ENVIRONMENT & NATURE

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By John L. Turner Many Long Islanders look forward to the winter. It’s a time for skiing, skating, sledding and building snow people. It’s the...

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When the Town of Huntington’s planning board originally authorized in 1965 a site plan for the Northport power plant’s first generating unit on the...

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Telescopes 101 Is there a telescope gathering dust in your closet because you don’t know how to use it? Have you been thinking of buying...

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By Cindy Smith As a Smithtown native who mobilized my neighbors to study the Gyrodyne project and speak at the hearing, and having spoken myself,...

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Northport-East Northport Union Free School District Superintendent Rob Banzer has decided, effective immediately, to close Northport Middle School for the remainder of the 2019-20...

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A piece of legislation that would have begun the process of creating a master plan for the Nissequogue River State Park was vetoed by...

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Water quality has been an important issue on Long Island as new containments continue to emerge. A piece of legislation passed Jan. 10 by...

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Nissequogue River State Park, located on the grounds of the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center, has been a popular destination for area residents who...

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Approximately 8 million tons of plastic waste is dumped into the oceans each year, according to the nonprofit Ocean Conservancy. Long Islanders have seen...

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By Peggy Spellman Hoey Coastal Steward Long Island has a three-pronged plan of attack in an unending, dirty battle — the one all environmentalists have...