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A rare New Jersey earthquake ranked 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale was reported on April 5 at 10:23 a.m. According to Gov. Kathy Hochul, the earthquake hit west of Manhattan and was felt …

The Great South Bay will only be as healthy as the 50 creeks that flow into it. That is why Save the Great South Bay (STGSB) launched the Creek Defender Program, in which local Creek Defenders …

Legis. Steven J. Flotteron recognized America’s Boating Club of the Great South Bay’s commander James M. Milton, JN, a member since 2007, on being re-elected for the fourth time at the …

Since 1995, the Long Island Section of the NY Metro Chapter of the APA has awarded scholarships to new professional planners and students for attendance at the annual National APA Conference in …

The Town of Islip is home to over 300,000 people of every culture, ethnicity, religion, political opinion, and worldview imaginable. Yet, any one of those residents can agree that New York State …

During the Village of Brightwaters Board of Trustees Meeting on Monday, March 4, the board gave updates to village residents regarding the impending 2024-2025 budget, clogged drains, and water …

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter delivered the 2024 State of the Town address on March 6, 2024, emphasizing the town’s strong financial position, infrastructure improvements, and …

The Great South Bay will only be as healthy as the 50 creeks leading into it. Save The Great South Bay, a local environmental nonprofit, is teaming up with Keep Islip Clean to keep the arteries …

The Serenity Garden at Brookwood Hall in East Islip is shaping up to be a beautiful addition to the East Islip community, and beyond. Located on the grounds of Brookwood Hall, this one-acre …

Town supervisor Angie Carpenter, members of the Islip Town Board, along with planning commissioner Ela Dokonal and IT director Doug Miller, are pleased to announce the soft launch of the …

With the backdrop of the South Shore a window-view away, an array of biologists, council members, financial consultants, farmers, a town mayor, and citizens gathered at The View in Oakdale for some …

The Town of Islip will be hosting walk-in interviews for over 600 summer jobs at Brookwood Hall in East Islip on Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Brentwood Recreation Center on …

On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by environmental and labor leaders, announced what Romaine categorized as …

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced investments in Fire Island Resiliency projects to protect barrier island communities from extreme weather. After assessing the beach damage, …

The authorized project provides for hurricane protection and beach erosion control along five reaches of the south shore of Long Island between Fire Island Inlet and Montauk Point, a distance of …

The recent storms and flooding events that battered the northeast corridor created a number of overwashes throughout the island, but there were no confirmed breaches on Fire Island. The Fire Island …

The weather forecast predicted more than 5” of snow across on the South Shore.   Pictured are Andrew and Logan Multari of Islip Terrace, both age 9.

During the first Bay Shore Chamber of Commerce meeting of the new year, local leaders addressed a problem that has been plaguing Bay Shore for years: nefarious activity at the bus shelter located on …

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

A severe storm weathered through the night of Jan. 9 into the morning of Jan. 10, resulting in serious damage along the South Shore of Long Island. The strong winds and heavy rain from the …

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