As primary documents, newspapers serve as excellent sources of information. They give us a glimpse of how people lived in our community many years ago.
Patchogue Advance (Long Island Advance)
These articles were microfilmed and edited by students of the Longwood Middle School.
Middle Island 1877 - 1885
Ridge (Ridgeville) 1877 - 1885
Port Jefferson Times
Middle Island Mail - published 1936-1941. This newspaper provides information about Brookhaven town, including the Longwood Community. It is available on microfilm at the Longwood Public Library.