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Tips for having a safe summer

It’s mid-July and though the weather has been less than ideal, summer is still a time to enjoy. Living on the South Shore, we are fortunate to be neighbors of the Great South Bay. But with that …

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NYU Langone Health and Long Island Community Hospital to affiliate

NYU Langone Health (NYU Langone) and Long Island Community Hospital (LI Community Hospital) today announced their execution of an affiliation agreement that will bring the two organizations together …

Town to close beaches in pools in preparation for Tropical Storm Elsa

In anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa on Long Island, the Town of Brookhaven has announced that all Town Pools and Beaches will be closed on Friday, July 9. The storm is expected to …
Local news

Op-ed: Want to beat COVID?

By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New York, and especially Long Island, has been a success. Nearly …

UPDATED: Rescue group confirms romantic ploy to capture bull

UPDATE: Menstruating cow let loose to entice bull.

Peconic Bay Medical Center hosts COVID vax site at William Floyd High School

Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) recently announced it will partner with the William Floyd School District to host a vaccination clinic this month. Pfizer vaccines will be available by …

Mazzarella’s first month in office

Newly elected Suffolk County Legis. Jim Mazzarella is finishing his first month in office and is already working tirelessly to represent the residents of the 3rd District. After being sworn into …
School news

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 …

WF senior earns prestigious St. Joseph’s College Presidential Scholarship

William Floyd High School senior Ryleigh Pafitis has been selected to receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship to attend St. Joseph’s College, a full-tuition scholarship for all four …
Suffolk County news

Field Day focus

The Suffolk County Radio Club recently hosted Amateur Radio Field Day in Shirley, an annual, nationwide event where amateur radio operators—also known as “hams”—attempt to …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk County, SBU to host virtual COVID-19 vaccine Q&A

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Suffolk County Office of Minority Health and Stony Brook University Medicine may be able to help. Tune into the virutal COVID-19 Questions and Answers …

Mazzarella takes unofficial special election win

Republican candidate James Mazzarella took the unofficial special election win for the 3rd Suffolk County Legislative District seat on Tuesday May 25 with a total just over 60 percent of the vote or …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

River otters confirmed in South Shore waters

Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip has discovered that the population of the North American river otter—a mammal once near extinction on Long Island—could be on the …
Brookhaven Town

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 …

The east side of the 50-acre Brookhaven Town property, located at 350 Horseblock Road in Yaphank, is the original landfill cell 1-4, which was capped and closed in the 1980s after collecting years of …
 In response to the high temperatures expected onWednesday, June 30, Brookhaven Town will extend the hours at Cedar Beach in Mt. Sinai (West and Main Beaches), West Meadow Beach in Stony Brook …
On June 1, Supervisor Ed Romaine visited the Town of Brookhaven’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) during installation of concrete rings manufactured using pulverized, recycled glass …
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