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Rezoning proposal for Orinoco Corridor

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Village of Brightwaters held an open discussion with the planning board and the community regarding Orinoco Corridor. The planning board held the open forum to get …

For the last 10 years, Bay Shore resident George Mowbray has walked along the Bay Shore Marina, picking up trash and helping the wildlife. Mowbray has a pushcart that he fills with supplies and a …

On Wednesday, Aug. 10, the Town of Islip planning board held their meeting at Islip Town Hall West. The first item on the agenda was a town board application recommendation item for West Islip Gas …

It can only be described as a raw sewage smell with a hint of sea. South Patchogue residents, especially those located near the Davis Park Ferry Terminal, are complaining, largely on social media, …

Long Island has always been known as a mecca of history, but just a ferry ride away hides another amazing historical community, the Fire Island Pines. A longtime haven for the LGBTQIA+ community, the …

On Thursday, Aug. 4, it was announced that downtown Central Islip had received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a new sewer connection. At a press …

Jay Loviglio was born in Freeport and grew up in East Islip. He graduated from East Islip High School in 1974 and attended Suffolk County Community College, where he played college ball. After an …

On Wednesday, July 13, the Town of Islip planning board held their monthly meeting. Bolla EM Realty, LLC requested a planning board special permit for a convenience market in the Business 3 …

On Friday, July 15, the Village of Brightwaters hosted their gazebo cocktail fundraiser to help raise money for the restoration of the gazebos at the top of the canal. The event, which began last …

For spectacular sights and perfumed sea air, a local cruise off Montauk will introduce you to a Long Island sightseeing staple from a wholly sea perspective. The Easy Breeze cruise company, …

It was a much shorter meeting than usual when the Brightwaters Board of Trustees met on Monday, July 11. Mayor John Valdini was away on business, so deputy mayor Thomas Zepf ran the meeting. The …

The Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Swim will be held on Thursday, July 14, with a rain date of Friday, July 15. The 5.5-mile open-water swim begins at the Fire Island Lighthouse and …

On Thursday, June 30, the Village of Brightwaters hosted the first Walker Beach Family Fun Night of the year. The beautiful night featured tunes from Eric Henrickson and food from Chiddy’s …

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a local lecture on historical topics. This week she decided to round up the best …

It was a beautiful day on Wednesday, June 29, for a small group gathered at Connetquot State Park’s hatchery to watch the Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve receive a $41,000 matching …

The board approved the 2022 Storm Water Report, which is filed every year with New York State. The report details information such as what drains are clean and what streets are being sweeped. 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 …

Each week reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a historical lecture. This week she attended a lecture presented by the Islip Library …

On Monday, May 2, the Brightwaters board of trustees held their monthly meeting. The board made a motion to consider the approval of the proposed sub-division “Windsor Estates in the Village …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

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