Once a Scout, always a Scout.
That’s how one Eagle Scout described the outpouring of support after 12-year-old Andrew McMorris, a seventh-grader at Albert Prodell Middle School in Shoreham, died Sunday after being struck by an alleged drunken driver while out on a hike with fellow Scouts from Troop 161. READ
Many people probably don’t realize Riverside Drive continues east of its intersection with County Road 105 and turns into a bumpy road with broken pavement and lots of misfired golf balls on the Indian Island golf course. READ
Entertainment-starved East End residents rejoice! Our elected Suffolk County officials are pushing a brilliant plan to bring a 17,500-seat arena to Ronkonkoma as part of a massive development of the area, currently home to a Long Island Rail Road parking lot. READ
Suffolk County offered a tour Wednesday of local homes where advanced onsite wastewater have been installed.
It’s part of the county’s effort to encourage homeowners to update their septic systems to significantly reduce nitrogen output, which puts the health of ecosystems and humans at risk. READ
A footbridge in Riverhead’s Cranberry Bog Preserve that has been closed for the last six years is open for public use after its ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon. READ
The culvert that runs underneath the Long Island Rail Road tracks and Hubbard Avenue in Aquebogue is due for some rehabilitation, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking comment on a proposal for the work. READ
In 1984, four students sat a table with an instructor to learn about fishing techniques. Now, up to 50 anglers crowd a room for a chance to take Captain Jerry McGrath’s annual fishing course. READ
The Southold Fire Department will host an opioid overdose prevention class in December, the last of six training sessions being offered throughout Long Island. READ