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Posted on: September 21, 2018

LEGISLATOR CILMI JOINS TOWN OF ISLIP OFFICIALS TO THANK BOHEMIA GIRL SCOUT TROOP 3061

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Legislator
Tom Cilmi joined Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilman JamesO’Connor as Girl Scout Troop 3061 unveiled their donation of a swing designed
for children with special needs at Bohemia Recreational Center.  ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Urges Residents to Be Prepared for Hurricanes

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Hurricane season 2018 is well under way, and Legislator Tom Muratore would like to remind residents to be prepared. “Awareness and preventive measures are crucial for minimizing loss of life and property damage resulting from a deadly storm and ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Legislator Anker Warns About the Dangers of Liquid Nicotine

Liquid Nicotine

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker has announced the commencement of the county-wide “The Dangers of Liquid Nicotine” poster contest. This contest is being held as per Resolution Number 187-2018, introduced by Legislator An...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Reduce County Spending: Special Task Force Unanimously Approved by Suffolk County Legislature

On Wednesday, September
5th, a bill brought forward by Legislator Steve Flotteron (R) – 11thLegislative District to establish the first County Task Force to reduce
spending was unanimously approved by the Suffolk County Legislature. <_o3a_p>

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron Introduces Spending Task Force

On Tuesday August 28th,
Legislator Steve Flotteron (R) – 11th Legislative District introducedlegislation to the five member Budget and Finance Committee in an effort to
create a Spending Task Force.  Bill Number1742 was u...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Suffolk County Legislators Flotteron and Trotta Co-Sponsor Legislation to End Illegal Fees

Reclaim New York

Legislators Steven J.
Flotteron and Robert Trotta attended an informal “Meeting of the Minds” hostedby Reclaim New York Initiative (first in a series of localized gatherings)
attended by more than 25 Long Islanders; discussing the ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Welcomes 'Docs For Tots' Program Director

LEGISLATOR DONNELLY WELCOMES ‘DOCS FOR TOTS’ PROGRAM DIRECTOR

As Chair of the Education and Human Services Committee that has jurisdiction over child care initiatives and protecting the welfare of Suffolk County youth, Legislator Tom Donnelly invited and welcomed Melissa Passarelli, director of programs at Docs for ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Lighting of the Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Wednesday, October 3rd at 6:30 PM, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, the North Shore Neighbors Breast Cancer Coalition and the Heritage Trust will be hosting a tree lighting ceremony for the Pink Tree for Hope ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Welcomes New College Interns

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently welcomed a pair of college students who will be serving as interns for the 2018-2019 school year at his district office in Amityville.Catherine Dunne...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Remembering September 11th

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Rocky Point, NY – On Tuesday, September 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Rocky Point Fire Department in honoring those who lost their lives in the tragic events of September 11th, 2001. The memorial service was attended by elected of...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Remembers the Fallen of 9/11

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At a ceremony at the H. Lee Dennision building in Hauppauge this morning, Legislator Tom Muratore joined other County Officials to pay homage to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Muratore participated by reading part of a long list of name...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Local Naval Sea Cadet

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand this past weekend to congratulate and present a proclamation to Lindenhurst resident and U.S Naval Sea Cadet Chief Petty Officer Greyson D. Sladic...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Sponsors a Diaper Drive

Diaper Drive

Suffolk County Legislator Susan
A. Berland was proud to present Rev. Kimberly Gambino from Baby Blessings atHelping Hand Rescue Mission with the donations collected from the 16
thLegislative District’s diaper drive. The diapers, wipes and ba...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Grand Re-Opening of Massage Envy Rocky Point

Massage Envy Rocky Point

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Friday, September 7th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the ribbon cutting for the re-opening of Massage Envy in Rocky Point. The ribbon cutting was part of an all-day event where members of the community could...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Legislator McCaffrey Cheers on Young Athletes at Annual Pep Rally

Lindy Pep Rally 2018

Lindenhurst, NY, September 10, 2018:  On Saturday, September 8, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey spoke to a crowd of hundreds at the annual Lindenhurst Football and Cheerleading League Pep Rally.

Legislator McCaffrey congratulated the boa...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Legislators Anker and Fleming Honor Advocate for the Visually Impaired at Suffolk County Legislature

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Wednesday, September 5th, Suffolk County Legislators Sarah Anker and Bridget Fleming presented Michael A. Jordan with a proclamation for his work for Long Island’s blind and visually impaired community. Mr. Jordan ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Suffolk County Designates September as “Dystonia Awareness Month”

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously voted to designate September as Dystonia Awareness Month at the September 5th General Meeting. Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco introduced IR 1854 to help bring recognitio...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Suffolk Legislature Approves New Oversight Rules for Asset Forfeiture Fund

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – In a bipartisan 15 to 3 vote, the Suffolk County Legislature passed a major reform that empowers the Public Safety Committee with new oversight into how money is being spent out of the asset forfeiture fund. Deputy Presiding Of...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Legislator Anker Announces Two Public Hearings of the Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel

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SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be two public hearings of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel. The first hearing will be held on Monday,...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Legislator Muratore Participates in the Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Street Fair

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Ronkonkoma, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore, along with other elected officials attended the Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Street Fair, held each year on Hawkins Avenue. Many vendors lined the st...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Legislator Muratore Enjoys an Evening of Great Music at Raynor Beach County Park

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended a County and Town sponsored concert at Raynor Beach County Park in Lake Ronkonkoma. The featured band, Miles to Dayton performed at the final of a three-part concert series presented by the...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Legislator Sarah Anker Welcomes “What’s for Dinnah?” to Sound Beach

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SOUND BEACH, NY – On Wednesday, August 29th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker welcomed “What’s for Dinnah?” restaurant to Sound Beach. What’s for Dinnah? offers refrigerated and portioned hom...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors NY Sportscene Children’s Foundation

 SMITHTOWN, NY – On Monday, August 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club in Smithtown. The event ra...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Distinguished Youth Award Recipients

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Eleven local students from the Dix Hills, Huntington Station and Melville area were recently honored by Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly  as Gold, Silver or Bronze recipients of the inaugural Suffolk County Legislature’s Distingui...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Neglected Parcel Cleared at Coram Shopping Center

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CORAM, N.Y. – The Coram Plaza Revitalization Task Force received good news today when they saw that a problem area in front of the Home Depot Shopping Center was cleared of invasive brush and debris.  

The New York State Department of Tr...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Neglected Parcel Cleaned Up at Coram Shopping Center

CORAM, N.Y. – The Coram Plaza Revitalization Task Force received good news today when they saw that a problem area in front of the Home Depot Shopping Center was cleared of invasive brush and debris.

The New York State Department of Transportatio...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Serves as Speaker at SCCC Foundation Fundraiser

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand for the Suffolk Community College Foundation’s 35th annual Golf Classic fundraiser on Monday, Aug. 20 at the Nissequogue Golf Club in Saint James.

The Suffol...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Deer Park Student Honored by Legislator Donnelly As Winner of Energy Drink PSA Contest

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Deer Park High School student Tianna Greene was recently honored by Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly as the District 17 winner of the 2018 Suffolk County “Truth about Stimulant Drinks” video contest. The presentation took place at the Deer Park School Dist...

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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: August 20, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends The Anne Frank Memorial Garden Celebration

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix
Hills) 
was the Mistress of Ceremonies at the Town of Huntington’s annual AnneFrank Garden Celebration in recognition of Anne Frank’s 89th Birthday. The ceremo...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Sponsors Fisherman For A Day Essay Contest

Fisherman for a Day

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix
Hills), was proud to host the 6th Annual Fisherman for a Day contest winners atthe Halesite Dock as they were ready to board the James Joseph II with Captain
James Sc...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Welcomes The Suffolk County Veterans Court To Veterans Committee

Veterans Court Presentation

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix
Hills), Chairwoman of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee, welcomed EdwardGialella, Project Director of the Suffolk County Veterans Court to presen...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore “Goes the Distance” Sponsoring the Fourth Annual Run the Farm Event

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

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Ceremony Honoring Korean War Veterans

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills), Chairwoman
of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee attended a ceremony hosted by theKorean War Veterans Central Long Island Chapter and the Suffolk County Veterans
Service Ag...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Half Hollow Hills Faculty

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Huntington, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills),
attended the end of the year breakfast for the Half Hollow Hills faculty onJune 22, 2018. Legislator Berland presented proclamations to Josephina Watt, a
World Lan...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Page Program Graduates Largest Class To Date

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – As the fourth year of the Suffolk County Legislature’s Page Program concluded on Aug. 10, legislators and staff celebrated the graduation of 26 participants, the largest class to date.

After spending the summer immerse...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Kennedy Draws a Huge Crowd With Completely Unchained

Nesconset Concert Completely Unchained 2018

July 24, 2018 – Though the previous week experience torrential rain and
canceled the Nesconset Summer Concert, concertgoers were out in full force tosee Completely Unchained on Tuesday night. Before the main act the audience was
treated to a...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends 10th Annual Wounded Warrior Golf Outing

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Wading River, NY – On Thursday, August 9th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Birchwood Veteran’s Group 10th Annual Wounded Warrior Golf Outing at Great Rock Golf Club in Wading River. The money raised at this event wa...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Legislator Spencer’s 5th Annual Summer Food Drive

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Centerport, NY – June through September is a challenging time of year for food pantries as donations typically decline during these months while the need for assistance continues. Legislator Spencer’s 5th Annual Summer Food Drive, held...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Baxter’s Pet Pantry

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Baxter’s Pet
Pantry which is operated by Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin RegionalFood Bank. Pictured with Legislator Flotteron (L-R): are Long Island Cares 
Chief...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Bay Shore Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Justin Kalinowski

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to recognize scout Justin Kalinowskiat his Court of Honor for achieving Scout’s highest rank of Eagle. A member of
Troop 153, in Bay Shore, Kalinowski’s Eagle Scout project ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Martinez Attends Under The Big Tent Event

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(Bay Shore, NY): Saturday, July 7, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez attended the Under the Big Tent Event hosted by the First Baptist Church of Bay Shore and sponsored by the Great South Bay YMCA. It was an energetic event where Bay Shore residents enj...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Martinez Presents Proclamations to High School Valedictorians

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(Brentwood, NY): On Friday, June 26, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez invited Brentwood and Central Islip High School Valedictorians to the district office to honor the scholars with proclamations for their academic achievements. Presiding Officer DuWa...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Martinez Sponsors "Friends in Tech" Event

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(Brentwood, NY) On June 23, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez, in collaboration with Girls Who Code, Inc., Jewelbots, We Build Black, LiiNCS, Girls, Inc. of Long Island, and Civic Interact, hosted the 2018 FriendsInTech event at the Suffolk County Commu...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Attends Brentwood's National Night Out

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(Brentwood, NY): Tuesday, August 7th 2018 Legislator Monica R. Martinez attended the Annual National Night Out at Brentwood High school, Sonderling Center Field. The National Night Out is a nationwide event to build stronger relationships between communit...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Co-Sponsors a New Public Safety Rapid Response Project

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(Kings Park, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez stood with County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator William Spencer during the July 23, 2018 Press Conference at Kings Park High School to introduce a new initiative to ensure the safety of students and...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Strawless in Stony Brook

