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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.

Legislator Sarah Anker Welcomes “Right At Home” to the Miller Place Community

On Tuesday, August 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Right at Home Eastern LI.

A.G. Schneiderman Warns Against Price Gouging During Power Outages In New York State

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging during major weather events.

Governor Cuomo Urges Caution After Severe Thunderstorms Pass Through Eastern and Central Parts of the State

Stony Brook and Brookhaven in Suffolk County were some of the worst hit areas. Approximately 700 utility crewmembers are assisting PSEG Long Island with power restoration efforts in Suffolk County.

Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks Appear at Picnic Supper Harborfront Park Concerts in Port Jefferson

On August 12th, 2015, at 6:30 PM, the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council proudly announces that the acclaimed roots and rockabilly band Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks will be appearing at the Picnic Supper Concerts.

2nd Central Pine Barrens Commission Hearing on Kent Animal Shelter Rebuilding Plan Scheduled For Aug. 19

The Central Pine Barrens Commission will hold a second public hearing on the Kent Animal Shelter’s site plan application during its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 19 at 3PM at Brookhaven Town Hall.

Governor Cuomo Announces $56 Million in Improvements Along Route 347 on Long Island

Governor Cuomo announced completion of two projects worth $56.1 million to help transform State Route 347 on Long Island from a high-volume corridor into a safe, multi-modal, environmentally sustainable boulevard for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.

Suffolk County Leg. McCaffrey Calls for Expanded Availability of FiOS and Related Services

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently joined with his colleagues, community groups and various private citizens, at a public hearing held by the Public Service Commission.

Legislator Anker Supports the Davis Town Meeting House Society of Coram

On Friday, July 10th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker toured the Lester H. Davis House in Coram.

One Woman Dead, Several Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Brookhaven

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a woman and injured several others in Brookhaven tonight.

DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced the temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday period.

Long Island Summer Festival is Proud to Welcome Congressman Lee Zeldin

The Long Island Summer Festival is proud to announce that congressman Lee Zeldin will be making an appearance at the upcoming summer festival.

Governor Cuomo Announces $75 Million For Accelerated Paving Projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced resurfacing projects totaling $75 million will be completed this year on approximately 428 lane miles of state highways across New York.

Girls Inc. of Long Island Hosts Summer Camps

Girls Inc. of Long Island has plenty of camps to keep your daughters off the couch and eyes off their phones this summer!

Long Island Summer Festival Announces Headlining Bands

The Long Island Summer Festival is proud to announce our two headlining performances.

Bellone, Romaine, Carpenter and Major Research Institutions Announce Regionally Transformative Plan to Build “Innovation Zone”

For the first time, top elected officials in Suffolk County and leaders of the region’s top research institutions - following Governor Cuomo’s push for regional planning and to create clusters - have come together to develop and ...

WFHS Photography Students Sweep Assemblyman Murray Photo Contest

William Floyd High School students swept the top three spots in New York State Assemblyman Dean Murray’s student photography contest, which requested pictures of places, events and activities that showcased students’ schools and hometowns.
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