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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the most impacted in the country and New York State. As schools and state officials position themselves toward the fall semester, Gov. …
Long Islanders gathered to protest the death of George Floyd in Shirley Monday, along with similar protests across the country. According to Suffolk County Police, there were no arrests made at the …
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NY's FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Three Democrats seek nomination to face Zeldin

With New York’s First Congressional District up for grabs again this November, Democrats will vote to select their nominee to face off against Lee Zeldin when November comes around. …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk311 heard nearly 70,000 calls in first year

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone recently announced that the Suffolk 311 Call Center has handled nearly 70,000 constituent calls during its first year of operation. Additionally, since …
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Many unknowns for Floyd ahead of budget vote

As William Floyd prepares to collect votes on its annual budget on June 9, much still remains unknown regarding what monies will be available, from where, and for how long. “All …
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Meet the candidates for William Floyd school board

The William Floyd School District will hold its annual board of education elec- tion on June 9 by mail-in ballot only. Voting will be held by absentee ballot. Registered voters will receive a …
School news
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Meet the valedictorian, salutatorian for Floyd's class of 2020

Valedictorian: Nathalia Reis 104.12 (weighted) Intended college/after high school plans: After high school, I will be attending Yale University to continue my educational …
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Floyd to host "curbside graduation," prom cancelled for now

As society continues to deal with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are several changes to senior events due to social distancing requirements and restrictions on large …
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Floyd music earns national recognition

The William Floyd School District music department has been named a “Best Community for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation, an honor given to …
Suffolk County news
MASTIC

State cancels Barnes Road interchange project

The New York State Department of Transportation has pulled the plug on a proposed project that would have added an exit between William Floyd Parkway and Moriches-Middle Island Road. A notice …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

SCPD opens hotline to report scams

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk beaches to open as virus numbers improve

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …
Brookhaven Town

Brookhaven Town will open four major beaches for Memorial Day weekend.  Access to the beaches will be limited to Town residents only, with parking reduced by 50% to ensure social distancing at …

In response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brookhaven Town continues to closely monitor the guidance provided by the CDC, New York State Department of Health and Suffolk …
The New York State Department of Transportation recently announced that motorists should expect lane and ramp closures at the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) and William Floyd Parkway …
Recently Supervisor Ed Romaine was at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter and Adoption Center to accept a donation of $800 from 10-year-old Isabelle Grucci-Peterson. The money was collected by …