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The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously voted to authorize the county attorney to start negotiations to purchase the former John J. Foley nursing home located at 4 Grover Drive, in Yaphank, for …

During GiGi’s Playhouse’s third annual Black-tie Gala, held on March 16, congressman Andrew Garbarino (R) announced that he had secured a $1 million federal grant for the organization. …

Legis. Dominick Thorne (R) recently held a lithium-ion battery safety course at the Patchogue-Medford Library last week, alongside Suffolk County fire safety educators. Thorne has recently …

The volunteer workdays are available at the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. These workdays are a great opportunity for local residents to give back to the environment and help protect …

In honor of World Water Day, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine recently launched the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program and Land Stewardship Initiatives, known as …

New York State legislators are hearing loud voices coming from Long Island colleges and universities, who are demanding that recently proposed legislation for schools include provisions for higher …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine said he will hold a meeting of officials of Suffolk County’s 10 towns in April to forge a regional approach to handling the disposal of the county’s …

Members of the Brookhaven Landfill Action & Remediation Group had a clear message when they met last week with officials from New York State attorney general Leticia James’s office. …

The Town of Brookhaven has announced that the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center will provide $65 adoptions during the “I-rish I Had a Home” St. Patrick’s event (March 16 …

“Trapper, this is not goodbye, it’s see you later,” Kirsten Holley said as she handed Trapper’s leash to Karen Steelman. Surrounded by loved ones and furry friends, three …

Brookhaven Town held a public hearing on Feb. 21 for approval of area and sign variances for the proposed 13,118-square-foot Islaamic Center as a place of worship, to be located at Tudor Road and …

With the backdrop of the South Shore a window-view away, an array of biologists, council members, financial consultants, farmers, a town mayor, and citizens gathered at The View in Oakdale for some …

A lot of famous stories have been associated with the connotation, “I was once homeless.” Because it makes such a great rag to riches story, “I was once homeless” seems to be …

The authorized project provides for hurricane protection and beach erosion control along five reaches of the south shore of Long Island between Fire Island Inlet and Montauk Point, a distance of …

Some people were born to be doctors, lawyers, artists, or athletes, and some animals were born to be therapy animals—comforting strangers, building community, and bringing joy to all they …

It may have been raining cats and dogs on Sunday, but Saturday was a good day to go home with one. Last Chance Animal Rescue hosted two of their weekly pet adoption events in Patchogue on …

Early on Jan. 10, a nor’easter brought in severe rain and strong winds, causing major flooding. Since then, Brookhaven Town supervisor Daniel J. Panico declared a state of emergency effective …

NYS Sen. Dean Murray joined his Senate and Assembly colleagues, along with Suffolk County district attorney Raymond Tierney, Nassau County district attorney Anne T. Donnelly, various law enforcement …

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has declared the Mastic Fire Department substation at Calabro Airport in Shirley a state Superfund site, after the chemicals PFOA and PFOS were …

Five days a week at 10 outreach posts throughout Suffolk County, Lighthouse Mission of Bellport serves hundreds of people by providing them with food, groceries, clothing and prayer. In 2023, …

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