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November voter ballot propositions explained

In the upcoming Nov. 2 election, Suffolk County voters will be asked to vote for four different ballot propositions.  Prop 1: Amending the Apportionment and Redistricting Process The …

Receiver of Taxes for Town of IslipDonovan Currey (D) Donovan Currey was born on the island of Jamaica, but he dreamed of becoming an American citizen. After studying …

8th Legislative District RaceAnthony Piccirillo, (R)incumbentSuffolk County Legis. Anthony A. Piccirillo is a lifelong resident of the 8th Legislative District. Born and raised in Holbrook and …

Suffolk County Legislator, District 7Rob Calarco, (D)incumbentSuffolk County Legis. Rob Calarco is seeking reelection to his sixth and final term, serving a total of 12 years.He is most proud of the …

Brookhaven Town CLERK Donna Lent (R) incumbent [cqmedia layout="panel" …

Suffolk County District AttorneyTim Sini (D)incumbentTim Sini previously served as the Suffolk County police commissioner prior to being elected as SC district attorney in 2017. Following a scandal …

Suffolk Legislature (3rd LD) Jim Mazzarella (R)incumbent [cqmedia layout="panel" …

As part of Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s mission to help families achieve their dreams of homeownership, the nonprofit organization held a Home Dedication and Key Presentation Ceremony …

On Sunday, Sept. 26, a public memorial was held at Moloney’s Funeral Home in Holbrook for Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old Bayport-Blue Point graduate whose remains were found at Bridger-Teton …

When hitchhiking became faux pas, Bruce Prehn set his sights on a new way to travel the country—carrying a red gas can. Now he hits the road as the Traveling Gas Can Man, raising money for …

Building back better  Despite the impacts of COVID-19 on our local economy, which included widespread business shutdowns, disruptions to various supply chains, and most notably a pause in …

As a nation mourned the loss of Gabby Petito, so did her community, coming together in true Bayport-Blue Point fashion to remember the life and legacy of a free spirit, taken too soon. Several …

Earlier this month, just in time for the 20th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, newly appointed New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a citation to honor the members of the New York …

SCFRES will be showcasing its new UAV Team and drones with a demonstration of its capabilities during a Firefighter 1 and Ropes class during a showcase on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to noon. There …

On Sept. 18, volunteers at Smith Point Beach in Shirley celebrated International Coastal Cleanup Day by ridding the beach of litter, fishing lines, and other forms of waste that pose a threat to the …

On Sept. 16, the Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM), part of the Department of the Interior, held its first of three virtual meetings on the Sunrise Wind Scoping Project. BOEM is taking public …

I am a born and bred Long Islander. I was raised on Billy Joel and ate EBC SPK’s while staring at the glittering Great South Bay. I love Long Island and despite its incurably high cost of …

The New York State Independent Redistricting Commission met virtually on Sept. 9 to discuss the helpfulness of public hearings as well as plan for their first in-person meeting on Sept. 15. Back …

PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, sponsored by Sen. Thom Tillis, has recently passed the Senate and the House, allowing insurance benefits to cover service dog expenses for veterans with …

This year is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and as such, many towns and organizations are holding ceremonies and events to honor the lives lost. Here is a list of some local …

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