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Supervisor concerned about possible non-permitted wetland work on Poospatuck land

Suffolk County GIS aerial photos of land within the Unkechaug Nation Poospatuck area, near the juncture of Poospatuck Creek and the Forge River, in Mastic, have been released by Brookhaven Town …

Last week, Suffolk County Legis. Dominick Thorne (LD 7) was joined by fellow county officials and representatives of the fire, rescue and emergency services community to announce the passage of …

Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) declared an “indefinite delay” in the implementation of congestion pricing for drivers entering New York City that was due to begin June 30. The …

Patchogue-Medford Youth & Community Services will hold a golf outing fundraiser on June 20 at Timber Point Golf Course. The event will honor Swezey Fuel owner Gary Zanazzi, a longtime PMYCS …

While the May 28 Bellport Village Board meeting postponed the vote again to change term limits for the mayor and trustees to the next meeting, Herman Miller, of George Court, was the first resident …

The Center Moriches Methodist Church will be hosting a dedication ceremony for the renovation of their 1800s cemetery. The event will be held on June 22 at 10 a.m. at the cemetery …

In the parlor of the 1893 Queen Anne-style house, with period furniture once used by Barbara Avery, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine signed a bill last week authorizing a $250,000 restoration to …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine signed a bill authorizing a $250,000 restoration to the 17th-century Avery Park Property in East Patchogue The resolution, introduced by Legis. Dominick …

Funding for Patchogue Village’s Long Island Rail Road parking lot solar carport has been officially secured in the amount of a $3 million grant, after a personal phone call from Gov. Kathy …

Wendy Moore had a hand in helping Sue Wicks develop her kelp farm. She is also doing it for others. “Last fall, I drafted a slide deck explaining the infrastructure needed for …

Sue Wicks tackled 40-mile-an-hour winds straight out of the east with a cold, sleety rain while harvesting kelp on Moriches Bay, the day of her interview. Her kelp and oyster farm, 3 acres, is …

Friends of Lakeview Cemeteries will be part of the Great Brookhaven Cleanup on workdays, including May 18 and 19. The Patchogue Hispanic Heritage Parade starts Sunday at noon; arrive early …

An early spring, and homeowners eager to celebrate it, has landscapers and their equipment out in force, waking the cicadas.  To better serve its citizens and preserve our …

The Village of Patchogue celebrated Arbor Day on Friday by planting five serviceberry trees on the grounds of Patchogue-Medford Youth & Community Services. The tree-planting ceremony came on …

The Brookhaven Town Board, on April 4, approved Robo Car Wash’s application for a facade change and site improvements, including replacing existing signage and adding a new retaining wall and …

A new law passed by the Brookhaven Town Board on April 4 prohibits people or businesses from dumping large amounts of trash in town-owned dumpsters or recycling bins. First-time offenders are …

Equipped with bags and gloves, a group of dedicated volunteers gathered along the banks of East Patchogue’s Swan River to clean up their local waterway. Led by James Bertsch and Tom Kain, …

The Village of Bellport, Bellport Environment Committee, Bellport Garden Club and the South Country School District hosted a tree-planting ceremony in honor of Arbor Day on Friday, April 19. The …

Tremont Elementary School launched a student-centered renovation of its courtyard, turning the area into a working farm. As part of the district’s mission to enhance the education of …

On a rainy Saturday morning, about 40 volunteers from Save the Great South Bay, wearing yellow safety vests, fanned out across two sites in Patchogue to collect trash. James Bertsch, a Save the …

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