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Grieving without gathering: How funeral homes helped families during COVID-19

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

The New York State Appellate Court issued a pro-voter ruling on May 5, permitting former Legislator Kate Browning to run for the Suffolk County Legislature Third District. The Suffolk County GOP …

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District. With a backdrop of Patchogue Lake, Fleming …

The Suffolk County GOP filed court papers to uphold the county's term limit law on Friday, April 2, claiming Democratic candidate for Suffolk County Legislative 3rd District Kate Browning cannot …

The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife want to help government officials implement meaningful solar infrastructure—without disturbing natural areas or prime farmland. Their …

The Suffolk County GOP filed court papers to uphold the county's term limit law on Friday, April 2, claiming Democratic candidate for Suffolk County Legislative 3rd District vacated seat Kate …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today announced his campaign for Governor of New York in 2022 amid a series of alleged scandals surrounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Zeldin, 41, is the first member of …

Last Tuesday night, two days before Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a deadline, the Suffolk County Legislature passed their Suffolk County Police Reform and Reinvention Task Force Report in a 16-1 vote. …

In an effort to combat the skepticism associated with the COVID-19 vaccine, Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has requested the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launch a public relations …

Drivers in Suffolk may soon have to practice social distancing following the recent approval of legislation requiring motorists to keep at least three feet of distance while passing a bicycle.The new …

As of March 1, the Suffolk County School Bus Safety Program is now in effect. An effort is now being made to educate residents with up-to-date information regarding the new laws for passing a …

This Women’s History Month and the anniversary of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, we celebrate and honor notable local women in our community. The following are just some of …

The Suffolk Off Track Betting Corporation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Suffolk Off Track Betting in Medford. A virtual public hearing on …

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws require the manufacturer of a product to be responsible for its ultimate recycling, reuse or disposal in an effort to increase recycling. Senate bill …

The lack of wastewater treatment throughout some of Suffolk County has led to continued reliance on 360,000 cesspools and septic systems that con- tribute to nitrogen pollution in local …

Today, former Legislator Kate Browning announced a campaign run in an effort to return to the 3rd Legislative District seat. Her announcement came after Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman …

With permission from local governments, taxi drivers, restaurant workers and people living in facilities for developmentally disabled now qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine. Local governments …

Long Island’s utility provider, PSEG Long Island, is being investigated by the New York State Department of Public Service, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two days after Tropical Storm …

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association recently announced that fall sports would be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fall season was originally slated to begin on …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone began hosting daily public briefings via Zoom on March 8, the day before the first positive case of COVID-19 was announced in the county. Last Wednesday, …

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