Crime
Exploring costs of body-worn cameras for SCPD

Suffolk County legislators are making progress on the effort to equip countypolice officers with body cameras. County legislators approved a resolution Sept. 17 that will allow the Suffolk County …

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BROOKHAVEN TOWN

BREAKING: Ashfill plan ditched over cost concerns

The Yaphank Landfill will close by 2024—Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine swears by it. Construction debris will be immediately ended, he said, and ash collection will phase out as the landfill …
WILLIAM-FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Floyd Bowling heads to county championships

The William Floyd High School varsity bowling team under the leadership of head coach James Healey recently concluded their regular season with their second consecutive League II Championship, a 13-1 …
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MASTIC BEACH

Floyd Academy honors grads in curbside ceremony

Over 20 students in the Class of 2021 were recently celebrated by the Floyd Academy during a mid-year curbside graduation ceremony.The milestone, typically celebrated with a luncheon for graduates …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Wastewater management initiatives push forward

The lack of wastewater treatment throughout some of Suffolk County has led to continued reliance on 360,000 cesspools and septic systems that con- tribute to nitrogen pollution in local …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Fast-tracked bill to hit local newspapers

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws require the manufacturer of a product to be responsible for its ultimate recycling, reuse or disposal in an effort to increase recycling. Senate bill …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Hope for acquiring environmentally sensitive lands

The Suffolk County Legislature approved an updated list of environmentally sensitive properties to be acquired in each town on Tuesday. Brookhaven Town has 22 parcels. Five are in the Carmans …
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SHIRLEY

Students stay fit through William Floyd Learning Center's NYRR club

Students at the William Floyd Learning Center have been participating in the Rising New York Road Runners (NYRR) club activities as a way to improve their physical fitness and learn new ways to stay …
MASTIC BEACH

William Floyd artist wins yearbook cover design

“Build Your Own Legacy” is the theme for the 2021 high school yearbook. William Floyd High School senior artist, Wahca-Waste Win, has been selected as this year’s yearbook cover …
WILLIAM-FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Student recognized by NYS for service initiatives

A fifth-grade student at Moriches Elementary School, has been selected as New York State’s top “middle level” youth volunteer for 2021 by the Prudential Spirit of Community …
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SUFFOLK COUNTY

Kate Browning announces Legislative run

Today, former Legislator Kate Browning announced a campaign run in an effort to return to the 3rd Legislative District seat. Her announcement came after Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

How the state budget affects you

With a $15 billion deficit in the 2022 budget for the state following the pan- demic, New York is now in a prayer position for the federal government to provide the lacking funds. In what is …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Legislation passes to combat reckless biking in Suffolk

The Suffolk County Legislature has approved legislation sponsored by Legislator Rudy Sunderman to address the issues surrounding reckless biking in Suffolk County. A Local Law to Prevent Reckless …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

The aftermath of the storm

Residents in Suffolk County are returning to normalcy after a hazardous nor’easter struck the area Monday and left over a foot of snow along some parts of the South Shore.The winter storm …
Brookhaven Town

Brookhaven Town was hit by a nor’easter earlier this month, leaving a foot of snow in its wake. There have been two more snowfalls since then, including one last week. That winter …

According to Deloitte Global, nearly 70 percent  of women who have experienced COVID-19 related disruptions in their lives are concerned about their ability to progress in their …
In an effort to support local municipality recycling, the Town of Brookhaven is seeking support for legislation that would allow for alternative uses of recycled glass, including pulverized glass to …
Supervisor Ed Romaine and his admin- istration have set goals for 2021, including land preservation, BROOKHAVEN waste management, renewable energy and maintaining a taxpayer-friendly budget. …