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Governor orders state investigation into ‘failed storm response’ by utilities

The large volume of outages and the utilities' failure to communicate with customers in real time proves they did not live up to their legal obligations,” the governor said.

Former supervisor Sean Walter tapped to run for town justice, will face Joseph DiBenedetto in election to fill vacant...

Former town supervisor Sean Walter of Wading River has been selected as the Republican, Conservative and Independence Party candidate. He will face Democrat Joseph DiBenedetto, a retired Pace University professor.

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Isaias cripples PSEG-LI communications system, frustrating customers left without power

by | Aug 5, 7:42 am
A major breakdown in PSEG-LI's communications system yesterday prevented customers from reporting outages by text and phone, and rendered the utility's website inaccessible, as Tropical Storm Isaias pummeled Long Island, knocking out power to close to half a million customers.

Resident injured as downed large tree crushes mobile home in Aquebogue

A mobile home resident in the Riverhaven community on Hubbard Avenue was injured when a tree crashed down on his home this afternoon.

Riverhead Solar 2 public information session to take place this evening

There will be a virtual public information session this evening about sPower’s proposed 36MW solar power facility in Calverton.
Tornado watch for Long Island

Tornado watch issued for Long Island through 4 p.m. ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

A tornado watch has been issued for Long Island and New York City through 4 p.m. as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the region.

Isaias moving inland up the coast, will pass west of NYC this afternoon

Tropical storm conditions are expected through the day, with 30-40 mph winds gusting to 60 mph this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service

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Riverhead school reopening plan: Two days in school, masks required, opt-in...

Riverhead unveiled an extensive plan for reopening school to some in-person instruction, with staggered schedules, strict mask requirements and daily temperature checks among the changes the district is planning to bring students back to school safely this fall.

Riverhead High School earns Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence award

Riverhead High School has been named a 2019-2020 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. It is one of 15 Suffolk schools to receive that honor.


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