It started the moment the lights dimmed and continued with nearly every question asked.
A large portion of the audience at Congressman Lee Zeldin’s first town hall-style event wanted to make it clear to their representative that they’re frustrated with his performance. And the congressman, while remaining on a mostly even keel, showed he was willing to dish it back. READ
The Suffolk County Legislature has approved spending $2 million for the long-awaited fitness center at Suffolk County Community College’s Northampton campus.
The project is expected to receive the remaining $2 million from New York State, which missed its April 1 budget deadline.
To say Chris North maintains a busy schedule would be an understatement.
The 22-year-old Greenport resident is a member of Southold’s Anti-Bias Task Force and recently joined the town’s Democratic committee. He also attends Suffolk County Community College, where he was elected in June to serve as student trustee, a position held by just one person in the county each year.
In an election cycle where the size of one candidate’s hands and the pantsuits of the other are discussed as frequently — if not more — than issues facing the country, it can be difficult for people to figure out what to prioritize when it comes to casting their vote.
It’s no secret that nitrogen is considered the leading culprit in the fight to improve the area’s waterways.
Now, following a summer which saw thousands upon thousands of dead fish float up on local shorelines, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is working to develop a Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) to help fight that battle. (more…)
The annual Long Island Agricultural Forum will take place Thursday and Friday, Jan. 14-15, at Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead. READ
An $18 million, 48,000-square-foot Health and Wellness Center — featuring an eight-lane indoor swimming pool, a rock climbing wall, a regulation-size basketball court, an indoor track, and weight training equipment — will be built on the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College in Northampton.
And those facilities will be available to the public, according to college president Dr. Shaun McKay. READ
Two years, two runner-up finishes on the national stage for the Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl Team. READ