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Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …
On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his plan to get New York’s economy back up and running—not to how it was before, however, but in an adapted fashion that adheres to a …
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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 …
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 …
MASTIC

Plane crashes in Mastic, no injuries

At approximately 4 p.m. last Sunday, May 3 afternoon the department was alerted for an aircraft emergency at Brookhaven Calabro Airport. Upon arrival, Chief Rudy Sunderman advised he had a biplane …
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 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 …
SENIOR YEAR

Seniors discuss changes to their last year of high school

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by March 18 for two weeks ending April 1, which was then extended through May, pending a decision to …
Suffolk County news
SUFFOLK COUNTY

County: domestic violence cases up 3.5% since March

The Suffolk County Police Department responded to an incident in Kings Park where a man barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home after a domestic violence incident on Sunday. Thankfully, the …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

County Exec Bellone: ‘What you have done has worked’

The COVID-19 virus has infected over 28,000 residents of Suffolk County, killing over 850, and the hospital system continues to be pushed to the limit to keep up with the surge in …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Libraries partner with Stony Brook University to print 3-D masks

Suffolk County public libraries are joining the cause with Stony Brook University. Together they are enlisting their fleet of 3-D printers to make protective gear for health care workers fighting …
Brookhaven Town

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 …
The Town of Brookhaven recently approved a resolution to purchase more than 22 acres spread over 106 parcels of land in Mastic Beach for open space. Much of the space is wetlands that are …