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LONG ISLAND

State investigating PSEG over storm response

Long Island’s utility provider, PSEG Long Island, is being investigated by the New York State Department of Public Service, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two days after Tropical Storm …
POLITICS

Laura Ahearn tapped to flip LaValle seat blue

Laura Ahearn, an attorney and victim advocate from Port Jefferson, will run on the Democratic ticket for New York State Senate District 1, after winning the primary in June. The race will decide …
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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 …
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 …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk sees slight uptick in cases

Almost one week after ending his daily COVID-19 briefings, on July 14, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone spoke publicly via Zoom to alert the community of a nearly doubled positivity rate …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Bellone finishes 122-day stint of daily briefings

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone began hosting daily public briefings via Zoom on March 8, the day before the first positive case of COVID-19 was announced in the county. Last Wednesday, …
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
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 …
LONG ISLAND

More open as Long Island enters Phase 4

Two weeks after entering into Phase 3, Suffolk County has been given the green light to transition into Phase 4, which allows higher education, low-risk arts and entertainment, media production …
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 …
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 …