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Farmland preservation in Suffolk County

The new 100 for 10 Farmland Preservation Initiative will invest $100 million into vulnerable farms across the county over the next 10 years. This initiative is part of the Farmland Development Rights …

The Browns River in Sayville is a critical federal waterway that feeds into the Great South Bay.  There are numerous businesses located on the river, including the Sayville Ferry Service, which …

By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New York, and especially Long Island, has been a success. Nearly …

Educational institutions across the nation have been charged with adapting to remote learning, hybrid learning, and just simply educating their students while keeping teachers and pupils safe. Not …

Amman, Jordan – My husband is a good son—the type of son that calls his parents every Sunday; for seven years, FaceTime was their only means of communication. Then we got an opportunity …

Father's Day is a time to celebrate all the joys and struggles of raising children and an opportunity to honor those who have embraced the essential role of fatherhood. It is an opportunity to thank …

Juneteenth is the oldest national commeroration of the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to its first observance in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, June 19, Emancipation Day, is now …

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell may be the household names most associated with human sex trafficking in the United States, but the practice of exchanging sex for money is a common occurrence …

We often hear of Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) and everyone knows of Veterans Day (Nov. 11). There are two military holidays in May: Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day. The first is a celebration …

As many of you are aware, there has been a lot of discussion about a lawsuit I filed almost five years ago. The issue of this lawsuit was raised in an attempt to discredit me and frustrate my …

Following the horrific death of George Floyd last May, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 203 to reform the practices of police departments across New York State. This directive required all …

As I write, there’s a football field-sized container ship stuck in the middle of the Suez Canal named the Ever Given. It’s blocking 300 cargo-laden ships. The canal, in Egypt, connects …

“To some generations, much is given. Of other generations, much is expected.” These words were spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936, to tap into the pride that was due …

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