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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 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 …

On Wednesday, Long Island began the second phase of the New York Forward plan, which brings a broad range of businesses back into availability. The guidance gives specific resources and details …

Suffolk County has submitted a proposal to the state government that would set the guidelines for safe outdoor graduation ceremonies. The plan must be reviewed and approved by the governor, who has …

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 …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced that whatever it might look like, summer is here, and the county is working to get things up and running so that …

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 …

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 …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

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 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 …

“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 …

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 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 …

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