Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski state and town officials and environmental advocates are calling for an end to the dumping of potentially toxic materials from dredging operations into Long Island Sound. READ
Hours after his Tuesday night show in Bay Shore wrapped up, Gene Casey pulled into his driveway at his one-acre Southold property, weary from the road.
He’d driven for more than an hour after the latest performance of his ubiquitous band, Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks. Now, after a quick run to the store for a bottle of white wine, he was ready for home.
A driver was extricated from his vehicle following a two-car crash Friday morning in Calverton, Riverhead Town police at the scene said.
Riverhead Town is asking residents to conserve water and limit lawn irrigation as a drought that has gripped Long Island and stressed the town’s water district wells enters its third month. READ
Fearing that drones with cameras could intrude on residents’ privacy, the Suffolk County Legislature voted Tuesday to ban drone use over county public beaches during the summer and require operators to get permits to fly the devices in county parks. READ
The Suffolk County Boy Scouts of America have launched a online crowdfunding campaign to raise $15,000 for water sports equipment at the Baiting Hollow Scout Camp. READ
Members of the Riverhead Town Anti-Bias Task Force say recent comments made by some members of the Town Board may “undermine the work that we’re doing to try to bring the community together.”
But some of those members, including the liaison to that committee, stand by their statements, noting that they don’t want the town to be seen as a haven for anyone who comes into the country illegally. READ
An unexpected $39,000 water hookup fee has delayed the opening of Brendan House, a Sound Avenue group home for survivors of traumatic brain injuries.