A rendering of the Ronkonkoma Hub project set to bring 1,500 apartments near the Ronkonkoma train station.
An advocate for affordable housing warned Suffolk County lawmakers Wednesday that Long Island is losing the competition for future residents. Lawmakers were told current zoning laws are forcing young professionals to flee Long Island.
After a four-state tour, Suffolk County planners updated lawmakers Monday on what they knew about mitigateing what officials call Long Island's greatest crisis in generations: nitrogen contaminating regional estuaries.
Suffolk County has increased the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes from 19 to 21 years old. The bill, passed Tuesday evening, was pushed by health advocates who say it will reduce youth’s access to cigarettes.