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Weaving her way through the families lounging under umbrellas at Bayville’s West Harbor Beach Tuesday morning, librarian Jill Abbatangelo summons as many of them as she can over to the picnic area.
“It’s Storytime! It’s Storytime,” she practically sings as she calls to the kids playing in the sand and splashing in the water.
Before long more than 20 kids, the younger ones accompanied...Read more »
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be closed to shellfish harvesting for five days beginning Saturday as the town celebrates an annual fireworks event, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said.
In a news release Monday, the agency said harvesting will be prohibited from Saturday to July 24, because of increased boating activity in the waters.
“The closure is put in...Read more »
Nassau and Suffolk counties have distinct identities, and the people who live in each area have special knowledge that tie them to their counties.
For instance, if you’re from Suffolk, you know how to pronounce Ronkonkoma, Hauppauge and Patchogue. And you've definitely searched for the "Amityville Horror" house.
So far, we've assembled -- with help from social media followers...Read more »
Towns across Long Island announced special measures to help residents deal with the ongoing heat wave.
“Excessive temperatures and oppressive humidity levels are a dangerous, and potentially deadly, combination,” Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said Monday.
Here are some of those measures:
BROOKHAVEN: Brookhaven Town has opened cooling stations and extended the hours of several...Read more »
My first day in Bayville is coming to an end, but as I cross over the Bayville Bridge tonight to head home I’m leaving with a new understanding of the history of this village and an appreciation for its residents’ hospitality.
Bayville Mayor Doug Watson braved today’s brutal heat to take me on a tour of downtown Bayville. Our journey began in Bayville Commons, a park located at the corner...Read more »
Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick) and the Integrated Medical Foundation will be sponsoring a free prostate cancer PSA test program July 23. It will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the East Farmingdale Fire Station at 930 Conklin St.
The program is open to men 40 and over who have not previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer, regardless of whether they have insurance. Participants...Read more »
Brookhaven is mulling a new jitney provider to help the elderly run errands, get to medical appointments and explore the town.
Montauk Bus of Center Moriches was the winning bid in a request for proposals last year, but a contract was never formalized, said Supervisor Edward P. Romaine at a town board work session last week.
Bus company representatives at the meeting said the company...Read more »
Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, 65, is a stand-up comedian, radio host, actor and a former writer and radio personality for “The Howard Stern Show.” Martling, a native of East Norwich and a graduate of Oyster Bay High School, has lived in Bayville since 1976. Today he hosts his own radio show, “Jackie’s Joke Hunt,” on Sirius XM Howard 101, performs live and can be seen in the new mobster film, “Send...Read more »
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Tighter noise limits are in effect in the town of Huntington.
The town board adopted new limits that have tightened the definitions of noise at property lines, changed the designation of to whom a sound-device permit is issued, made it easier to prosecute violators of the code, and increased the penalties.
“I think we got rid of some loopholes in the law that will help our code enforcement,...Read more »