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Clean Water, Air and Jobs Act passes

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

The Long Island Maritime Museum, on Oct. 28, hosted its 32nd Boat Burning. The event brought together hundreds of West Sayville citizens as they watched two decommissioned wooden boats be burnt down …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

When Superstorm Sandy hit the South Shore 10 years ago, it had devastating effects, many of which still drive public and political responses to environmental factors today. In the aftermath of the …

On Oct. 29, 2012, almost 10 years ago from today, the “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New York State.  The Category 1 hurricane became one of the worst natural …

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society hosted their annual fall festival and Mourning at the Manor. The event takes visitors back in time to different periods of Sagtikos Manor. The …

The Blue Point Civic Association held its October meeting on Monday, Oct. 3 at the Bayport-Blue Point Library. As a special presentation, Zach Sicardi, from the Town of Brookhaven Recycling …

The long-anticipated renovation of Byron Lake pool has started its groundwork in Oakdale. “We are so excited to finally be moving forward with this long overdue park improvement. We thank …

Sayville Garden Club awarded three homeowner gardens and one business that beautified the community in 2022. Jim and Eileen O’Connor’s winning gardens on Astor Drive in Sayville are …

The Blue Point Civic Association held their September meeting on Monday, Sept. 12 in the Gene Horton Room of the Bayport-Blue Point Library. Vice president Alex Wellems discussed 2023 membership …

The Oakdale Civic Association came together at the Bourne Mansion on Monday, Sept. 13. President Brian M. Bast remarked on how helpful and accommodating Amity Education Group was in hosting their …

For the last 10 years, Bay Shore resident George Mowbray has walked along the Bay Shore Marina, picking up trash and helping the wildlife. Mowbray has a pushcart that he fills with supplies and a …

On Wednesday, Aug. 17, dozens of deceased snapping turtle hatchlings were found on the lawn of the Meadow Croft estate in Sayville. A local environmentalist group, Humane Long Island, sent an …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

With raging sun the last few weeks of summer, many enjoyed basking in the light before school starts, but for those with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), typical day activities like bike riding, …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

The future of domestic greenery on Long Island is a swift move away from the monoculture lawns that have dominated in Nassau and Suffolk counties for the past 100 years. Marshall Brown, of …

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

On Monday, May 2, the Blue Point Civic Association had their May meeting at the Bayport Blue Point Library. Coming off the heels of their successful Blue Point Creek Defender Day on April 10 that …

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