Strawless in Stony Brook

Pentimento has become the first restaurant in Stony Brook, and the latest in Suffolk, to go Strawless with its decision to no longer provide drinking straws to patrons. The Main Street eatery joins a growing number of local restaurants that are no longer ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Joins Fellow Firefighters at DPFD Installation Dinner

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Legislator Tom Donnelly, himself a 33-year Decorated Member of the Deer Park Fire Department (DPFD), joined his volunteers in welcoming incoming Chief Phil Scarfi and providing a Proclamation for outgoing Chief Anthony Biolsi at the Department’s Annual In...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Supplies for our Students Drive

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August 7, 2018

Dear Editor,

As the summer comes to an end, gearing up for the new school year is a cost that many families are not in the position to pay for, as housing and food expenses take a higher priority. What brings hope is the giving spirit of so m...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore attends National Night Out

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Selden, NY – County Legislator Tom Muratore attended the National Night Out event held at Brookhaven Town’s Centereach Pool Complex. Hosted by Councilman Kevin LaValle, National Night Out is an annual community-building campai...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Legislator Sunderman Unveils New Little Free Library in Mastic

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On Tuesday August 7, Legislator Rudy Sunderman joined with residents of Mastic to unveil a brand new Little Free Library, located at the Suffolk Transit bus stop on Herkimer Street in Mastic adjacent to Brookhaven Town’s Mastic Recreation Center. The Litt...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Brentwood Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Barbeque Welcomes Summer

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Along with board
members of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, New York State Assemblyman AndrewRaia and Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron kicked off the summer at
the Chamber’s Annual Barbeque held at Brightwaters Farm.<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Eagle Scout

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron
presented a proclamation to scout Anthony J. DiMino in recognition of earninghis Eagle Scout – the highest
advancement rank in Boy Scouting. A member of Troop 95, in We...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Legislator Muratore Welcomes ShopRite to the Lake Ronkonkoma Community

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore joined other local officials to congratulate Charles and Julia Gallagher on the opening of their newest ShopRite store, located on Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. At their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting cerem...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Legislator Sunderman Announces Funding Approval for Yaphank Fish Ladder

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Thursday August 2, 2018-Legislator Sunderman joined with County Executive Steve Bellone, Councilman Michael Loguercio and residents of Yaphank to announce $1 Million in funding that along with a state grant will construct a bypass for fish to swim around ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

45 RPM Kicks Off Kennedy Concert Series

45 RPM Concert 2018

July 10, 2017 – With the start of the Nesconset Summer concert series,
summer is officially here. Every year the residents of Nesconset and thesurrounding communities look forward to this concert series, and 45 RPM did not
disappoint. To mar...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Free Smoking Cessation Classes Set to Begin

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly and Suffolk County Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD are pleased to inform residents who seek help in breaking their tobacco addiction that a Suffolk County “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program is set to begin in...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Honors Local Eagle Scout Dylan Gallo

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for Dylan Gallo, member of Boy Scout Troop #356 in Centereach. The event took place at the Centereach Fire Department, where Legislator Muratore presented Dyl...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Votes to Appraise Middle Island Property for Open Space Acquisition

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018, the Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to appraise four parcels of land off of Whiskey Road in Middle Island owned by Stone Point Group, LLC, for open space acquisition. The resolution, spon...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Community Joins Weiss Family to Honor Ryan’s Life and Legacy with Signing Propeller Guard Bill

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Centerport, NY – In the year since the
tragic accident that took Ryan Weiss’ life too soon, the Suffolk CountyLegislature unanimously approved and co-sponsored legislation requiring boats
used for instructing minors to be equipped with propel...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory's 2018 Newsletter: Issue #2

2018 Newsletter Issue 2

The second issue of Presiding Officer Gregory's 2018 Newsletter is currently available and can be found at the link below.

PO Gregory Newsletter 2018 Issue #2 (PDF)

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Kennedy Honors Young Women Scientists

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July 17, 2018 – Last Tuesday Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset)
had the opportunity to meet with and congratulate three brilliant young womenin her community. The Legislator invited Madison Tutone, Caitlin Tucker, and
Kaya Manolt to the...

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Posted on: July 28, 2018

Community Joins Weiss Family to Honor Ryan’s Life

Centerport, NY – In the year since the tragic accident that took Ryan Weiss’
life too soon, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved andco-sponsored legislation requiring boats used for instructing minor...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Joins CE Steve Bellone at Bill Signing for Rails to Trails Project Funding

Rails to Trails Bill Signing

SHOREHAM, NY – On Friday, July 27, Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone for a bill signing event approving the bonding of funds to advance the Rails to Trails recreational path. The bill, which was overwhelmingly ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Deer Park Eagle Scout Recipient

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly  recently gathered with family, friends and fellow troop members of Deer Park resident and student Nicholas J. DiDomenico to witness and honor his recognition as an Eagle Scout, the highest recognized achiev...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Honors AMVETS Post 48 in Ronkonkoma on Their 20th Anniversary

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Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended a meeting at AMVETS Post 48 in Ronkonkoma in honor of the Post’s 20th anniversary. Muratore presented them with a proclamation to commemorate the occasion.

“The American Veterans organization ha...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

5TH Annual Coral Park Co-Ed Basketball Tournament Brings Huntington Youth Together!

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Greenlawn, NY: Another Coral Park Basketball Co-Ed Basketball Tournament is in the
books! 
For the fifth year in a row, Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer and the Town of Huntington have worked with the community to host the C...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Retiring West Islip School Assistant Superintendent

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron proudly
honored West Islip School District’s Assistant Superintendent for Business,Wendy Duffy, for her 13 years of service. Duffy’s husband of 43 years, Thomas,
was joined by ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Special Meeting of LI Smart Growth Working Group

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Along with members of
the Long Island Growth Working Group, Suffolk County Legislator Steven J.Flotteron recently met with the new LIRR President Phil Eng to discuss long-term
vision plans for the railroad. The discussion included recent and upcoming ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Little Flower Thanks First Responders

Little Flower First Responders Day

WADING RIVER, NY – On Thursday, July 12, 2018 Legislator Sarah Anker attended First Responder’s Day at Little Flower Children and Family Services in Wading River. The event, which was held at the Monsignor John T. Fagan Campus, was hos...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Stay Healthy and Safe This Summer

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With recent positive tests for mosquitos carrying West Nile virus, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) is urging residents to call the Department of Health Services’ Public Health Hotline at (631) 787-2200, Monday through Friday between...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Huntington Hearing Delivers to those in Need

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HAUPPAUGE, NY –On more than one occasion, Huntington Hearing has donated several “Hearing Emergency Kits” to Huntington Hospital. Each donated kit consists of a personal amplifier and lightweight headset to allow for easier i...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Legislators Anker and Hahn Honor the Coalition of Fraternal and Veterans Organization

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Legislators Sarah Anker and Kara Hahn presented proclamations to the Coalition of Fraternal and Veterans Organizations at the General Legislative Meeting. The seven organizations that make up the Coaliti...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Stony Brook Scout Makes Eagle With West Meadow Beach Bioremediation Project

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined the family and friends of new Eagle Scout Nolan Adelsky during his Court of Honor held on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Education and Cultural Center.  For ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

C’est-ing no to Single-use Plastic Straws

C’est-ing no to Single-use Plastic Straws

Patrons of C’est Chesse in Port Jefferson won’t be “grasping at straws” in order to protect the environment now that its owner has pledged to ditch single use plastic straws in favor of biodegradable paper ones. The eatery is the latest to join the Strawl...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Celebrating Neon 2018 Tesla Birthday Expo

NEON Tesla 2018 Birthday Expo

SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, July 14, Legislator Sarah Anker joined community residents, Tesla board members, volunteers, local and international officials and Astronaut Greg Olsen to celebrate Nikola Tesla’s birthday and honor those th...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Sponsors Tethering Law

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez, with the support of her colleagues, successfully passed Introductory Resolution 1539-18, A Local Law to Enhance Regulation of Outdoor Pet Restraints, on July 18, 2018. This resolution aims to deter harmful o...
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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Legislator Muratore Supports the New York State Cancer Research Initiative

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This week, over 200 residents packed a conference room at the Hilton Garden Inn in Stony Brook to attend a meeting hosted by the New York State Department of Health. The purpose was to report findings from a mandated study as part of Governor Cuomo’s Canc...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Fleming Deliveres 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 17, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Approves Funding for Rails to Trails Project

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 the Suffolk County Legislature, in a bi-partisan effort, voted overwhelmingly to approve the bonding of funds to advance the Rails to Trails recreational path project. The resolution, which approved the ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Suffolk Legislature Approves $1.5 million for Canaan Lake Restoration Project

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – In a bipartisan vote of 16 – 2, the Suffolk County Legislature has approved $1.5 million in funding for the second phase of the Canaan Lake Restoration Project. The funds will be used for site improvements, scraping o...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Joins Deluca Elementary In Celebration of School's Golden Anniversary

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  School may be out for the summer, but before the pencils, pads and books were put away, William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in North Babylon marked its 50th “Golden” Anniversary with an in-school celebration and commemor...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Legislator Muratore is Invited to Speak at Bretton Woods Senior Group in Coram

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Legislator Tom Muratore recently visited the Bretton Woods Seniors Club in Coram, which meets Mondays at their clubhouse.

At the meeting, Legislator Muratore spoke to the members about Suffolk County government, and discussed issues that are relevant to th...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

County 9-1-1 Call Center Renamed to Honor Police Officer

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YAPHANK, NY – On Saturday, July 7th, Legislator Sarah Anker was honored to join the Bocchimuzzo family, elected officials, friends and colleagues at the renaming of the 9-1-1 Call Center in Yaphank, in honor of Anthony “Tony”...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Three Local Youth Receive Eagle Scout Recognition

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined the family, friends and fellow troop members of Stefano Agrotis and Samuel Gosin of Melville to witness, honor and recognize each of them for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest-r...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Celebrating Independence Day with the Village of Shoreham

Village of Shoreham Independence Day

SHOREHAM, NY – On Wednesday, July 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner and the Village of Shoreham at its annual Independence Day celebration. The holiday began with a parade through the v...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Community Blood Drive

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July 6, 2018

Dear Editor,

A blood emergency has been declared in the New York area this summer. Low levels, leading into summer months, are particularly dangerous as families are taking vacations and are less available to donate. To help build up the needed...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Community Unites to Provide Safe Landing for Centerport Eaglets

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Centerport, NY –Legislator William R. Spencer M.D. joined Town of Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Dan Wickstrom, of PSEG Long Island and the Chair of the Committee to Protect Centerport's Bald Eagles, Bruce Adams, to recognize the great co...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Residents Along With Government Officials Gather to Open Urgent Care Center in West Islip

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with State and Town officials and members of the community gathered at American Care's newest Urgent Care facility on Sunrise Highway in West Islip.

The facility is open seven days a week and offers exten...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Suffolk County Legislators Honor 100-Year-Old Islip Resident

100th birthday

(Standing L-R): Legislators Steven J. Flotteron and Tom Cilmi along with Islip School Board Trustee Matthew Clareen and Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church Reverend
Michael Staneck recognized an extraordinary woman, Marion Sophie...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Suffolk County Legislators Recognize Deer Park High School Students for Academic Excellence

Deer Park DECA Winners

At a recent Deer Park Board
of Education meeting, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron (LD – 11) along withLegislators Susan Berland (LD – 16) and Tom Donnelly (LD – 17) honored a group
of high school students who participated ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Suffolk County Officials Recognize Bayport-Blue Point Junior Fire Department Honorees

Bayport Fire Department Honorees

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron along with other Town andCounty officials recognized two heroic Bayport-Blue Point High School students.  In the early morning on May 4, Robert and
William Zoller saved the lives of the Stenzin...

