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Earth Day isn’t only one day a year

On beaches and in parks, green spaces and backyards across Long Island—and around the world—countless friends and neighbors came together last week to mark the annual Spring celebration …

Community invests in each other By Carol A. Seitz Owner, Therm-A-Trol,president, Bayport-Blue Point Chamber of Commerce Community is a group of people who are continuously investing in each …

Fast-moving world events have sent gas prices soaring—here on Long Island, we are setting new gas price records every day, and the spikes are creating worry among everyone who relies on our …

By Jason Borowski While a kingdom centered around Kyiv has been in existence since the 900s, the Ukraine nation as most Americans know it came into existence with the Ukrainian Republic of Kyiv in …

During Black History Month, we stop to consider not only the progress we have made towards equality in this country, but also the ongoing issues facing our Black youth every day. Historically, …

The new 100 for 10 Farmland Preservation Initiative will invest $100 million into vulnerable farms across the county over the next 10 years. This initiative is part of the Farmland Development Rights …

By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New York, and especially Long Island, has been a success. Nearly …

Educational institutions across the nation have been charged with adapting to remote learning, hybrid learning, and just simply educating their students while keeping teachers and pupils safe. Not …

Amman, Jordan – My husband is a good son—the type of son that calls his parents every Sunday; for seven years, FaceTime was their only means of communication. Then we got an opportunity …

Father's Day is a time to celebrate all the joys and struggles of raising children and an opportunity to honor those who have embraced the essential role of fatherhood. It is an opportunity to thank …

Juneteenth is the oldest national commeroration of the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to its first observance in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, June 19, Emancipation Day, is now …

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell may be the household names most associated with human sex trafficking in the United States, but the practice of exchanging sex for money is a common occurrence …

A common phrase women veterans have often had to tell people is they are not the daughter, spouse, or parent of a service member, but the service member. Marine Cpl. Jean Platania has had to say this …

We often hear of Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) and everyone knows of Veterans Day (Nov. 11). There are two military holidays in May: Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day. The first is a celebration …

There has been much discussion about the proposed Cornerstone apartment complex on Mulford Street in various news outlets and discussion platforms online, such as the Patchogue Nextdoor app, Greater …

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