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Clean Water, Air and Jobs Act passes

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

On Oct. 29, 2012, almost 10 years ago from today, the “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New York State.  The Category 1 hurricane became one of the worst natural …

On Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy landed on the South Shore of Long Island, forever changing the lives of its residents. Two days before the storm hit, then-Town of Islip supervisor Thomas Croci …

On a sunny afternoon last week at an undisclosed location in the Town of Islip, a group of eager and excited members from Save the Great South Bay met for the organization’s first official …

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society hosted their annual fall festival and Mourning at the Manor. The event takes visitors back in time to different periods of Sagtikos Manor. The …

On Monday, Oct. 3, the Brightwaters board of trustees held their monthly meeting at Village Hall. Guests Marshall Brown and Frank Piccininni spoke at the meeting about the proposal their company, …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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