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DEC Re-Opens Particular Shellfishing Areas

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today announced the reopening of approximately 4,000 acres of shellfish lands on Long Island.

Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide Notification for June 30

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.

Bring Out Your Child's Patriotic Side: Kid-Friendly Events Happening 4th of July Weekend!

Celebrate 4th of July with the kiddies at these local kid-friendly events on the Island!

NYS Police Investigates Shooting on Shinnecock Indian Reservation

At approximately 12:45 a.m., on Monday, June 15th, the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside was contacted by Southampton Hospital and advised that there were two walk-in victims who reported being shot on the Shinnecock Indian ...

Senator Ken LaValle’s Bill To Combat “Brain Drain” Passes Senate

Senator Ken LaValle announced today that the State Senate passed his legislation, which enables Towns in the Peconic Bay region to establish housing funds in order to provide low-interest loans or housing for first-time homebuyers.

DEC Reopens Shellfishing Areas in Shinnecock Bay

Effective at sunrise on Friday, May 22, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will reopen approximately 3,600 acres of shellfish lands in the Town of Southampton.

Cyanobacteria Blooms Occurring in Southampton and Lake Ronkonkoma

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Mill Pond and Lake Agawam in Southampton and Lake Ronkonkoma.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

The month of May is dedicated to spreading awareness of a prevalent, yet preventable illness–Lyme disease.

DEC Temporarily Closes Areas in The Town of Southampton, Suffolk County for The Harvest of Shellfish and Carnivorous Gastropods

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that harvesting of shellfish and carnivorous gastropods (whelks, conchs, moon snails) in certain areas in the Town of Southampton has been temporarily closed, effective immediately on ...

Memorial Day Weekend 2015: Celebrate with Fireworks, Parades, BBQs & Lots of Family Fun!

Looking for the best fun happening Memorial Day Weekend 2015? We've got you covered with the scoop on fireworks, festivals, the Air Show, & More!

Duo Wanted for Stealing iPhone from Patron at Riverhead McDonald's

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town Police Department officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate members in a group who were seen taking a customer’s property from a Riverhead fast food restaurant last ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Spring and Summer I Love New York Bus Getaways

Bus Service Offers Dozens of Excursions from NYC and Long Island to Destinations Across New York

Bay Street Theater Announces Changes to the 2015 Mainstage Summer Season

Bay Street Theater Announces Changes to the 2015 Mainstage Summer Season.

First Ever Minecraft Adventure Hosted by Mason Cohen & Miller Croke at Bay Street Theater

First Ever Minecraft Adventure Hosted by Mason Cohen & Miller Croke at Bay Street Theater on April 12th.

Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million to Restore Protective Sand Dune at Tiana Beach

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State will provide approximately $1 million in NY Works funding to restore a sand dune at Tiana Beach in Suffolk County to prevent a breach of the protective barrier ...

Local Spring Brews Every Long Island Beer Enthusiast Must Try

Be sure to stock up on these great local seasonal beers.

Kent Animal Shelter Seeks Central Pine Barrens Commission Approval to Rebuild

Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2PM at Southampton Town Hall.

How Much Snow Has Your Town Received? Snow Totals for Long Island During Winter Storm Thor

Did your town get the most snow or the least? Check out the snow totals all across the island!

Hampton Bays: Future, Present, Past

Monday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. the Hampton Bays Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting at The Southampton Town Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue.

Winter Storm Sparta Surprises Long Islanders with 6+ Inches of Snow

Long Islanders woke up to yet another snowy morning today after Sunday night's snow storm, which buried parts of the Island under another half a foot of snow.
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