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Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

Due to the new New York State congressional maps, many local residents are now in District 2 rather than District 1. Communities that were formerly in CD 1 and are now in CD 2 include Medford, …

As per Brookhaven Town code, the lines must be redistricted every 10 years, after council districts were formed in 2000. The requirement, according to town officials, ensures equal representation as …

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, …

  Suffolk County district attorney Ray Tierney wants ShotSpotter back. He’s calling for its installation in nine communities where gun violence is up: North Amityville, Huntington …

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 …

Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone announced his candidacy last week to be the next Suffolk County executive. Current county executive Steve Bellone is term limited and will leave office …

The New York SAFE Act prevents criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying guns, cracks down on illegal guns and bans only the most dangerous assault weapons. The legislation includes …

Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after winning the Republican Primary for Governor of the State of New York: “I commend all of the candidates in this …

The Suffolk County News  asked the community to submit questions for the Board of Education candidates on online forums. Once compiled, the questions were emailed to the candidates and given …

The Suffolk County News compiled questions from the community on online forums for the Board of Education candidates. The questions were then emailed to the candidates who had a week to …

The Suffolk County News asked the community in online forums to submit questions to the Board of Education candidates. The compiled questions were then sent to the candidates via email and given a …

What do you find problematic or lacking in the current Board of Education’s performance in serving the community? How will electing you to the Board specifically address that deficit? (For …

The South Country School District has four open seats, each three-year terms and one to fill a vacancy commencing May 18, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Board president Anne Hayes is the only incumbent. …

On Saturday, April 16, four possible candidates for the four open board of education seats at Bayport-Blue Point School District set out to collect signatures from the community, setting up a post at …

As a resident of Patchogue for over 20 years, Dennis Ross plans on seeking a full-term seat on the Village of Patchogue Board of Trustees as the only opponent running against the incumbents in the …

As far as election nights go, this was a comparably quiet one for Suffolk County Democrats, who gathered to watch results and celebrate victories at IBEW Local 25 in Hauppauge; however, victories …

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