Environment
The Mastic Beach Conservancy raises over 20K

Mastic Beach Conservancy held its inaugural fundraising gala, the Bivalve Ball, on the evening of Sat., Oct. 22 at La Buena Vida restaurant in Moriches. The group honored several local …

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They need a home for the holidays!

The Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is celebrating the holiday season with its “Home for the Holidays” promotion, featuring free pet adoptions now through the month …
Long Island Advance SPORTS

A southside story

Ithaca and Cortland have been duking it out annually since 1959 in a matchup called the Cortaca Jug. This year it was held at East 161st and River Avenue at Yankee Stadium, the home of the 27-time …
Local news

Town approves of 1.92 percent tax hike

Nov. 17 was an eventful day of approvals for multiple bills on the table for the Brookhaven Town Board, including a 1.92 percent tax hike next year on homeowners, or $10.52 per year.  The main …
The Islip Bulletin SPORTS

Young boxers make their ring debut

Three young boxers from Patchogue—Jefferson Hernandez, 13; brother Ostin Hernandez, 14; and Chris Palaez, 15—competed in their first boxing matches at Vargas Boxing in Deer Park, a …

Longtime town clerk set to retire

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Brookhaven Town Board Meeting commenced, overviewing the retirement of longtime county clerk Donna Lent as well as the proposed tax raise of 1.92 percent next …
The Long Island Advance SPORTS

William Floyd Colonials defeat Sachem East, lose in semifinals

The No. 1-ranked William Floyd Colonials displayed their dominance as they defeated Sachem East by a score of 45-8 in the quarterfinals of the Suffolk County Division I playoffs. This victory has …
School news

Floyd social worker paired with service pup

One of William Floyd School District’s social workers, Wendie Der, who has been working for the district for 16 years, suffers from a spinal cord injury she received six years ago, which has …

Colonials celebrate homecoming win!

William Floyd pride and spirit was in the air for the homecoming festivities this past weekend! The celebration began on Friday afternoon with a thunderous pep rally, followed by the homecoming …
The Long Island Advance SPORTS

Floyd wins seventh-straight Parkway Power Bowl game

Through heavy wind and rain, the William Floyd Colonials emerged victorious against rival Longwood by a score of 13-7 in Parkway Power Bowl XI. The victory was William Floyd’s seventh-straight …
Suffolk County news

Clean Water, Air and Jobs Act passes

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

Zeldin concedes gubernatorial race to Hochul

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), the Republican Party and Conservative Party Nominee for Governor of New York, issued the following statement on the election results: “I would like to …

Meet the new Women Marine Association co-chairs

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

Dean Murray returns with big win

The Suffolk County Republicans held their election night celebration at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Primed for a night of big wins, the venue displayed bold, graphic signs of Republican candidates …
Brookhaven Town

Recently, supervisor Ed Romaine announced that the Town of Brookhaven’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) has received more than 45 million pounds of recycling material in 2022. It is projected …

It has been a decade since the worst storm in recent memory hit Long Island. Superstorm Sandy, bringing high winds and harrowing storm surge, knocked out power and tested our collective resiliency. …
Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine recently released the $328.6 million 2023 tentative budget with a 1.92, or 10.52 per year, percent tax raise, remaining below the tax cap and reducing debt by 36 …
Local teens Allison Mullaney of Suffolk County and Catherine Cain of Brookhaven recently nabbed a Young Artist Academy Award in Los Angeles last weekend. Mullaney won Best Teen Actress in a …
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