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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, 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 …

A 91-unit apartment building to be built on the former site of the Mediterranean Manor in East Patchogue will receive tax breaks from the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency. Plainview, …

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 …

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 …

SOUTH COUNTRY Voters in the South Country School District will decide whether to approve a budget of just over $143 million for the 2024-2025 fiscal year, an increase of 1.54 percent from the …

Kudos to Dave Kaskel, assistant deputy of Department of Public Works, who worked for the village just under 31 years, and was recognized after Bellport’s public hearing. Kaskel is retiring and …

WILLIAM FLOYD Two trustees seek re-election In the William Floyd School District, two trustees are up for re-election, including Jennifer Ng Heitman and Kevin Meyer. They are running unopposed for …

Candidates for the Patchogue-Medford Board of Education discussed their positions on the issues Thursday night at a forum at Saxton Middle School organized by the Patchogue-Medford PTA Council. …

Six candidates are running for three spots on the Patchogue-Medford Board of Education. The candidates are seeking a three-year term. The school board election and budget vote are on May 21. The …

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 …

Three candidates, two of whom are incumbents, are running for seats on the South Country Board of Education. Two at large seats are open. Incumbents Chris Picini and Cameron Trent are running …

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 …

On Monday, April 22, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that for the FY 2025 budget, she would be increasing school aid by $1.3 billion to nearly $36 billion, including $24.9 billion in …

The Patchogue-Medford School District is proposing a $241.3 million 2024/25 budget with a 2.67 percent increase of the tax levy. The proposed budget does not pierce the tax cap. The average tax …

Voters in the South Country School District will decide on May 21 whether to approve a budget of just over $143 million for the 2024-2025 fiscal year, an increase of 1.54 percent from the current …

The $6.37 million budget was passed by the Bellport Board of Trustees and mayor on Tuesday night. So did the resolution for terms of office from two years to four years. Trustee Steve Mackin, at …

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