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The Mastic Beach Conservancy raises over 20K

Mastic Beach Conservancy held its inaugural fundraising gala, the Bivalve Ball, on the evening of Sat., Oct. 22 at La Buena Vida restaurant in Moriches. The group honored several local …

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Brightwaters held their monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, and discussed upcoming events in the village as well as if Lagoon Drive should be converted to a …

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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 …

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 …

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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