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Gov. Kathy Hochul pulled the controversial affordable housing proposal from the New York State budget last week after community leaders on both sides of the aisle spoke out against how the proposal …

My first suicide attempt was when I was 18. I flipped my car over an embankment. I was in an honors college and for once, being surrounded by other valedictorians and salutatorians, …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone recently announced that applications for the 2022 Round of the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Grant Program are now available. A pool of $500,000 is …

The dredging of Browns River has not occurred in approximately 17 years, making the waterway unnavigable at times and causing safety issues. Before any dredging project can begin, the site where the …

During Black History Month, we stop to consider not only the progress we have made towards equality in this country, but also the ongoing issues facing our Black youth every day. Historically, …

On the day of Christmas Eve, 2021, I sat quietly in the forested wetland located at the mouth of the Brown’s River in Sayville NY.  For a chilly winter’s day, there was a remarkable …

On Feb. 3, Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine and members of the Town Council were joined by a bipartisan group of state legislators, village mayors and other elected officials to speak out …

The Suffolk County News asked prominent members of the community what their goals were as individuals and as representatives of their organizations for 2022. Here are some of the …

On Wednesday, Jan. 2, the New York State Legislature passed new boundary lines for the state Assembly, state Senate districts and New York’s congressional delegation. In 2014, New York State …

The Connetquot wrestling team took first place honors in the League III wrestling tournament on Feb 5. The team had 13 place-winners in all, including six champions. Champions: Miguel Lozano, …

The Connetquot High School boys varsity basketball team fell to playoff-bound Newfield HS at home, on Feb. 2. Connetquot kept the score close early, but Newfield’s 23-9 burst in the third …

Islip, NY – Officially classified a blizzard in Suffolk County, the past weekend’s winter storm left the second-highest daily snowfall amount of record for Long Island. Town crews have …

I had originally signed up for an online lecture through the Sayville Library on famous Long Island shipwrecks, but due to unforeseen circumstances the lecture was changed to Long Island’s …

The Suffolk County News asked prominent members of the community what their goals were as individuals and as representatives of their organizations for 2022. Here are some of the …

Community engagement with charity initiatives is one of the cornerstones of Legis. Anthony M. Piccirillo’s (R-8th District) time in office. Since being elected in 2019, Piccirillo and his …

Showtime Athletics is a baseball and softball training facility that just opened its doors in August 2021, consisting of a wide variety of attributes such as individual lessons given by numerous …

The Suffolk County Women’s Alliance to End Food Insecurity (SCWATEFI) is a newer nonprofit that raises and purchases funds to feed families across Suffolk County. The Suffolk County News …

There is no more sumptuous and decadent double feature than Pablo Larraín’s “Spencer” and Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci.” As only the former is available …

Who is ready for 2022?  But, before we enter the New Year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the stories that made it into our papers in 2021. January During the start of the …

How does Santa get around the world in one night? Well, according to Joe and James Paviglianiti, it’s done by the work of twins… twin Santas, that is. The brother-duo have been …

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