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Clean Water, Air and Jobs Act passes

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

It has been a decade since the worst storm in recent memory hit Long Island. Superstorm Sandy, bringing high winds and harrowing storm surge, knocked out power and tested our collective resiliency. …

On Oct. 29, 2012, almost 10 years ago from today, the “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New York State.  The Category 1 hurricane became one of the worst natural …

For anyone looking to find a pet-friendly Halloween party in the area to show off that adorable costume you summoned online or crafted yourself for your beloved dog or cat, look no further than …

After the successful installation of the solar carport located in the rear parking lot of the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, on Oak Street in Patchogue Village, officials are now …

Back in July, the developers for the Greybarn site at the former Mediterranean Manor, located at 303 East Main Street in East Patchogue, sought site-plan approval for the redevelopment of 3.42 acres …

Sewers are a ubiquitous yet subterranean necessity of modern life, which most people rarely—if ever—think about, as these wastewater devices typically flow smoothly, unnoticed, and …

The Patchogue-Medford School District is considering the feasibility of purchasing new univents with air conditioning, district-wide. The measure, according to the district, would provide both clean, …

The Bellport Village Waterfront Commission has officially begun working on the redesign of the Bellport Marina project as well as the Ho-Hum Beach Marina updates, which are further along. The …

During the August Village of Patchogue board of trustees meeting, the board passed a resolution to ratify Section 435-20(A) of the Village Code to add criteria and regulations for mixed-use …

Mud Creek County Park Beach, located at 341 Roe Avenue in East Patchogue, the only off-leash dog beach on Long Island, recently reopened, and is newly renovated as the perfect backdrop for you and …

Many in the community will be grateful to know that WellLife Network Inc. has rescinded their interest in developing the parcels of land located at 154-164 Waverly Avenue in Patchogue, following an …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

(Mariana Dominguez contributed  to this story) The Suffolk County Department of Public Works is seeking to replace the existing Smith Point Bridge with a new, high-level fixed bridge …

There’s something mythic about getting on a ferryboat and being transported to a new destination, even one that takes less than half an hour to get there, such as at the Davis Park Ferry, which …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

At the last Village of Patchogue board meeting, the trustees approved a resolution allowing the Shorefront Park shoreline project to go out to BID. The resolution also authorized the Village of …

The Village of Patchogue recently held a public hearing to discuss the proposed new downtown waste management and unauthorized dumping plan done by the hired professional consultants Michael Cahill, …

Last week, Legis. Dominick Thorne and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services hosted a virtual community meeting to educate the residents of Canaan Lake about the grant opportunities for …

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