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Seventy-seven-year-old veteran to walk 22 miles for 22 Everyday

Not many 77-year-olds would be willing to embark on a 22-mile walk, and likely no one of any age could organize and participate in a 22-mile walk with as much vigor and enthusiasm as Roger Fonnest. …

Temple Beth El will hold its second annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, May 5. The observance, called “Yom Hashoah” in Hebrew, starts at 2 p.m. and is open to the community. …

Mastic Beach Conservancy, in collaboration with Relic Sustainability, installed two cleanup stations in local Patriot’s Preserve and Shirley Beach on Thursday, April 11. These two stations …

East Patchogue boy and second-grader (learning at a fourth-grade level) at Verne Critz Elementary School, Kenny Zalenski Jr., 7, is currently hospitalized and in need a of a heart transplant. In …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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, …

On Saturday, Dec. 16, the William Floyd United Teachers (WFUT) hosted a 1,000-coat giveaway in collaboration with Helpsy, a clothing recycling organization, to help provide a little extra warmth to …

Harmony Café and Eileen’s Home for the Holidays are gearing up to serve hundreds of holiday meals to the community this week. Harmony Café will serve a free takeout dinner at …

What better way to offer some volunteerism than to babysit an adorable puppy? But not just any puppy—an in-training Canine Companions Labrador retriever, golden retriever, or a cross of the two …

The 50-acre landfill is Brookhaven Town property, located at 350 Horseblock Road in Yaphank, was expected to close by 2024, but due to space and New York State engineers, will not close until …

Construction of the new Hospital Road bridge over Sunrise Highway is entering the final stages, according to the New York State Department of Transportation, with concrete being poured on the last …

Organization leaders from the NAACP, Citizens Campaign for the Environment and Brookhaven Landfill Action and Remediation Group organized with over 40 community members for a protest outside the …

Levi Quartley traveled from the U.K. last week to showcase his film, “It’s Not That Simple.” “It took place in Falmouth, Cornwall, and was a university project,” he …

After the Suffolk County Legislature voted to recess, the Suffolk County Clean Water Plan will not appear on the 2023 general election ballot in November. The Long Island Advance took the …

A facility in Yaphank that will convert food waste into renewable natural gas and fertilizer is expected to be completed and ready to accept material by the end of 2024, its developer says. …

Clean water is elemental to the health, economy, recreation, and overall well-being of Long Island and its residents. Yet, on Tuesday, July 25, the Suffolk County Legislature failed to allow the …

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