River otters confirmed in South Shore waters

Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip has discovered that the population of the North American river otter—a mammal once near extinction on Long Island—could be on the …

‘Lettuce’ grow: Community composting on Long Island

A roadmap to implement more solar

With Town's landfill plan revoked, they're still pushing for change

Romaine highlights recent measures for the environment

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 …

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 …

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
Court ruling permits Browning to run for County Legislature
The New York State Appellate Court issued a pro-voter ruling on May 5, permitting former Legislator Kate Browning to run for the …
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Legis. Bridget Fleming announces run for Congress in NY-1
Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First …
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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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Rep. Lee Zeldin announces run for N.Y. Governor
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today announced his campaign for Governor of New York in 2022 amid a series of alleged scandals …
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New tortoise exhibit at LI Game Farm
A new African sulcata tortoise exhibit has been built at the game farm because these giant tortoises are often cast-off pets and …
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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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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 …
School News
Suffolk County

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 up-to-date information regarding the new laws for passing a …

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 …

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 …