Posted on: October 17, 2017

Calarco Honors Patchogue-Medford School Board for School Board Recognition Week

Calarco Attends Pat-Med School Board Meeting

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – In honor of School Board Recognition week, which begins on October 23rd, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco gave Certificates of Recognition to the members of the Patchogue-Medford School Board to thank them for commitment to...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator Anker Attends Open House at Miller Place Fire Department

Legislator and volunteer EMTs at MPFD open house.

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Sunday, October 15, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Fire Safety Open House at the Miller Place Fire Department. The event included hands-on activities for kids, information about fire safety, burning demo...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Annual Lindenhurst Oktoberfest

Legisator McCaffrey Attends Oktoberfest 2017

On Sunday, October 1, Legislator McCaffrey and his office participated in the Annual Lindenhurst Rotary Oktoberfest, offering information on County services and greeting residents in the community. This was the 20th installation of the Oktoberfest.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Babylon Village Shopping Crawl

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Babylon Village Shopping Crawl 2017

On Sunday, October 1, Legislator McCaffrey attended the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Shopping Crawl.

“This is a great event that seems to grow every year and does a great job of promoting Babylon’s thriving bus...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Babylon Town Hall

Legislator McCaffery at Pink Pumpkin Patch 2017

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey attended a Pink Pumpkin Patch Festival at Babylon Town Hall with several colleagues from County and local government.The purpose of this event was to raise money and support for Breas...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Brian Schleicher Softball Tournamanet

Legislator McCaffrey at Schleicher Tournament 2017

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey attended the second annual Brian Schleicher Memorial Softball Tournament at Thomas A. Brennan Field in Lindenhurst. This year’s tournament benefited "Share the Voice," an orga...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Harvest Fest

Legislator McCaffrey at Lindy Harvest Fest 2017

On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey attended the 3rd Annual Long Island Harvest Fest in Fireman’s Park in Lindenhurst Village.The event was hosted by the Lindenhurst Fire Department Chemical and Salvage Company #2 and featur...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Helps Surprise Local Resident at 95th Birthday Party

Legislator McCaffrey Attends 95th Weckerle Party 2017

On Saturday, September 30, Legislator McCaffrey celebrated the 95th birthday of Vincent Weckerle at a surprise party. Vincent Weckerle has served 60 years as a member of the Lindenhurst Fire Department, helped establish the Department’s first Re...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Hosts Community One-on-One Meeting with Residents

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LINDENHURST, NY, October 17, 2017:  On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey and his office hosted a one on one meeting with constituents to speak with them about community issues most important to them.

He spent one-on-one time wi...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Rocky Point Historical Society Hosts 21st Annual Tea with Special Guest Abraham Lincoln

Attendees at the historical society's annual tea.

ROCKY POINT, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Rocky Point Historical Society for their 21st Annual Tea on Sunday, October 15th, at VFW Post 6249 in Rocky Point. The annual tea brought together historical society members and ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Suffolk Legislature to Hold Committee Meetings on the 2018 Operating Budget

HAUPPAUGE,N.Y.  – Committees of the Suffolk County Legislature have scheduled public meetings on the 2018Operating Budget released September 15 by County Executive Steve Bellone.

 

The meetings will be held in the auditorium of t...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on October 22nd

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ROCKY POINT, NY – On Sunday, October 22, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and Rocky Point VFW Post 6249 will host a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast. The event will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the VFW hall in Rocky Point (109 King Road, R...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Leisure Knoll Resident Turns 100 Years Old!

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary at Leisure Knoll

RIDGE, NY – On Tuesday, October 10, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the members of the American Legion Auxiliary at Leisure Knoll to celebrate Adelaide Pinto’s 100th birthday. Adelaide has lived in Leisure Knoll for over 3...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

New Law Will Ensure Access to Narcan On-Site at Service Providers

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, October 3, the members of the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved Introductory Resolution 1679, sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker. The resolution is a local law to ensu...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

10/8/2017 - Legislator Kennedy Honors Columbus Day Grand Marshals

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In honor of Christopher Columbus and Italian American Heritage, the OSIA State President Robert M Ferrito, Town of Huntington Supervisor and Council, and the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce hosted the Long Island Columbus day parade. Legislator Le...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Calarco Presents Donation from Play for Peace Tournament to Long Island Head Start

Calarco Presents Check to Head Start

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco presented a $1,000 donation to Long Island Head Start on Wednesday, October 11th. The money was raised at the annual Play for Peace Soccer Tournament that Calarco hosted in August. It will b...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore Attends Groundbreaking for SUNY Empire State College

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Today, Legislator Tom Muratore attended the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the State University of New York (SUNY) Empire State College building in Selden.

SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 by the SUNY Board of Tr...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Wednesday, October 4, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and the North Shore Neighbors Breast Cancer Coalition hosted a tree lighting ceremony for the Pink Tree of Hope at Heritage Park. The tree will be illuminated with ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Local Eagle Scouts

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand this past weekend to congratulate and present proclamations to two local residents, Erik Sattler and Liam Gargiulo, at their Eagle Scout award ceremonies.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Joins LGBT Network to Discuss Rise of Harassment in Schools, Workplace

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – In honor of National Coming Out Day, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, center, joined LGBT Network President/CEO David Kilmnick, right, at a press conference today to discuss the steady rise of LGBT harassmen...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Suffolk Legislature Declares November “Military Career Month”

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Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-East Islip) announced that November will be declared “Military Career Month” in Suffolk County. The designation is intended to foster educational engagement with the military to help expose students to the vast ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Legislator Muratore Recognizes Girl Scout Troop 2518

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Selden, NY –Legislator Tom Muratore recently recognized a local Girl Scout Troop for their efforts within the community.

Suffolk County Girl Scout Troop 2518 recently met with Legislator Muratore at the Stop and Shop supermarket on Portion Road i...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Honors Local Veteran and Assistance Organizations

Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory honors local veteran Vanadis Mitchell, Rebuilding Together Long Is

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented proclamations to Amityville resident and disabled veteran Vanadis Mitchell, Rebuilding Together Long Island and Lowe’s Home Improvement Store at th...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Red Light Camera Reports are being Manipulated to Provide Desired Safety Data

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Red Light Camera Reports are being Manipulated to Provide Desired Safety Data Even as Accidents Increase in Many Locations Legislator Trotta asks NYS Attorney General to Investigate

 

(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislators Rob Trott...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

9th Annual “Play for Peace” Tournament Held

Winning Women's Team with Legislator Calarco

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – On Saturday, August 12th the 9th Annual “Play for Peace” Tournament was held at the Patchogue-Medford Youth Soccer League’s fields on Sipp Avenue. More than 500 players, spectators, coache...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Calarco Attends Dedication of Sailors Monument at Lakeview Cemetery in Patchogue

Calarco Attends Sailors Memorial Dedication

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – On Wednesday, July 12th, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco attended a ceremony to dedicate a memorial to the sailors who lost their lives at sea, at the Lakeview Cemetery in Patchogue. Suffolk County gave $5,000 in ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Calarco Presents Certificates to Patchogue-Medford School District “Middle School Kids Go To College

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Friday, July 7th, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco presented Certificates of Recognition to the winners of the “Middle School Kids Go to College” contest. The winners were recognized for thei...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Deputy Presiding Officer Calarco attends the Patchogue Garden Club’s 17th Annual Garden Tour

Calarco and Family Attend Garden Tour

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – On Saturday, July 8th, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco attended the 17th Annual Garden Tour sponsored by the Patchogue Garden Club in the Community Garden in Patchogue with his wife Laura, and his children, Alma R...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Kennedy Collects Life Saving Blood at St. James Day Festival

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October 1, 2017 – On the first day of October, with fall weather setting in, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) held yet another blood drive. At the St. James Day Festival, Legislator Kennedy set up shop with the New York Blood Center Blood ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Eagle Scout Thomas Hart

Picture of Thomas Hart with his family and Legislator Anker.

RIDGE, NY – On Sunday, October 1, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 187 at the Ridge Fire Department for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony to recognize Eagle Scout Thomas Michael Hart IV. Eagle Scout is the highes...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Legislator Hahn Gets Green Light for Greenbelt Preservation in Terryville

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Legislator Hahn Gets Green Light for Greenbelt Preservation

Legislature approves initial step toward preserving acres of environmentally sensitive woodland in Port Jefferson
Station.

HAUPPAUGE, NY - Suffolk County this week took the first step tow...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Collects More Blood at Centereach Day Fair

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September 24, 2017 – Though it is late September, the
sun is still beating down as if it were summer. Last Sunday, during our Indiansummer in Centereach, Legislator Kennedy was out in full force to collect blood
at the Centereach Day Fair. Th...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Patchogue and Medford Get $68,000 in Downtown Revitalization Grant Money

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has secured $68,000 for downtown revitalization projects in Patchogue and Medford. On Tuesday, October 3rd the Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to approve Phase XV of the Suffolk...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Suffolk County Legislature Honors Retired 6th Precinct Inspector William Murphy

William Murphy Honored at Legislature

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – At the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on Wednesday, September 6th, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and his fellow Legislators presented a proclamation honoring retired 6th Precinct Inspector Wil...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

A Productive General Meeting for the 18th Legislative District

Legislator Spencer Speaks at Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against EPA

Suffolk County, NY – Legislator
William R. Spencer was happy to report back on Tuesday evening’s 
Suffolk County General Meeting, “We had a productive meeting and passed a number of important bills that will...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Commack Ambulance Corps

Commack Ambulance Corps

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta was invited to attend the Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Service Council’s (REMSCO) 33rd Annual Regional Awards Ceremony where the Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps was honored ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Legislator Anker Announces Fall Concert in Coram

Flyer for outdoor concert on October 21, 2017, in Coram.

