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LONG ISLAND

PSEG tips for post-storm safety

As PSEG deploys crews to address the thousands of Long Islanders without power, the company released these tips to stay safe among possible damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.  Downed …
MASTIC-MORICHES-SHIRLEY

Community Library now open to the public

Marking the community’s latest stride toward normalcy in the COVID-19 era, the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library entered “Phase 3” of its re-opening plan on Monday, July …
Local news
Yaphank

Woman found dead in Yaphank lake

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman who was found unresponsive in a Yaphank lake Wednesday night.     Delores Evans was found …
NY 1st CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Stony Brook scientist to face Zeldin for Congress seat

Nancy Goroff, a Stony Brook scientist, was declared the winner of the NY-1 Democratic primary last week, edging out opponent Perry Gershon by 630 votes. “I am honored to have earned …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk County facing deep budget shortfalls

On the subject of discussing the financial crisis due to the impact of COVID-19, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone reported that the county is in a “financial …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

How to access local libraries moving forward

Libraries are one of the many gath- ering locations closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, as New York moves through its reopening phases, libraries too are taking steps to …
School news
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOLS

Two Floyd reps help to reimagine education

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. …
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 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 …
Suffolk County news
LONG ISLAND

Long Island preparing for Phase 3 reopening

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state announced for Long Island to enter Phase 3 that allowed indoor dining and personal care at 50 percent capacity on June 17, and Suffolk County executive Steve …
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 …
Brookhaven Town

“It has really been tough,” said long- time Town of Brookhaven clerk Donna Lent, expressing the state of her employees, both physically and mentally. In addition to the increase of …

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 …