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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Legislator Fleming Honors Capt. Regina Marengo for LD-2’s Woman Veteran of the Year

Capt. Regina Marengo

On July 8th, Legislator Fleming was honored to present a Proclamation to Capt. Regina Marengo, who was named Woman Veteran of the Year for LD-2 for her extraordinary leadership and service to our country throughout her 25 years in the Navy Civil Engineer ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Legislator Fleming Recognizes Local Student for Suffolk County Distinguished Youth Award

Robert Stewart and Leg. Fleming

Legislator Bridget Fleming presented Robert Stewart of Sag Harbor and rising senior at Pierson High School with a proclamation at her legislative office on July 14th 2022 in recognition of his Gold Award achievement for the 2022 Suffolk County Legislature...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Legislator Fleming Presents an All-18 Proclamation to the Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing

Leg. Fleming and Leg. Krupski with the 106th Rescue Wing

At the June 22nd General Meeting, Legislator Bridget Fleming presented an all-18 Proclamation with her colleague Legislator Al Krupski to the airmen of the Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing, who on May 20th, led a courageous rescue mission that saved a...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Legislator Bridget Fleming Awards Eagle Scouts and Venturing Crew for Outstanding Achievements

Fleming with Tommasino Paul Freda, Joshua Roy Heino, Holly Anderson, and Vera Maria Rodriguez

Tommasino Paul Freda and Joshua Roy Heino are part of Troop 483 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout for their efforts in serving the community and development as a scout. Throughout their projects, they demonstrated civic mindedness, commitment to service,...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Legislator Bridget Fleming Joined Leg. Al Krupski in the Historic Recognition of Bell Town

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Last month, Legislator Bridget Fleming joined colleague Legislator Al Krupski of the First District, as well as the Riverhead Town Board, for the designation of the Bell Town Heritage Area in Aquebogue, noting the significance of its rich African American...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Legislator Bridget Fleming Passes Legislation Protecting the Long Pond Greenbelt

Long Pond Greenbelt

The Long Pond Greenbelt is a collection of parcels located in Sag Harbor, NY, and is home to thirteen rare coastal plain ponds, wetlands, and endangered species such as the tiger salamander and other rare and unique natural habitats. Through the partnersh...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Legislator Bridget Fleming Thanks First Responders

Leg. Fleming with Southampton Ambulance workers

On June 13th, Legislator Fleming joined the Southampton Town Ambulance monthly meeting and thanked the first responders for their efforts throughout the pandemic. Legislator Fleming awarded each member a COVID-19 pin to honor and commend them for their se...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

District Office of Legislator Fleming Now in Southampton Village

New office located in Southampton Village

On April 1st 2022 the District Office of Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming was relocated from 75 Washington Street in Sag Harbor to 71 Hill Street, Suite F-1, in Southampton Village.  Both locations are within Suffolk County Legislature&a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Denise Smith-Meacham Nominated by Legislator Bridget Fleming for Woman of Distinction

Leg. Fleming Nominates Denise Smith-Meacham for Woman of Distinction

On March 29th Legislator Bridget Fleming nominated Denise Smith-Meacham of Southampton for the 20th Annual Suffolk County Woman of Distinction Award. Historically, each of Suffolk’s eighteen Legislators nominates a notable woman from their distr...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Legislator Fleming Launches Coastal Resiliency Initiative with County Partners

Leg. Fleming joined by Director of Planning Sarah Lansdale, Legislator Al Krupski, County Executive

On Wednesday March 2nd, Legislator Bridget Fleming joined Legislator Al Krupski, Parks Commissioner Jason Smagin, Director of Planning Sarah Lansdale, County Executive Steve Bellone and members of Citizens Campaign for the Environment to announce $1 Milli...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Legislator Fleming Stands with Ukraine

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On February 28th, Legislator Fleming attended a rally led by Father Bohdan Hedz of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church to stand with the people of Ukraine.  In attendance was Legislator Al Krupski, Deputy County Executive John Kaiman, ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

