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Beached boat!

Monday, Sept. 5, Labor Day, there were reports of a large boat beached at the new inlet just west of Smith Point Park. Local photographer Stephen Borghardt snapped these drone shots of the boat. …

(Mariana Dominguez contributed  to this story) The Suffolk County Department of Public Works is seeking to replace the existing Smith Point Bridge with a new, high-level fixed bridge …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

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, …

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 …

According to the New York State Department of Transportation spokesperson, Stephen Canzoneri, all illegally stored items within the State Department of Transportation’s right-of-way near Maple …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

Mastic Beach has over 20 acres of wetlands. This swampland is integral to the ecosystem. It provides habitat and stores carbon and water, which provides flood control. On Saturday, April 24, …

Beers in hand, about 50 Long Islanders soaked in a presentation regarding the offshore wind farms on tap to combat climate change. Various labor groups and environmental activists hosted their …

Suffolk County Legis. Jim Mazzarella (R-3rd District) announced this week that Suffolk County had begun the Tidal Wetland Restoration at Smith Point County Park to Improve Protection against Flooding …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

The construction bids for the Hospital Road Bridge project were opened by the New York State Department of Transportation on Nov. 4, 2021. The contract was awarded to DeFoe Corporation of Mount …

A Mastic Beach, New York, native, is serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 supporting Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2022 in the Arctic Ocean. ICEX 2022 is a three-week exercise designed …

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella recently announced that Suffolk County has received approval from the Office of the State Comptroller to establish the long-awaited Forge River Watershed …

On September 25, Supervisor Ed Romaine joined fourth grade students from Woodhull Elementary School in Shirley (right photo) and the Charles E. Walters School in Yaphank (left photo) at the Wertheim …

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