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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, …

On the evening of Sept. 21, Seatuck water-quality scientist Maureen Dunn along with guest speakers spoke to a crowd of community members at the Bay Shore Historical Society’s monthly meeting, …

Suffolk County Water Authority is one of the largest sole-source water aquifer providers in the United States with 1.2 million customers. The company is set to pump somewhere between 70 and 75 …

The Islip Public Library meeting room was already half filled with people streaming in, long before the start of the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet’s “Islip’s Bay …

Islip Resource Recovery Agency submitted an application to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) for an Article 27 solid-waste permit modification to an existing permit …

Brightwaters residents are united in their love for what makes their village feel like home—the picturesque lakes that beautify the community. While the lily pads that adorn the lakes add to …

Oysters are a popular seafood dish, served and enjoyed by Long Islanders. Rather than throwing the remaining shells away to end up in a landfill, the members of the Seatuck Environmental Association, …

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 393,749 visitors to Fire Island National Seashore federal tracts and close to 2.5 million within in the park boundaries in 2022 spent $19.6 million …

NBC’s “Today” show featured the Town of Islip Shellfish Cultivation Facility and its vigorous oyster farming program during a segment airing Tuesday, Sept. 5.  “The …

On Oct. 12, 2020, a stolen car hit the Sgt. Craig B. Gariepy Memorial in Islip Terrace. The East Islip Chamber of Commerce and some volunteers used their time and efforts to transform this area into …

Aug. 9, 2023, was a tragic day for the island of Maui in Hawaii. Devastating fires resulted in the loss of 115 lives and destroyed homes, businesses, and cultural history. The Bellport Rotary …

Suffolk Transportation Service Inc. (STS) was selected by School Transportation News (STN) as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Green Bus Summit Fleet Award at the STN Expo in Reno, Nev. …

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will present “Islip’s Bay Heritage.”  A moderator will be coordinating a panel of lifelong Islipians who have …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter were joined by community leaders and elected officials in breaking ground on a long-awaited project that will connect …

Islip Town supervisor, Angie Carpenter and members of the town board were proud to recognize a group of Town of Islip Ocean Lifeguards who facilitated in the rescue of three beachgoers while on duty …

The Snapper Derby was   was held on Wednesday, Aug. 16 and was the biggest turnout to date! About 185 people signed up to fish with many spectators. The village also issued a special thanks …

Legis. Steven J. Flotteron along with members of the Seatuck Environmental Association, (pictured L-R) Lisa D’Elia, Charlie Weiss, Maureen Dunn, Legis. Flotteron, Enrico Nardone and Alison …

Kids 8 to 16 years old have been learning water safety, lifesaving techniques, and how to use rescue equipment in Atlantique, Fire Island, in preparation for the New York State Level 1 Ocean …

The Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) announced that it has submitted applications for more than $100 million in grant funding through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA). The New …

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