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Forging ahead with Forge River Sewer Construction

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella recently announced that Suffolk County has received approval from the Office of the State Comptroller to establish the long-awaited Forge River Watershed …

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MEET THE CANDIDATES: ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 2ND

Suffolk County Legislator, District 7Rob Calarco, (D)incumbentSuffolk County Legis. Rob Calarco is seeking reelection to his sixth and final term, serving a total of 12 years.He is most proud of the …
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MEET THE CANDIDATES: ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 2ND

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MEET THE CANDIDATES: ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 2ND

Suffolk County District AttorneyTim Sini (D)incumbentTim Sini previously served as the Suffolk County police commissioner prior to being elected as SC district attorney in 2017. Following a scandal …
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Fire Prevention Week

Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company 1 hosted its annual open house in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. Attendees learned about fire prevention and fire safety, taking part in …
HISTORICAL CORNER

William Floyd Estate

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore. This week, she visited the William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach. The William Floyd Estate …
School news

William Floyd’s athletic signing day

The William Floyd Athletic Department recently held its annual spring signing day ceremony to celebrate the 20-senior student-athletes who will compete in athletics next year at the collegiate level. …

Floyd senior earns full ROTC scholarship

Service has been in Joseph Mazzarella’s blood from a young age, going back to his days as a member of the Moriches Elementary School student council and extending throughout his time at William …

WF senior earns prestigious St. Joseph’s College Presidential Scholarship

William Floyd High School senior Ryleigh Pafitis has been selected to receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship to attend St. Joseph’s College, a full-tuition scholarship for all four …
Suffolk County news


Habitat for Humanity dedicates  new Mastic home

As part of Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s mission to help families achieve their dreams of homeownership, the nonprofit organization held a Home Dedication and Key Presentation Ceremony …

Firefighter showcase of equipment and recruitment

SCFRES will be showcasing its new UAV Team and drones with a demonstration of its capabilities during a Firefighter 1 and Ropes class during a showcase on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to noon. There …

National Guard recognized for involvement during and after 9/11

Earlier this month, just in time for the 20th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, newly appointed New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a citation to honor the members of the New York …

Family plans to create Gabby Petito Foundation

On Sunday, Sept. 26, a public memorial was held at Moloney’s Funeral Home in Holbrook for Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old Bayport-Blue Point graduate whose remains were found at Bridger-Teton …
Brookhaven Town

On Aug. 16, Dress for Success Brookhaven presented more than 100 brand-new women’s bras to Madonna Heights homeless shelter for women and teens. The bras were donated by Victoria’s Secret …

On July 6, the Department of Environmental Conservation held a virtual meeting to receive input from the public before they conduct a three-year study on the potential for impacts to groundwater …
In anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa on Long Island, the Town of Brookhaven has announced that all Town Pools and Beaches will be closed on Friday, July 9. The storm is expected to …
The east side of the 50-acre Brookhaven Town property, located at 350 Horseblock Road in Yaphank, is the original landfill cell 1-4, which was capped and closed in the 1980s after collecting years of …
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