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Port Jeff Chamber of Commerce's Important Contacts & Emergency Info to Keep Handy During the Blizzard

A “historic” winter weather event is expected to hit our area over the next 24 to 48 hours. The storm has the potential of dumping 2 to 3 feet of snow and high winds may result in ...

SCPD Crime Alert: Mastic Beach Hit and Run Under Investigation

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver of an SUV that struck a pedestrian and fled the scene.

Mastic Woman Arrested for DWI Following Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Mastic woman for driving while intoxicated following a three-car crash that killed a man in Brookhaven early this morning.

$33.5M Construction Bond Approved by Landslide 3 to 1 Majority in Shoreham-Wading River

An overwhelming majority of local voters – 1,421 to 585 – approved the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District’s (SWRCSD) $33.5-million construction bond issue for a $48.5 million infrastructure improvements and renovations program.

Hike Across LI This Winter & Enjoy Great Trails & Great Health Benefits

If you love the great outdoors, and you’re looking for a fun way to stay in shape this Winter, then hiking along some of LI’s amazing trails just might be your new favorite thing to do!

Supervisor Romaine Warns Residents about Letter Seeking Access into Homes by Individuals Posing as Town Workers

Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine today warned residents about a scam by individuals looking to pose as Town workers to illegally enter private homes. Suffolk County Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney have been notified of this ...

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Case of Mumps

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken reported today a case of Mumps in an individual who lives in the Town of Brookhaven and works at Smithtown High School East.

Legislator Anker Demands Brookhaven Town Declare Moratorium on Shoreham Solar Projects

After Shoreham residents have been battling with the Town of Brookhaven on an existing 9.5 megawatt solar project, the community was notified on Tuesday, December 16 of an even larger solar project for their community.

William Floyd Technology Coordinator Addresses Governor Cuomo's Smart Schools Symposium

Tricia Interrante, Coordinator of Technology for the William Floyd School District, was recently one of only a handful of speakers featured at Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Smart Schools Commission Third Public Symposium, where technology and education professionals presented ...

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Hosts First Visioning Meeting‏

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library recently held its first visioning meeting to seek the community’s input on whether to invest in much needed repairs and upgrades to the current facility located at 407 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, ...

William Floyd Takes the Polar Plunge

Recently, William Floyd School District staff members participated in the “Freezin’ for a Reason” Polar Plunge at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai to benefit the Special Olympics of Brookhaven Town.

LongIsland.com’s 2014 December Family Fun Guide: Festive Fun, Holiday Cheer, and Joyous Tidings

From holiday cheer to snow day fun - we’ve got the scoop of tons of local fun that will keep you busy right into the New Year!

NYS DEC: Suffolk County’s Model Geothermal Permitting Code Available

Suffolk has become the first county in New York State to adopt a model building code for highly efficient geothermal cooling and heating systems. The code is modeled in part on one already in place in the ...

Legislator Anker and Chamber of Commerce Ask Residents To Put Your Money Where Your House Is

Legislator Anker and Chamber of Commerce encourage residents to shop local this holiday season.

JVC Broadcasting To Host Annual Food Drive To Support Long Island Cares And Brookhaven Interface

This year's two-day event will be held on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 at the Café Figaro's parking lot in the Walmart shopping center in Centereach from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

William Floyd Opens First Elementary School STEM Labs

In collaboration with the William Floyd School District STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program, students at Moriches Elementary School have been learning about science in a new, hands-on approach through the implementation of elementary school science ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $70 Million in Funding for 68 Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Governor Cuomo today announced approximately $70 million in awards to fund 68 bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use path transportation projects in New York.

Hay! Hay You! 2014 Guide to Long Island Hayrides

Check out a local destination for a classic or haunted hayride!

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Celebrates Reading, Donations for Homeless Pets

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library recently held a community celebration to honor the children who donated their summer reading program prizes to local animal shelters.
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