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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: July 2, 2018

Environmentalist Push for Suffolk to Declare Independence from Plastic Straws this Holiday Week

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Eager to get local restaurants to declare their independence from plastic straws this summer and beyond, Legislator Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), members of the County’s Single Use Plastic Reduction Task Force and leading environmental advocates today...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Legislator Sarah Anker Hosts Senior Health Fair

Senior Health Fair 2018

SHOREHAM, NY – On Friday, June 29th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and the Stony Brook University Hospital Trauma Center hosted a Senior Health and Wellness Expo at St. Mark’s Church in Shoreham. Among the services offered at t...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Legislator Martinez Sponsors Free Soccer Clinic to Kids from Long Island Head Start

Legislator Martinez Presents Award at Soccer Clinic

(Brentwood, NY): Saturday, June 16, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez hosted, alongside Liga de Justicia and Fidelis Care, a free Soccer Clinic for over one hundred participants from the Long Island Head Start program. The clinic was held at Roberto Cle...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Participates as Guest Panelist to the “Project Citizen” Presentations

Project Citizen Students

(Central Islip, NY): Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez participated in a panel to listen and provide positive feedback to the students of Northport Junior High School for their “Project Citizen” presentations at To...

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DO 09 - Leg. Martinez - PR
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Reminds Birchwood Students To 'Be Pool Smart' This Summer

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The warm weather is here, and there’s no better way to stay cool and comfortable than with a nice dip in the swimming pool! However, safety must always come first so before school was out, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly  met with stude...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

PO Gregory Spearheads Initiative For Student Loan Plan

     Surrounded by 50 plus young professionals from H2M architects + engineers in Melville, Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory said he wants to find ways to encourage millennials to remain in Suffolk County through the c...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates Grand Opening of The Coram Center

Coram Center Grand Opening

Coram, N.Y. – On Monday, June 18th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the grand opening of the Coram Center for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Also in attendance were Cary and Marisela Staller of Staller Associates who help...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Meeting Local Seniors at Annual Picnic

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Ridge, N.Y. – On Friday, June 15th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Town of Brookhaven Annual Senior Citizen Picnic at Longwood Estate in Ridge. Every summer, the Town of Brookhaven Senior Citizens Division hosts this event to...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Mount Sinai Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet

Mount Sinai Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. – On Sunday, June 10, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined elected officials and yacht club members at the 15th annual Mount Sinai Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai. During the parade of the...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Summer Senior Advocates Schedules Set for Babylon and Huntington

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Suffolk
Legislator 
Tom Donnelly is pleased to inform Babylon and Huntington residents about the local Suffolk County Office for the Aging Summer 2018 Senior Advocate Schedule.  Senior advocates are Countyrepresentatives who c...

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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 22, 2018

Legislator Martinez Attends Hope Day Events in the 9th Legislative District

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(Central Islip, NY): Saturday, June 2, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez engaged with community members at the Hope Day festivities in Brentwood and Central Islip, NY. The origins of Hope Day stem from a pastor who had a vision of churches playing a lar...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Legislator Martinez Participates in Brentwood’s 52nd Annual Puerto Rican Hispanic Day Parade

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(Brentwood, NY): Sunday, June 3, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez marched in the 52nd Annual Puerto Rican Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood, NY. On the sidelines of Fifth Avenue, onlookers observed the colorful and vibrant exhibition from a variety of p...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Attends Law Enforcement Press Conference

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(Hauppauge, NY); Monday, June 4 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez attended a press conference at the H. Lee Dennison Building to announce the partnership between the LGBT Network and Suffolk County Police Department in joining efforts to resolve bullyin...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Participates at the Brentwood and Central Islip Memorial Day Parades

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(Brentwood, NY): Monday, May 28, 2018, Legislator Monica R. Martinez walked alongside fellow local officials and active community members at the Brentwood Memorial Day Parade and Central Islip Memorial Day Parades. The Memorial Day Parade is a festive cel...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends The 2018 Interfaith Anti-Bias Task Force Awards

SAB Unity Awards

From left: SCSSA President Lars Clemensen, COO ESBoces Dr. Julie Lutz, Rabbi Dr. Steven A. Moss, County Executive Steven Bellone, Rev. JoAnn Barrett, Legislator Susan A. Berland, Executive Director Dawn A. Lott with the award recipients.

 

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends The Walt Whitman High School Military Recognition Breakfast

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Clockwise: Legislator Susan A. Berland, Vice President Laura Carey, President Nicholas R. Ciappetta, Principal John Murphy, Board Member Linda O. LaCara, Board Member Michele DeGaetano with the Military Bound Students

 

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Eagle Scout Nicholas Duchatellier With A Proclamation

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From left: Legislator Tom Donnelly, Eagle Scout Samuel Gosin, Eagle Scout Stefano Agrotis, Eagle Scout Nicholas Duchatellier and Legislator Susan A. Berland

 

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) prese...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Otsego PTA Parents

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From left: Parent Volunteer Jennifer Levy, Legislator Susan A. Berland, Parent Volunteer Grace Labardi and Parent Volunteer Karen Raio

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) presented proclamations and county pi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Teenangers At The Chai Center

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Clockwise: Legislator Susan A. Berland and Chai Center Friendship Circle volunteers

DIX HILLS, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) attended the Annual CTeen West Suffolk Dinner and the Inaugural Friendship Circle Volunte...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors The 16th Legislative District’s Senior Citizen Of The Year

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From left: Esther Heimer and Legislator Susan A. Berland

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) presented a proclamation and county pin to Esther Heimer for being the Senior Citizen of the Year for the 16th Legi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Welcomes Two Service Dog Organizations To The Veteran's Committee

SAB Vet Dogs

From left: Legislator Robert Trotta, Legislator Monica R. Martinez, Legislator Sarah S. Anker, From America’s VetDogs Valerie Cramer and Sully, Legislator Susan A. Berland, From Paws Of War Robert Misseri, Joe and Riley, Legislator Leslie Kenned...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislators Berland & Flotteron Join County Executive Bellone in Honoring The 2018 Valedictorians

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Image: Legislator Susan A. Berland, left, stands with the Suffolk County Valedictorians alongside County Executive Steve Bellone, middle, and Legislator Steven J. Flotteron, right.

 

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hill...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislators Susan A. Berland, Tom Donnelly And Steven J. Flotteron Honor Deer Park H.S. Students

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Top Image: Legislator Susan A. Berland, left, stands with Deer Park High School Grand Concours French Award Winners, along with Legislator Steven J. Flotteron, second from left. Legislator Tom Donnelly, bottom left.

Bottom Image: Legislator Susan A. Berlan...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends SASI Blue Party Gala

SASI Blue Party

HOLBROOK, N.Y. – On Friday, June 8th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Legislator Rudy Sunderman, Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartwright, and other elected officials attended the SASI (Specialized Autism Support and Information...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Legislators Lindsay and Muratore Honor Selden Paramedic and 6th Precinct Officers

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Suffolk County Legislators Bill Lindsay and Tom Muratore honored Selden Paramedic Steven Badolato and Sixth Precinct Officers Sean Fleming, Bryan Mastrangelo, and Eric Dorfman with proclamations on Tuesday June 19, 2018 during the Suffolk County Legislatu...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Suffolk County Legislators Recognize Islip Terrace Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Michaels with Leg Cilmi and Flotteron

Suffolk County
Legislators Tom Cilmi and Steven J. Flotteron honored Eagle Scout MatthewMichaels at his Court of Honor held at Heckscher State Park. Islip Terrace
scout, Michaels, was the 74th Eagle Scout of Troop 205. His ServiceProject was to deve...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Suffolk County Presiding Officer Dwayne Gregory and Legislator Flotteron Honor Islip Eagle Scout

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along
with Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented proclamations to scout MichaelAnthony Frick in recognition of earning his Eagle Scout – the highest advancement ra...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Walt Whitman HS Senior Rachel Vaughan Receives First Legislator Donnelly Citizenship Award

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Walt Whitman High School Senior Rachel
Vaughan of Huntington Station was honored by Suffolk County Legislator TomDonnelly with his inaugural Citizenship Award at the
school’s 2018 Senior Awards Night on June 6.  The award will be pre...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Suffolk Legislature “Clears a Path” for new North Shore Multiuse Trail

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Suffolk will soon carve a path – a walking path – within its Old Field Farm County Park that will provide visitors with new opportunities to explore and enjoy this historic 13 acre equestrian show ground that runs along the bank of Wes...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors ‘Pool Smart’ Poster Contest Winner

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John F. Kennedy Intermediate School student Angel Bachez of Deer Park was recently honored by Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly as the Legislative District 17 2018 “Be Pool Smart” poster contest winner. Established in 2007, the competition invites elementar...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Welcoming Newly-Elected Mount Sinai Civic Association Officers

Mount Sinai Civic Officers 2018

Mount Sinai, N.Y. – On Monday, June 4, Suffolk County Legislator Anker attended the Mount Sinai Civic Association to administer the oaths of office for President Ann Becker, Vice President and Corresponding Secretary Brad Arrington, Membership S...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Attends Commencement Ceremony, Recognizes Retiree at Our Savior School

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Legislator Tom Muratore was recently invited to attend the Commencement Ceremony for the graduating seniors at Our Savior New American School in Centereach. 

At the ceremony, Legislator Muratore addressed the 15 students graduating from the privat...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

ISLIP TERRACE STUDENT CHOSEN IN COUNTY-WIDE “BE POOL-SMART” CONTEST

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Legislator Tom Cilmi presented a proclamation to Anna Humann, winner of
this year’s “Be Pool Smart” poster contest. 
Anna is a first grade student from Connetquot Elementary School in Islip
Terrace. Before being c...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Legislator Anker Rocks with North Shore Youth Council at Open Mic Night

NSYC Open Mic Night

Rocky Point , NY – On Friday, June 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended North Shore Youth Council’s (NSYC) Open Mic Night held Rocky Point VFW Post #6249. The money raised at this event went towards suicide awareness pro...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Legislator McCaffrey Honors Intern at Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Legislator McCaffrey and Eagle Scout Kyle McCarthy

Lindenhurst, NY: On Sunday, June 10, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for Troop 2014’s Kyle McCarthy. The ceremony took place at the American Legion Post in Lindenhurst and was atte...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Carol Quirk Honored for More than 15 Years of Public Service

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, other officials and town employees at a special retirement luncheon and ceremony for former Town Clerk and Councilwoman Carol Quirk.

