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Six-year-old cancer patient surprised with gifts, visit from local fire department

Before Santa Claus delivered gifts across the world, he made a special delivery to one 6-year-old boy from Shirley on Dec. 23. Joshua [last name withheld by request], who was diagnosed with …

Businesses on Montauk Highway within the the Mastics and Shirley Chamber of Commerce’s relevant area have been solicited to participate in the first annual Light Pole Decorating Contest, …

The quantity of unlivable, vacant homes in Suffolk County has significantly increased over the past 15 years. The Suffolk County Legislature passed a bill last month to take a closer look at the …

The Tuesday before Thanksgiving, a vessel appeared just offshore at Smith Point County Park. Reports from recent weeks indicated that a transmission cable from an offshore wind farm east of …

To be the light in the darkness—that was Kings Kids Christian Outreach ministry leader P.J. Balzer and his wife Catherine Gutierrez’s goal as they hand-delivered 100 turkeys to individual …

The underground transmission cable for Sunrise Wind Farm is proposed to make landfall at Smith Point County Park in Shirley, eventually making its way northwestward to the Holbrook conversion …

Sunrise Wind Farm has proposed its project off the coast of Montauk in 2018, but there are still some kinks to work out, like where the transmission cable will make landfall. The newest proposal …

A name well known in the William Floyd School District takes the reins of athletics for the entire district. Brian Babst, a former three-sport all-county star for Floyd, has also played the role of …

In 2006, William Floyd High School sported a graduation rate of 62 percent, less than two-thirds of students. Fast-forward to 2020 with the addition ofthe Floyd Academy, the career and technical …

Amazon has placed a stake in Shirley, getting ready to open an almost 11,000-square-foot warehouse at 100 Precision Drive, part of an industrial complex. The warehouse will be designed to satisfy …

Legis. Rudy Sunderman, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy, is surveying Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley residents on flood patterns surrounding the Mastic-Mastic Beach-Shirley …

Long Islanders gathered to protest the death of George Floyd in Shirley Monday, along with similar protests across the country. According to Suffolk County Police, there were no arrests made at the …

A man with health issues is surrounded by teens on pedal bikes and knocked down at the Stop & Shop in Shirley. He has trouble getting up and his wallet is taken. Teens on bikes enter The Home …

Being inspired by your hometown is a blessing and curse: You ultimately are writing what you know, but you are also critical of what you love. Such is the case with Joel Mowdy, who lives a …

Victory Recovery Partners announced that it has opened a new addiction recovery center in Shirley.  The company presently operates centers in Farmingville, Riverhead, and …

The New York State Department of Transportation recently announced that motorists should expect lane and ramp closures at the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) and William Floyd Parkway …

The Mastic and Shirley sewer project is moving forward, with the next stage coming for homeowners in the community. There will be a set of meetings in March that will allow residents to review the …

State Sen. Kenneth LaValle will not seek reelection in 2020, after 44 years in the Legislature. A Republican from Port Jefferson, LaValle is known for his saying: “First district …

Last month, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $2,900,950 in Continuum of Care grants to local homeless assistance programs. The …

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