Environment
Save The Great South Bay reflects on 2022

With the help of Dr. Christopher Gobler, of Stony Brook University’s Gobler Laboratory, Save The Great South Bay presented its annual State of the Bay address during their Fall Speaker Series. …

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Oh what a great new Gateway season

Fans of “Jersey Boys,” the monster smash musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, will get their request granted in The Gateway’s production for its 2023-2024 season. …

The original ‘American Idol’ and former Patchogue resident

“I was born when gods walked the earth—rock gods, that is. Two months after James Dean, the original rebel without a cause, died, I came to life,” wrote British-American singer, …
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Bellport Girl Scout troop earns filmmaking badge

These aren’t your mother’s Girl Scout badges! In keeping with the rapid changes in the digital age, the Girl Scouts have developed innovative new badges to spark the imagination of …

Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library opens new branch

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library opened a new, 7,000-square-foot Satellite Branch Library at 369 Neighborhood Road, in Mastic Beach, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Jan. …

Smith Point Bridge Replacement Project awareness

The Smith Point Bridge Replacement Project held a Construction Awareness Information Session on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m., in the William Floyd High School auditorium, located at 240 Mastic Beach …

New year, new goals for town officials

In ancient Roman myth, Janus is the liminal god of the Roman pantheon, symbolically presiding over beginnings, gateways, transitions, time, and duality. He is typically depicted as having two faces, …
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SPORTS

Floyd girls basketball helps fight cancer

The William Floyd High School girls basketball program has dedicated time off the court to help in the fight against cancer. Student-athletes from both the varsity and junior varsity teams recently …
SPORTS

WFSD varsity wrestling continues great season

In a tournament featuring some of the top teams across Long Island, held over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the William Floyd High School varsity wrestling team emerged victorious in the …
William Floyd Schools

Fine Arts Department shares portfolio project success at statewide conference

The William Floyd School District Fine Arts Department, led by chairperson Theresa Bianco, recently presented at the 74th annual New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) Conference in …
Suffolk County news

Cheers to affordable housing!

Habitat for Humanity of Long Island, located at 643 Middle Country Road in Middle Island, brewed up a fundraiser which was as effervescent and refreshing as opening a nice cold one. The organization …

An author and leader in her community

Edna White is a very busy lady. The 58-year-old, who lives in Riverhead, is the president of the Gordon Heights Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Chairperson at the NAACP of Brookhaven, and …

‘Confident about opening service this year’

It’s been over 100 years since Long Island Rail Road service experienced as large of an upgrade as the upcoming Grand Central Madison that will connect LIRR riders to the eastside of Manhattan. …

Are you able to give to children and teens in need?

At this time of year, when consumerism can take precedence over the true spirit of the season, it is important to remember the epigram that “it is better to give than it is to receive.” …
Brookhaven Town

Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Hundreds will gather at the Holtsville Ecology Site on Thursday, Feb. 2, to hear highway superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro announce Holtsville …

After longtime Brookhaven Town clerk Donna Lent announced her retirement after 30 years of service, a special election was set to fill her vacated seat. The election will be held on Jan. 17 at your …
Lighthouse Missionadopts the South Country School District Every year, Lighthouse Mission teams up with the South Country School District’s social workers and hands out thousands of free …
Last month, longtime Brookhaven Town clerk Donna Lent announced her retirement after 30 years of service.  During the meeting in which she announced her retirement to the public, she was …
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