Environment
‘Lettuce’ grow: Community composting on Long Island

Recycling and reusing our food scraps is a logical, economical and an efficient way to address climate change as well as local waste management challenges. Have you ever wondered what happens to …

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SUFFOLK COUNTY

A roadmap to implement more solar

The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife want to help government officials implement meaningful solar infrastructure—without disturbing natural areas or prime farmland. Their …
BROOKHAVEN TOWN

With Town's landfill plan revoked, they're still pushing for change

When Brookhaven Town announced on March 4 that it was ending its plan to construct a regional municipal ashfill at the Yaphank site, reasons included its cost, receiving only one RFP, and the …
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SUFFOLK COUNTY

Understanding the future of digital currency

This past Wednesday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone hosted cryptocurrency mogul Brock Pierce for a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the impact and future of …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Court ruling permits Browning to run for County Legislature

The New York State Appellate Court issued a pro-voter ruling on May 5, permitting former Legislator Kate Browning to run for the Suffolk County Legislature Third District. The Suffolk County GOP …
MASTIC BEACH

Vaccination POD to be hosted at William Floyd this week

Suffolk County will offer a COVID-19 vaccine point of distribution on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at William Floyd High School. County volunteers will provide doses of the single-dose …
MASTIC BEACH

Human remains found in Mastic Beach

Suffolk County detectives are investigating a situation after a human skeleton was found in a marsh area in Mastic Beach on Sunday afternoon. Reports said that Seventh Precinct officers responded …
School news
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Collaborating to save musicians: WF students organize virtual vocal invitational

Music students at William Floyd High School are putting together a virtual music invitational in May as part of a fundraiser to support musicians in need of assistance. The student-musicians …
MASTIC BEACH

William Floyd students named NYSSMA All-State musicians

Seven William Floyd High School student-musicians have been selected as All-State musicians by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), a prestigious honor reserved for the best student …
WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Three Floyd musicians earn All-Eastern recognition

Three William Floyd High School student-musicians have earned All-Eastern recognition by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), an honor reserved for the best high school musicians …
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SUFFOLK COUNTY

CALARCO: Addressing health disparities amid the pandemic

Over the past year, our country has had to face some difficult realizations, including the hard truth that systemic racism is still pervasive today. We have seen it at play in housing, in hiring, …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Suffolk GOP disputes term limit language, files suit

The Suffolk County GOP filed court papers to uphold the county's term limit law on Friday, April 2, claiming Democratic candidate for Suffolk County Legislative 3rd District vacated seat Kate …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Rep. Lee Zeldin announces run for N.Y. Governor

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today announced his campaign for Governor of New York in 2022 amid a series of alleged scandals surrounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Zeldin, 41, is the first member of …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

What to expect from Suffolk County's new police reform plan

Last Tuesday night, two days before Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a deadline, the Suffolk County Legislature passed their Suffolk County Police Reform and Reinvention Task Force Report in a 16-1 vote. …
Brookhaven Town

Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine and members of the town council today announced the successful completion of a COVID-19 vaccination Point of Delivery (POD) at the Rose Caracappa Senior Citizen …

The Town of Brookhaven has been crossing environmental projects off their list one grant at a time. Supervisor Ed Romaine spoke to this publication to highlight some of the recent measures …
Supervisor Ed Romaine is asking residents to register now for the 13th annual Great Brookhaven Clean Up. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven's Department of Recycling and …
Former Legis. Rudy Sunderman’s (R-Mastic-Shirley) resignation was officially approved by the Suffolk County Legislature effective March 21. Pursuant to law, the vacancy must be filled by a …
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