GreaterBabylon seeks to be the premier information resource for the people of Babylon Village, West Babylon, North Babylon and West Islip.

This is a daily news site with a magazine feel. Our focus is on quality writing and storytelling, with an emphasis on features and community news — as opposed to crime and politics.

GreaterBabylon is a part of the greaterlongisland.com group of local news sites.

about the publisher

Michael White, formerly of West Babylon, launched greaterpatchogue.com on July 1, 2015, after 15 years in newspapers.

Mike was a staff writer at dailies in Maryland and New York City, including the Daily News, where he last served in the Police Bureau. He is also a former editor of The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review, top weekly 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 mike@greaterpatchogue.com, 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)