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Local, state, and federal officials commemorate beginning of decade-long project at BNL

Many stakeholders in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s upcoming Electron-Ion Collider project came together Friday to celebrate the official launch of the initiative. In January, the U.S. …

The pandemic has shifted the path for many of us, and it has also changed the journey of the local oyster’s return to the Great South Bay. By returning oysters and oyster shells back …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

In response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Suffolk County has created a task force that will be conducting eight community forums as well as one-one-one …

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has introduced a bill that would bring back oversight over PSEG and LIPA. The bill comes in light of PSEG Long Island’s failures in the fallout …

As parents get ready to send their kids back to school this year, they are faced with many different circumstances than normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused schools to put more emphasis on …

Congressman Lee Zeldin recently announced $692,237.43 in Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants for fire departments in New York’s First Congressional …

On Friday, August 21, Ranger Eric Powers from the Center for Environmental Education and Discovery (CEED) held a special virtual discussion with lemur expert, Dr. Patricia Wright at the Long …

At a restaurants’ meeting at Drift 82 in Patchogue last week on a discussion regarding unfair treatment by the State Liquor Authority on local restaurants, congressman Lee Zeldin …

New York State elected officials had a chance to question regional utilities regarding response issues during Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4 and the days and weeks following, in a hearing on …

Five Fire Island National Seashore maintenance projects may just get the help they need under the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, which guarantees funding for …

The death toll from COVID-19 in Suffolk County has been “approaching” 2,000 for several weeks now, and county executive Steve Bellone said that the slow-down of deaths correlates with …

After a decision was announced by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to cancel its annual Tribute in Light event to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New Yorkers quickly …

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new challenges to all students as they return to school this fall. With the many new plans in place, fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and lead to strong emotion. …

Brookhaven Town will possibly be exploring the creation of an ashfill as an answer to the big garbage question: what to do with it. “The town is taking a serious look at how we’re …

Long Island’s utility provider, PSEG Long Island, is being investigated by the New York State Department of Public Service, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two days after Tropical Storm …

On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the long-awaited decision on the upcoming school year, saying that all schools in New York State would be allowed to open for a form of in-person …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone has invited multiple other county executives on his public Zoom calls to discuss the necessity of disaster assistance from the federal government, …

A local fishing club will be hosting a fishing day and barbecue for local veterans on Aug. 15. Great Gun Anglers, the local club named after the beach, will take local veterans out on boats for a …

Laura Ahearn, an attorney and victim advocate from Port Jefferson, will run on the Democratic ticket for New York State Senate District 1, after winning the primary in June. The race will decide …

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