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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 …

Due to the new New York State congressional maps, many local residents are now in District 2 rather than District 1. Communities that were formerly in CD 1 and are now in CD 2 include Medford, …

As per Brookhaven Town code, the lines must be redistricted every 10 years, after council districts were formed in 2000. The requirement, according to town officials, ensures equal representation as …

Cody Farrell, a 2014 William Floyd alumnus, has gone from the halls of his alma mater and serving his school community as a member of the award-winning NJROTC program to serving as an aviation …

  Suffolk County district attorney Ray Tierney wants ShotSpotter back. He’s calling for its installation in nine communities where gun violence is up: North Amityville, Huntington …

Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone announced his candidacy last week to be the next Suffolk County executive. Current county executive Steve Bellone is term limited and will leave office …

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

The New York SAFE Act prevents criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying guns, cracks down on illegal guns and bans only the most dangerous assault weapons. The legislation includes …

Smiths Point beach was closed for swimming the morning of Wednesday, July 13 after a tiger shark bit a surfer around 7:30 a.m.  Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said that according to …

Smiths Point beach in Shirley is temporarily closed to swimming after a “shark-related incident” this morning Suffolk county officials said in a release. Around 9 a.m. Suffolk County …

William Floyd Middle School eighth grader and trumpet player Jack Meyer recently received a $500 Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA) scholarship to go toward summer study. This …

Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that Brookhaven Town has collected 360 pounds of pet food and supplies during the Long Island Cares 11th annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge. This drive …

According to the William Floyd School District, thanks to the state fully funding foundation aid, the district will be adding programs and reducing taxes by -4.86 percent, which represents a …

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella (3rd District, Moriches) recently honored Mastic resident Kevin Meyer as the 3rd Legislative District’s 2022 Irish American of Distinction. In 2019, …

Supervisor Ed Romaine attended the Shirley Ambulance Company’s Annual Installation dinner held at Lombardi’s on the Bay in Patchogue. During the evening’s ceremony, the Supervisor …

Following the blizzard that battered Brookhaven Town this past weekend, Holtsville Hal’s 2022 prognostication was welcome news for many. After awaking from his slumber, Hal brushed the snow …

The current weather forecast indicates the probability of significant snowfall acrossBrookhaven Town on Friday night (1/28) and Saturday (1/29). The Town urges residents to take …

On Thursday, Jan. 27, Governor Kathy Hochul and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the groundbreaking of the $223.9 million Forge River Watershed Sewer District project designed to …

William Floyd High School senior Deontae Sykes was recently named the winner of the Rob Burnett Award, presented to the top defensive player in Suffolk County. after each season. Sykes, the first …

William Floyd High School senior Kellie Tang, one of eight student-musicians selected as New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State for this school year, recently had the opportunity …

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