On May 24 in the Babylon T...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends People's United Bank Rocky Point Grand Opening

Peoples United Bank Opening

Rocky Point, N.Y. – On Friday, June 8th, Suffolk County Legislator Anker attended the grand opening of People’s United Bank, located inside the Rocky Point Stop and Shop. During the event, representatives from the North Shore Youth Cou...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Celebrating Local Firefighters at Coram Fire Dept. Installation Dinner

Coram Fire Dept. Installation Dinner

CORAM, N.Y. – On Saturday, June 9th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Coram Fire Department Installation Dinner at Land’s End Caterers in Sayville. Legislator Anker, joined by Town of Brookhaven Councilman Mike Loguer...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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: June 8, 2018

Kennedy Hosts Successful Smithtown Blood Drive

Smithtown Day with Tom Regan

June 3, 2018 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) hosted her annual blood drive benefiting Cooley’s anemia at the Smithtown Day Street Fair. Legislator Kennedy collaborated with the Order Sons of Italy in America and the Vincenzo Sellaro Lod...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Legislator Anker Congratulates BNL Science Fair Winners at General Meeting

BNL Winners 2018

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, June 5th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated and presented proclamations to Marah Palank and Natalie Chakaberia, two Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Fair winners from Rocky Point’s ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Legislator Anker Congratulates Pool Smart Poster Contest 2nd Place Winner at General Meeting

Pool Smart Second Place Winnder

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, June 5th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated and presented a proclamation to Sophia Trapani, the second place winner of the Suffolk County “Be Pool Smart” Poster Contest from Cor...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: June 8, 2018

SUFFOLK COUNTY LEGISLATOR WILLIAM SPENCER JOINS NASSAU COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS FOR TOBACCO 21 BILL

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June 4, 2018

 

Suffolk County Legislator
William Spencer joins Nassau County Elected Officials For tobacco 21 BillSigning

Nassau county Joins Suffolk raising the Age of
purchasing tobacco products to 21

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Comsewogue Students are Walking the Walk on Opioid Prevention

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Suffolk County Legislators Kara Hahn and Sarah Anker this week recognized Comsewogue High School students Selin Inan, David Schubert, Jr. and Sydney Carter and their teacher Maura Montgomery for efforts to raise awareness about the opioid crisis confronti...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Deer Park Student Receives Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently joined the family, friends and fellow troop members of Deer Park resident and student David J. Russell to witness, honor and recognize him for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Sco...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors 2018 Winner of Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair

Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair Winner

Representatives from
Brookhaven National Lab and Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognizedBay Shore Middle School student, Fatema Rahman, as the 2018 Brookhaven National
Lab Science Fair (BNL) 6th grade winner.  Legislator Flot...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Central Islip Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron congratulated Scout Daniel Leach from Boy Scout Troop 277 in CentralIslip, NY on achieving Scout’s highest rank of Eagle. As an Eagle Scout, Daniel
has earned 26 merit badges and has served his troop in a varie...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Honors Outstanding Local Educators at Annual Teacher Appreciation Awards

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Amityville, NY – In an effort to highlight educators who make a positive impact on their students, colleagues and community, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently hosted his fourth annual Teacher Appreciation Awar...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

“Top Dogs” - Suffolk Legislature Honors SCPD Canine Officers for Efforts to Save Suicidal Man

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Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn today honored three members of the County Police Department’s Canine Section for their quick actions to save the life of a man intent on killing himself earlier this spring.

On the night of April 30th, Sixth Precinct ...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Legislator Hahn Recognizes New Eagle Scout Joe Longo

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined the family and friends of new Eagle Scout Joe Longo during his Court of Honor held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church of Port Jefferson.  For his community service project, the Tr...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Suffolk Observes “Gun Violence Awareness Day”

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Every day, nearly 100 Americans are killed by gun violence, and many more sustain firearm injuries.  Today, in an effort to honor those whose lives have been cut short and the countless survivors injured, Suffolk County kicked off a week-long ill...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Fall Prevention Deserves Your Attention!

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Pay some attention to fall prevention! Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) and Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken would like to inform mature residents that registration is now underway for one of the County’s inn...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Legislator Muratore Made Honorary Member and Presents Check to VFW Post 4927 From Former SC Resident

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Selden, NY – Legislator Tom Muratore presented a check from a former Long Island resident William Rodgers to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Tordik-Diederich-Duffield Post No. 4927 in Centereach. Mr. Rodgers stated “Supporting our veteran...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Shoreham-Wading River Band Teacher Honored at Last Concert

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Shoreham, N.Y. – On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored David Minelli, the Shoreham-Wading River band teacher for 27 years, with a proclamation to celebrate his extraordinary service to his students and the dis...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Hosts 2nd Annual Long Island Women's Conference

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez, in collaboration with Fearless Footsteps and Delta Sigma Theta, hosted the 2nd Annual Long Island Women’s Conference on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at the Brentwood Country Club in Brentwood, New York...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Commemorating Memorial Day with the Middle Island and Sound Beach Civics

Middle Island Civic Memorial Day

MIDDLE ISLAND and SOUND BEACH, NY – On Monday, May 28th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Middle Island Civic Association Memorial Day services at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island, and the Sound Beach Civic Association Memor...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Kennedy Honors Eagle Scout from Troop 888

Jared P. Eagle Scout

Legislator Leslie Kennedy
(R-Nesconset) had the opportunity to honor Jared Paolillo for his Scoutingachievements last weekend. Jared, through much hard work and dedication, has
achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank and honor bestowed upon...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Congrats West Islip Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Ivy

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated Scout HaydenJohn Ivy from Boy Scouts of America Troop 95, West Islip, NY on achieving the
rank of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest honor. <_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>“I was honored to j...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Runs In Support of Elizabeth T. McNamee Memorial Fund

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The Annual Elizabeth T.
McNamee Memorial 5K Run in West Islip organized its 20th and last race on Sunday, May 13th.  Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to run in support 
of Elizabeth who in her final year at NYU Law Sch...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Pays Homage to the Fallen on Memorial Day

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Legislator Tom Muratore’s Memorial Day weekend was a busy one, attending several veterans’ parades and memorial ceremonies in the Fourth Legislative District.  

On Monday, Legislator Muratore attended the Ronkonkoma Veterans Da...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Flotteron Congratulates Babylon Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Gruskin

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron congratulated Scout Rob Gruskin from Boy Scout Troop 1 in Babylon, NYon achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Gruskin’s project was constructing four
Nursery Bat boxes which he installed in Southwards Pond in Baby...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Legislator Anker Joins Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept. for Memorial Day Service

Ridge Fire Department Memorial Day 2018

RIDGE, NY – On Saturday, May 19th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, civic members and elected officials at the Ridge Fire Department’s Memorial Day Service. The memorial service honored ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attended The Veterans Testimonial Ceremony And Was The Keynote Speaker

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Image: From Left to Right: Legislator Susan A. Berland, Councilman Ed Smyth, Assemblyman Steve Stern, Assemblyman Andy Raia, Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia, Edna Susman, Legislator Tom Donnelly, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Veteran Testimonial Participants.

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Legislators Susan A. Berland And Tom Donnelly Presented A Proclamation To Third Assistant Fire Chief

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Image: From Left to Right: Legislator Tom Donnelly, Third Assistant Fire Chief Jason Bernfeld and Legislator Susan A. Berland

 

Huntington, NY – Legislators Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip) and Tom Donnelly presented a p...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Legislator Muratore is Guest Speaker at Westfield Senior Group in Selden

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Legislator Tom Muratore recently visited the Brookhaven Town Westfield Seniors Club, which meets each Wednesday at the Selden Fire Department.

At the meeting, Legislator Muratore spoke to the members about Suffolk County government, and the resources and s...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates Grand Opening of State Farm Insurance in Miller Place

State Farm Grand Opening

Miller Place, N.Y. – On Friday, May 11, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Anker, along with owner Laura San Nicolas, celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of State Farm Insurance in Miller Place.

“It was great to welcom...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Honored at North Shore Youth Council Celebration

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ROCKY POINT, N.Y. – On Monday, May 14, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker was honored at the North Shore Youth Council’s Big Buddy Little Buddy and Volunteer Celebration at Majestic Gardens in Rocky Point. This celebration is ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Legislator Anker Hosts Pet Supply Drive with LI Cares

Pet Supply Drive

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. – From February to April 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker partnered with Long Island Cares to host a pet supply drive to help collect pet food to be donated to Baxter’s Pet Pantry. Baxter’s Pet Pa...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Tours Long Island Cares and Island Harvest

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As the chair of the Legislature’s Education & Human Services Committee, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) has been touring several non-profit agencies that receive County funding to provide food and other essentials to help feed t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attended The Heroes Of The Game Recognition at Bethpage Ballpark

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Image: From Left to Right: Veteran Honoree, District Attorney Tim Sini, County Executive Steve Bellone, Quacker Jack, Veteran Honoree and Legislator Susan A. Berland

Huntington, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip) j...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attended The Larkfield/ Northport Little League Opening Day Parade

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Image 1: From Left to Right: Director of Parks and Recreation, New York State Assemblyman Andy Raia, Councilman Ed Smith, Receiver of Taxes Jilian Guthman, Councilwoman Joan Cergol, Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland and Larkfield/ Northport Girls...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attended The League Of Women Voters Running And Winning Workshop

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) attended the League of Women Voters “Running and Winning” workshop. This workshop paired local and regional female leaders and ele...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attended The Marcie Mazzola Foundation Race

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Image: From Second from the Left Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Third from the Left Legislator Susan A. Berland and Fourth from the Left Nancy Mazzola 

Huntington, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Annual Half Hollow Hills PTSA Legislation Committee Breakfast

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills, 16th L.D.) was invited to address the annual Half Hollow Hills Parent Teacher Student Association’s (PTSA) Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the Legislation Committee. This event provide...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Half Hollow Hills Little League Opening Day Parade And Ceremony

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and fellow elected officials attended the opening day parade and ceremony for the Half Hollow Hills Little League. Legislator Berland presented proclamations to the ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends the Edgewood Perserve Earth Day Cleanup

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and other elected officials attended a clean-up of the Edgewood preserve in honor of Earth Day.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Tri-Village Little League

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Huntington, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and fellow elected officials attended the opening day parade and ceremony for the Tri-Village Little League.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Presented Certificates Of Congratulations To Cub Scout Pack 457

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Image: L eft to Right : Legislator Susan A. Berland, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Cub Scout Pack 457

 

HUNTINGTON, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D- Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and Town of Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci pres...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Presented Members Of The Half Hollow Hills Sports Teams With Procs

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Image: Left to Right: Half Hallow Hills sports teams, Legislator Tom Donnelly and Legislator Susan A. Berland

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and Legislator Tom Donnelly presented mem...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Presented South Huntington Educational Foundation Honorees With Procs

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Image: Left to Right: Legislator Susan Berland, Kim Latko, Alice D’Addario, Bob Budah and Charles Ciravolo

 

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) presented proclamations ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Welcomes Eva L. Casale To The Veterans Committee

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Image: Left to Right: Legislator Steven J. Flotteron, Legislator Leslie Kennedy, Legislator Monica R. Martinez, Legislator Susan A. Berland, Eva L. Casale, Ralph D. Spencer, Legislator Sarah S. Anker and Legislator Tom Donnelly

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Su...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislators Susan A. Berland And Tom Donnelly Presented Certificates Of Achievement To HHH Students

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Image 1: Left to Right: Legislator Tom Donnelly, Half Hollow Hills Students, Legislator Susan A. Berland and West Hollow Middle School Principle Steven Hauk

Image 2: Left to Right: West Hollow Middle School Principle Steven Hauk, Legislator Tom Donnelly,Ha...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legislators Susan A. Berland And William R. Spencer Presented A Proclamation To The American Legion

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Image: Left to Right: Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, Members of the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 and Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislators Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babyl...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Local Dix Hills Residents Earn Semifinalist Honors

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Image: (L-R) Dr. Milton Strong, Principle of H.H.H. High School East, Aditi Patil, Gilbert Spencer, Dr. Michael Catapano, Principle of H.H.H. High School West & Legislator Susan A. Berland. 

