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DEC Reopens Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Closures on August 13 Followed Widespread Heavy Rainfall and Runoff

Governor Cuomo Dispatches Resources to Assist Long Island Recovery from Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Governor Deploys Equipment and Personnel to Assist in Storm Response; State’s Emergency Operations Center has been Activated.

National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day is July 27th

Although the summer is for relaxation, we cannot forget to get exercise. July 27th is National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day and a day that Long Islanders should be enjoying the various trails the Island ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.3 Million in New Projects to Improve Resiliency and Efficiency to State Electric Grid

Projects to Improve Power Delivery in New York State, Lower Cost to Ratepayers and Prepare for Future Severe Weather Events.

Sand, Sun, & Fun: Beach Playgrounds on Long Island

Kids like the beach. Kids also like playgrounds. Finding both is actually very easy on Long Island! Your kids will have a great time enjoying a playground with the beach in the background.

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Copiague Harbor Beach remains closed and advisories have been issued for many other beaches.

Cool Off at a Public Pool This Summer

As it is getting hotter and hotter, many Long Islanders like to take a dip in the pool. Some Long Islanders have pools, but for others, it is not possible. So, check out all the public pools ...

PSC Seeks Public Input On 631 Area Code Options

Comments Sought on Options for 631 Area Code Relief in Suffolk County.

Suffolk County Mosquito and Larva Spraying Scheduled for July 8

Weather permitting, there will be larvicide and pesticide sprayed on Tuesday July 8, 2014.

William Floyd to Open Rita Rech Museum of District History

The William Floyd School District is creating the Rita Rech Museum of William Floyd School District History as a way to honor, remember and celebrate its history and accomplishments.

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days in New York State this Weekend

New Yorkers can fish from June 28-29 at thousands of locations without a fishing license.

I Fish NY and Town Of Brookhaven Announce Fishing Clinic

Fun for the Whole Family at Town of Brookhaven Beach.

Pilot Killed in Single-Engine Plane Crash in East Patchogue

Crash occurred on Camille Lane in East Patchogue on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at approximately 9:05 a.m.

Suffolk Mosquito Spraying June 17, 2014

Salt marshes will be sprayed by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $76 Million for Road Safety Projects Across the State

Federal Funding to Enhance Safety on Roadways from Long Island to Buffalo.

Suffolk Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Today, June 10

Pesticide will be sprayed in salt marshes from 5 AM to 8 PM.

Advisory Issued Against Bathing at 49 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

John Schiff Scout Reservation Beach closed, Copiague Harbor Beach remains closed.

Suffolk Police and Brookhaven Town to Join Mother of an 11 Year Old Killed in a Boating Accident in Announcing Crackdown on Unsafe Boating

Supervisor Romaine, SCPD, Coast Guard, MADD to Announce Crackdown on Intoxicated and Unsafe Boaters After Recent Incident in Great South Bay

Update: Video Release of Brookhaven Gas Station Robber

A man who robbed a gas station in January is still on the loose.

Hot Spots to See Firework Displays this Memorial Day Weekend

Your guide to finding the best firework shows for Memorial Day Weekend!
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