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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.’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.

SCPD Officers Rescue Puppies from Under Shed

The rescue occurred on Starlight Drive in Shirley on Friday, October 3, 2014 at approximately 11 a.m.

Pumpkin Picking Destinations on Long Island This Fall

Fall is here! Celebrate the change of seasons with a trip to a local pumpkin patch to select the perfect pumpkin!

William Floyd Elementary Transformed into Interactive Museum for a Day

Students at William Floyd Elementary School kicked off the new school year with a bang as they recently participated in the school’s 11th annual Museum Day.

2014 Halloween Guide: Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treating & Tons of Scary-Good Fun!

From evenings filled with terrifying thrills and chills to afternoons filled with family fun, there’s tons of Halloween Entertainment to enjoy this season!

Corn Mazes Across Long Island to Get Lost In this Fall

Fall is officially here! Spend some time enjoying the Fall atmosphere while solving one of Long Island's renowned corn mazes!

Bellone to Propose $5 Million in ‘Jumpstart’ Program for Infrastructure Projects

The proposal comes as part of a larger economic development program.

Crime Report: Cupsogue Fire Under Investigation; Man Admits to Hit-and-Run

The Westhampton fire destroyed a pavilion and concession area; John Almeida admitted to a hit-and-run accident.

Update: Lake Ronkonkoma Cleared for Swimming

Contact with surface water that appears discolored should still be avoided.
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