Dix Hills, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislato...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Kennedy & Boy Scouts Clean the Stream

Legislator Leslie Kennedy with Scouts and leaders from Troops 3, 888, 111, and 214 at Brady Park in

May 3, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy
(R-Nesconset) hosted her annual clean the stream event with local Boy ScoutTroops last Sunday. This year they met at Brady Park in Smithtown to get down
into the Nissequogue River Tributaries and rid t...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Legislator Muratore Attends Recycling Kickoff at New Lane Elementary

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore, joined by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone attended a special assembly at New Lane Elementary School in Selden to celebrate the kickoff of their new recycling program.

 

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Council to Grow Marine Industry Approved

 

With 980 miles of shoreline and more than 380 bodies of water in Suffolk County, Legislators have approved Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory’s Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council to support the marine industry in Suffolk Co...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Cardiologist at Town of Babylon Free Heart Screening Event

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 4 American deaths is from heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women. In an effort to educate the community regarding heart disease and...

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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 14, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Honors Council of Thought and Action on 10th Anniversary

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Council of Thought and Action and honor the organization’s founder on Thursday, May 10 at Farmingdale State C...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Comsewogue High School Opioid Project Walk Raises $3,000

Comsewogue High School Opioid Project

COMSEWOGUE, NY – On Friday, May 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Legislator Kara Hahn, Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartwright, opioid awareness advocates, school staff, and students for a pledge walk around the Comsewogue Hi...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Kennedy’s Annual Power Breakfast a Success

Legislator Leslie Kennedy, Barbara Franco, Gina Coletti, Leah Dunheif, Christine DeAugustino, Maria

April 26, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy held
her fourth annual Women’s Power Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express StonyBrook on Thursday, the networking breakfast provided a place where female community
and business leaders coul...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Leslie Kennedy Recognized at NYBC Awards Dinner

Legislator Leslie Kennedy and Comptroller John Kennedy

May 3, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy
(R-Nesconset) attended the  New YorkBlood Center’s Annual Chairperson Recognition Event where she was honored for all
the work she has done with New York Blood Center over the past f...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Special Gold Star Aunts Attend Suffolk County Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

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Along with Legislator
Steven J. Flotteron, sisters KathleenMundy and Kerri DiSalvatore, Aunts of Navy Seal Veteran Kenneth J. Butcher, Suffolk
County Auxiliary President Joan Smith and her husband, Frank with IslipAmerican Legion Post 411 i...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Suffolk County Historical Museum Breaks Ground

SC Historical Museum Groundbreaking

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron lends a hand with breaking ground for Suffolk County HistoricalMuseum’s addition. Part of this renovation will be making the main entrance handicap
accessible bringing the architecturally beautiful museum into&...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Hiking Trail Dedicated to Ray Corwin

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SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – On Saturday, April 28th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended a trail opening and dedication ceremony at the trailhead in Rocky Point. The trail, which covers over 12 miles and connects Rocky Point and Yap...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Joins Suffolk Community College for Veterans Success on Campus (VSOC) Opening

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) administrators,
other dignitaries, community leaders, County residents and veterans at aspecial ceremony on April 4 at the Ammerman Campus to honor our veterans and...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Legislator Flotteron and Islip Chamber Host Food Drive at Islip Market

Islip Food Drive

Many families
throughout Suffolk County rely on local pantries to help feed their families.Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with members of the Islip
Chamber hosted a food drive at Best Market on Rt. 111 over the weekend whichcoll...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Recognizes Two Local Eagle Scouts

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand to congratulate and present proclamations to two local residents, Chase Viviani of Lindenhurst and Nicholas DiDomenico of Deer Park, at their Eagle Scout aw...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Suffolk County Hosts 5th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

MEDIA ADVISORY: East Northport, NY –Suffolk County Veterans will be gathering with localofficials on Monday for the 2018 Veterans Appreciation Breakfast.  The annual celebration, donated by the
generous owners of The Larkfie...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Legislator Spencer's Lead By Example Internship Program

April 16, 2018

Dear Editor,It’s that time of year again…my
office is accepting applications from high school and college students (aged 16+)interested in participating in the 18th Legislative District’s annual “L...

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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: May 3, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Attends Walt Whitman Birthplace Dedication of Historic Library

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At the invitation of Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Executive Director Cynthia Shor, Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently joined the Board of Trustees and staff of the historic site located in his legislative distric...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Legislator Flotteron and Supervisor Carpenter Unveil Renowned LI Artist U.S. Open Portrait

US Open Painter

Elaine Faith Thompson
of Bohemia unveiled her depiction of the "Shinnecock 18th Hole and WillieDavis," the portrait she created for the 2018 U.S. Open Championship during
an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 29, at Bellport Commu...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Joined the Spring Clean Up in Islip Terrace

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron, along with members of East Islip Beautification, Keep Islip Cleanand East Islip Chamber of Commerce, got into planting for the Annual Spring cleanup
in Islip Terrace on Sunday, April 29. <_o3a_p>

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports LI Cares Annual Pet Supply Drive

LI Cares Pet Drive

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron partnered with Long Island Cares in collecting pet supplies for LongIsland families in need. Thanks to the efforts of local organizations such as,
American Legion in Islip; Citgo Express in Bay Shore; Healthy Pet Groomin...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Amityville Warriors on 2018 State Title

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Amityville, NY – Hot off their win at the 2018 New York State Class A Boys Basketball Championship, the Amityville Warriors were recognized at the April 24 general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, where Presiding Officer DuWay...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Legislator Donnelly and American Legion Post 1634 Encourage Community to Support Poppy Day

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With Memorial Day on the horizon, Legislator Tom Donnelly and the American Legion Post 1634 of West Babylon remind the public that Congress has designated May 26, 2018 as National Poppy Day" and encourage Americans to wear or display a red poppy as a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Sponsors Language Access Bill

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(Hauppauge, NY) The Suffolk County Legislature passed Introductory Resolution 1033: A Local Law to Ensure Language Assistance for the Public on April 24, 2018, a resolution introduced by Legislator Monica R. Martinez. IR-1033 is designed to allow individu...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Congratulates Lindenhurst 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 Lindenhurst resident Greyson D. Sladic at his Eagle Scout award ceremony, held Friday, April 27 at Our Lady o...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Discusses Deer Lake Project with Parkdale Civic Association

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Members of the Parkdale Civic Association of North Babylon recently invited Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) to attend their monthly meeting at Parliament Place Elementary School to discuss issues of local concern that impact them, t...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Legislator Sunderman Honors 2018 Suffolk County Senior Citizen of the Year for the 3rd Legislative D

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Mastic-On Tuesday May 1, 2018 Legislator Sunderman recognized Third Legislative District 2018 Suffolk County Senior Citizen of the year honoree, (Ann) Carol Bender. The Legislator presented Carol with a proclamation, lunch and flowers during her Forge Riv...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

PO Gregory Secures Grant to Fund Drug Outreach Advocate

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Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joined officials from Northwell Health and Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore to announce Project CONNECT; a collaboration that will expand Nort...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Hosts Property Tax Grievance Information Sessions

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Amityville, NY – In an effort to ensure that residents are aware of their right to challenge their property tax assessment, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently partnered with the New York State Department of Tax...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Sound Beach Firefighters

Sound Beach Fire Department Installation Dinner

SOUND BEACH, NY – On Saturday, April 21st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined TOB Councilwoman Jane Bonner and the Sound Beach Fire Department to celebrate its Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner at East Wind Long Island in Wadin...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Participates in WAR on Addiction Rally

War on Addiction Rally

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. – On April 21st, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, attended the WAR on Addiction Rally at the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville. In memory of Billy Reitzig, his father, William Reitzig, organized ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. Partners with Huntington Hospital’s Human Trafficking Task Force

Huntington, NY – With 88% of human trafficking survivors interfacing with the healthcare system without being identified as victims, Legislator William R. Spencer has sponsored legislation to develop educational materials to aide healthc...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Suffolk Passes Legislation to Raise Human Trafficking Awareness

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Huntington, NY – With 88% of human trafficking survivors interfacing with the healthcare system without being identified as victims, Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. has sponsored legislation to develop educational materials to aide ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Legislator Donnelly and Spencer Honor Locally-Based, Nationally-Recognized ‘John’s Crazy Socks’

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) and William R. Spencer (D-Centerport) recently visited John’s Crazy Socks, a local business “built on love,” to present the father-son owners, who both reside in Huntington, with a Proclamatio...

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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.

Danielle is a strong advocate for women and minori...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

County Gets Boost From FDA in Ban

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Food and Drug Administration has weighed in on Suffolk County’s 2014 law, the first in the nation to ban the sale of powdered caffeine to minors, by banning the sale of powdered caffeine sold in bulk.

Suffolk County Legislature Presid...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Operation-Initiative Foundation Workshop for Veterans

Operation-Initiative Foundation Workshop

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Legislator Anker attended the 2018 Holistic Healing Workshop for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Mild Traumatic Injuries at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates North Shore Little League 2018 Opening Day Ceremonies

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Rocky Point, NY – On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Legislator Anker attended the 2018 North Shore Little League 2018 Opening Day Ceremonies and Parade of Players at the North Shore Little League Complex in Rocky Point. The North Shore Little League i...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Participates in 4th Annual Sarcoidosis Awareness Walk

Sarcoidosis Walk 2018

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, April 14th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner, President of Sarcoidosis of Long Island Frank Rivera, his wife Diane Rivera, and the many members and supporters...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports East Islip Girl Scout Troop at Earth Day Celebration

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron came out to support East Islip Girl Scout Troop 2562 who featured oneof the many hand on nature stations at this year’s 9th Annual
Eco-Carnival hosted by Seatuck in Islip. This is one of the premier Earth Day...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Welcomes Bay Shore Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron was honored to recognize new Eagle Scout Christopher Joseph Bellinowith Boy Scouts of America Troop 153. Bellino has been a scout with Troop 153
in Bay Shore for more than seven years. During this time he has activelyp...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

County Gets Boost From FDA in Banning Bulk Concentrated Powdered Caffeine

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Food and Drug Administration has weighed in on Suffolk County’s 2014 law, the first in the nation to ban the sale of powdered caffeine to minors, by banning the sale of powdered caffeine sold in bulk.

Suff...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Flotteron Supports Fellow Lynbrook HS Alum

Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron recognized a fellow Lynbrook High School Alum, Nassau County PoliceCommissioner Patrick Ryder, at the 5th Annual Jake Koenigsdorf
Foundation “Purple & Black Event held on Sunday, April 15th atthe Mansion ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Continues Support of Habitat for Humanity Projects in Bay Shore

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In the early morning
hours, amongst a large group of volunteers with Habitat for Humanity,Legislator Steven J. Flotteron passionately speaks about the ongoing efforts to
revitalize a once crime ridden area of Bay Shore. The Sanders will be one ofsev...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Michele Martin Posthumously Honored by Legislator Kennedy

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March 20, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset)
had the opportunity to honor an amazing woman who tragically lost her life toLeukemia. Michele Martin was a resident of Nesconset who was in the insurance
industry. She owned and opera...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Muratore’s Bill to Establish “Operation Safe Stop Day” Poster Contest Adopted by Legislature

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At the April 25, 2017 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature,  Resolution 260-2017, sponsored by Legislator Tom Muratore was adopted unanimously. It “declares April 27th as “Operation Safe Stop Day” in Suf...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Legislator Leslie Kennedy Ushers in New Business

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April 9, 2018 – On Sunday morning Legislator
Leslie Kenney (R-Nesconset) had the distinct privilege of welcoming Jay’sHidden Treasures to the community. Jay’s Hidden Treasures, which opened its
doors at 466 Hawkins Avenue...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Legislators Kennedy and Muratore Honor Victorious Centereach Cheerleaders

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March 20, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset)
along with Legislator Tom Muratore (R-Ronkonkoma) took the opportunity to honorthe young women of the Centereach Varsity Cheerleading team at the General
Meeting last Tuesday. For the ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Suffolk Partners with Stony Brook University to Clean Up Our Oceans

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Stony Brook, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announces a partnership with Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Suffolk County’s Environmental Planning Department to create a Marine Debris Ed...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Recognizes N. Lindenhurst Firefighter for 45 Years of Service

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joined the North Lindenhurst Fire Department this weekend at its annual Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony. 

