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$3M grant for new sewer connection in downtown CI announced

On Thursday, Aug. 4, it was announced that downtown Central Islip had received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a new sewer connection. At a press …

Formations of beauty, imagination, and whimsy along a lush wooded half-mile trail, with an occasional bird peeking through the leaves will be on view along with lyrical poetry when the Center for …

After years of reworking their application, the owners of Atlantic Cove Marina, formerly Windswept, have received approval for a special permit for a modification of their site plan to include a …

Jay Loviglio was born in Freeport and grew up in East Islip. He graduated from East Islip High School in 1974 and attended Suffolk County Community College, where he played college ball. After an …

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 …

With a whole day’s worth of family activities, the Waterdrinker Family Farm’s Sunflower Festival has blossomed for the summer of 2022. From the field of loaded sunflowers to the …

H. Eberhard Nurseries has been in business in East Moriches for 90 years. Owner John Eberhard also recently celebrated his 80th birthday on July 8, with a party thrown by his wife of 53 years, Judy, …

On Wednesday, July 13, the Town of Islip planning board held their monthly meeting. Bolla EM Realty, LLC requested a planning board special permit for a convenience market in the Business 3 …

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, …

The adage, “The best things come in small packages,” was emblematic of this unique sailing event, which also proved the aphorism that “The best things come to those who …

During the July 22 meeting, the board approved a resolution to submit a grant application to the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program and Land Stewardship Initiatives for …

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

It was a much shorter meeting than usual when the Brightwaters Board of Trustees met on Monday, July 11. Mayor John Valdini was away on business, so deputy mayor Thomas Zepf ran the meeting. The …

On Friday, July 15, the Village of Brightwaters hosted their gazebo cocktail fundraiser to help raise money for the restoration of the gazebos at the top of the canal. The event, which began last …

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 …

The long-mired 2-acre site of the former Bayport Transmission may finally have a new resident. According to a representative of the Town of Islip, “There are permit applications on file for …

The Common Ground has a full list of events for families this summer. Here are some of the fun activities coming up. Family Fridays Friday, July 15: Darlene Graham Song and Dance Darlene …

Reclaiming and revitalizing Kay Porter Bicycle Park on Railroad Avenue in time for the namesake’s 100 birthday this year, the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce pulled in the community to …

The Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Swim will be held on Thursday, July 14, with a rain date of Friday, July 15. The 5.5-mile open-water swim begins at the Fire Island Lighthouse and …

It speaks volumes when a landscape architect who is passionate about green infrastructure attracts nearly 150 residents into Bellport’s Community Center on an early Saturday night, including …

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