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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 …

It’s an exciting time for little ones, but as Halloween nears, it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. Dr. Peter Vaccaro at NYU Langone Medical Associates – …

Sandy Brennan has worked in the caregiving industry for over 20 years. She began her journey in homecare, which she did for about a decade, before becoming a life-enrichment manager that plans …

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and a live demonstration of how an emergency medical service volunteer, or professional, would stop the bleeding on a shooting victim, was a clarion call …

The William Floyd High School varsity girls soccer team picked up their third win of the season with a strong 5-2 victory over Bellport on Friday, Sept. 16, in a home game at the Lincoln Avenue …

Anthony Cerabino is passionate about helping people stay well and feel their best. Born and raised in Bay Shore, Cerabino now owns Healthcare Wellness Center on West Main Street in the town. The …

Many people have found themselves in a pickle after coming out of the past couple of years of pandemic restrictions, carrying what has become known as the “Quarantine 15” (or more). …

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 …

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library partnered with the Seventh Police Precinct for a National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at William Floyd High School. National Night Out is a …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

On Wednesday, July 20, Suffolk county executive Steve Bellone held a press conference where he discussed the state of the monkeypox virus in Suffolk County and announced that the county was receiving …

The winning continues for William Floyd freshman phenom Zariel Macchia, who this past weekend was crowned All-New York State and All-Federation in both the 800-meter run and the 1500-meter run at the …

William Floyd High School students enrolled in the Medical Assisting Academy recently took first place in Northwell Health’s Spark! Challenge video competition for their unique video …

On Thursday, June 9, the Town of Brookhaven held an open house at the Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center in Blue Point for the new Local Waterfront Revitalization Program funded by the New York …

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 …

Karissa O’Brien, RN,Unit 2 North/South As a nurse on one of Long Island Community Hospital’s busiest units, O’Brien’s co-workers praise her for her enthusiasm and …

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, …

HPV is an extremely common infection. It is estimated that 80 percent of people under 50 will have HPV at some point in their lives. For most people, it is simply an infection, and in 90 percent of …

Long Island Community Hospital and NYU Langone Health today announced that the affiliation between the two organizations, previously announced last summer, is official, having received state and …

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