Monthly Archives: May 2017

The summer has come and everyone is ready to hit the beaches, however residents should be aware of elevated levels of bacteria that were found by the Suffolk County Department of Health. Out of 190 Beaches, six (6) of them are closed for bathing due to the potential health hazards. According to Commissioner of Health […]

Posted on the NYS Parks Blog: A group of tiny bacteria has been making a splash in New York State waters, and not in a good way. Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs, also known as cyanobacteria, Blue-green algae, BGA) are actually a type of bacteria rather than algae. If the right conditions are met, the bacteria […]

With four hundred and nine acres of natural beauty, from gardens to woodlands and everything in between, it is no wonder that Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park was recently voted a best public garden by readers of the Long Island Press. One popular attraction at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park is the Camellia Greenhouse, whose […]

MANGANO PRESENTS “TERRIFIC TURTLES” PROGRAM AT TACKAPAUSHA MUSEUM AND PRESERVE

Just recently Suffolk County had enacted fee increases for park amenities, the fee effected just about everyone included our veterans. However that could change, thanks due in part to the Suffolk County Thanks Our Disabled Veterans Act. Legislator Kara Hahn has requested legislators to repeal the fees for disabled veterans. Her request was received with an unanimous vote […]

If you’re from Long Island (which, if you’re reading this you probably are), you most likely will know Montauk. What you might not know is that the Montauk Peninsula is home to a very large State Park that borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as Gardiners Bay. This park is home to family fun camp […]

MANGANO: MARINE AND NAVY HELICOPTER LANDING AT EISENHOWER PARK

MANGANO INVITES RESIDENTS TO ATTEND BOATER’S CERTIFICATION COURSE AT GARVIES POINT MUSEUM

MANGANO ANNOUNCES 2017 NASSAU COUNTY EMPIRE STATE GAMES FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

News Release Date: May 2, 2017 Patchogue, NY – The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will host Bill Bleyer this Saturday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. to highlight the author’s new book, Fire Island Lighthouse: Long Island’s Welcoming Beacon. The special lecture and book signing will take place at 1:00 pm at the Fire Island […]