REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.
Suffolk County will offer another free influenza clinic for residents at the Riverhead Library on Saturday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency earlier this month and provided additional funding to increase access to flu vaccines. (more…)
Some people received notifications Tuesday morning of an impending tsunami threat, but closer examination of the message showed it was just a test, weather officials said. (more…)
EMILY LINDEN PHOTO The ‘triple moon’ — a blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse — seen this morning at daybreak from Crescent Beach. The dark patch at the upper left of the moon is the partial lunar eclipse.
A once-in-a-lifetime astronomical phenomenon occurred Wednesday, though those of us on Shelter Island didn’t get to see the full effect.
A blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse took place in North America Wednesday morning, though the East Coast only saw a partial eclipse. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Highway Department crews are ready for action Thursday.
Thursday’s snow storm could bring near-blizzard conditions to the East End, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)
DON BINDLER PHOTO
A winter storm watch is in effect for the East End and the rest of the Suffolk County from late Wednesday night through Thursday evening. (more…)