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On beaches and in parks, green spaces and backyards across Long Island—and around the world—countless friends and neighbors came together last week to mark the annual Spring celebration …

Village of Patchogue mayor Paul Pontieri announced recently that the village has been awarded $3,500,000 in EPA Clean Water funds through Congressionally Directed Spending for the expansion of its …

The proposed Village of Bellport 2022/23 $5,349,002  budget is 3.95 percent tax increase—an 8 percent budget-to-budget increase. The average estimated increase is about $90 per year per …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

A strong westerly wind whipped up the bay last Thursday. But the newly renovated Blue Point Dock was ready to receive the surging. “The project started last fall,” explained councilman …

Brookhaven supervisor Ed Romaine and the Town of Brookhaven will soon be submitting a short list for federal infrastructure funding grants, including North Bellport sewering as No. 1. “There …

At their last meeting, the Village of Bellport Board of Trustees further amended the code for commercial use of gas-powered leaf blowers and hedge trimers to include a ban on the use on federal …

A public hearing was held to authorize a property tax levy in the excess of the limit during the last board meeting held on March 14. No one spoke and the board approved the resolution. In passing …

The construction bids for the Hospital Road Bridge project were opened by the New York State Department of Transportation on Nov. 4, 2021. The contract was awarded to DeFoe Corporation of Mount …

The Johnson Controls dollar-neutral energy savings project features a total of 14 energy conservation measures, beginning with work at the Patchogue Theatre for Performing Arts and ending with the …

Patchogue’s Christian Guardino, 22, just recently celebrated his birthday earlier this week and will soon find himself in Hollywood during his journey on “American Idol.” Last week, …

There is a lot of disagreement with where shepherd’s pie comes from, but there is no doubt that it is a favorite in Ireland. Of course, while it is a regular dish in many traditional Irish …

On World Wildlife Day, March 3, PSEG Long Island celebrates the strong return of the local osprey population and continues preparing for the upcoming breeding season by inspecting known nesting …

Shirley residents should soon have some visual relief, as the New York Department of Transportation has promised to have the property visible from Sunrise Highway, which was recently littered with …

Back in 2019, the Town of Brookhaven was awarded a $250,000 Suffolk County water quality grant to build a living shoreline on empty parcels on South Breeze Drive in Patchogue. The project will help …

On Thursday, Jan. 27, Gov. Kathy Hochul and Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced the groundbreaking of the $223.9 million Forge River Watershed Sewer District project, designed to reduce …

On Thursday, Jan. 27, Gov. Kathy Hochul and Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced the groundbreaking of the $223.9 million Forge River Watershed Sewer District project, designed to reduce …

A winter storm dropped more than 23 inches of snow on Long Island Friday night into Saturday leaving local residents with a Sunday filled with digging out or playing in the snow. The National …

The Town of Brookhaven recently reported the discovery of several private boats on New York State Department of Transportation property in Shirley. The parcel, located at the end of Maple Avenue …

Patchogue resident Ethan Doutney, manager of operations for the Gino Macchio Foundation and assistant Steven Rafalko, were stationed at the Bellport Marina well before 9 a.m. Saturday morning. …

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