Environment
Over six years of effort: Fire Island sewage solutions study presented

Legislator and deputy presiding officer Steven J. Flotteron (LD-11) and Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) executive director Adrienne Esposito were joined by Cameron Engineering on June 17 …

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Seventy-seven-year-old veteran to walk 22 miles for 22 Everyday

Not many 77-year-olds would be willing to embark on a 22-mile walk, and likely no one of any age could organize and participate in a 22-mile walk with as much vigor and enthusiasm as Roger Fonnest. …

Two trustees seek re-election

In the William Floyd School District, two trustees are up for re-election, including Jennifer Ng Heitman and Kevin Meyer. They are running unopposed for two three-year terms commencing July 1, 2024, …
Local news

Irresistible flavors sold at Magic Fountain

Is it safe to assume almost every native Suffolk County Long Islander knows of, or has been to, Magic Fountain in Mattituck? Though we all know the place with the painted-face ice cream cones and …

Soccer referees needed for youth games in fall season

With over 100,000 youth soccer players in the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) and over 3,000 referees and assistant referees, there is still a need for volunteers at games. …
SPORTS

Local senior athletes honored at Dellecave Awards

Bayport-Blue Point High School seniors Mike Luce and Julia Fusco were recently honored at the 24th annual Butch Dellecave Awards held recently at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Named in …

This nonprofit keeps an eye on the beaches

They call themselves “Keepers of the Beach.” Every year, Long Island Beach Buggy Association members bury thousands of discarded Christmas trees on specific areas at Smith Point …
School news

William Floyd High School senior selected for prestigious NROTC scholarship

William Floyd High School senior Geneva Smith has been selected to receive a full four-year Naval Reserve Officers Training (NROTC) scholarship, providing her the opportunity to bring her leadership …
SPORTS

WFHS boys and girls varsity track and field set records in 4x400-meter relay

Lightning sometimes does strike twice! On back-to-back days, the boys varsity and girls varsity 4x400-meter relay teams set new school records at the New York State Championship qualifying …

A great ‘Gatsby’ prom

William Floyd High School seniors celebrated their prom on Friday, June 7, at Villa Lombardi’s. This year’s theme was “Gatsby.” About 500 students in good standing that …
Suffolk County news

Seeking solutions to Long Island’s solid-waste crisis

On Friday, June 14, Brookhaven Town supervisor Dan Panico, Brookhaven Highway superintendent Dan Losquadro, Brookhaven Town councilwoman Jane Bonner, Brookhaven Town councilman Neil Manzella, Islip …

Governor ‘indefinitely delays’ congestion pricing in Manhattan

Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) declared an “indefinite delay” in the implementation of congestion pricing for drivers entering New York City that was due to begin June 30. The …

Get your gyros here!

This month, June 28 through 30, the St. John’s Greek Festival will return for food, pastries, and Greek traditions. The event has been a mainstay annual event in Blue Point for over 40 years. …

Comedic thriller ‘The 39 Steps’ opens Saturday at Playcrafters

Bellport’s Playcrafters Theatre Company presents the comedic farce “The 39 Steps” for five performances starting Saturday, June 1. The play was adapted by Patrick Barlow from a …
Brookhaven Town

You know you’re in for a good time when there’s a straw-thatched margarita bar set up in The Gateway’s front courtyard, with nautical rope looping up the railing and vintage boat …

State Sen. Dean Murray joined legislators in urging the state legislature to pass “Nick’s Law” at a press conference outside the Hagerman Fire Department on June 21, one week after …
East Patchogue residents heard an update on several projects coming to the area at the June 20 meeting of Focus East Patchogue. Here are some of the projects discussed at the meeting: Greybarn …
About 50 homeowners in Mastic Beach and Babylon will be selected to take part in a test of an Army Corps of Engineers program to elevate homes in flood-prone areas of the South Shore. As many as …
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