Parents, Take These Steps to Ensure Water Safety

No one wants this to happen– but imagine it’s a sunny summer afternoon, and your children are laughing and splashing in the pool. You glance away for just a moment to answer a text, but when you look back, your heart stops—one of your little Read More …

Op-Ed: Suffolk Bill Would Set Irrigation Rules

It would seem to be a non-brainer: a Suffolk County “Law To Establish Requirements For Automatic Irrigation Systems,” as it’s titled. Who hasn’t had the experience of driving in Suffolk on a rainy day and encountering a sprinkler system spraying water into the air—even though Read More …

Updated: Republicans Go Back to Court to Remove Another Challenger to Esteban

UPDATED: Republican Al White has filed another lawsuit to remove a second candidate challenging Manuel Esteban for the 16th District seat in the Suffolk County Legislature. Rebecca Sanin, the Democrat who was named to replace Sidney Joyner last week after a court ruled him ineligible Read More …

Op-Ed: Water Reuse Increasingly Important

“Water reuse has been increasingly recognized as an essential component in effective water resource management plans,” says the “Long Island Water Reuse Road Map & Action Plan” unveiled last week. “The United Nations formally acknowledged the importance of water reuse in 2017,” it adds. “The Read More …

Split Votes on 2 County Propositions

Voters split on two Suffolk County propositions on Tuesday’s ballot, based on preliminary results. Proposition one, which would extend the terms of Suffolk County legislators from two years to four.  Approval would not change the 12-year limit on terms. Based on incomplete returns, it was Read More …