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The Port Jefferson Village 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival - December 5 & 6, 2015

The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council, in conjunction with the Inc. Village of Port Jefferson, will host the 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival on from December 5 – 6, 2015, throughout the Village of Port Jefferson.

Students at Bellport High School Culinary Arts Program Showcase their Skills Catering for the Bellport High School College Fair

Students from the Bellport High School Culinary Arts Program recently catered the Fall 2015 College Fair at Bellport High School.

William Floyd Alumni Association Honors Sixth Class of Outstanding Educators

The William Floyd Alumni Association recently held its sixth annual Outstanding Educators Award Dinner honoring Mary Arslanian, Candy Carro, Beth Cutrone and Stephen Stengel, four current and former William Floyd educators who, collectively, have positively impacted thousands ...

Suffolk County Reports Fifth Human Case of West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today a new human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

William Floyd High School College-Bound Student-Athletes Inspire District's Fifth Graders

As part of Spirit Week, William Floyd held its ninth annual College-Bound Athletics Assembly for fifth graders from the district’s five elementary schools – John S. Hobart, Nathaniel Woodhull, Moriches, Tangier Smith and William Floyd Elementary.

PSEG Long Island Makes Significant Upgrades to Protect Customers from Future Storms

As the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy nears, PSEG Long Island continues to make significant improvements to its transmission and distribution infrastructure, and communications and technology systems.

11 William Floyd Student-Musicians Selected for All-County Honors Festival

Eleven William Floyd High School student-musicians have been chosen to perform at the NYSCAME/SCMEA All-County Music Festival scheduled for November 20 in Huntington.

PSEG Long Island Begins Local Reliability Projects in Brookhaven

PSEG Long Island is committed to delivering best-in-class system reliability to our customers in the Town of Brookhaven.

DEC Changes Designations of Shellfish Harvesting Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties to Protect Public Health, Comply With National Standards

Citing recent bacteriological surveys, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced emergency regulations to change the designation of underwater shellfish lands in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation in the Town of Brookhaven Results in Arrests

On Tuesday October 20th, 2015, the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside conducted an Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation in the Town of Brookhaven.

Moriches Elementary Students Harvest Three Sisters Crops

Fourth-grade students in Tom Short’s fourth-grade class at Moriches Elementary School in the William Floyd School District recently harvested the “three sisters” crops – corn, beans and squash – that they planted last spring as third graders ...

William Floyd School District Celebrates Sixth Annual Unity Week

To cap off the William Floyd School District’s sixth annual Unity Week, a celebration of unity, peace and diversity designed to promote tolerance, understanding and acceptance of differences, the William Floyd School District took home the third ...

Leg. Anker Attends Annual Pine Barrens Research Forum

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 20th Annual Pine Barrens Research Forum on Thursday, October 1st.

SCSPCA: Illegal Exotic Animal Amnesty Day in Holtsville on October 10

The Suffolk County SPCA, in cooperation with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife and US Department of Agriculture will be hosting an Amnesty Day for illegally possessed, protected, endangered and threatened animals that ...

Tangier Smith Elementary Kicks off Unity Week with Human Peace Sign

To help usher in William Floyd’s sixth annual Unity Week, a celebration of unity, peace, diversity and tolerance, Tangier Smith Elementary School students in kindergarten through fifth grade along with staff gathered together and formed a human ...

Port-To-Port Art Exchange Exhibit - October 6-18, 2015

The first Port-to-Port Art Exchange was between Port Jefferson and Bridgeport CT in November of 2013. Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council is delighted to announce that this exceptional program will be presented in 2015 on Long ...

Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Fundraising Efforts

Celebrate breast cancer awareness month by contributing directly to your local research institutions and breast cancer centers.

Record Number of Plungers Expected to be “Freezin’ for a Reason” at the Town of Brookhaven Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York and the Town of Brookhaven invite you to join the hundreds of others who will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for the 6th Annual Town of Brookhaven Polar ...'s 2015 Halloween Guide: Spooktacular Fun with Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treating & More!

Get ready for a ton of Halloween entertainment fun on Long Island this season! We have you covered on all angles for those into big scares to kid-friendly Halloween adventures.

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Participate in "National Seat Check Saturday"

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged New Yorkers to participate in National Seat Check Saturday on September 19, a day dedicated to the safety and well-being of children in which free child seat inspections are conducted statewide ...
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