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Honoring the guy who made soccer fields possible

It’s not every day kids get to meet the hero who enables playing their sport possible. But soccer youngsters, their parents and coaches received that gift on Sunday, as former Islip deputy …

Losing the pandemic weight gain definitely stopped being a priority when Suffolk County News and The Long Island Advance decided to search and scour the South Shore for the best lobster …

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Suffolk County Office of Minority Health and Stony Brook University Medicine may be able to help. Tune into the virutal COVID-19 Questions and Answers …

In 2017, New York State announced a $75 million septic system fund to assist homeowners with the costs to replace aging septic systems allotted over five years; Suffolk County got $10 million of the …

Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip has discovered that the population of the North American river otter—a mammal once near extinction on Long Island—could be on the …

Suffolk County officials aim to celebrate young Suffolk residents in the next few days during its inaugural “Youth Week.” The week of events from May 16 to 23 includes a job fair, an …

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 …

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