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County wins historic opioid settlements

Settlement agreements with several defendants in the county’s pending opioid litigation were reached last week. They included Rite Aid, offering $1.5 million; CVS, offering $3.5 million, plus …

For the first time ever, the Patchogue Village Parks & Recreation Department successfully offered goat yoga. There are additional dates in July and August for $15 per class. The goats and …

Brookhaven Town has officially signed onto the $3 billion Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project after calls for clarification were voiced in a letter that resulted in a visit from Sen. Chuck …

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

The permeable pavers cut an impressive swath in the 75-car western parking lot where the electric car charger sits.  They also grace the entryway. “That took care of a lot of rain last …

The Suffolk County Radio Club recently hosted Amateur Radio Field Day in Shirley, an annual, nationwide event where amateur radio operators—also known as “hams”—attempt to …

A “Cooking for a PAWS” fundraiser for VFW Post 2913 and PAWS of War is slated for Sunday, June 27, beginning at noon at Capital One Plaza, 116 E. Main Street. According to Dave Rogers, …

Losing the pandemic weight gain definitely stopped being a priority when Suffolk County News and The Long Island Advance decided to search and scour the South Shore for the best lobster …

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 …

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Suffolk County Office of Minority Health and Stony Brook University Medicine may be able to help. Tune into the virutal COVID-19 Questions and Answers …

In 2017, New York State announced a $75 million septic system fund to assist homeowners with the costs to replace aging septic systems allotted over five years; Suffolk County got $10 million of the …

Republican candidate James Mazzarella took the unofficial special election win for the 3rd Suffolk County Legislative District seat on Tuesday May 25 with a total just over 60 percent of the vote or …

Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip has discovered that the population of the North American river otter—a mammal once near extinction on Long Island—could be on the …

Suffolk County officials aim to celebrate young Suffolk residents in the next few days during its inaugural “Youth Week.” The week of events from May 16 to 23 includes a job fair, an …

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

In the Prohibition era, many vessels were used to smuggle alcohol from overseas to the United States. A sign of the times, one of those rumrunners was nicknamed the Running Wild.Today, it's the …

This past Wednesday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone hosted cryptocurrency mogul Brock Pierce for a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the impact and future of …

The New York State Appellate Court issued a pro-voter ruling on May 5, permitting former Legislator Kate Browning to run for the Suffolk County Legislature Third District. The Suffolk County GOP …

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District. With a backdrop of Patchogue Lake, Fleming …

The financial burden caused by the pandemic has left thousands of senior citizens – who make up about 16 percent of Suffolk County residents – without the prescription drugs they need to …

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