CORAM, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce a fall concert scheduled for Saturday, October 21st at 1:00 PM. The concert, hosted in conjunction with Legislator Rob Calarco, the Coram Civic Association and the Coram Fire Departm...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Legislator Muratore- "Schedule a Mammogram Today"

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DATE:    October 2, 2017

 

Legislator Muratore-“Schedule a Mammogram Today” 

Selden, NY – Recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Legislator Tom Muratore encourages all women to ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Calarco Accepts Donation of School Supplies and Backpacks for Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Calarco Accepts Donation of Backpacks

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco accepted a donation on behalf the Suffolk County Lions Club and the Suffolk County Legislature of over 100 children’s backpacks and school supplies. The donation was made ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk Honors Legislator Browning

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Bayshore, NY – On Monday, September 25 Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk held its 19th Annual Roger Metcalf Memorial Golf and Tennis
Classic. The organization honored Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) withthe “
Stephen A. Antaki Memorial Cons...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Lending a Helping Hand to "Help Bag Hunger"

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Legislator Tom Cilmi (Bay Shore, New York) joined Legislator Monica Martinez (Brentwood, New York) at ShopRite in Bay Shore to bag groceries as part of a “Help Bag Hunger” event held Wednesday, September 20th.

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Suffolk County Unveils Marathon Trail in Honor of 30 Military Members Killed in Action Since 9/11

Road to Remembrance Press Conference Group Photo

Suffolk County, NY – Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. was recently joined by Gold Star parents and family members, County Executive Steve Bellone, and organizations in support of our veterans to unveil the ceremonial “Road ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Legislator Lindsay Co-Sponsors Legislation to Clean up Sober Homes

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(HAUPPAUGE – NY) Legislation which was authored to withhold funds for two sober homes in Suffolk County was signed into law by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, on August 10, 2017. IR-577-17 was introduced to the legislature in June of 201...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk on 50th Anniversary

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joined fellow elected officials to congratulate the Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) of Suffolk, Inc. at the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration on Friday, Sept. 22 in...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Makes Strides to Improve Lake Ronkonkoma

Lake Ronkonkoma Student

September 23, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy and
members of the Lake Ronkonkoma Advisory Board, the Lake RonkonkomaInter-municipal Organization, and the Lake Ronkonkoma Improvement Group
welcomed representatives from the SUNY Oneon...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Mondays at Racine

Mondays in Racine

Legislator Tom Cilmi (Bay Shore, New York) presented a check for $1,300 to Mondays at Racine Foundation founders Cynthia Sansone (right) and Rachel DeMolfetto (left).  They were joined by Foundation Board members and staff.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Legislator Anker and Suffolk County Police Host Women’s Self-Defense Class

Group photo of participants in self-defense class.

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Thursday, September 14, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker hosted a Women’s Self-Defense training class in conjunction with the Suffolk County Police Department and Long Island Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The training ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Takes Part in Heritage Fair

Legislator Leslie Kennedy with Executive Director Marianne Howard

September 16, 2017 – Last Saturday Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) had the opportunity to take part in the Smithtown Historical Society’s Heritage Country Fair. This yearly event serves as an occasion for the Smithtown Historic...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Legislator Spencer Stresses the Importance of Preparedness for Senior Citizens

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In the last few weeks we’ve seen a lot of suffering from unprecedented flooding and hardship in Texas and Florida.  Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have not only devastated homes, but have taken away a sense of predictability and safety. &...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Free Diabetes Self-Management Classes Set to Begin in Western Suffolk

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(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... September 18, 2017) – Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D- Huntington Station) invites residents who have Type 2 Diabetes and their caregivers to attend a free program that will help them to manage the...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Legislator Hahn to Host Narcan Training Seminar on 9/28/2017

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In the continuing battle against the opiate and painkiller epidemic, County health officials will offer to the public a free Naloxone training session hosted by Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn.  The seminar will be held in Community Room A of the Co...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Named to National Association of Counties Community

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory has been appointed to the Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee of the National Association of Counties (NACo) for a one-year ter...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Scouts Pay Homage to Those Lives Lost on 9/11

Legislator  Kennedy with Kieran Morse, Bryan Sinclair, Legislator Cilmi, and Comptroller Kennedy

September 11, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) met with other county officials at the 4th Precinct on Monday for the 9/11 memorial. Two Boy Scouts, Kieran Morse and Bryan Sinclair chose to do their Eagle Scout Project to enhance th...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Local “Angels” at Second Annual Angel Awards

Group of women who were honored at the Angel Awards for their community service.

