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Cyanobacteria Blooms Found in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton

Results of water sampling performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton, NY.'s 2016 April Family Fun Guide: Spring Into Fun with Festivals, Fairs, & Outdoor Adventures!

Spring is in full swing - get the most out of the month of April, and enjoy all that Spring has to offer with's April Fun Guide!

The Verdict is In: Support for Doing Away with the Plastic Bag is Overwhelming

t the General Meeting on March 22nd, the public hearing on a Local Law Prohibiting the Distribution of Plastic Carryout Bags Used in Retail Sales, drew dozens of supporters.

Riverside Troopers Arrest Wrong Way Driver in Southampton

Officers pulled over and arrested an individual for allegedly driving in the wrong lane while on drugs.

Long Island Elected Officials to Keep Pressure on Albany for Paid Family Leave

On Friday, county and local elected officials from across Long Island to release letters and announce local resolutions urging Albany to pass paid family leave this session.

Celebrating Long Island Women During National Women's History Month

Show your support for Long Island women by heading to one of these local events! Find out about famous females from L.I. too!

With Growing Public Support, Suffolk County Proposes Bill to Stop Use of Disposable Plastic Bag

At Tuesday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, a bill to limit the use of plastic bags was introduced.

Governor Cuomo Announces 900 Solar Projects Underway Through 26 Community Solarize Campaigns Across the State

“Solarize” Campaigns Are Encouraging Homes and Businesses Throughout the State to Install Solar - State Will Support Another 31 "Solarize" Campaigns Set to Begin This Spring

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers Looking to Idenify Suspects Involved in Triple Shooting in Southampton

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Village Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the people involved in a triple shooting in Southampton last month.

Record-Setting Snow Totals For Winter Storm Jonas

Winter Storm Jonas has blanketed Long Island and NYC with record snowfall.

Bellone Announces Finale of The Amazing Race TV Show Filmed in Suffolk County

County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that Suffolk County, Long Island is the finale location for the hit television show The Amazing Race.’s 2016 New Year’s Entertainment Guide: Fun Events & Things to Do to Celebrate on LI!

The end of the year can be bittersweet, but we have loads of entertainment to get you pumped and excited for the start of a New Year!

World AIDS Day 2015 Events

December 1, 2015, is World AIDS Day. The Suffolk County Department of Health Services and its community partners encourage residents to do what they can this month to stop the spread of HIV, whether it is getting ...

Outdoor Events to Work Off Your Turkey Dinner

Don't feel bad about overeating for Thanksgiving - just get outside and start walking off the pounds!

Southampton Town Councilman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone

Bradley Bender, Southampton Town Councilman, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. The plea was entered before U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration: Poems, Essays, and Artwork By Local LI Students

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle congratules all participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

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.

Take a Tour of Haunted Hot Spots to Learn LI’s Real Ghost Stories

Get ready for Halloween by touring real haunted locations, and maybe see a ghost!

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $710,000 in Grants to Police Departments For New Fingerprinting Equipment

Governor Cuomo announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment.

Schumer, Gillibrant, Zeldin Announce Over $2.4 Million in Federal Funding For Suffolk County's Francis Gabreski Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin today announced $2,486,087 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for Francis S. Gabreski Airport.
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