A map of the northeast U.S. continental shelf large marine ecosystem National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Stormwater runoff onto the ocean beach at Surfside Place in Montauk earlier this year showed potentially harmful bacteria at a level more than 130 times greater than a federal health standard. Colleen Henn, Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter

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Heart patients will soon be able to get help at Southampton, Riverhead hospitals
Peconic Bay Medical Center received state approval for two cardiac catheterization laboratories and electrophysiology suites and a rooftop helipad, which will be part of the Kanas Regional Heart Center in a new critical care tower in Riverhead. Peconic Bay Medical Center