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BREAKING: Ashfill plan ditched over cost concerns

The Yaphank Landfill will close by 2024—Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine swears by it. Construction debris will be immediately ended, he said, and ash collection will phase out as the landfill …

The William Floyd High School varsity bowling team under the leadership of head coach James Healey recently concluded their regular season with their second consecutive League II Championship, a 13-1 …

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 …

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?Will the vaccine cause side effects?How does the vaccine impact fertility? These are just some of the public’s burning questions that were answered at …

The Town of Brookhaven Ad-Hoc Committee for Solid Waste Disposal has sent over their reccomendations for review by the Supervisor. The Long Island Advance got …

With a $15 billion deficit in the 2022 budget for the state following the pan- demic, New York is now in a prayer position for the federal government to provide the lacking funds. In what is …

This Black History Month, the Long Island Advance and it's sister newspapers published a series of profiles to spotlight emerging and notable leaders of color in our community. The following …

Suffolk County Legislator Rudy Sunderman (R-Mastic-Shirley) announced that he would be stepping down as of March 21 to pursue a career in the fire/ems field as the Suffolk County Fire Academy …

“Build Your Own Legacy” is the theme for the 2021 high school yearbook. William Floyd High School senior artist, Wahca-Waste Win, has been selected as this year’s yearbook cover …

A fifth-grade student at Moriches Elementary School, has been selected as New York State’s top “middle level” youth volunteer for 2021 by the Prudential Spirit of Community …

Four buildings in various stages of completion are up right now in the Gleneagle Green at Bellport complex, good progress for the $30 million Atlantic Avenue construction; nine buildings in total …

The Mastic-Shirley Forge River Sewer project is currently starting the advertising process of going out to bid for three of the project components in Phase 1 and 2.The entire project, according to …

In an effort to support local municipality recycling, the Town of Brookhaven is seeking support for legislation that would allow for alternative uses of recycled glass, including pulverized glass to …

Suffolk County residents that are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are expected to face some delays when finding an appointment this month.Community members who fall into Phase 1A and 1B criteria …

Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. With the county witnessing a 12.8 percent positivity rate on …

For the sake of public health awareness, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone confronted the public with a pledge in the form of a social media campaign to #TakeYourShot. “The arrival of …

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 …

County Legis. and presiding officer Rob Calarco is hoping that the newly amended county grant assistance program for installing residential Innovative and Alternative Onsite Wastewater Systems …

In an effort to diminish or eliminate the presence of certain chemicals in drinking water on Long Island, Suffolk County Water Authority plans to construct an additional 56 wells featuring the …

First responders in Suffolk County now have access to six new, exclusive COVID-19 testing sites throughout the county. The sites – located in Brookhaven and Islip towns, among others – …

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