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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]