Two Brookhaven Fire Department firefighters have resigned after they were suspended for draping a Confederate flag on the side of a fire truck last weekend, sparking protests and investigations.
New York State and Suffolk County authorities are investigating the Brookhaven Fire Department after a Confederate flag was spotted draped on the side of one of its fire trucks over the weekend.
Federal officials conceded during a recent community meeting that they could have done a better job responding to a humpback whale that was euthanized after getting stranded in Moriches Bay last fall.
Blue Point Brewing Co. plans to build a new, larger brewery that it expects will open early next year at the downtown Patchogue campus of Briarcliffe College, which is closing, officials said.
Since Dowling College has closed and filed for federal bankruptcy protection, questions swirl about what will become of its two campuses in Oakdale and Shirley—but so far, there are few clues.
Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.