Articles

County aims to ban plastics

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

On Feb. 13 Legis. Kara Hahn and members of the county’s Single-Use Plastic Reduction Task Force announced initiatives to help reduce plastic and polystyrene waste through four separate bills.

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Ain’t love grand

Story By: STAFF WRITER
2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Three couples discuss how they met and their relationship dynamics. Top left are Brian and Jennine Egan, top right are Shirley and Robert Deedy, and below center, Michael and Jessica Baker with newborn Mackenzie

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Saturday talk on Alonzo Chappel

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

“Alonzo Chappel: The Infamous Artist of Artist Lake" discussion this Saturday.

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Your valentine dog is waiting for you

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Please take a moment to look at these sweet dogs. They need good, loving homes and those who can provide one can meet and adopt a new friend at the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

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Bellport wins second straight league title

Story By: ANDRES RIVAS
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

After another three wins this past week, the Bellport Clippers have assured at least a tie in the League IV championship. Bellport began their week visiting Newfield where they got an 80-57 victory

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New museum and other happenings at VFW

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

The VFW Post 2913 in Patchogue recently unveiled its new museum, a tribute to veterans that holds memorabilia and information on important events in veterans’ history.

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Cycling for a cause with local support

Story By: RANDALL WASZYNSKI
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cycle for Survival through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has become an integral part of Amy Tangel’s her life in 2016 while her mother Debbie was battling for her life with myelofibrosis.Tangel formed Debbie’s Warriors, to participate on March 2 and Feb. 15 with local support.

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County opioid lawsuit adds defendants

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

The litigation Suffolk County has lodged against 15 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries who manufacture prescription opioids has amended its complaint to additional defendants, including alleged retail and wholesale distributers and the Sackler family.

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Floyd budget season begins

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

The total tax levy cap will be 3.74 percent for the upcoming budget, compliant with the 2 percent state cap, but school officials demonstrated how since the cap was announced, all but one yearly budget (2016-17) came under the maximum.

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`Circus’ links our animal similarities

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

When “Link Link Circus” debuts on stage at The Gateway, Isabella Rossellini will be dressed in a ringmaster’s outfit and delve into how much we have in common with animals in a highly entertaining way.

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Gershow explosions

Story By: GLENN ROHRBACKER
2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medford residents have been voicing complaints of loud explosions heard coming from the Gershow Recycling plant on Peconic Avenue.

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Asian Cultural Heritage Week begins

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Asian Cultural Heritage Week begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 10, coinciding with Chinese New Year, the Year of the Pig.

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