Coindre Hall Boathouse Work Leads to Opposition

​The future of the dilapidated boathouse at Coindre Hall has community activists opposing plans and the work that has gone on so far at the Suffolk County park. Environmental Conservation police from the state Department of Environmental Conservation advised the individuals working at the site Read More …

Suffolk County: New Transit Web Page; Transparency on Gifts

Suffolk County launched a new page Thursday for information about the county’s Reimagine Transit Initiative.  County Executive Steve Bellone said the  web page, which will be located on the County’s Connect Long Island  website, will provide general project information and updates, along with opportunities for Read More …

Long Island Tops Covid-19 Infection Rate

Long Island has the highest Covid-19 infection rate in New York State, the governor said Saturday, at 6.41 percent. The statewide number is 4.75 percent. In the Town of Huntington, Huntington Station continues to have the highest infection rate, with 3,343 total cases, or 100.51 Read More …

22 New Covid-19 Deaths Reported in Suffolk County

New Covid-19 deaths rose to 197 statewide, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday, led by Suffolk County with 22. “The holiday COVID hangover is here which is problematic enough, but with the introduction of the U.K. strain and the federal government’s refusal to help contain Read More …

Suffolk Reports 17 More Covid-19 Deaths

Suffolk County reported 17 more Covid-19 deaths, the highest in New York State, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday. Statewide, there were 128 new Covid-19 deaths. “We have the vaccine, and that is good news, but it will be months before we’ve reached critical mass, Read More …

Cuomo Says Funds Needed to Carry Out Vaccine Distribution

.Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo  issued a letter Saturday to President Donald Trump,  calling on him to use his influence and force Congress to ensure the next COVID-19 stimulus package includes  financial relief for American families, states and localities. “If the president does not step in Read More …

Cuomo Warns of Rising Hospitalization Rates

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned Monday that Covid-19 hospitalizations could double in a month if the current rate of spread  continues.   Total COVID hospitalizations rose to 5,712, with 1,040 patients in ICU, up 31 from Saturday. Of them, 572 are intubated.  Another  83 New Read More …

Huntington Voters Went for Biden Over Trump

Huntington voters chose former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by 11,000 votes, according to final numbers released this week. The final count put the race at 63,448 votes for Biden to 52,399 for Trump. Suffolk County gave Trump the edge, however, by Read More …