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Mastic Park Civic Association talks zombie homes and revitalization

On Thursday, May 19, the Mastic Park Civic Association held a meeting, with town councilman Dan Panico in attendance, to answer community questions and update residents about the latest news from the …

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A new ‘egg’cellent book

Anyone looking for a book to read to their kids or grandkids this summer should pick up the new educational children’s book by local resident Kim Feliciano. “Edna the Egg” is the …

Fun at William Floyd’s prom

William Floyd High School hosted their prom at Villa Lombardi’s in Patchogue on June 10, with “A Night at Mount Olympus” theme. About 500 students attended. Senior council members …
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Floyd’s Medical Assisting class takes first in Northwell’s challenge

William Floyd High School students enrolled in the Medical Assisting Academy recently took first place in Northwell Health’s Spark! Challenge video competition for their unique video …

Greater Patchogue Historical Society celebrates 40th anniversary

In celebration of the Greater Patchogue Historical Society’s 40th anniversary, six members were inducted in their hall of fame. The ceremony took place on Thursday, June 9 at the Carnegie …

Town begins local waterfront revitalization

On Thursday, June 9, the Town of Brookhaven held an open house at the Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center in Blue Point for the new Local Waterfront Revitalization Program funded by the New York …

William Floyd High School hosts Athletic Signing Day 2022

The William Floyd Athletic Department recently held its annual spring signing day ceremony to celebrate the 32 senior student-athletes who will compete in athletics next year at the collegiate level. …
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Trumpet player selected for prestigious SCMEA scholarship

William Floyd Middle School eighth grader and trumpet player Jack Meyer recently received a $500 Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA) scholarship to go toward summer study. This …

A perfect season for Floyd tennis

The No. 1 seeded William Floyd Colonials girls’ varsity tennis team continues their perfect season with a 5-2 playoff victory over No. 4 Sachem on Monday afternoon! This victory, the second in …

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. …
Suffolk County news

Pushing for two water bills

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …
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Why not say ‘happy?’

Memorial Day has often been a tough sell for me with “happy” in front of it. The observance of Memorial Day traces its roots to Decoration Day, which started when family members and the …

Pushing legislation to cut home heating bills

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

Seven marathons in seven days

For the sixth year in a row, Eva Casale will complete another meaningful journey.  Using her talent to run long distances and capitalizing on her physical and mental focus to run a minimum of …
Brookhaven Town

Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that Brookhaven Town has collected 360 pounds of pet food and supplies during the Long Island Cares 11th annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge. This drive …

On Dec. 22, William Floyd Middle School students participated in the Shop with a Cop program courtesy of a grant provided by the new Walmart Supercenter in Yaphank. Sixth, seventh and eighth-grade …
The ante was upped when approximately 100 town employees, some wearing blue CSEA shirts, attended the Nov. 4 town board special meeting in a show of solidarity regarding stalled labor contract …
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon our blessings. It’s a time to remember what we have and what we’re thankful for. It’s also a time to remember those that are less fortunate. …
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