 

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Celebrates “Boys & Girls Club Week”

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NORTH BELLPORT, N.Y. – Last week Deputy Presiding Officer joined children at the Boys & Girls Club to celebrate “National Boys & Girls Club Week.”  He presented the Club with a proclamation and joined the chi...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Medford VFW Post 2937

4.13.18 Medford VFW Reopening

MEDFORD, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco was on hand to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Henry James Jones VFW Post 2937 in Medford.  After an extensive renovation, the century-old structure is ready once again to host ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Congratulates Patchogue-Medford Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

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MEDFORD, N.Y. – On April 13 Deputy Presiding Officer Calarco joined hundreds of members of the Patchogue-Medford community to congratulate the 2018 inductees of the Patchogue-Medford Hall of Fame.  This year’s new members incl...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Names Jeanette Perez Local Woman of Distinction

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Jeanette Perez, a 15-year resident of North Babylon who is active in her local school and community and has also raised significant funds for cancer research, has been selected by Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) as ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory to Keynote LIBN Diversity in Business Awards

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory will be the keynote speaker at the Long Island Business News Diversity in Business Awards program on Thursday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Crest Hollow Co...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Diabetes Prevention Program Set to Begin in Hauppauge

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) encourages residents who are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes to participate, free of charge, in the county- administered National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The program supports moderat...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Legislator Anker Presents at Suffolk Independent Living Organization

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Holtsville, N.Y. – On April 11, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker was the guest speaker at the Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) Transportation Committee meeting in Holtsville. Suffolk Independent Living Organization is a ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Assists West Islip Pack Advance in Scouting

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Under the leadership of
Benny Gee and Joe Bosch, Pack 279 of West Islip paid a visit to LegislatorSteven J. Flotteron’s office in order to fulfill a Webelos Advancement
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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Congratulates National Grid on New Outreach Center

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron delivered congratulatory remarks to National Grid at the opening oftheir new Consumer Advocacy Outreach Center in Brentwood.<_o3a_p>

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is designed to be a one-stop-shop where customers can get one-on-one,f...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Sponsors Family Fun Day at Bay Shore Marina on May 19th

On Saturday, May 19, 2
to 6pm, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with Bay Shore Athletic Sponsors,Good Samaritan Hospital, the Great South Bay YMCA, the Bay Shore Fire
Department and the Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance will sponsor the 2nd ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Hosts 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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(Brentwood, NY) Legislator Monica R. Martinez hosted the Ninth Legislative District’s 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Brentwood, on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Joseph, and Central Islip, at Clayton Street Park with the generous help of Girl ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Deer Park Student Travis Michalek Receives Eagle Scout Honors

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During a special ceremony before his
family, friends, fellow troop members, advisors and local dignitaries on March11, Deer Park resident and student Travis Michalek received his Eagle Scout
award, the highest recognized achievement bestowed by the Bo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Flotteron Sponsors Free Citizen Preparedness Training Class

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (R- 11th LD) co-sponsored another New York State CitizenPreparedness Class, which was hosted at the Islip Terrace Fire Department. The
free community event had more than 75 residents in attendance. Special guestsinclud...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates Grand Opening of Pure Barre in Miller Place

Pure Barre Grand Opening

Miller Place, N.Y. – On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Anker, along with Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner and studio owners Cheryl Zimmer and Katie Houde, celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of t...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Hosts Immigration Forum

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(Hauppauge, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez, in collaboration with the law firm of Ferro, Kuba, Mangano and Skylar’s Liga de Justicia, hosted an Immigration Forum on February 3, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge, NY. The purpose of the ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Legislator Muratore Welcomes Painting With a Twist to the Selden Community

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore’s staff recently attended a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to welcome Painting with a Twist to the community at their new Selden location.

Painting with a Twist is a “paint and sip” stu...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Celebrates Amityville Fire Department's 113th Installation of Officers

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joined the Amityville Fire Department this weekend at its 113th annual Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony. 

 

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 204

Eagle Scouts Troop 204

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, March 24th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Ceremony at Miller Place High School to honor Troop 204’s newest Eagle Scouts, Peter Ian Martin and Thomas Charles Barry Jr. Legis...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Retiring Soup Kitchen Director Carol Moor

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Rocky Point, N.Y. – On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Carol Moor for her retirement from Director of “Invited In” soup kitchen at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rocky Point. Fo...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Announces Working Group to Review Suffolk County Contracts

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced a new working group of the Budget & Finance Committee that will review contracts that Suffolk County has entered into with independent organizations and agencies. Calarco, ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Hosts Public Forum on Sexual Harassment

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Amityville, NY – In an effort to ensure that the public is aware of their rights when dealing with situations of sexual harassment/assault, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently hosted a public forum on sexual har...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Half Hollow Hills STEM Student

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently joined the Half Hollow Hills School District in honoring Cassandra Ye, a Half Hollow Hills High School East sophomore who has been selected as one of only five Long Island delegates fo...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Great River Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated Scout JohnRaymond Donovan from Boy Scouts of America Troop 205, Great River, NY on
achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Donovan was the Troop’s 73rdEagle Scout. To be...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports Restoring Oxygen Levels Needed to Sustain Sea-life in Great South Bay

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (far right), along with (L-R): Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, IslipTown Councilman James P. O’Connor and Conservation Project Director for Public
Lands at The Nature Conservancy Kevin McDonald joined represe...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Two Local Charities Benefit from Mardi Gras Run by Greater LI Running Club to GSB Brewery

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On March 28th,
Legislator Steven J. Flotteron congratulated two exceptional charities in SuffolkCounty.
The inaugural
Mardi Gras Run to the Great South Bay Brewery was a success from allstandpoints, and enabled The Greater Long Island Runners Club t...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Recognizes Copiague Firefighter for 50 Years of Service

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joined the Copiague Fire Department this weekend at its 90th annual Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony. 

 

The event, held on Saturday, March 24 at...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

18th Legislative District “Woman of Distinction”

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Hauppauge, NY – In honor of Women’s History Month, the Suffolk County Legislature hosted a luncheon on Tuesday, March 20th, to honor women throughout the County for their service to their communities. Legislator William R. Spencer M.D....

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Hero Deer Park Resident and School District Employee Honored by Legislator Donnelly

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly joined the Deer Park School District on March 15 in honoring Larry Hickam, a local resident and district employee who helped save the life of a man who was stuck on the tracks of the Long Island Railroad.

In...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Celebrates Brentwood’s 50th St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Brentwood’s 2013 St.
Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron, joined this year’s Grand Marshal, RichardLoeschner, and 2016 Grand Marshal Ed
Tully Jr., to celebrate Brentwood’s 50th parade with Foun...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Longest Serving Member of the Bay Shore Fire Department

Holmes Proclamation

Following 70 years of
active service with the Bay Shore Fire Department, Legislator Steven J.Flotteron recognized Honorary Chief Charles Holmes on his 90th birthday. Holmes
is the first individual in the department to have reached this milestone.Alt...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Legislator Muratore Recognizes Ellen Morrison, Woman of Distinction in the 4th Legislative District

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Each year in March, Women's History Month is celebrated in Suffolk County. In 2002, the Legislature passed a Resolution (No. 786-2002) stating that each Suffolk County Legislator shall select a "Woman of Distinction" who resides in his/...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Legislator Supports Local Businesses at LIBA Annual Trade Show

LIBA Trade Show

Long Island Builders
Institute’s (LIBI), Expo at the Hilton in Melville featured local homebuildersin Nassau and Suffolk. Among the hundred participating exhibitors were contractors,
building material suppliers, landscapers, security device ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Commack's Newest Eagle Scout Frank Mastroianni

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Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recognized Frank Mastroianni of Boy Scout Troop 125 at his recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Frank earned the revered rank of Eagle Scout through consistent dedication to the community, fulfi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Salutes Women Who Make A Difference In Their Communities

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory congratulated and presented proclamations to honorees of the Town of Babylon’s 29th Annual Women’s History Month Program on Wednesday, Mar...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Superstorm Sandy Task Force to Hold Public Hearings Across Suffolk

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory’s Superstorm Sandy Review Task Force is holding public hearings across the county in April and May to solicit stories, feedback and ideas for solut...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

County Approves Appraisal Process for Pine Lake Property in Middle Island

Map of Pine Lake Property

HAUPPAUGE, NY - At the Suffolk County General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, March 20th, Introductory Resolution 1156, sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker, was unanimously approved to begin appraisal steps for a 9.9 acre wooded parcel near Pine Lake in M...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Claudia Capie Friszell Honored as a 2018 Suffolk County Woman of Distinction

Legislator Anker with Claudia Capie Friszell

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, March 20th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Claudia Capie Friszell as one of the 2018 Suffolk County Women of Distinction. The Legislature hosted a Women of Distinction...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Gregory Proposes Bill to Aid Service-Disabled Veterans

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory is taking a page from New York State in proposing to expand requirements with the County’s contracting process that covers minority and women-owned business...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Honoring a Leader in Public Health

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Hauppauge, NY –Legislator William R. Spencer M.D. recognized Lori Benincasa at yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting for her 39 years of service as a passionate public health advocate and leader in the county. As the Director of the Office of Health ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Quarterly Reporting of Asset Forfeiture Funds Approved by Suffolk Legislature

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One year after Suffolk County adopted new oversights intended to increase transparency of asset forfeiture funds administered by the Police and Probation Departments and District Attorney’s and Sheriff’s offices, Legislators last night...

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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 be...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Legislator Sunderman Enacts Legislation To Ensure Good Government Practice

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Tuesday
March 20, 2018- Hauppauge, NY (R-Mastic) Legislator Sunderman sponsored a newresolution to ensure a smoother transition between outgoing Legislators and
incoming Legislators in Suffolk County.  Thebill was co-sponsored by Legislator...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Legislator Sunderman Honors Suffolk County Woman of Distinction for the 3rd Legislative District

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Hauppauge, NY –On Tuesday March 20, 2018 the Suffolk County Legislature recognized honorees for the 2018 Suffolk County Woman of Distinction award. Each Legislator recognized their nominee at a special luncheon held in Hauppauge. Legislator Sunderman chos...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Direct Access to Emergency Services via 911 Becomes a National Law

Direct Access to Emergency Services via 911 Becomes a National Law

(Smithtown, NY)…In
December 2013, Kari Hunt Dunn met her estranged husband in a Texas hotel roomso that he could visit their three children, ages nine, four and three, at the
time. During the meeting, Kari’s husband forced her int...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

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

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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: March 19, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Participates in PARP Mystery Reader at Sunquam Elementary School

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(MELVILLE, NY... March 14, 2018) – Sunquam Elementary School in Melville recently invited Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) to participate in its annual “Mystery Reader Day.” The “Oh, the Places Reading Will Take You” themed event on ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

84th Annual Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Huntington, NY –Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. joined the Huntington Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 4, for the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday. It was the 84st year of the grand Huntington tradition that started during the country’s Gre...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Rocky Point

Legislator Anker with local elected officials at the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

ROCKY POINT, NY- On Sunday, March 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker participated in the 68th Annual Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Legislator Anker was joined by local elected officials, Friends of St. Patrick volunteers, Parade...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Legislator Anker Announces Two Public Information Meetings for Rails to Trails

Map of the Rails to Trails project from Port Jefferson to Wading River.

