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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 …

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 …

The Brookhaven Town Board at its meeting on May 16 held off voting on a proposed zoning change for the former Dowling College aviation school campus off William Floyd Parkway in Shirley. …

Three students from both Patchogue-Medford and William Floyd high schools will be attending some of America’s top schools this year. Having placed in the top of their class, they are now headed …

Members of the armed forces and community honored Brookhaven Town high school seniors who enlisted in the military at a dinner in East Patchogue on May 15. Our Community Salutes (OCS) held its …

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. …

At the April 16 budget adoption meeting, the William Floyd Board of Education adopted its proposed budget for the 2024-25 school year, which calls for a slight increase of less than one percent (0.99 …

In the William Floyd School District, two trustees are up for re-election, including Jennifer Ng Heitman and Kevin Meyer. They are running unopposed for two three-year terms commencing July 1, 2024, …

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 …

Papa Nick’s Pizzeria in Bellport Village has been a community staple for over 20 years. Sal Tauriello and his wife, Alissa took over the joint in 2001 from his father, Nick, the name behind the …

Plans by waste disposal company Winters Bros. to run a rail line through some of the last undeveloped land in Yaphank to serve what opponents say would be the largest waste transfer station in state …

Marcus Stroman grew up in Medford and graduated from Pat-Med High School in 2009. Stroman grew up a Yankees fan and his dream of wearing the pinstripes at the baseball cathedral on East 161st Street …

A rare New Jersey earthquake ranked 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale was reported on April 5 at 10:23 a.m. According to Gov. Kathy Hochul, the earthquake hit west of Manhattan and was felt …

Mastic Beach author Kim Feliciano is out with a new children’s book. “10 Little Ants,” which was published earlier this month by Austin Macauley Publishers, helps youngsters …

A new shelter for passengers is among the changes coming to the Mastic-Shirley Long Island Rail Road station. The shelter will replace the existing station building, which has reached its useful …

Local author Amy Nicole has recently released her children’s book “An Apple a Day,” published by Pegasus. The book is her third published book. It can be found in paperback for …

Deborah Brown-Volkman wants people unhappy in their jobs to successfully make a career jump and succeed. Especially after experiencing childhood trauma, like she did. The East Moriches career …

If you’ve ever scanned grandparents’ or great-grandparents’ photos, chances are scenes of front stoops, fire escapes, small-business storefronts, a subway entrance, and a distant …

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