Articles

NY adopts a budget

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

The 2017-2018 budget for the state is finally in and there have been some major changes in funding and policy. Read about it here.

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The cost of free tuition

Story By: STAFF WRITER
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

The NYS budget now includes a historic resolution that can help many more families afford a college education. But there are stipulations.

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More autism awareness for better outcomes

Story By: TARA SMITH
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

April marks Autism Awareness Month, a time to draw more attention to this condition that effects one in 68 kids. Read about it here.

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Lawsuits mount against opioid makers

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County is taking the war on drugs a step further. Read about it here.

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Ready for house calls

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A new doctor’s service is taking a step back in time to provide a level of care not seen in decades.

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County promotes first-ever septic improvement program

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone is beginning to promote the county’s first-ever septic improvement program that would offer residents grants and low-interest financing to replace old cesspools and septic systems with nitrogen-reducing, advanced wastewater systems. Read about it here.

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Mixed reviews on proposed building

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Islip’s planning board is considering a controversial waterfront application in Sayville. Read about it here.

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Inaugural 5K Run for the Bay

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Operation Blue Earth will be hosting an inaugural run to benefit efforts to save the Great South Bay. Get the details here.

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Give Styrofoam the boot

Story By: STAFF WRITER
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

There are increasing concerns over the many possible hazards from using this product. Here’s what residents of Suffolk County should consider.

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The dangers of Styrofoam

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

There’s a petition currently circulating for a ban on Styrofoam in all of Suffolk County. Read about the issues that sparked concern over this product.

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A great contender

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

A local woman competed and placed in the 2017 Ms. Senior America New York contest.

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Get to know Heartland

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Islip Town Planning Board held an informational meeting last week to fill the public in on what the development is all about. Read about what they said here.

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