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WF names new athletic director

A name well known in the William Floyd School District takes the reins of athletics for the entire district. Brian Babst, a former three-sport all-county star for Floyd, has also played the role of …

In a social justice movement marked by thousands of attendees, Leon Goodman, of Bay Shore, sought to make a difference as a lone soldier in the fight against systemic racism with his one-man, silent …

In the aftermath of an economic shutdown, townships like Brookhaven remainobligated to draft a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Brookhaven’s tentative 2020-2021 budget has been released …

In 2006, William Floyd High School sported a graduation rate of 62 percent, less than two-thirds of students. Fast-forward to 2020 with the addition ofthe Floyd Academy, the career and technical …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

Suffolk County legislators are making progress on the effort to equip countypolice officers with body cameras. County legislators approved a resolution Sept. 17 that will allow the Suffolk County …

With counties across New York asking in unity for federal disaster relieffunding in order to pay for the ongoing response to COVID-19, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone expressed that 19 bus …

Getting a gold medal in bench press is not an easy task. But Daniel Fletcher, 32, from East Moriches, has won a gold medal as first in his weight class for bench press in the Special Olympics …

Many stakeholders in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s upcoming Electron-Ion Collider project came together Friday to celebrate the official launch of the initiative. In January, the U.S. …

The pandemic has shifted the path for many of us, and it has also changed the journey of the local oyster’s return to the Great South Bay. By returning oysters and oyster shells back …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman recently joined with young Caitlyn Michiels, the founder of the nonprofit organization Caitlyn’s Vision, as she donated 300 sets of light covers to the …

In response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Suffolk County has created a task force that will be conducting eight community forums as well as one-one-one …

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has introduced a bill that would bring back oversight over PSEG and LIPA. The bill comes in light of PSEG Long Island’s failures in the fallout …

Amazon has placed a stake in Shirley, getting ready to open an almost 11,000-square-foot warehouse at 100 Precision Drive, part of an industrial complex. The warehouse will be designed to satisfy …

Legis. Rudy Sunderman, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy, is surveying Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley residents on flood patterns surrounding the Mastic-Mastic Beach-Shirley …

At a restaurants’ meeting at Drift 82 in Patchogue last week on a discussion regarding unfair treatment by the State Liquor Authority on local restaurants, congressman Lee Zeldin …

New York State elected officials had a chance to question regional utilities regarding response issues during Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4 and the days and weeks following, in a hearing on …

Five Fire Island National Seashore maintenance projects may just get the help they need under the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, which guarantees funding for …

The death toll from COVID-19 in Suffolk County has been “approaching” 2,000 for several weeks now, and county executive Steve Bellone said that the slow-down of deaths correlates with …

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