Every summer, beach-nesting birds return to North Fork shores and prepare to lay their eggs on the sand.
However, these delicate, well-camouflaged eggs are vulnerable — endangering and threatening many beach-nesting birds, according to Christine Tylee, group stewardship coordinator for Group for the East End. (more…)
Four years in the making, the affiliation between Eastern Long Island Hospital and Stony Brook Medicine is now official.
The Greenport hospital will now be known as Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital after clearing the final regulatory hurdle Monday, marking a new beginning for health care on the North Fork and Shelter Island. READ
Veterans Memorial Park Beach in Mattituck has been closed to swimming due to bacteria levels in excess of acceptable criteria, the Suffolk County Health Department announced Wednesday afternoon. READ
Wellbridge CEO Andrew Drazan, left, and Kevin Goldston of Northwell Health, at the Wellbridge construction site last Wednesday. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research hopes to open its proposed facility at the Enterprise Park at Calverton operating by November, according to CEO Andrew Drazan. (more…)
Aspiring farmers crippled with student loans may have their debt forgiven under legislation introduced in the House of Representatives last week. READ
The North American river otter is making a comeback on Long Island, a place where otters were thought to have vanished not that long ago. (more…)
Five years in the making, Peconic Estuary Program’s first living shoreline is coming to fruition as Greenport Elementary School students gathered Monday with representatives of community organizations to complete the project’s final planting phase. READ
A legal battle is brewing between New York and Connecticut over the dumping of dredge spoil material in eastern Long Island Sound. READ
Health officials are warning residents not to enter the waters of Lake Marratooka in Mattituck after sampling by SUNY/Stony Brook confirmed the presence of a new cyanobacteria bloom, more commonly known as blue-green algae. READ
As Stony Brook University Hospital progresses toward a merger with Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, new services are already being brought to Greenport. READ