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Grieving without gathering: How funeral homes helped families during COVID-19

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

In the Prohibition era, many vessels were used to smuggle alcohol from overseas to the United States. A sign of the times, one of those rumrunners was nicknamed the Running Wild.Today, it's the …

This past Wednesday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone hosted cryptocurrency mogul Brock Pierce for a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the impact and future of …

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District. With a backdrop of Patchogue Lake, Fleming …

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has joined lawmakers in the push to restore deductions on state and local taxes which have impacted middle-class homeowners on Long Island. Bellone, …

Over the past year, our country has had to face some difficult realizations, including the hard truth that systemic racism is still pervasive today. We have seen it at play in housing, in hiring, …

The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife want to help government officials implement meaningful solar infrastructure—without disturbing natural areas or prime farmland. Their …

Bellport’s South Country Ambulance and Sayville’s Community Ambulance Company joined together last Wednesday to extend their condolences to the family of one New York State trooper …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today announced his campaign for Governor of New York in 2022 amid a series of alleged scandals surrounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Zeldin, 41, is the first member of …

Last Tuesday night, two days before Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a deadline, the Suffolk County Legislature passed their Suffolk County Police Reform and Reinvention Task Force Report in a 16-1 vote. …

In an effort to combat the skepticism associated with the COVID-19 vaccine, Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has requested the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launch a public relations …

As of March 1, the Suffolk County School Bus Safety Program is now in effect. An effort is now being made to educate residents with up-to-date information regarding the new laws for passing a …

New York residents aged 60 and above are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine – and by May, all adults may be eligible. Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that beginning March …

This Women’s History Month and the anniversary of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, we celebrate and honor notable local women in our community. The following are just some of …

Robert Levey II is a 12-year-old 7th-grade homeschooled kid pursuing his dreams with the help of his mother, Denise. He enjoys acting, singing and playing the guitar and piano. Recently, he landed …

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws require the manufacturer of a product to be responsible for its ultimate recycling, reuse or disposal in an effort to increase recycling. Senate bill …

As the pandemic closures round the corner to its exact one-year anniversary, local business owners have braced for and survived endlessly changing restrictions and reconfiguring of customer …

The lack of wastewater treatment throughout some of Suffolk County has led to continued reliance on 360,000 cesspools and septic systems that con- tribute to nitrogen pollution in local …

Islip Town board member Trish Bergin has announced her candidacy for Suffolk County Legislature. Bergin, 49, aims to take the seat held by Tom Cilmi (R-East Islip) when both of their terms end …

Suffolk County’s newest mass vacci- nation site is expected to open on Suffolk County Community College Ammerman Campus in Selden lat er this week. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Suffolk …

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