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, September 12, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Rhonda Klch, founder of the Equity First Foundation, to honor 23 women from across Long Island at the Second Annual Angel Awards at the Radisson Hotel in Haup...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Davis Town Meeting House Society Awarded $5,000 Suffolk County Grant

Davis House Society Meeting House Society received grant check from Suffolk County Legislator.

CORAM, NY – On Monday, September 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker awarded the Davis Town Meeting House Society with a $5,000 grant check from the Suffolk County Legislature. The grant is a Suffolk County Legislative Omnibus Grant to a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Kennedy Collects More Life-Saving Blood at Nesconset Day Fair

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September 10, 2017 – While the NFL kickoff began last Sunday, Leslie Kennedy was deep into her season of saving lives. At the Nesconset Day Fair, the Legislator was out in full force, with her team to collect lifesaving blood. Mets tickets will ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Joins Commack in Remembrance of 9/11

9/11 Ceremony at Commack High School

September 11, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy joined hundreds of members of the Commack community at Commack High School to commemorate those killed sixteen years ago in the 9/11 attacks. At 8:46 a.m., the first of four hijacked airplanes was f...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Legislator D’Amaro and County Office for the Aging Announce Fall Senior Advocates Schedule

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(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... September 12, 2017) – Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D- Huntington Station) is pleased to inform Babylon and Huntington residents that the Suffolk County Office for the Aging’s Fall 2017 Senior Advocate Schedule has been relea...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Legislator Muratore Spends a Weekend Celebrating the Community and History

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Selden, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore had a very busy weekend. This past Saturday, he attended the Sachem Sports Club Pep Rally at the PAL field in Holtsville (Top photo). Sunday, he celebrated the 100 year anniversary of women’s r...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Kennedy Presents Proclamation to Local Marine

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September 8, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) had the opportunity to meet with local Marine Kristen Noviello before she leaves for her military duty. Noviello studied at Boston University, and enrolled in the Navy ROTC program. In ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Legislator Martinez welcomes Salvadorian Cardinal Jose Gregorio Rosa Chavez to Brentwood

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez welcomed El Salvador’s Cardinal Jose Gregorio Rosa Chavez at St. Anne’s Church on Saturday, August 19th during Saturday’s evening mass. Cardinal Chavez is El Salvador’s...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Suffolk Legislature Approves Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel

Press conference with communtiy leaders and elected officials.

RIVERHEAD, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Wednesday, September 6th, the members of the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved Introductory Resolution 1664 to create a permanent Heroin and Opiate Advisory Panel. Suffolk Count...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Suffolk Legislature Pens Letter Requesting DA Seek Restitution in Illegal Dumping Cases

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Riverhead, NY– All 18 member of
the Suffolk County Legislature today signed onto a letter requesting theDistrict Attorney seek full restitution for future findings of guilt in cases
involving illegal dumping.  The letter, w...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

High School Swimmers Making Waves to Fight Cancer

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Centerport, NY - The Harborfields and Smithtown varsity girls swim teams came together on Wednesday August 30th at the Centerport Yacht Club for a mile long pool swim to raise money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment thro...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Legislator Anker Supports Davis Town Meeting House Society at 5th Annual Yard Sale

Group of community member host yard sale at local historic landmark.

CORAM, NY – On Saturday, August 26, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Davis Town Meeting House Society at their 5th Annual Yard Sale and Revolutionary War presentation. The event took place on the Great Lawn of the Davis Town Meet...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Files Bill To Initiate County Departmental Visioning Plan

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Moving ahead on his Budget Recovery Plan announced earlier this summer, Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory has filed a resolution calling on County Executive Steve Bellone to work with all County Departments, offices a...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Urges Residents To Prep For Hurricane Season

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  With the height of hurricane season quickly approaching, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory is reminding residents that now is the time to prepare for severe weather.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Legislators Take a Tour of the Suffolk County Bus System With Transportation Advocate Paul Pressman

Legislators Take a Tour of the Suffolk County Bus System With Transportation Advocate Paul Pressman

Suffolk County, NY – Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer was excited to join transportation advocate Paul Pressman and fellow Legislators on a special tour of the County bus system on Wednesday, August 23rd.  The event, which was ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Legislator Al Krupski Sponsors Legislation to Freeze Automatic Pay Increases for County Officials

