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Bay Friendly Yards: The Three Essential Elements

BY SAVE THE GREAT SOUTH BAY Long Island invented the suburban lawn. Fields of green with ornamental bushes brought in from all over the world.  All manner of care was required—watering, …

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Village of Patchogue hosted New York Secretary of State Robert J. Rodriguez, among other politicians including county executive Steve Bellone, for a …

On December 2, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued an announcement providing an update on the taxability of grants. The Announcement 2022-26 can be found at the following …

While it’s become a familiar trope to splash cold water on one’s face to increase alertness, it’s undeniable that frigid temperatures do engender an elevated feeling of aliveness …

Five days a week at 10 outreach posts throughout Suffolk County, Lighthouse Mission of Bellport serves hundreds of people by providing them with food, groceries, clothing and prayer. Last year …

The L.I. Advance contacted the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to find out more information about State Environmental Conservation officials making an announcement that …

With the help of Dr. Christopher Gobler, of Stony Brook University’s Gobler Laboratory, Save The Great South Bay presented its annual State of the Bay address during their Fall Speaker Series. …

The Village of Patchogue Department of Public Works superintendent Joseph Dean recently retired after 13 and a 1/2 years of service at 59 years old. In his place, the village has hired a former H2M …

Brookhaven Town, which owns and manages Bellport Village’s bay bottom, recently renewed the ongoing formal agreement with Friends of Bellport Bay to continue habitat restoration for two years …

The process to finally acquire the 11.5-acre historic Avery property in East Patchogue for preservation has been quietly progressing. “We’re working through Phase 2,” explained …

Patchogue Village mayor Paul Pontieri pointed out that while many young couples can afford around $2,500 a month in rent for an apartment like New Village, “they can’t afford the down …

The Long Island Advance sat down with Bellport Village officials to review some of the initiatives taken this year with mayor Ray Fell, deputy mayor Bob Rosenberg, and village clerk John …

Bruce the Spruce, as it is fondly referred to, stands in the center of North Howells Point Road, in a circle buffer where Circuit Road intersects. It was planted by the village and stands on village …

After years of community requests to install a soccer field within the Village of Patchogue, trustees Joseph Keyes and the Parks Department confirmed construction will begin this spring 2023. The …

On Monday, Dec. 5, at the Bellport Community Center on Bell Street, the Waterfront Commission accepted and approved the Conceptual Design of the Bellport Marina Basin and Ho Hum Marina. Last …

In 2016, the E.O.C of Suffolk CEO Adrian Fassett donated funds to purchase the original 12-foot Village of Patchogue tree, located at the Capital One Plaza on Main Street, to be utilized during the …

The Village of Bellport Board of Trustees held their long-awaited Public Hearing: Presentation of the Waterfront Commission Marina Proposal on Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Bellport Community …

For years, the resting place of Revolutionary War hero, Capt. Richard Corwin, has been landlocked. A Town of Brookhaven-owned flag lot entrance to the cemetery on Chapel Avenue in Brookhaven Hamlet …

The Waterfront Commission Marina Proposal was scheduled for a much-anticipated public hearing, held by the Village of Bellport Board of Trustees on Monday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Bellport Community …

During the Village of Patchogue’s Nov. 14 board of trustee’s meeting, the board accepted a request to amend Section 365-23 of the Village Code to specify application standards for …

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