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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 ...

Governor Cuomo Announces 15 Additional Companies Join Start-Up NY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 15 more businesses plan to expand in or locate to New York as a result of START-UP NY, the innovative program that establishes tax-free areas associated with colleges and universities across ...

Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy to Take Place on Saturday, September 12

The 15th annual Smith Point Bridge 5K run for Literacy sponsored by the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library (MMSCL) and its partners is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015.

Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 64 Beaches

Due to the heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential for the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed ...

Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide Notice for September 9

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be ...

William Floyd Summer Food Service Program Receives Site Excellence Award

The William Floyd Summer Food Service Program recently received the “Site Excellence Award” from the NYS Education Department Child Nutrition Program in recognition for outstanding efforts in providing quality meal service.

Port Jefferson Powers Up Lawsuit on LIPA Tax Challenge

Port Jefferson Village Mayor Margot J Garant authorized the filing of a lawsuit to block LIPA’s attempts to appeal the property tax assessment of the Port Jefferson Power Plant.

Brookhaven to Take Part in Community Solar NY Program To Support Growth of Photovoltaic Investment Under NY-Sun

Solarize Brookhaven taking place September 12, 2015 for local residents and businesses interested in learning more about this new program.

William Floyd Golf Tournament Raised $450,000 in Scholarships in 19 Years

The William Floyd Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament sponsored by Century 21 Cor-Ace Realty and Ace Builders, Inc., recently held its 19th annual golf outing and dinner to support scholarships for deserving William Floyd grads.

DEC Announces Temporary Holiday Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

A temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Labor Day holiday period begins Saturday, September 5.

Governor Cuomo Announces Innovative Clean Energy Project on Long Island Under Reforming the Energy Vision

Governor Cuomo announced the launch of an anaerobic digester project on Long Island that will serve as an innovative model of how clean, on-site power can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support sustainable communities.

Suffolk County SPCA, DEC Police and the Town of Brookhaven Hold Press Conference about Alligator Snapping Turtle

The Suffolk County SPCA, The Department of Environmental Conservation Police and the Town of Brookhaven will hold a joint Press Conference on Thursday August 27th at 11:00 am at the Suffolk County SPCA Office at 725 Veterans ...

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Lake Ronkonkoma (Brookhaven Side)

Researchers from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services have confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) at Lake Ronkonkoma* off Pond Road, in the Town of Brookhaven.

Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival - September 19, 2015

The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce once again is hosting the Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Festival, Saturday September 19, 2015.

Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide Notice for August 18

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.
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