MILLER PLACE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be two public information meetings for the Port Jefferson-Wading River Rails to Trails project. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, March 15t...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Holds Pet Food Drive

Legislator Trotta's Pet Food Drive

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is participating in Long Island Cares’ seventh annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge to collect pet food for the clients of Long Island Cares. Since 2009, Long Island Cares ha...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Honors Local Naval Sea Cadet

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand this past weekend to congratulate and present a proclamation to Babylon resident and U.S Naval Sea Cadet Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Ruf at his chiefs&...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Elected Officials March in Bay Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron marched alongside Town of Islip Councilman John Cochran; LegislatorTom Cilmi; Town of Islip Councilwomen Mary Kate Mullen and Trish Bergin Weichbrodt
and New York State Senator Phil Boyle for the 18th Annual BayShore/B...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Lends a Hand at Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Spagetti Dinner

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron taste tests Scoutmaster Jason Klosowicz’s sauce while attending BoyScout Troop 371 Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday in Brentwood.<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Legislator McCaffrey Join Lindenhurst Village Officials at Revitalization Event

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LINDENHURST, NY, March 12, 2018: On Monday, March 12, 2018, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey attended a Lindenhurst Village downtown revitalization event with Lindenhurst Village officials, including Mayor Mike Lavorata, Deputy Mayor Maryanne Weckerle and trust...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Muratore Recognizes Grand Marshal John Feal at the St. Regis K of C St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Legislator Tom Muratore, represented by Chief of Staff Bob Martinez recently recognized Grand Marshal John Feal at the St. Regis Knights of Columbus 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Ronkonkoma.

“St. Regis does a great job of prov...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

IKEA Donates 5,000 Reusable Bags

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Hauppauge, NY – IKEA has pitched in to assist Suffolk County in their effort to reduce the environmental impact caused by single-use carry out bags. At a press conference today, IKEA donated 5,000 of their Frakta reusable shopping bags to be dis...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Cilmi announces bi-partisan coalition of co-sponsors for social host proposal

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Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-Bay Shore)
announced a geographically diverse, bipartisan group of legislators in supportof an amendment to Suffolk’s Social Host law.  The amendment would make it
an unclassified misdemeanor for an adult to knowingly ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Secures Funding for Cultural Programs in Patchogue

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature voted to authorize IR 1118-18 which provides funding for cultural programs throughout Suffolk County at the March 6th General Meeting. Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco secured $30,000 in fundi...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Legislature adds representative to RFP Waiver Committee

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Legislator
Tom Cilmi and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory heralded the passage oflegislation they co-sponsored adding a fourth member to the County’s RFP Waiver
Committee, as an improvement in balance and transparency.
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TheRFP Waiver Commit...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Suffolk Votes to Designate March 19th as "Celebrating Women in Public Office Day"

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As the world pauses to reflect on the contributions and accomplishments of women during this International Women’s Day, Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn is proud to announce that the County is joining a growing number of municipalities that have des...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Meets With SCWA, Addresses Attendees at WaterTalk Forum

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Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently met with Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) CEO Jeffrey Szabo and General Counsel Timothy J. Hopkins, Esq. to introduce himself as the new representative in the 17th district and discuss their sha...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Suffolk County 911 Call Center to Be Renamed in Memory of Anthony Bocchimuzzo

Anthony Bocchimuzzo at the 911 Call Center in Yaphank.

RIVERHEAD, NY – On Tuesday, March 6th, the Suffolk County Legislature approved a resolution to rename the Suffolk County 911 Call Center in honor of the late Anthony Bocchimuzzo. The resolution was sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Legislator Sunderman and Legislator Krupski honors Center Moriches Boys Varsity Soccer Team

CM Varsity Soccer Team

Tuesday March 6, 2018-Riverhead, NY –
Legislator Sunderman (R-Mastic) and Legislator Krupski (D-Riverhead) presenteda proclamation to the Center Moriches Varsity soccer team and Coach Chris
O’Brien.  The Varsity Soccer tea...

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DO 03 - Leg. Sunderman - PR
Posted on: March 5, 2018

5,000 BAGS UP FOR GRABS

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Hauppauge, NY – IKEA is pitching in to partner with Suffolk County in our effort to reduce the impact single use carry-out bags have on our environment. IKEA will be donating 5,000 reusable bags to be distributed throughout the entire county. The bags wil...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Legislator Anker Announces Public Information Meeting for Rails to Trails

Map of the Rails to Trails project from Port Jefferson to Wading River.

MILLER PLACE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that a public information meeting for the Port Jefferson-Wading River Rails to Trails project will be held on Thursday, March 15th at 6:00 PM at the Miller Place Hig...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Attends Annual Islip Fire Rescue & EMS Mega Show

LI Rescue and EMS Mega Show

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron celebrates with members ofthe Friends of Islip Town Fire Fighters at their Annual Fire Rescue & EMS
Mega Show held at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood. This event showcasesproducts such as fire equip...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Brentwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

Brentwood St Patricks Day Dinner

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron
recognized Brentwood School District Superintendent Richard Loeschner at the AnnualSt. Patrick’s Day Grand Marshal Dinner. The 50th Annual Brentwood
St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, ...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Ward Melville’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team is a Class AA Act

Legislator Kara Hahn honors WMHS Boys Varsity Basketball Team

Ward Melville’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team is a Class AA Act

Legislator Kara Hahn honors members of Ward Melville High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team for its successes during the 2017-2018 season.

This past week, Suffolk County Legislator K...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: March 4, 2018

Girl Scouts unit 48 partnering with Legislator Sunderman to collect pet donations for Long Island Ca

LI Pet Food Drive 3-4-18

Mastic/Shirley, NY- Girl Scout unit 48 and Legislator Sunderman have partnered up working alongside LI Cares to collect pet donations. The items collected at each drive will be donated to families in need that may not necessarily have money to feed their ...

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DO 03 - Leg. Sunderman - PR
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Legislator Anker Warns Residents About the Dangers of Liquid Nicotine

Example bottles of liquid nicotine.

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker warns residents about the dangers of liquid nicotine, especially when used by children and teens. E-cigarettes, which contain nicotine, cause addiction, harm brain development, and...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Legislator Muratore Reminds Residents- “Change your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries"

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On Sunday, March 11, most Americans will move their clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. (Fun fact: Most people incorrectly use the term Daylight Savings Time, but the word “saving” is singular). More importantly, Legislator Tom Muratore want...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Spanish-Language Grandparenting Program Set for Legislator Donnelly's District

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) is pleased to inform residents that Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be presenting Parenting the Second Time Around (PASTA) in Spanish at the South Huntington Public Library as par...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Team Muratore Welcomes Joe's Campus Heroes to Selden

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On Saturday, February 10th Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin LaValle, second from right and representing Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore, Bob Martinez, second from the left welcomed Joe’s Campus Heroes located at 810 Middle Country Road to...

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DO 04 - Leg. Muratore - PR
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Announces Tobacco Cessation Class at North Shore Public Library

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SHOREHAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker encourages Suffolk County residents struggling with tobacco addiction to enroll in the “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program through the Suffolk County De...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Director of Health Education, Lori Benincasa, Retires from Suffolk County After 39 Years

Legislator Anker with Lori Benincasa and Dr. Tomarken.

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Thursday, February 22nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Lori Benincasa, Director of the Office of Health Education for Suffolk County. Ms. Benincasa is retiring after 39 years as a leader and advocate i...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 23, 2018

LEGISLATOR CILMI JOINS GIRL SCOUT TROOP 1241 PRESENTATION OF THE BUDDY BENCH

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Legislator
Tom Cilmi joined students and staff of Connetquot School District’s CherokeeStreet Elementary School to accept and applaud Troop 1241’s donation of two
“Buddy Benches.” The donation was made possible ...

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DO 10 - Leg. Cilmi - PR
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Appoints Deer Park Resident To Suffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board

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Deer Park resident
and educator Priscilla Zarate has been appointed to a three-year term on theSuffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board by Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly
(D-Huntington Station). <_o3a_p>

The HispanicAdvisory Board was established by r...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Attends Islip Arts Council Exhibit

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Islip Arts Council
hosted a Multi-Media Art Exhibit featuring 26 artists at the Islip Art Museumin East Islip. Legislator Flotteron recognized the artists along with Islip
Arts Museum Curator Eileen Palmer; Islip Arts Council Executive Director Lynda ...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports Art Exhibit of African American Artist Hosted at Touro College

Touro IAC Event

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron recently attended an art exhibit hosted at Touro Law Center in BayShore for the collection of William Henry Johnson. Islip Arts Council Executive
Director Lynda Moran worked with the Smithsonian Museum Archives in bringi...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Holding a Pet Food and Supply Drive

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland 16th LD (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip) is collecting pet food and supplies for Long Island Cares - The Harry Chapin Food Bank for its “Baxter’s Pet Pantry” program. Since 2009, Long Island Car...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: February 21, 2018

County Legislature Recognizes Outstanding Employee with Excellence Award

Employee Excellence Brett Martinez

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Deputy Presiding Officer Robert Calarco were joined by Legislator Tom Cilmi in recognizing Fire Marshal II Brett Martinez of Hauppauge with the Employee...

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PO - Gregory - PR
Posted on: February 21, 2018

County Legislature Votes To Extend Tax Exemption for Veterans

Cold War Veterans

A special meeting of
the Suffolk County Legislature washeld last week where they unanimously voted to extend “A Local Law to Extend
the Property Tax Exemption” for Cold War Veterans. In 2008, Legislator StevenJ. Flottero...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Help Support County Legislative Annual Pet Food Drive

Healthy Pet Grooming Donation Drop Off

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron is partnering with Long Island Cares with collecting pet supplies forLong Island families in need. Pictured with Legislator Flotteron is Lynda
Ferrar, owner of Healthy Pet Grooming & Supply Inc. in West Isli...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Great South Bay Power Squadron Commander

GSB Power Squadron Commander

The Great South Bay Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power
Squadron, promotes safe boating education throughout Islip, Babylon andBrookhaven Towns, held its annual “Change of Watch” ceremony, on February 16th.
C...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Legislators Honor Islip Fire Department

Legislators Honor Islip Fire Department

On Saturday, February
17, the Islip Fire Department held its Annual Installation Dinner at the LongIsland Hilton in Melville. Legislators Steven J. Flotteron and Tom Cilmi recognized
both Outgoing Chief William P. Moon and Incoming Chief Tom Butler fo...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Autism Not-for-Profit Opens New Office and Resource Center in Lake Grove

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, SASI Co-founders Stephanie Mendelson and Priscilla Arena, and

LAKE GROVE, NY – On Sunday, February 18th, the not-for-profit organization Specialized Autism Support and Information (SASI) hosted a grand opening event at their new office and resource center in Lake Grove. Suffolk County Legislator S...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Participating in Pet Food Drive

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Suffolk County
Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) is pleased to join Long IslandCares and help it “rain food for cats and dogs” by hosting a pet food drive now
through the end of April.

