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To be the light in the darkness—that was Kings Kids Christian Outreach ministry leader P.J. Balzer and his wife Catherine Gutierrez’s goal as they hand-delivered 100 turkeys to individual …

As positivity rates surge, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone urged residents to remain diligent to prevent school closures. Over the last 10 days, he said, cases in Suffolk County have been …

The 2021 Recommended Operating Budget presented by Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone features significant cuts to various services and positions throughout the county system. The total budget is …

Peter Khalifa, a chemist working at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University, along with other contributors, developed a method to identify the atomic-level structure of materials …

A Garden City-based foundation is requesting local business owners take its survey to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Long Island’s business and downtown …

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Suffolk County officials are expected to ramp up their contact tracing efforts. The number of contact tracers, or case investigators in the county has more …

The underground transmission cable for Sunrise Wind Farm is proposed to make landfall at Smith Point County Park in Shirley, eventually making its way northwestward to the Holbrook conversion …

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Rob Calarco issued a statement last week emphasizing that the bipartisan Suffolk County Board of Elections expects to start counting ballots on or around …

Sunrise Wind Farm has proposed its project off the coast of Montauk in 2018, but there are still some kinks to work out, like where the transmission cable will make landfall. The newest proposal …

With more recent news of a country club and a homeowner significantly violating the social-distancing mandates put in place by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone explained that …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

The topic of housing discrimination has been moving forward monthly in Suffolk County, and a task force dedicated to ensuring fair housing took questions and comments from the public last Thursday, …

Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine is pleased to report that Moody’s Investor Services has re-affirmed the Town of Brookhaven’s AAA credit rating. In addition, Standard & Poor’s …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

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 …

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