GreaterPortJeff delivers community news (and so much more) to the people of Port Jefferson and its neighbors every day. We publish written stories and videos with an emphasis on news features — as opposed to crime and politics.

GreaterPortJeff is also part of the family of news sites.

about the publisher

Michael White launched the community news website on July 1, 2015, after 15 years in newspapers. He later expanded into other communities and in 2017 established Greater Long Island Media Group LLC.

Before that, he 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 weekly newspapers on Long Island’s East End.

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

You can reach Mike 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)