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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, …

An important change regarding absentee voting will be in effect for the upcoming August primary as well as the November general election. Effective Jan. 1, 2022, an eligible voter may not cast a …

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 …

Democratic candidate Bridget Fleming A former prosecutor and Southampton Town councilwoman, Suffolk County Legis. Bridget Fleming said she has spent her career standing up for Long Island …

  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 …

On Wednesday, July 20, Suffolk county executive Steve Bellone held a press conference where he discussed the state of the monkeypox virus in Suffolk County and announced that the county was receiving …

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 …

On Thursday, May 19, the Mastic Park Civic Association held a meeting, with town councilman Dan Panico in attendance, to answer community questions and update residents about the latest news from the …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

Memorial Day has often been a tough sell for me with “happy” in front of it. The observance of Memorial Day traces its roots to Decoration Day, which started when family members and the …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

For the sixth year in a row, Eva Casale will complete another meaningful journey.  Using her talent to run long distances and capitalizing on her physical and mental focus to run a minimum of …

The redistricting fight in New York continues after a judge from upstate New York threw out the Democrat-created maps and passed congressional and legislative maps deeming them illegal because they …

On Monday, Alexis Weik accepted the Republican and Conservative Party nominations for New York’s 4th State Senate District. Republican Phil Boyle, who announced he will not be seeking …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

HPV is an extremely common infection. It is estimated that 80 percent of people under 50 will have HPV at some point in their lives. For most people, it is simply an infection, and in 90 percent of …

 The varsity cheerleading team’s winter season ended on a high note! This group of student-athletes who began the year as individuals worked hard to become a cohesive unit functioning …

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission held their final in-person public hearing at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center. Over the past few …

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