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Riverhead, N.Y. - Legislator Al Krupski has sponsored legislation that would freeze the automatic pay raises Suffolk County Legislators have automatically received since 1986.  Currently, the automatic increase is 4% or the amount equal to the in...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Kennedy Secures Nissequogue Headwaters

Kennedy Secures Nissequogue Headwaters

August 25, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) & the Suffolk County Department of Real Estate safely secured the acquisition and preservation of the Hauppauge Springs property. Located across from the Suffolk County 4th Precinct and diagona...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Legislator Browning Recognizes Wells-Cruz Family of Bellport

Legislator Browning Recognizes Wells-Cruz Family of Bellport

Bellport, NY – Sarah Smith was born in 1865 into one of the first black-native American families in Bellport, NY. She married Charles Travalee and they had eight children together. One of them was Elga Travalee, who married Sam...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

XO Lash Bar Celebrates Grand Opening in Mastic

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Mastic, NY – XO Lash Bar celebrated its grand opening at 1355 Montauk Hwy. in Mastic on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Josh Slaughter, Chief of Staff to Legislator Kate Browning, welcomed owners Tiffani and Bruce Graham to the community with a certi...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore and Councilman Kevin LaValle’s Third Annual “Run the Farm” a Big Success

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Selden, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore and Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin LaValle recently co-sponsored the third Run The Farm 4 Mile Challenge marathon. This event took place at Bethel Hobbs Farm in Centereach, a local volunteer community ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Local Students Complete Summer Internship with County Legislature

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently congratulated the group of local high school and college students who completed their 2017 summer internships at his district office in Amityville.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Miller Place-Mt. Sinai Historical Society Opens “Little Free Library”

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MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, August 19, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society for the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of their “Little Free Library” book exc...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Suffolk Launches Program to “RID” our parks of Debris

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ISLANDIA, NY - Looking to "RID” County Parks of illegal dumping, Suffolk officials today announced the launch of its newly created “Parks Watch” program that will provide greater citizen involvement in the prote...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Civic Tech Suffolk

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Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory welcomes panel members and audience to Civic Tech Suffolk as keynote speaker Sid Burgess, Gov-Tech Expert and Senior Solutions Consultant at Granicus, Inc., and Dr. Shaun McKay, President Suffolk Community College, left, ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Legislator Browning Collecting School Supplies For Children In Need

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MASTIC, NY – Throughout the month of August Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) will be hosting a school supplies drive at her office in Mastic. Needy children don’t often have the supplies they need for school, and through the generosity of the communi...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Caitlin Beirne Of St James Sings That National Anthem At The Smithtown Library Summer Concert Series

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(Smithtown, NY)…At the request of Suffolk County Legislator, Caitlin Beirne, who lives with her family in St. James and is a sophomore at St. Anthony’s High School, sang the national anthem to the cheers of the crowd. “I kno...

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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: August 14, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Visits Coca-Cola Facility

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August 11, 2017 – On Friday afternoon, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) took part in a yearly picnic thrown by the Coca-Cola bottling company in the Hauppauge Industrial Park. Opened in 1990, this location has been responsible for distrib...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Thank You! 117 Pints Of Blood Collected By St. Joseph’s And Suffolk County Leg. Trotta’s Blood Drive

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta would like to thanks all of the parishioners of St. Joseph’s Church and members of the community who came out in record numbers to donate their blood to benefit the blood banks maintained by Long Island...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Unleashes Completely Unchained on Nesconset

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August 8th, 2017 – On Tuesday night the Nesconset community gathered once again at the Nesconset Gazebo to get their share of music and camaraderie. This evening Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) introduced Completely Unchained, the premie...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Legislator Hahn Honors Troop #354’s Newest Eagles

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Centereach, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn this week recognized Maclaine S. Greisch and Phil Keskes, both of Port Jefferson Station, on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout during their Court of Honor ceremony held at the Elks Lodge in Ce...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Legislator Muratore Warns– “Be Prepared for Hurricanes”

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Selden, NY – Hurricane season 2017 is upon us, and this year the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting a 45% chance of above-normal activity. As such, Legislator Tom Muratore (R-Republican) would like to r...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Barraga: Backpack Pirates Resounding Success

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Working together to help children in need, Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) partnered with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH) and the West Islip Public Library in a program dedicated to providing school supplies for thousands of childr...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Nicholas Vizza Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

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Huntington, NY –Boy Scout Troop 78 recently celebrated their newest Eagle Scout, Nicholas Vizza, at his Court of Honor on Sunday, August 6th at the Halesite Fire Department. Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D was proud to be in at...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Legislator Anker Joins Girl Scouts to Unveil Energy Conservation

