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Wearing tights, tank tops, shorts and T-shirts, 16 dancers and 16 actor-singers stretched their glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, shoulders and arms to the pumped-up beat of “Cover Girl” by …

In the early 1950s, an article appeared in Mademoiselle magazine written by Betty Friedan, describing the efforts of Fred Sherman and his wife, Kiki, in establishing the Davis Park community. Fred …

The stories revealed at the sluice gate kept coming. The president of MGM had a house here, a gangster set up a residence there. A car was found in the lake in the 1960s. A couple from Florida, who …

With several groups discussing a waste solution for Long Island, considering the anticipated closure of the Brookhaven Town Landfill in 2024, companies like Winters Brothers are looking at moving …

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 …

As if Patchogue Lake was not beautiful enough, the Patchogue Garden Club has made it a mission to plant 10,000 daffodils along the newly reopened Lake Street extension this winter. Eager to start and …

The pandemic has created a surplus of harvested oysters, which creates concern for the vulnerability of the oyster market. In order to address it, The Nature Conservancy partnered with Pew …

Residents can now provide comments regarding the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed regional recovery and recycling residue facility through Jan. 15, 2021. The proposal of the RRRF …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

Since Winters Brothers acquired Brookhaven Rail LLC in May via its affiliate Shamrock Rail, the waste management company has been looking to extend its reach into a solid-waste rail transfer …

A demonstration at the entrance of Brookhaven Town Landfill on Horseblock Road on Saturday morning was organized by the Landfill Remediation Group. About 50 people attended the protest and listened …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

The Washington Lodge is CEED’s headquarters, and Sally Wellinger, the executive director of CEED, is spearheading the renovation project on South Country Road in Brookhaven Hamlet. “As …

Patchogue Village’s Clean Fleet Policy is about to charge up. The village board approved the purchase of a Chevy Bolt EV from Eagle Chevrolet on Oct. 26 after bids came back. The car cost …

The Brookhaven Landfill, located in North Bellport, will be the location of a demonstration held by the Landfill Remediation Group on Halloween. The protest is in reference to the frustration by the …

With the assistance of community volunteers, Friends of Bellport Bay has reached the goal of planting a total of 1 million oysters in Bellport Bay, in its fifth year of the initiative. Thomas …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

The alchemy of nature has a calling some answer if they’re lucky. Steve Kuhn followed the vocation that was offered. The glint of the sun on the water, puffy clouds, warm summer air, the …

Patchogue Village is aiming to become energy awesome. The village signed a project development agreement last week with Johnson Controls for a detailed energy audit after village board approval on …

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