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Montauk cruises make the summer sparkle

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

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Know your congressional district

Due to the new New York State congressional maps, many local residents are now in District 2 rather than District 1. Communities that were formerly in CD 1 and are now in CD 2 include Medford, …

Students get backpacks for back to school

The summer is winding down and back to school is almost underway for students in the William Floyd School District. With back to school comes excitement for some students, but stress for others as …
Local news

Know before you vote

An important change regarding absentee voting will be in effect for the upcoming August primary as well as the November general election. Effective Jan. 1, 2022, an eligible voter may not cast a …

Town releases proposed maps

As per Brookhaven Town code, the lines must be redistricted every 10 years, after council districts were formed in 2000. The requirement, according to town officials, ensures equal representation as …

Floyd alumnus joins Blue Angels Maintenance Support Team

Cody Farrell, a 2014 William Floyd alumnus, has gone from the halls of his alma mater and serving his school community as a member of the award-winning NJROTC program to serving as an aviation …

Congressional primary coming up

Democratic candidate Bridget Fleming A former prosecutor and Southampton Town councilwoman, Suffolk County Legis. Bridget Fleming said she has spent her career standing up for Long Island …
School news

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 …
Suffolk County news

Calling again for a crime prevention tool

  Suffolk County district attorney Ray Tierney wants ShotSpotter back. He’s calling for its installation in nine communities where gun violence is up: North Amityville, Huntington …

Monkeypox in Suffolk County

On Wednesday, July 20, Suffolk county executive Steve Bellone held a press conference where he discussed the state of the monkeypox virus in Suffolk County and announced that the county was receiving …

Dave Calone announces candidacy for Suffolk County executive

Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone announced his candidacy last week to be the next Suffolk County executive. Current county executive Steve Bellone is term limited and will leave office …

Your local officials on protecting schools and gun laws

The New York SAFE Act prevents criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying guns, cracks down on illegal guns and bans only the most dangerous assault weapons. The legislation includes …
Brookhaven Town

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 …

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. …
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 …
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 …
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