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YAPHANK, NY – On Tuesday, August 1, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County to introduce a new patch program that teaches scouts about the importance of energy conservation, as part of the Science, Technolo...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Presents The New Millennium Jazz Band

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August 1st, 2017 – On the first evening of August, the people of the Nesconset community gathered to see the Nesconset Chamber of Commerce and Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) present The New Millennium Jazz Band. The New Millennium Jazz Band is a 1...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Paris Ray Of Smithtown Sings The National Anthem At The Smithtown Library Summer Concert Series

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(Smithtown, NY)… Paris Ray, who grew up in St. James and graduated from Smithtown High School East and this past May received her bachelor’s degree in song writing and composition from SUNY Purchase, thrilled the audience with her ren...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Reaches 1000 Pints of Blood

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August 3, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy lauded the collection of the 1000th pint of blood donated under her watch at yesterday’s blood drive. Hosted by the New York Blood Center, the event was held outside the district office at the...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Legislator Hahn and Friends of Karen ask you to ‘Be the Match’

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Port Jefferson, NY– Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn is partnering with Friends of Karen, a non-profit organization that provides emotional, financial and advocacy support for children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses and their famil...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Legislator D’Amaro Informs Seniors About Free Babylon And Huntington Residential Repair Program

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(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY… August 1, 2017) – Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D- Huntington Station) is pleased to inform local senior citizens about town-based programs designed to help them maintain and stay in their...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Legislator Trotta Welcomes Fort Salonga Resident Isabella Benrubi To Play The National Anthem

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(Smithtown, NY)…Through the Grace Music School in Fort Salonga, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recruited Isabella Benrubi to play the National Anthem on the violin prior to Southbound singing their country hits at the Smithtown Library&am...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

County Legislature Recognizes Outstanding Employee with Excellence Award

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Sarah Anker presented the Legislature’s Employee Excellence Award to Carol Clasen of Shoreham, Administrator I in the Department of Civil Servi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Legislator Browning Recognizes the O-Cat Committee for Spay/Neutering Over 5,500 Feral Cats

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Hauppauge, NY – On Tuesday, July 25, 2017 the Suffolk County Legislature recognized the O-Cat Committee, founded in 2011 by Mastic Beach resident Vinnie Martin, for its successful efforts in reducing the growing feral cat population. Le...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Legislator Hahn Recognizes Eagle Scout Stephen Wagner

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East Setauket, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined the family and friends of new Eagle Scout Stephen Wagner during his Court of Honor on Saturday, July 15, 2017.  For his community service project, the Troop 427 Eagle planne...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

New Tri-Hamlet Welcome Sign Unveiled

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Shirley, NY – The revitalization of the gateway to the Tri-Hamlet community continues to expand as local leaders turn their focus to the southwest corner of William Floyd Parkway and Montauk Highway in Shirley. This past week Legislator...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Bayley Cuomo Honored for Selflessly Helping Neighbors in Need

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Hauppauge, NY – 16 year old Mastic Beach resident Bayley Cuomo was honored by Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) at the Suffolk County Legislature on Tuesday, July 25 for selflessly coming to the aid of her neighbors. On Saturday, Ju...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Leslie Kennedy Celebrates 27th Anniversary of ADA with SILO

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July 22nd, 2017 – This last Saturday Legislator Kennedy (R-Nesconset) celebrated the 27th anniversary of the American’s with Disabilities Act with SILO. SILO, which stands for Suffolk Independent Living Organization is a group that enc...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Leslie Kennedy Honors AMVETs Commander Harold Chapman

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July 25th, 2017 – On Saturday, AMVETs Post 48 in Ronkonkoma celebrated the service of Harold Chapman who served as National Commander of AMVETs with a Barbeque and recognition ceremony, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) along with other el...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Leslie Kennedy Ushers the 90’s Into Nesconset

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July 25th, 2017 – On an unseasonably cool Tuesday night, Nesconset residents and other community members gathered at the Nesconset Gazebo to hear The 90’s Band bring them the sounds of Third Eye Blind, Alanis Morissette, The Cranberrie...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Suffolk County Bans State Funding to Two Sober Home Operators

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Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County continued its strong crack down on unregulated sober homes this week by unanimously passing IR 1577-17, sponsored by Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) and co-sponsored by Legislator Bill Lindsay (D-Hol...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

WMHS Had Nine Lives During Ninth State Title Victory

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Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn this week honored the Ward Melville High School Patriots Boys Lacrosse team for its incredible 2017 season. The Patriots, led by Coach Jay Negus, finished its season by winning its ninth state ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Kennedy and the Legislature Honor Dr. Coyne and Medical Crisis Action Team