NARCAN Training with the Shinnecock Nation

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On February 19th, Trustee Kelly Dennis of the Shinnecock Nation coordinated with Legislator Fleming to conduct a NARCAN training session for public safety personnel of the Shinnecock Nation and distributed life-saving NARCAN kits. The goal was to equip st...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Supporting Workers and Getting the Pandemic Under Control

Supporting Workers and Getting the Pandemic Under Control

Throughout the month of February, Legislator Fleming joined her staff to distribute COVID-19 test kits to the east end community. From Eastport to Montauk, Leg. Fleming’s Office aided businesses and union workers in need of supplies. Thanks to G...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

“Two-Thirds for the Birds” to Increase Planting of Native Vegetation

"Two-Thirds for the Birds" to Increase Planting of Native Vegetation

Almost 3 billion birds vanished in North America over the past 50 years due to loss of habitat and pesticide use. Birds require a minimum of 70% native plant species to preserve healthy populations. There are many benefits to maintaining a healthy bird po...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Fleming in the Community

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Earlier this winter, Legislator Fleming helped the Butterfly Effect Project in their collection of non-perishable food items as well as donations for meals to assist families in need. The Butterfly Effect Project located in Flanders has done critical work...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Helping Those Incarcerated “Start” Anew

Helping Those Incarcerated "Start" Anew

From November to December of last year, Legislator Fleming and community partners worked with the START program (Sheriff’s Transition and Re-entry Team) to assist individuals during incarceration and post-incarceration with a drive to collect cl...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Leg. Bridget Fleming Introduces Suffolk Transit On-Demand

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Legislator Bridget Fleming, who is Chair of the Legislature’s Transportation Working Group took the inaugural ride Suffolk Transit On-Demand, on the first day of the new service.  Suffolk Transit On-Demand is a pilot service in Southamp...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Legislators Bridget Fleming and Al Krupski Present Marine Sgt. Marcus Santana with Proclamation

Sgt. Santana receives a Proclamation

Riverhead, NY- Suffolk County Legislators Bridget Fleming and Al Krupski were proud to present Marine Sgt. Marcus Santana, of Flanders, with a joint Proclamation to express admiration and gratitude for his heroic off-duty life-s...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

Legislator Fleming virtually presenting Marit Molin with a Proclamation

Sag Harbor, NY- Legislator Bridget Fleming introduced and co-sponsored several pieces of legislation during the Tuesday March 16, 2021 General Meeting of the Legislature to secure needed resources for the East End to support the...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Legislator Bridget Fleming Recognizes ‘Women of Distinction,’ Countywide Honoree Marit Molin

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Sag Harbor, NY- Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and her colleagues recognized Marit Molin of Water Mill as the countywide recipient of the “Suffolk County Woman of Distinction” honor during the March 16, 202...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Legislator Bridget Fleming Releases Statement Applauding American Rescue Plan

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Sag Harbor, NY- In response to President Joe Biden’s signing of the American Rescue Plan, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming has issued the following statement: 

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

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FLEMING LEGISLATIVE ROUND-UP

Sag Harbor, NY- Customarily, each Legislative District Office takes a turn “hosting” a General Meeting of the County Legislature. Responsibilities of the host includes securing a performer to sing the National Anthem, ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

COVID-19 Updates From Leg. Bridget Fleming, Hampton Bays And Riverhead Are Now Yellow Zones

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Sag Harbor, NY— Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming has released the following statement on the COVID-19 “Yellow Zone” classification of Hampton Bays and Riverhead:

“Hampton Bays and Riverhead are now classified as ‘Yellow Zones’ by the State’s Clust...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

County Executive Bellone And Legislator Fleming Held Facebook Town Hall On Contact Tracing

Facebook Town Hall On Contact Tracing

On June 4th County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator Bridget Fleming hosted a Facebook Live Town Hall to explain how contact tracing is important to controlling the spread of the virus, COVID-19, and how to become a contact tracer. Questions were tak...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Fleming Announces 2019 Results Of The Accabonac Harbor Mosquito Testing Program

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Accabonac Harbor, Springs, East Hampton NY – Officials announced today the results of an ongoing cooperative program that has reduced the use of the chemical spray methoprene on Accabonac Harbor by 81%, and reduced the cost of the mosquito control program...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Leg. Fleming Joins Federal Official At Press Conference About Suffolk’s Septic Improvement Program

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05/29/2019 - Recently, Legislator Fleming joined Senator Chuck Schumer at a press conference to call on the IRS to clarify no tax for homeowners who step up for clean water under Suffolk County’s Septic Improvement Program.

