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Supervisor concerned about possible non-permitted wetland work on Poospatuck land

Suffolk County GIS aerial photos of land within the Unkechaug Nation Poospatuck area, near the juncture of Poospatuck Creek and the Forge River, in Mastic, have been released by Brookhaven Town …

Last week, Suffolk County Legis. Dominick Thorne (LD 7) was joined by fellow county officials and representatives of the fire, rescue and emergency services community to announce the passage of …

Around noon on June 1, in front of the Dunton Inn in East Patchogue, 77-year-old Marine veteran Roger Fonnest walked straight down the middle of South Country Road with his head held high. With …

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. …

Wendy Moore had a hand in helping Sue Wicks develop her kelp farm. She is also doing it for others. “Last fall, I drafted a slide deck explaining the infrastructure needed for …

Sue Wicks tackled 40-mile-an-hour winds straight out of the east with a cold, sleety rain while harvesting kelp on Moriches Bay, the day of her interview. Her kelp and oyster farm, 3 acres, is …

An early spring, and homeowners eager to celebrate it, has landscapers and their equipment out in force, waking the cicadas.  To better serve its citizens and preserve our …

A new law passed by the Brookhaven Town Board on April 4 prohibits people or businesses from dumping large amounts of trash in town-owned dumpsters or recycling bins. First-time offenders are …

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. …

A Suffolk County environmental organization dedicated to preserving local ecosystems and easing the regional effects of climate change held their first cleanup of the year on Earth Day Saturday. …

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 …

This year’s event will take place in the area east from Pattersquash Creek below Elm Road West from 10 a.m.-noon. Previous cleanup events have drawn over one hundred participants and resulted …

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 …

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