Environment
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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Junior Hailey Green’s art wins yearbook cover design

William Floyd High School junior and talented student-artist Hailey Green has been selected to have her artwork grace the cover of this year’s William Floyd High School yearbook, a rare feat …

Superintendent Losquadro, councilman Panico announce completion of two paving projects in Mastic and Mastic Beach

Brookhaven Town highway superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and councilman Dan Panico have announced the completion of two paving projects in Mastic and Mastic Beach. In the first project, Mastic …
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Shop with a cop

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 …

Floyd freshman finishes second in Northeast Qualifier

Zariel Macchia continues to leave her mark in girls cross country. This past weekend, the talented freshman finished second overall (first in NY) with a time of 17:42.7 in the female division 5K at …

Floyd Freshman Finishes Second in Northeast Qualifier

Zariel Macchia continues to leave her mark in girls’ cross country…this past weekend, the talented freshman finished second overall (first in NY) with a time of 17:42.7 in the female …

Redistricting commission comes to Suffolk County

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission held their final in-person public hearing at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center. Over the past few …
School news

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. …

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 …
Suffolk County news

Vet helps Agent Orange sufferers by selling art

For some American heroes, coming home is when the real battle begins—PTSD, injury, and learning to be a civilian again are all things members of the armed services have to contend with. For …

Dems lose the legislature

As far as election nights go, this was a comparably quiet one for Suffolk County Democrats, who gathered to watch results and celebrate victories at IBEW Local 25 in Hauppauge; however, victories …
VOTER GUIDE

November voter ballot propositions explained

In the upcoming Nov. 2 election, Suffolk County voters will be asked to vote for four different ballot propositions.  Prop 1: Amending the Apportionment and Redistricting Process The …
VOTER GUIDE

MEET THE CANDIDATES: ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 2ND

Receiver of Taxes for Town of IslipDonovan Currey (D) Donovan Currey was born on the island of Jamaica, but he dreamed of becoming an American citizen. After studying …
Brookhaven Town

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. …
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 …
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