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The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting public input on the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Management program for Fire Island National Seashore. This effort aims to evaluate ORV use at the Seashore and …

Save The Great South Bay, a local 501(c)3 environmental non-profit, is launching the South Shore Bays Unified Water Stud y, a pilot program using an innovative water quality monitoring protocol. This …

The 50-acre landfill is Brookhaven Town property, located at 350 Horseblock Road in Yaphank, was expected to close by 2024, but due to space and New York State engineers, will not close until …

Dan Losquadro (R), incumbent A lifelong Suffolk County resident, Dan Losquadro was raised in Wading River and attended Shoreham-Wading River schools. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in history …

Work has officially begun at 80 Division Street, the location of the old Kappler’s Hotel and Bar, after village planning board approvals in 2020 for the apartment development. The project …

Construction of the new Hospital Road bridge over Sunrise Highway is entering the final stages, according to the New York State Department of Transportation, with concrete being poured on the last …

As part of a legislative committee initiative, Patchogue-Medford School District administrators recently met with a group of state and local elected officials, as well as representatives from …

They popped up on wanted posters all over Long Island and New York State, grossed out hundreds of New Yorkers who often used a broom to sweep them from sidewalks, and they love to hitch a ride on …

The newly renovated Marine Room at the Center for Environmental Education and Discovery was bathed in late-afternoon light last week, illuminating the soft blue walls, finished floors, mirrored …

Organization leaders from the NAACP, Citizens Campaign for the Environment and Brookhaven Landfill Action and Remediation Group organized with over 40 community members for a protest outside the …

Back in 2018, current senator, former assemblyman Dean Murray and then-assemblyman, now congressman Andrew Garbarino announced a total of $3 million awarded to the Patchogue Village train station …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone recently announced the county will issue a request for proposal (RFP) for the development of a new Seaweed Cultivation Program in Peconic Bay and Gardiners Bay. …

At least 85 people, mostly homeowners on Davis Park, came to hear Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine and other town officials speak about the immediate severity of beach erosion on Tuesday. And to …

The historic 1858 Swan River Schoolhouse on Roe Avenue in East Patchogue is getting more respect. “They power washed and scraped it last week,” said Greater Patchogue Historical …

The Blue Point Civic Association held its September meeting on Monday, Sept. 18 at the Gene Horton room in the Bayport-Blue Point Library. Dunkin’ construction on Montauk Highway, former …

Construction is expected to begin in the next several weeks on a warehouse building that Rechler Equity Partners is developing in Medford, the company’s managing partner told the Brookhaven …

The River Wear flows past the walk next to the Durham School Boat House, off the Milburn Gate Bridge. A grey heron was perched nearby on twisted, gnarly branches, and the proliferation of large, …

The 2023 Mayor’s Cup Regatta & Charity Celebration benefiting Save The Great South Bay, a local environmental nonprofit, took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Long Island Yacht Club, …

Shark bites on Long Island dominated headlines of local and national publications over the summer after five people were bitten during the July 4 weekend. In August, a sixth bite was reported, this …

Last weekend, the Bellport Bay Yacht Club hosted the 2023 Optimist Atlantic Coast Championship Regatta. Fortunately, Hurricane Lee stayed offshore, creating windy but sailable water with a …

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