is the premier community news resource for the people of Patchogue, N.Y., and the surrounding areas.

This is a daily news website that has a magazine-style feel, with a focus on quality writing and storytelling. Our emphasis is on features and community news — as opposed to crime and politics.

GreaterPatchogue is part of the group of local news sites.

about the publisher

Michael White launched on July 1, 2015, after 15 years in newspapers. He later expanded into other communities, and then established Greater Long Island Media Group, LLC.

Before that, Mike was a staff writer at daily newspapers in Maryland and New York City, including the Daily News, where he last served in the Police Bureau. He’s also a former editor of The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review newspapers on Long Island’s East End.

He has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and an English/journalism degree from the University of Delaware.

You can reach him directly at, or call 631-786-5708.

Our offices are located at 58 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772.




In loving memory of Anthony D. Ferrara (1982-2015)