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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 …

On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by environmental and labor leaders, announced what Romaine categorized as …

On Thursday, Feb. 15, the bipartisan redistricting commission in New York approved a new congressional map with a vote of 9-1. The new map approved the New York State Independent Redistricting …

Their names were Jack, Harry, Elijah, Rachel, Abby, Gin, Ebo and Phillip.   There are bills for their shoes, the fabric for their clothing, and medicine when required.   They were the …

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced investments in Fire Island Resiliency projects to protect barrier island communities from extreme weather. After assessing the beach damage, …

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 …

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

Students, council members, friends and family alike gathered at the Brookhaven Town Hall to enjoy a sense of community and celebrate Black History Month, which runs through February. Despite the cold …

Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Joseph A. Santorelli rejected the Citizens Campaign for the Environment and NAACP’s challenge of Brookhaven Town’s environmental review of the …

On Jan. 18, Town of Brookhaven supervisor Daniel J. Panico announced the appointment of councilman Neil Foley (R-5th District) to serve as deputy supervisor for Town of Brookhaven. Foley elected …

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 …

Dan Panico was sworn in as Brookhaven Town supervisor on Monday, and the longtime town board member said one of his first priorities will be to deal with a housing shortage by …

The Long Island Advance reached out to area elected officials asking them for their resolutions for 2024. Here’s what they told us. Brookhaven Town Supervisor Dan Panico “My New …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine issued an executive order declaring that names of all public officials, including the Office of the Suffolk County Executive, are to be removed from all county …

Promising a more efficient county government and an administration “rooted in the values of hard work, personal initiative, and accountability,” Ed Romaine took the oath of office as …

“I will leave here with a profound sense of pride in the work I have done alongside dedicated public servants with who I have had the honor and the privilege to work.” For the last …

Last week, during a board meeting, the Town of Brookhaven wished supervisor Ed Romaine good luck and said goodbye after more than a decade in service. On Election Day, in November, Romaine won …

On Dec. 8, Brookhaven residents opened their hearts in a big way by donating thousands of toys at the town’s INTERFACE Toy Drive.   The event, held in the lobby of Town Hall, was …

Area fire departments held elections on Tuesday, Dec.12. Here are the results: Bellport Elected new comer John Mehrkens with 79 votes to incumbent Paul Newman’s 42 votes for a …

Several area fire departments are holding elections on Dec. 12. Here are the candidates. Bellport Paul Neumann (incumbent) is running against John Mehrkens for a five-year term.Election is …

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