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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone (D) and current Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine will be vying for the Suffolk County executive seat as current …

Every year around this time, Brookhaven National Lab hosts the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy (NYWIMA). This year, the academy took place from Oct. 20 to Oct. 27. Over 260 people …

Save The Great South Bay, a local 501(c)3 environmental non-profit, is launching the South Shore Bays Unified Water Stud y, a pilot program using an innovative water quality monitoring protocol. This …

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, during a Town o f Islip Board meeting, the town council voted unanimously to approve Resolution 22, which addresses steps to shutter the Travelodge in Bay Shore that is currently …

They popped up on wanted posters all over Long Island and New York State, grossed out hundreds of New Yorkers who often used a broom to sweep them from sidewalks, and they love to hitch a ride on …

The 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 …

Shark bites on Long Island dominated headlines of local and national publications over the summer after five people were bitten during the July 4 weekend. In August, a sixth bite was reported, this …

At least 85 people, mostly homeowners on Davis Park, came to hear Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine and other town officials speak about the immediate severity of beach erosion on Tuesday. And to …

When Hathaway Scully bequeathed her beautiful 1917 Normandy-style mansion and 70 acres of grounds for preservation as a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve in the early 1980s, she probably never …

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 …

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