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Patchogue is snow-covered

The Brand kids—Amber, Heather, Morgan, and Chelsea of Patchogue—enjoyed their snow day as did Patchogue resident Jaqueline Routh and her son, Benjamin. The weather forecast predicted …

About 150 hearty souls started Super Bowl Sunday with a dip in the chilly waters off Patchogue in the Patchogue Young Professionals fourth annual Polar Plunge. Some waded in tentatively. Others …

The Patchogue Village Board on Monday approved a change of zone for the Carriage House apartments planned for West Main Street. The next step is a Planning Board meeting on March 26 at which the …

The project might take years, due to the presence of native long-eared bats only allowing for three months of work, but the Village of Patchogue has started removing brush alongside Patchogue Lake by …

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced investments in Fire Island Resiliency projects to protect barrier island communities from extreme weather. After assessing the beach damage, …

The authorized project provides for hurricane protection and beach erosion control along five reaches of the south shore of Long Island between Fire Island Inlet and Montauk Point, a distance of …

The National Park Service (NPS) initiated the planning process in 2015 to support a decision on how best to manage the breach that was created within the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness …

The recent storms and flooding events that battered the northeast corridor created a number of overwashes throughout the island, but there were no confirmed breaches on Fire Island. The Fire Island …

Modifications and updates are being made to the Blue Point Preserve by the Town of Brookhaven Parks Department following an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliance audit conducted in the past …

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

The Village of Patchogue Board of Trustees voted to enter into Phase 2 of their energy-saving projects with Johnson Controls, earlier this month. The second phase will include another solar array …

Plans for revitalizing North Bellport received a boost earlier this month when the Town of Brookhaven was awarded a $4.5 million NY Forward grant. The state grant money will be used to redevelop …

Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Joseph A. Santorelli rejected the Citizens Campaign for the Environment and NAACP’s challenge of Brookhaven Town’s environmental review of the …

During his early January swearing in as Brookhaven Town supervisor, Daniel J. Panico announced plans to improve North Bellport residents’ access to the ferry and Ho-Hum Beach on Fire Island, a …

In Patchogue, Super Bowl Sunday is celebrated with wings, dips, beer, and… polar plunges. On Sunday, Feb. 11, get freezin’ for a reason with the Patchogue Young Professionals at the …

Early on Jan. 10, a nor’easter brought in severe rain and strong winds, causing major flooding. Since then, Brookhaven Town supervisor Daniel J. Panico declared a state of emergency effective …

Plans for the proposed 262-unit Carriage House apartments on West Main Street advanced Monday, Jan. 8 after the Patchogue Village Board approved a zoning change sought by the developers, Nord …

As of last week, PSEG Long Island was restoring customers after strong winds and heavy rain caused scattered power outages throughout PSEG Long Island’s service area. As of 8:15 p.m. on …

Early on Jan. 10, a nor’easter brought in severe rain and strong winds, causing major flooding. Since then, Brookhaven Town supervisor Daniel J. Panico declared a state of emergency effective …

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has declared the Mastic Fire Department substation at Calabro Airport in Shirley a state Superfund site, after the chemicals PFOA and PFOS were …

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