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July 25th, 2017 – In 2008 Dr. Coyne, Chief Surgeon and Medical Director of the Suffolk County Police Department, incepted the Medical Crisis Action Team also known as MedCAT. This team, which is now made up of 28 Police Officers, is trained in A...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

An Olympic Lunge for Local Fencer

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Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn recognized incoming Ward Melville High School Senior Danny Solomon for his international fencing successes during the Legislature’s July 25, 2017 meeting.  Solomon, who earne...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Leslie Kennedy Welcomes Stanton Anderson Band to Rock Nesconset

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July 18th, 2017 – The second concert of the Nesconset Summer Concert series was held last Tuesday night at the Nesconset gazebo, it was a warm humid night but the community came out in full force to see The Stanton Anderson Band play. Courtney S...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Barraga: Congratulates Eagle Scout Matthew Colagioia

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Recently, Legislator Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Matthew Colagioia from Islip Terrace, NY with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout. In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a young man must exhibit leadershi...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Legislator Anker Announces Permanent Advisory Panel to Address the Opiate Epidemic in Suffolk County

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017, Legislator Sarah Anker and presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory were joined by their colleagues and drug awareness and substance abuse professionals to announce an initiative to address the opiate epidem...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

General Meeting Notice

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Members of the Suffolk County Legislature are expected to consider directing the county’s Department of Social Services to cease payments to public assistance recipients who are staying in housing owned, lea...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Tour At GKN Aerospace With Girl Scouts Of Suffolk County

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Amityville, NY: On Monday, July 17th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R- Lindenhurst) attended a tour at GKN Aerospace with the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (GSSC). The tour took place at GKN’s location in Amityville and was attended...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Barraga: Congratulates Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient Rosemary Cannarella

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Recently, Legislator Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Rosemary Cannarella from West Islip, NY with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s Gold Award, the highest honor one can achieve in Girl Scouting. To...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Amityville Eagle Scout

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand to congratulate and present a proclamation to Amityville resident Joseph LaManna at his Eagle Scout award ceremony, held Saturday, July 15 at the Amityvill...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Suffolk County Police Department Offers Free Safety Classes for Licensed Teen Drivers

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(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY...  July  18,  2017)  –  Suffolk  County  Legislator  Lou  D’Amaro  (D- Huntington Station) wants to inform residents tha...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Legislator Trotta Hosts Blood Drive On August 3 At St. Joseph’s Church (Travis Hall) In Kings Park

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is partnering with Father Sean Gann, pastor of St. Joseph’s Church in Kings Park, to host a blood drive on Thursday, August 3, from 1:30pm – 7:30pm at Travis Hall &nda...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Nassau and Suffolk Legislators Come Together to Bring Back the Islanders

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(UNIONDALE – NY) –Legislators from Nassau and Suffolk County stood together outside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum today in a show of solidarity for bringing the New York Islanders hockey team back to Long Island.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Legislator Muratore Attends Unveiling of Purple Heart Parking Sign at Santora/Bonacasa VFW Post 400

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Selden, NY – On Wednesday, July 12th Legislator Tom Muratore joined Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Kevin LaValle, VFW Commander John Rago and other community leaders for an unveiling of a Purple Heart parking space at...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Suffolk and Nassau County Legislatures To Join Forces To Call for Islanders’ Return to the Coliseum

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WHAT: The Legislators of Suffolk and Nassau counties seeing the benefits of the New York Islanders returning to their home at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, are holding a joint press conference calling for the hockey team’s return to Long Island a...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Construction Begins on Invasive Species Eradication Project at Canaan Lake

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y.  –  On Tuesday, July 11th Deputy Presiding Officer  Rob Calarco announced  construction would  be  starting  on  the  first  phase &nbs...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Legislator Trotta And Councilwoman Nowick Welcome Kings Park Resident To Sing The National Anthem

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(Smithtown, NY)…Songs in the Attic, a Billy Joel Tribute Band, opened the Smithtown Library’s Summer Concert Series which is held every Thursday at 8pm on the lawn of the main library in Smithtown through August 17. Each Thursday a lo...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Collects Unwanted Musical Instruments For “Hungry For Music”

(Smithtown, NY)…Established in 1995, Hungry for Music is a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities in music for all children. Since its inception, Hungry for Music has placed more than 10,000 instruments into the hands of as...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Keeping Calm Before the Storm - Leg. D’Amaro Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricanes

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(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... July 10, 2017) – With hurricane season in the Northeast officially underway, Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) wants to remind residents that now is the time to prepare for any an...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Legislator Steve Stern Is Collecting School Supplies For Homeless Children

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 HUNTINGTON, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, is partnering with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless to bring school supplies to more than 300 homeless children throughout Suffolk County....