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

FLEMING LEGISLATIVE ROUND-UP

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming starts 2019 delivering strong results for Second District constituents. The February 13, 2019 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature was a busy and productive day for Legislator Fleming. 

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Fleming Honors Southampton Ambulance Medal Of Valor Recipients For Heroic Actions

Shane Sharkey

Legislator Bridget Fleming honored Shane Sharkey and Ian King, members of the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, for their heroic and lifesaving actions taken on Noyac Road in North Sea in the early morning on June 18, 2017.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Fleming Secures Adoption Of The Vector Control 2019 Annual Plan Of Work

Bridget Fleming

Introductory Resolution 2055-2018 adopted Suffolk County’s Vector Control 2019 Annual Plan of Work.

Suffolk County Vector Control, a Division of the Department of Public Works, is responsible for the suppression of mosquitoes, ticks and other arthropods wh...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Fleming Partners With U.S. Marine Corps To Host Annual Toy Drive

Toys for Tots

Today, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced that her district office will be accepting donations for the annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Fleming Fights Gender-Based Wage Gap And Pay Discrimination; Secures Key Infrastructure Funding

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The November 20th General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature was another busy and productive day for Legislator Fleming, who introduced and secured passage of key legislation covering a variety of key priorities.

Fleming Fights Against the Gender-Ba...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

New Cooperative Program Of Suffolk County Vector Control Significantly Reduces Methoprene Spraying

Accabonac Harbor

Responding to many years of widespread concern regarding potential harmful effects of pesticide spraying over 190 acres of wetlands at Accabonac Harbor off Gardiners Bay in East Hampton, Legislator Bridget Fleming brought together a cooperative team of Th...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fleming And Thiele Honor Locals For Community Service

John Anderson

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele joined members of the Noyac Civic Council for their monthly meeting. During the meeting Legislator Fleming and Assemblyman Thiele presented...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Fleming And Thiele Join Southampton African American Museum & Eastville To Recognize Local Tuskegee

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On Thursday, August 16th, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele joined the Southampton African American Museum, Eastville Community Historical Society and the family members of World War II Veterans and Tuske...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Fleming Delivers Big At The July Legislative Meeting

2018 Poster Contest

At the July 17, 2018 general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Bridget Fleming secured a number of accomplishments for the residents of the Second District. Legislator Fleming successfully secured authorization to include in certified ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Suffolk Department Of Health Services Completes Sand Land Groundwater Investigation

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced that the Department of Health Services has completed an investigation into groundwater conditions in the vicinity of Sand Land, a sand mining and vegetative organic waste management site l...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Fleming Secures Buses, Aid For Historic Park, Dock To Southampton, & Supports Improvement To Road

June 22

The June 19th General Meeting, Legislator Fleming accomplished a great deal for residents of the South Fork and residents of all of Suffolk County. She introduced and cosponsored key legislation, including the authorization of the sale of surplus paratran...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Fleming Honors BNL Science Fair Winner At County Legislative Meeting

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On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming honored Elizabeth Sultan, a Brookhaven National Science Fair winner from Westhampton Beach Elementary School, by presenting her with a proclamation in front of colleagues and constituent...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Fleming Secures Authorization For Guiderails, Sponsors Home Rule & Appoints Eastport Resident To CEQ

May 15th Gen. Meeting

At the May 15th, General Meeting Legislator Bridget Fleming accomplished a great deal for the residents of the South Folk, delivering on key legislation, a Home Rule Message to transfer the Shinnecock Commercial Fishing Dock to the Town of Southampton, an...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Fleming Honors Youth At Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Thursday, May 3rd Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming joined members of the Jewish Community Relations Council-Long Island, members of New York State Senate and Assembly delegation to honor Holocaust survivor and Suffolk County resident Elizabeth...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Fleming Joins Schumer, Bellone, And Curran To Demand CDC Funding To Fight Tick-Borne Diseases

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Senator Chuck Schumer revealed that the recently passed bipartisan budget deal that President Trump signed includes $900M more in CDC dollars that Long Island deserves to help fight Vector-Borne diseases.

A recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report w...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Legislator Fleming Appoints Danielle B. Laibowitz To The Suffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission

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Legislator Bridget Fleming was honored to appoint Danielle B. Laibowitz of Southampton to the Suffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission. Danielle will serve as the representative from the Second district.

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Legislator Fleming Honors Girl Scout Leader As 2018 Woman Of Distinction

2018 Woman of Distinction

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming is pleased to announce that the 2018 “Woman of Distinction” recipient from the 2nd Legislative District is Linda M. Blowe of East Hampton.

Linda is a Lifetime Member of Girl Scouts of USA and belongs to the Girl Sc...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Fleming Joins Bellone For Signing Of Westhampton Beach Village Sewer Connection Agreement

Westhampton Beach Sewer

Legislator Bridget Fleming, Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, and Mayor Maria Moore joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today as he signed legislation to authorize an agreement with the Village of Westhampton Beach to connect its business district an...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Fleming Honors Miss Native American, Co-Sponsors Vector Control Plan And Campaign Finance Law

Miss Native American

At the December 19, 2017 General Meeting, a month and two weeks after being elected to her second term in office, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming was back in the Legislature working hard for the people of her district, co-sponsoring two importan...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Suffolk County Legislature Passes Revisions To Wastewater Treatment Regulations

The Suffolk County Legislature on December 5th approved revisions to Suffolk County Sanitary Code Article 6 governing wastewater treatment systems, to prohibit the installation of cesspools in the County, and to require the use of new treatment technologi...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Fleming Tours Suffolk County Buses On The East End On Car Free Day

East End Car Free Day

On September 22, 2017, Car Free Day, Legislator Bridget Fleming took a tour of two of the Suffolk County Transit buses servicing the South Fork of Long Island. The tour began at the S92 bus stop across from the Lobster Inn in Southampton, included a trans...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Cedar Island Lighthouse Restoration Efforts

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On Monday, August 14, 2017 Legislator Fleming joined Assemblyman Thiele, County Executive Bellone, Legislator Hahn, East Hampton Town Deputy Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Sag Harbor Mayor Sandra Schroder, Sag Harbor Trustees, East Hampton Trustees, Suffolk...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Fleming Amends The Suffolk County Charter To Strengthen The Board Of Ethics

At the April 25th General Meeting in Hauppauge, members of the Legislature presented a proclamation

At the April 25th General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, members of the legislative body voted to approve Introductory Resolution 2083-2016, an amendment to the laws governing the Board of Ethics, which was introduced by Bridget Fleming to imp...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Fleming Returns To Albany Seeking State Assistance For Public Transportation

Legislators Fleming and Browning join the Long Island Lobby Coalition

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming paid a visit to New York State officials at the Capitol Building in Albany to advocate for funding for Suffolk County’s public transportation system during state budget discussions. Th...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Legislator Fleming, Health Officials And Southampton Town Cons. Board Observe New Septic Technology

Policymakers visit the site of a newly Installed Innovative Onsite Wastewater

On February 17, 2017 Legislator Bridget Fleming and the Southampton Town Conservation Board visited the site of an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System, the Eljen Geotextile Sand Filter (GSF), on the occasion of an inspection by the Suffolk County Departmen...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming And A.G. Schneiderman’s Office To Discuss Scam Prevention

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Sag Harbor, NY – On January 27, 2017 Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s Office and Suffolk County Legislator Bridget  Fleming will meet with local residents at noon  at  the  Westhampton  Beach &a...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Press Release Archives

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Archived press releases for District 2 published prior to June 2017 are available to view in the Document Center. 

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