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With more recent news of a country club and a homeowner significantly violating the social-distancing mandates put in place by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone explained that …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

No official results have been posted as of Wednesday morning, but the unofficial local polls indicate a fairly red election year. “There’s about about 140,00 to 150,000 absentee …

Suffolk County Democrats on the South Shore will likely experience a harrowing loss in this year’s election after several near defeats in the polls as of Wednesday morning. However, Suffolk …

The topic of housing discrimination has been moving forward monthly in Suffolk County, and a task force dedicated to ensuring fair housing took questions and comments from the public last Thursday, …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

Suffolk County legislators are making progress on the effort to equip countypolice officers with body cameras. County legislators approved a resolution Sept. 17 that will allow the Suffolk County …

With counties across New York asking in unity for federal disaster relieffunding in order to pay for the ongoing response to COVID-19, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone expressed that 19 bus …

Getting a gold medal in bench press is not an easy task. But Daniel Fletcher, 32, from East Moriches, has won a gold medal as first in his weight class for bench press in the Special Olympics …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

In response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Suffolk County has created a task force that will be conducting eight community forums as well as one-one-one …

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has introduced a bill that would bring back oversight over PSEG and LIPA. The bill comes in light of PSEG Long Island’s failures in the fallout …

New York State elected officials had a chance to question regional utilities regarding response issues during Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4 and the days and weeks following, in a hearing on …

While there were no known black women suffragists locally, there were many who fought for the cause, including these two prominent women. Sarah J. Smith Garnet (1825-1911) Brooklyn Sarah J. …

Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Suffolk County health commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott to announce that 14 additional mosquito samples, all Culex pipienrestuans, have tested …

The death toll from COVID-19 in Suffolk County has been “approaching” 2,000 for several weeks now, and county executive Steve Bellone said that the slow-down of deaths correlates with …

After a decision was announced by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to cancel its annual Tribute in Light event to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New Yorkers quickly …

The UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter is factory new, and one landed at McArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma on Tuesday afternoon. New York Army National Guard helicopter pilots, crews, and soldiers …

Long Island’s utility provider, PSEG Long Island, is being investigated by the New York State Department of Public Service, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two days after Tropical Storm …

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