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Atlantic Cove receives approval for restaurant

After years of reworking their application, the owners of Atlantic Cove Marina, formerly Windswept, have received approval for a special permit for a modification of their site plan to include a …

H. Eberhard Nurseries has been in business in East Moriches for 90 years. Owner John Eberhard also recently celebrated his 80th birthday on July 8, with a party thrown by his wife of 53 years, Judy, …

With a whole day’s worth of family activities, the Waterdrinker Family Farm’s Sunflower Festival has blossomed for the summer of 2022. From the field of loaded sunflowers to the …

Sponsorships are now available for the third annual Take a Veteran Fishing Trip hosted by The Great Gun Anglers. The trip will take place on July 23 this year and usually brings about 50 veterans …

Eighth-grade Girl Scouts from Troop 400, Emma S. from East Moriches, Emily B. from Center Moriches, and Chloe K. from Center Moriches, recently built a music pavilion at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck earning them …

The Town of Brookhaven recently approved the purchase of 10.5 acres on Senix Creek. The purchase, according to councilman Dan Panico, is to be paid over three years from the Joseph Macchia …

After a public hearing was held during the May 26 Town of Brookhaven Town Board meeting, Silly Lily, located at the end of Adelaide Avenue in East Moriches, was approved for a change of zone from A1 …

Giraffes worldwide are on the “vulnerable” list—an even more important reason they celebrated Bobo’s 2nd birthday at the Long Island Game Farm on July 3. They sang …

Tulip season has come and gone, but for a brief moment, a million bulbs of multicolored beauty graced the island. Thousands traveled across the island to Manorville, where they visited the …

At the Presbyterian Church of the Moriches’ afternoon tea on Saturday, May 7, Richard Horton’s scones were among the hottest discussion topics. “I typically don’t eat …

The Long Island Game Farm is celebrating Bobo the giraffe’s 2nd birthday on Sunday, July 3, with a rain date of Monday, July 4.  The party will start at noon as they present him with a …

As of last month, the Town of Brookhaven has officially obtained two more parcels for open space including: an 8-acre site on Bay Avenue in East Moriches and a 2.3-acre site in Center …

Committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 23 Sean Spiller and his team of about seven scouts recently participated in a cleanup and rebuild of the garden beds at the Clayton Huey Community Garden. The …

Seaweed—boaters and beachgoers know what it is—that slimy, yet sometimes crunchy stuff that gets tangled between your toes as you debark your vessel, carefully navigating your way to the …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

May is the month we do most of our planting. The soil has warmed up, local nurseries are fully stocked, and the opportunity to share extra plants with like-minded gardeners is upon …

Lots of people have been getting their spring cleaning on, and we’re so thankful because our annual Helping Makes U Happy Community Yard Sale is happening on Saturday, May 7, at our building on …

Save the Great South Bay recently hosted an online speaker series forum for their GSB Oyster Project. Barry Udelson, marine resource specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, led …

The Moriches annual Memorial Day parade will take place on Main Street for a solemn remembrance. Veterans are asked to come and march, joining other organizations honoring all brothers and sisters …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

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