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Oversees Collection of 74 Pints of Blood

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July 6, 2017 – This past Thursday, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) hosted a blood drive in conjunction with the Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps in Commack. The blood drive took place from 3 p.m to 8 p.m. and received seventy-four pints...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Legislator Steve Stern Joins With County Executive Steve Bellone To Announce Veterans Traffic Court

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HUNTINGTON, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, Chairman of the Veterans Committee, joined with County Executive Steve Bellone, Tom Ronayne, Director of the Suffolk County Veterans Services Agency, Ken Rose...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Legislator Anker Celebrates Independence Day with the Village of Shoreham

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Tuesday, July 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Village of Shoreham at their annual Independence Day celebration. The holiday began with a parade through the village and included festivities that lasted throughout the...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Legislator Muratore Celebrates July 4th with Great Music & Fireworks at The Pennysaver Amphitheater

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Selden, NY – Legislator Tom Muratore spent a festive July Fourth evening of entertainment at the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville. Long Island’s own JVC Broadcasting offered a free Independence Day concert ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Troop 539’s Newest Eagle Scout from Kings Park

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(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for his constituent, Nicholas Cacioppo, of Boy Scout Troop 539. Nicholas earned 26 Merit Badges ranging from Athletics to Soil and Water Conservation.

 

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Legislator Steve Stern Donates Toys For Military Children

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, collected toys for children of the brave men and women of our armed forces, Reserves and National Guard to mark the “Month of the Military...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Legislature Recognizes Outstanding Employees with Excellence Award

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator William Spencer presented the Legislature’s Employee Excellence Award Kevin Markham of Huntington and Jacqueline M. Brown or Ridge, employees w...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming Honor Veteran Journalist Karl Grossman

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Riverhead, N.Y. - Journalist and investigative reporter Karl Grossman was honored at the June 20, 2017 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature for his 50 plus year career and to celebrate the establishment of the Karl Grossman Research ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

S.C. Legislature Requests State Legislation to Help Protect Farmland Preservation in Suffolk County

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Hauppauge, NY:  Members of the Suffolk County Legislature joined the Long Island Farm Bureau (LIFB), farmers and advocates of the agricultural community in support of a Home Rule message which was passed earlier today by Suffolk lawmakers. &n...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Members of the Legislature to Send Home Rule Message to Protect Farmland Preservation in Suffolk

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WHAT:  Members of the Suffolk County Legislature are expected to approve a Home Rule Message at next Tuesday’s General Meeting of the Legislature which requests the State of New York enact legislation to protect farming in Suffolk County.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Legislature Al Krupski Appointed Chair of the Capital Budget Working Group

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Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents residents of the First Legislative District living in Southold, Riverhead and eastern Brookhaven, has been named chair of the Legislature’s Capital Budget Working Group.   Legislator Krupski ha...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

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

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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 31, 2017

Legislator Al Krupski Hosts County Parks Chair Kara Hahn On Tour of North Fork County Parks

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NORTH FORK, NY– Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski (D-Southold) joined Majority Leader and new Parks & Recreation Committee Chair, Legislator Kara Hahn (D- Setauket) on a tour of County owned parklands on the North Fork from Riverhead to Or...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Legislator Krupski Speaks Out to Oppose Proposed Local Law That Would Thwart Free Speech

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Legislator Al Krupski has voiced his strong objection to a proposed Suffolk County Local Law that would, if enacted, hinder free speech and the right to peacefully assembly in any town or village which falls under the jurisdiction of the Suffolk County Po...

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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 discu...

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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: February 24, 2017

Suffolk County Legislative Committees to be Held in Riverhead the Week of February 27, 2017

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Schedule for Riverhead Committee Meetings

Monday, February 27                                   &nb...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Legislator Krupski Announces Key Step in the Preservation of Sharper’s Hill and Surrounding Farmland

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Two important parcels of land located off Main Road in the hamlet of Jamesport recently came closer to being protected from development when the landowner accepted an offer from Suffolk County to preserve the properties in perpetuity. Over the years, nume...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

County Officials Green Light Committee To Explore Drag Strip in Suffolk

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HAUPPAGUE, N.Y.  – Alongside a crowd of supporters so large the press conference had to be moved from the lobby to the auditorium, Suffolk legislators unveiled a maneuver to explore the possibility of building a drag strip in the county....

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Legislature Considering Legislation to Restore Suffolk County Farmland Preservation

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The Environment, Planning and Agricultural (EPA) Committee of the Suffolk County Legislature will be discussing legislation under consideration which aims to re-establish landowner’s faith in the Suffolk County Farmland Preservation Program.  The...

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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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