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County Exec Bellone: ‘We are going to have a summer'

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced that whatever it might look like, summer is here, and the county is working to get things up and running so that …

PROPOSED BUDGET TOTAL: $96,208,308 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): 1.97 percent Increase per average home (assessed at $40,000): $157/year or $13 per month STATE AID: Last year, …

PROPOSED BUDGET TOTAL: $199,437,938 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): $5,390,810 (2.8 percent) STATE AID: Last year, 2019-2020, the state aid given to Connetquot School District was …

Proposed budget total: $75,603,645 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): $2,159,679 (2.94 percent) STATE AID: Last year, 2019-2020, the state aid given to Bayport-Blue Point School District was …

“We know our customers, our clientele. We can protect them best,” roared Eileen Tyznar, president of the Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce at a press conference held on Tuesday, …

Timothy Cooley is running unopposed. He was unable to be reached for com- ment. Teal Rizzo, who is running against Dr. James Bertsch (incumbent), was contacted multiple times and refused to …

The Town of Islip continues to provide information on its website updating residents on what is changing during the health pandemic. In its most recent update on May 15, the town reiterated that …

Taking into account the state’s announcement of the executive order to PAUSE due to the health pandemic, state Sen. Monica Martinez has authored and/or co-sponsored 10 pieces of legis- …

Memorial Day parades and public cel- ebrations have been canceled for this year, as per social-distancing requirements considering the health pandemic. But Monday, May 25, 2020, will still be …

After dropping off nonperishables at a nearby high school around lunchtime on Thursday, May 7, Carroll’s Kitchen delivered Italian food to the entire staff at a post office. It all …

With a devastating Forbes article estimating that 42 percent of jobs lost in the pandemic would not be returning, small businesses stand to bear the brunt of COVID-19’s grave economic …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …

As travelers begin to make plans to fly again and airlines work nonstop to ensure the health and wellness of their customers, Long Island MacArthur Airport becomes the first airport in the world …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and his team are placing focus on the seven metrics needed to start reopening the local economy. The metrics were named and put in place by Gov. Andrew …

In part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a tracing “army” to try and curtail the continued spread of the coronavirus as states …

“Let’s make sure our neighbors are fed,” was the prevailing thought behind Seth Needelman’s organization of a food drive for the local pantry at Our Lady of the Snow R.C. …

Peter Pessoni suffered from a stroke caused by a clot in his thigh. The decision was made that his leg had to be amputated in order to save his life. Now, Pessoni is recovering at Our Lady of …

When Sayville Ferry Service Capt. Mike Jayne guided the Fire Island Empress to Cherry Grove and the Pines, his final ferry ride at the helm, this is what he got: a Coast Guard escort, assorted …

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