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Help for Suffolk veterans during COVID-19 pandemic

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

In order to stay ahead of the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the current COVID-19 outbreak, Stony Brook University is hosting a donation drive, accepting donations in-person …

Currently, the county is working to implement potential temporary hospital spaces including pods located adjacent to the county jail in Yaphank, the Foley Nursing Facility in Yaphank or possibly the Suffolk County Community College campuses. Conversations are continuing.

Sanjey Gupta, M.D., chair of emergency medicine at Southside Hospital, explained that only recently the Rocky Mountain Laboratories found out how long the COVID-19 virus lasted on several common …

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone provided an update of the county’s response to the coronavirus earlier this week. At that time, he disclosed that a member of his team, deputy …

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order effective March 20 that calls on non-essential companies to reduce their workforce to encourage social distancing to fight coronavirus. The order …

This is a tentative list and will continue to be updated as the situation changes. If you have an addition we should know about, feel free to contact us.   OPEN: Davis Park Ferry Bay …

Local hospitals assure the community protocols are in place and encourage res- idents to practice good health measures like washing their hands. Long Island Community Hospital, East …

Earlier this week, Long Island saw its first school closure at Shoreham-Wading River amid the coronavirus outbreak. As of Monday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone assured that the …

Suffolk County confirmed six cases of the novel coronavirus, five of which were people being hospitalized in isolation. As of Wednesday, the county had 72 people in precautionary quarantine, …

The William Foyd School District announced Monday that it would cancel evening (post-6 p.m.) activities to increase custodial staff measures to clean school facilities in response to the COVID-19 …

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

Female students enroll, thrive in typically male CTE programs at William Floyd High School BY NICOLE FUENTES They’re not enrolled in cosmetology or medical assisting: These Career and …

We are looking for interns to join our staff for the summer of 2020. Interns are unpaid, but have an opportunity to apply for a $2600 stipend through the New York Press …

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 …

The 2020 U.S. census will begin soon, and it is already underway in some remote parts of the country. Communities across the U.S. are coming together to get “complete counts” in order to …

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

State Sen. Kenneth LaValle will not seek reelection in 2020, after 44 years in the Legislature. A Republican from Port Jefferson, LaValle is known for his saying: “First district …

On Thursday, Jan. 23, members of the William Floyd school community gathered together to celebrate the life and legacy of Jeananne Dawson, which has been memorialized in the annals of William Floyd …

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