middle Country Road
DESCRIPTION: Fraternal organization of catholic men who conduct charitable activities for family, church and community.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 09/29/2015


NAME: Ridge Civic Association
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 354, Ridge, NY 11961
CONTACT: Lee Brooks, President
PHONE: (516) 901-3837
E-MAIL: lbrooks127@gmail.com
WEBSITE: ridgecivic.org
TIMES: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., Third Wednesday of the month except July and August (e-mail for exact dates), Ridge Fire Headquarters
DESCRIPTION: To stimulate and maintain an interest in the civic and social affairs in the community of Ridge.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated:11/23/2016


NAME: Rotary Club of Middle Island
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 477, Middle Island, NY 11953
CONTACT: Andrew Kepert, President
E-MAIL: akepert@gmail.com

WEBSITE: middleislandrotary.com

TIMES: Meetings weekly - Mondays, 12:30 at Middle Island Pizza, Middle Island
DESCRIPTION: Non-profit community service organization.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 12/6/16

 

 

NAME: South Yaphank Civic Association
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 375, Yaphank, NY 11980
CONTACT: James Garcia, President
PHONE: (516) 662-5376 
E-MAIL: syca@gmail.com
DESCRIPTION: Our mission is to provide residents of Yaphank and Brookhaven hamlets with a forum to address issues of concern to our community. We advocate for resident' input in all decisions affecting our community, to ensure the safety of our neighborhood, to enhance area property values as well as to encourage positive and strategic development of the area where appropriate and beneficial. Our goal is to help promote and preserve the historic community of Yaphank.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 11/21/12



NAME: Yaphank Historical Society
ADDRESS: Mailing: PO Box 111, Yaphank, NY 11980 (a stone's throw from the Yaphank Post Office)                               
CONTACT: Robert Kessler, President
PHONE: (631) 924-4803/ Fax: (631) 924-2236
WEBSITE: yaphankhistorical.org
TIMES: 3rd Thursday of every month, 7:30pm, Swezey-Avey House, intersection of Main Street and Yaphank-Middle Island Road
DESCRIPTION: Preservation of historic landmarks situated in the hamlet of Yaphank.Office, archives, and display rooms located at the Swezey-Avey House.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 03/21/2016


NAME: Yaphank Taxpayers and Civic Association, Inc.
ADDRESS: PO Box 41, Yaphank, NY 11980
CONTACT: Daniel Rieckhoff, President
PHONE: 631-828-9276
E-MAIL: DanRieckhoff@aol.com
WEBSITE: www.yaphankcivic.org
DESCRIPTION: Serving the Hamlet of Yaphank for over 50 years. The Civic Association, is working hard to keep you informed of all that is happening in Yaphank and its surrounding areas. Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, September and November at the Yaphank Firehouse on main Street.  Meetings begin at 7:30pm.
SUBJECTS:
Associations and Clubs
                 Updated: 08/25/2014