Support local journalism.

Now more than ever, local news matters.


Al Krupski

Proposed water conservation law would require smart controllers for irrigation systems in Suffolk

by Aug 29, 2023
The law would require residential and commercial automatic irrigation systems to be equipped with a weather-based irrigation controller and at least one rain sensor or soil moisture device or an on-site weather station.

Senior citizen cybercrime prevention training event scheduled for next week

by May 30, 2023
Senior citizens can learn how to avoid falling victim to cyber crimes during a training next week at the Riverhead and Southold senior centers.

County legislators will meet in Riverhead this week and next. Here’s what’s on their agenda.

by Feb 26, 2023
For the first time since the discovery of the ransomware attack on Suffolk County government systems in September, the Suffolk County Legislature will return to Riverhead this week for committee meetings and next week for its general meeting.

Former Riverhead Councilwoman Catherine Kent announces run for First Legislative District

by Feb 24, 2023
The First Legislative District race looks to be a battle between two women named Catherine. Former Riverhead Council Member Catherine Kent has announced her candidacy for the seat being vacated by Legis. Al Krupski. She will face longtime Krupski aide Catherine Stark.

Republicans set to tap Krupski aide Catherine Stark to succeed him in First Legislative District

by Feb 22, 2023
Catherine Stark, longtime aide to Legislator Al Krupski, is seeking the Republican nomination to succeed him in office. She has the backing of Republican Party leaders. Photo: Denise Civiletti

Legislator Al Krupski stepping aside to run for Southold Town supervisor

by Feb 15, 2023
County Legislator Al Krupski will not seek election to a sixth term of office this year and instead will run for Southold Town supervisor.

Suffolk’s ‘red wave’: Republicans capture DA, and 12 of 18 legislative districts

by Nov 3, 2021
Suffolk voters not only turned incumbent Democrat Tim Sini out of office but elected a Republican super-majority to the County Legislature.

County legislators pass honey bee protection bill

by Jul 29, 2021
Commercial exterminators in Suffolk will be prohibited from destroying honey bee colonies or swarms without first consulting a beekeeper for assistance in...

Innovative septic systems for new construction to be required in Suffolk

by Oct 17, 2020
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Thursday signed a bill unanimously passed by the county legislature Oct. 6 modifying the county sanitary code to implement the new septic system requirements.

Suffolk lawmakers set to vote on requiring advanced septic systems for new construction

by Sep 2, 2020
New homes built in unsewered areas of Suffolk County next year will be required to have innovative nitrogen-reducing wastewater systems rather than traditional septic systems as of next July, if a proposed amendment to the Sanitary Code is approved by county legislators.