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OP-ED: We must let West Brook flow

      This piece is written in response to the Islip Bulletin’s Dec. 19, 2019 coverage of the dam that broke on its own in West Brook within Connetquot State Park. This …

The 50th anniversary of an iconic weekend of music was recreated last week. Read about one attendee’s impression of the event.

Suffolk County is set to launch a new bike-sharing program. Read why we think that’s a good thing.

A father accompanies his daughters to Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes” to celebrate the achievement by women in sports and in life.

Bicyclists face higher risk of crash–related injury and death than those riding in motor vehicles

The kickoff to the summer season is upon us. However, before heading to the summer celebrations this Monday, do something first.

NYS legislators are moving toward mandating the measles vaccine for all, eliminating the non-medical exemptions. Here’s why that’s important.

There’s a shortage of volunteer first responders on LI. Here’s what you can do about it this weekend.

The time might not be right for a new plan passed by Suffolk County last week. Read why.

The New York State Budget has a lot of people taking. The question remains for Long Islanders: Is it fair. Read here and decide

Steve Bellone: Taxes on Long Island are out of control. Read here why a permanent cap is necessary.

One writer’s view of what should be understood before a decision is made on legalizing marijuana.

Many might be surprised to learn that there is a way to get rid of telemarketer and robo calls. So why are we still getting them?

Looks like the National Parks Service and Fire Island National Seashore will be able to deal with the deer population in their own way. Read here why many are upset with that decision.

NYS is prepared to pass important gun legislation. Read here why it’s so important to get that done.

While the recent government shutdown created difficulty for many federal workers, there is an underlying problem to their problems that will need to be addressed.

The new state budget is proposing cutting AIM funding to LI. Read here about what it’s been primarily funding over the years.

There is an important vote coming up tomorrow, Tues. Jan 22 in Great River that has importance for that hamlet’s neighbors to the east as well.

Partisan politics continues to prevent important work in Washington. However, here on Long island, Washington politicians are putting partisanship aside to get something done.

There is a seasonal danger lurking in every home. If undetected, it could be lethal. Read about it here.

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