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Town board supports legislation for waste-transfer station

Plans by waste disposal company Winters Bros. to run a rail line through some of the last undeveloped land in Yaphank to serve what opponents say would be the largest waste transfer station in state …

Marcus Stroman grew up in Medford and graduated from Pat-Med High School in 2009. Stroman grew up a Yankees fan and his dream of wearing the pinstripes at the baseball cathedral on East 161st Street …

A rare New Jersey earthquake ranked 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale was reported on April 5 at 10:23 a.m. According to Gov. Kathy Hochul, the earthquake hit west of Manhattan and was felt …

Mastic Beach author Kim Feliciano is out with a new children’s book. “10 Little Ants,” which was published earlier this month by Austin Macauley Publishers, helps youngsters …

A new shelter for passengers is among the changes coming to the Mastic-Shirley Long Island Rail Road station. The shelter will replace the existing station building, which has reached its useful …

Local author Amy Nicole has recently released her children’s book “An Apple a Day,” published by Pegasus. The book is her third published book. It can be found in paperback for …

Deborah Brown-Volkman wants people unhappy in their jobs to successfully make a career jump and succeed. Especially after experiencing childhood trauma, like she did. The East Moriches career …

If you’ve ever scanned grandparents’ or great-grandparents’ photos, chances are scenes of front stoops, fire escapes, small-business storefronts, a subway entrance, and a distant …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine said he will hold a meeting of officials of Suffolk County’s 10 towns in April to forge a regional approach to handling the disposal of the county’s …

Members of the Brookhaven Landfill Action & Remediation Group had a clear message when they met last week with officials from New York State attorney general Leticia James’s office. …

Shirley resident and owner of Freshy Fresh Bagels, Will Backhaus, and his son Joshua, 22, a William Floyd High School graduate, will open their second location at the former Spicy’s chicken …

Bellport’s exciting playoff run ended Sunday in a 47-41 loss to Westhampton in the Suffolk AA championship game. But while the Clippers’ season is over, they have plenty of things to …

Brookhaven Town Board members at their meeting on Feb. 22 voted themselves a 24 percent pay increase for 2024 that will raise their pay to $98,000. They approved a pay hike for supervisor Daniel J. …

March 1 marked 60 days since Brookhaven Town supervisor Daniel J. Panico (R-Center Moriches) took up his new role. The former town councilman and deputy supervisor was first elected to the board in …

Brookhaven Town held a public hearing on Feb. 21 for approval of area and sign variances for the proposed 13,118-square-foot Islaamic Center as a place of worship, to be located at Tudor Road and …

The William Floyd Colonials girls and boys varsity basketball teams have advanced to the final four in their respective tournaments. After dominating victories, both teams are one step closer to …

On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by environmental and labor leaders, announced what Romaine categorized as …

On Thursday, Feb. 15, the bipartisan redistricting commission in New York approved a new congressional map with a vote of 9-1. The new map approved the New York State Independent Redistricting …

It was a miracle season for William Floyd, whose boys basketball team had an undefeated regular season at 20-0 and whose girls team went 19-1. Each won the Division I regular-season crown. But …

Their names were Jack, Harry, Elijah, Rachel, Abby, Gin, Ebo and Phillip.   There are bills for their shoes, the fabric for their clothing, and medicine when required.   They were the …

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