Environment
Romaine highlights recent measures for the environment

The Town of Brookhaven has been crossing environmental projects off their list one grant at a time. Supervisor Ed Romaine spoke to this publication to highlight some of the recent measures …

The 'Great Brookhaven Clean Up' approaches

OP-ED: Moriches Bay Garden Club returns

Wastewater management initiatives push forward

Fast-tracked bill to hit local newspapers

Center Moriches News

Three steps to create a butterfly garden

According to Save the Great South Bay, butterflies are not only beautiful to observe but also serve an important role in our ecosystem. Frank Piccininni, director, offers these three steps to create …
Center Moriches

CM student organizes blood drive

Center Moriches junior Victoria Miethe, inspired by her mother’s battle with cancer, organized a blood drive through Long Island Blood Services, New York Blood Center. Her mother, Rosemary …
CENTER MORICHES

Remembering a beloved Boy Scout leader

He has been described as a “pillar,” “great friend” and “mentor” by those who knew and loved him, and his death after battling cancer has left a deep void in the hearts of many. Longtime …
MORICHES

Community mourns loss of dedicated teacher

The Center Moriches community lost a cherished community member and dedicated elementary school teacher last week. Kate Adams, who served as a teacher in the Center Moriches School District for 23 years, …
Other News
Suffolk GOP disputes term limit language, files suit
The Suffolk County GOP filed court papers to uphold the county's term limit law on Friday, April 2, claiming Democratic candidate …
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What to expect from Suffolk County's new police reform plan
Last Tuesday night, two days before Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a deadline, the Suffolk County Legislature passed their Suffolk County …
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Jim Mazzarella seeks legislative seat
Suffolk County Republican Committee chairman Jesse Garcia recently announced Jim Mazzarella as the Republican and Conservative …
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Fighting vaccine skepticism
In an effort to combat the skepticism associated with the COVID-19 vaccine, Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has requested the …
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County Legislature approves three-foot passage rule to protect cyclists
Drivers in Suffolk may soon have to practice social distancing following the recent approval of legislation requiring motorists to …
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Don’t forget to stop, or pay the price
As of March 1, the Suffolk County School Bus Safety Program is now in effect. An effort is now being made to educate residents with …
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Keith's Corner
July is a busy month at Helping Makes U Happy—even the pandemic can’t slow us down! As you can see, Keith is busy packing food and setting up comfort cases. The first week of July …
We at Helping Makes U Happy can’t believe June is here already! The weather is getting nicer, there are many momentous occasions happening, and we are still doing what we can to stay safe …
School News
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Pass a school bus, get a ticket

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …
SCHOOL NEWS

How PPE factors into the new school year

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 …
NEW YORK

Cuomo: schools in New York can open this fall

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 …
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