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A research project headed up by four William Floyd High School students became a lesson in energy conservation for 700 middle school students and could be expanded to other schools around the Island.
Under the guidance of research teacher Amy Meyer, the students — seniors Marleen Rios, 18, and Samantha DeStefano, 17, and freshmen Numaira Khan, 14, and Grace Jaronczyk, 14 — sought to help students...Read more »
Romaine to speak on state of the town
Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine will deliver his annual State of the Town address Tuesday at Town Hall in Farmingville.
He is expected to outline plans for the coming year during the 3:30 p.m. speech, which is open to the public. A town board meeting will follow at 5 p.m.
The board is scheduled to set a public...Read more »
County services at Brentwood site
Suffolk County will provide a limited number of county services — including assistance with food stamp applications and job searches — at the Brentwood offices of an immigrant advocacy group.
County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday that the Department of Labor, Department of Social Services and Human Rights Commission will provide...Read more »
Brookhaven National Laboratory has named an experimental physicist to help develop the facility’s future research programs.
Robert Tribble, who will be the Upton lab’s deputy director for science and technology, is one of the top nuclear scientists in the United States, laboratory officials said in a news release. He is to join the lab on Sunday.
“We’re very excited to have Bob Tribble...Read more »
Several planning committees that are part of the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program are hosting public meetings about their recommendations for rebuilding after superstorm Sandy.
Residents from Lido Beach and Point Lookout are encouraged to attend a meeting Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Bishop Molloy Recreation Center, 15 Parkside Ave. in Point Lookout.
Residents from...Read more »
The Brookhaven Town Board has approved the purchase of nearly 200 acres of undeveloped land in Yaphank as part of the Carmans River conservation plan.Among the acquisitions is a planned joint purchase by the town and Suffolk County of 171 acres owned by developer AvalonBay Communities Inc. on the north side of Mill Road, near Doral Lane. Brookhaven and the county are to split the $8.09 million purchase...Read more »
Holtsville Hal, Brookhaven Town’s best-known amateur meteorologist, is getting ready for his annual weather forecast.
The groundhog is scheduled to pop out of his lair at the Brookhaven Town Wildlife and Ecology Center Animal Preserve at 7:20 a.m. Sunday, Groundhog Day, the town Highway Department has announced.
The ecology center, at 249 Buckley Rd. in Holtsville, will be open...Read more »
A record amount of paper, plastic and other recyclables was collected by the Town of Brookhaven in the first week of its single-stream recycling program, officials announced.
The Department of Waste Management received almost 1,171 tons of recyclables from carters on Jan. 8 and 9. The amount was almost three times the 2013 average weekly collection of 436 tons, town officials said in a news...Read more »