LegislatorDonnelly’s d...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory's 2018 Newsletter: Issue #1

The first issue of Presiding Officer Gregory's 2018 Newsletter is currently available.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Renews Cold War Veterans Tax Exemption

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland 16th LD (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip), Chairwoman of the Veterans Committee, sponsored successful legislation to renew the Real Property Tax Exemption for Cold War Veterans at a Special Meeti...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: February 16, 2018

LEGISLATOR CILMI MENTORS EAST ISLIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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Legislator Cilmi participated in
the East Islip High School’s Mentor Me Program that allows students theopportunity to shadow professionals for a day in a chosen field of interest. 
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Katrina, Maggie and Logan
accompanied Legislator Ci...

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DO 10 - Leg. Cilmi - PR
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Partners With Long Island Cares

LI Cares

Legislator Flotteron met with CEO of Long Island Cares,
Paul Pachter and the Chief Government Affairs Officer, Michael Haynes, todiscuss programs such as their food pantries and the First Annual Pet Food
Drive. The Suffolk County Legislature ...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Swears In New Ambulance Officers

Islip Installation Dinner

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron was honored to officially welcome the new officers of the ExchangeAmbulance of the Islips at their Installation Dinner held at Villa Lombardi’s
in Holbrook. Pictured with Legislator Flotteron, on the right, Vic...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society Hosts Gallery Opening at Historic Hawkins House

Legislator Anker at gallery opening at Hawkins House.

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, February 10th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society’s gallery opening at the historic Daniel Hawkins House in Miller P...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Berland Testifies In Opposition To Federal Drilling Program

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Hauppauge, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, 16th L.D. (D- Huntington, Babylon and Islip) testified at a State Assembly hearing in opposition to the proposed federal National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Pro...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory’s Sandy Task Force Holds First Meeting

Task force members sit at the deis.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  As the newly empaneled Sandy Recovery Assessment Task Force gathered for its first meeting this morning, a man from Lindenhurst walked into the room. He is still dealing with the aftermath of the historic 2012 superst...

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PO - Gregory - PR
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Local Yoga Studio Committed to Helping the Community

Legislator Anker honors Gentle Strength Yoga Studio with a proclamation.

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Thursday, February 12, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Gentle Strength Yoga Studio with a proclamation for their commitment to helping the local community. Gentle Strength Yoga Studio, owned by Christine Ciroll...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Visits Suffolk Community College

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As the newly-appointed chair of the Legislature’s Education & Human Services Committee, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) seized an opportunity to recently visit the Ammerman Campus of Suffolk County Community College (S...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Congratulates Islip High School Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Brake

Suffolk County
Legislator Steven J. Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) was honored to recognize new Eagle Scout Daniel John Brake with Boy Scouts of America Troop 370, Islip, NY. Sixteen year old Brake’s Eagle Scout Project was in support of his mom...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Islip Girl Powered Robotics Team

Girl Powered Robotics Team

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized The Islip Girl Powered Robotics (GPR) team for qualifying to compete in the Long Island
Championship at Smithtown High School on February 11th. They enthusiastically shared the history of their project a...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports P.S. I Love You Day at Local High Schools

BSHS PS I Love You

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron
helped support Bay Shore and East Islip High Schools during Brooke DiPalma’s P.S.I Love You Day on Friday, February 9th. Students showed their support for DiPalma’s nationally recognized campaign by we...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez is Appointed Chairwoman to the Public Safety Committee

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(Hauppauge, NY); As a result of 2018 Legislative re-organization, Legislator Monica R. Martinez was appointed Chairwoman to the Public Safety Committee at the Suffolk County Legislature for the 2018-2020 Legislative term.

Legislator Martinez had previously...

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DO 09 - Leg. Martinez - PR
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Suffolk Legislator Hahn Seeks to Expand Flu Data Collection

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Lack of Flu Data Nothing to Sneeze At

Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn seeks to expand influenza deaths data collection by County to include both children and adults for a fuller understanding of the deadly virus’ threat and impact locally.

In what is...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Suffolk Legislators Donnelly and Berland Honor Siemens Winners

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) and Susan Berland (D-Dix Hills) shared the joy, pride and excitement of the entire community in recognizing Half Hollow Hills (HHH) School District Juniors Arooba Ahmed, Jiachen Lee and Jillia...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Police Officers Jon-Erik Negron and Michael Schneider

Officer Negron and Officer Schneider received proclamations for their service to the police departme

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, February 6th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, along with Legislators Tom Muratore and Kara Hahn, honored Police Officers Jon-Erik Negron and Michael Schneider of the 6th preci...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Legislator Anker and the Sound Beach Civic to Host Narcan Training Class

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SOUND BEACH, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, in conjunction with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services and the Sound Beach Civic Association, will be hosting a Narcan training class on Monday, February 12th at 7:30 PM at t...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Fire Department Volunteer Honored by Legislator Donnelly for 50 Years of Service

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently joined members, families and friends of the Huntington Manor Fire Department to recognize Captain Lou Agiesta for a remarkable 50 years of volunteer service.

In a ceremony
held at the Hunting...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Helps Honor the Bay Shore Kid Wrestling Program

BS Kid Wrestling

On Saturday, February 3rd, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron joined other local officials, members
of Bay Shore School’s administration, students and families in recognizingyoung wrestlers in the High School Gymnasium. The new auxiliary...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Helps Open New Center at Good Samaritan Hospital

GSH Stroke Center

Legislator Flotteron
joined physicians and members of Administration at Good Samaritan Hospital forthe opening of their Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center. It is the only one of
its kind on the South Shore of Long Island with a dual trained surgeon in b...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Welcomes Kiddie Academy to the Farmingville Community

Kiddie Academy ribbon cutting

Legislator Tom Muratore’s staff was recently on hand to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for Kiddie Academy in Farmingville. The event included a tour of the state-of-the-art facility, located on North Ocean Avenue. Services include daycare for ...

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DO 04 - Leg. Muratore - PR
Posted on: February 3, 2018

Supervisor Romaine and Legislator Sunderman honor Arrow of Light Recipients

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Manorville, NY- On Saturday February 3, 2018- Town Supervisor Ed Romaine and Legislator Rudy Sunderman had the honor of attending the Cub Scout Pack 2004 14th Annual Blue and Gold Ceremony. There were 7 young men who received the Arrow of Light award, whi...

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DO 03 - Leg. Sunderman - PR
Posted on: February 1, 2018

LEGISLATOR CILMI VISITS ISLIP TERRACE CUB SCOUTS

Legislator Tom Cilmi joined Pack 38 to discuss his role as a Suffolk County Legislator and answer questions about local government.  The meeting was part of the Scout’s “Building a Better World” merit badge requirement.

These young men are working...

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DO 10 - Leg. Cilmi - PR
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Legislator Rob Trotta and SMM Advertising Coat Drive a Hot Success

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(Smithtown, NY)…Through the generosity of the constituents in
Legislator Rob Trotta’s legislative district and neighboring communities, aswell as the students, parents, teachers and staff at ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Charels Reichert, owner of several Suffolk County IGA

IGA Bag fee donation

 

(Fort Salonga, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Charlie Reichert, owner of several Suffolk County IGA markets announced that Mr. Riechert will donate the five cent bag fee from his Fort Salonga and East Northport IGAs to ...

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Commack's Newest Eagle Scout

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta congratulated Eagle Scout Josh Witt

Smithtown,
NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta recently congratulated Joshua Wittof Boy Scout Troop 125 for achieving the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout. 
He is also the fourth scout on his street to
become an Eagle Scout.<_o3a_p>

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Suffolk County and Harborfields High School Join Forces to Address the Dangers of Vaping

Suffolk County and Harborfields High School Join Forces to Address the Dangers of Vaping

Greenlawn, NY – Vaping is now on the rise, drawing major concern throughout our County. With a lack of education and information on this alarming trend, the vaping industry is now targeting our high schools and middle schools to expand their mar...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Winter Senior Advocates Schedules Set for Babylon and Huntington

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Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) is pleased to provide Babylon and Huntington residents with the Suffolk County Office for the Aging Senior Advocate Schedule for February and March. Senior advocates are County representatives who come out in...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: January 30, 2018

From the Desk of Legislator Sarah Anker: Priorities and Initiatives for 2018

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Dear Neighbor,

It is an honor to serve as your Suffolk County Legislator, and as I enter into my 4th term I will continue to provide leadership in our county government by prioritizing fiscal responsibility, public safety, and protecting our quality of lif...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Legislator Tom Donnelly Sworn Into First Term in Office

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(HAUPPAUGE,
NY... January 10, 2018)
 – Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-HuntingtonStation), elected by the residents of the 17th Legislative District in November 2017,  was sworn into his first term in the County Legislature at the 2...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Flotteron Recognizes Long-Time Employee of East Islip Schools

Panessa Retirement

Mastic resident, John
Panessa, celebrated his retirement from East Islip School District after nearly44 years of service. Legislator Flotteron was on hand to congratulate Panessa
for his many years with the District’s Grounds Department.

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: January 29, 2018

The Dunphy Foundation Donation

Dunphy Foundation Donation to CIHS Cheerleaders

Twelve dedicated and
talented Central Islip High School Cheerleaders will be heading to the NationalCheerleading Championship at Disney World in Orlando Florida. The squad of
twenty girls has qualified for Nationals for the second year in a row.Unfo...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Hunger Affects All Family Members, Including Pets! Legislator Sarah Anker Holds Pet Food Drive

Flyer for Legislator Anker' Pet Food Drive

MOUNT SINAI, NY – From February 1st to March 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is partnering with Long Island Care for a pet food drive at her office in Mount Sinai. Donations for all pets including those with paws, fins, wings, tails, hoofs, and...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Legislator Berland Seeks Nominees

NYSDOT Letter 2018

HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) 16th LD, is accepting nominations for the “Woman of Distinction” and “Senior Citizen of the Year” Awards from the 16th Legislative District.

The “Woman of Distinction” Award recogniz...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Boy Scout Troop 371’s Newest Eagle Scout David Plocharczyk

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Boy Scout Troop 371s  Newest Eagle Scout David Plocharczyk 2018

BRENTWOOD, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills, 16th L.D.), attended the Court of Honor for Eagle Scout David Plocharczyk at the Brentwood Public Library and presented him with a proclamation from the 16th Legislative District. David, a student ...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: January 26, 2018

OP ED: Public Financing of elections is good for Democracy

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I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that faith in our political system is low.  In fact, ask most voters what they think of politicians and I am sure you won’t hear many nice things.  There are a lot of reasons...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Suffolk County Bag Fee Continues to Show Positive Impact within First Month

Suffolk County Bag Fee Continues to Show Positive Impact within First Month

Fort Salonga, NY –Legislator William R. Spencer M.D. joined local businessman and philanthropist; Charlie Reichert, Executive Director of Huntington Hospital; Dr. Gerard Brogan and other health care professionals and elected officials to announc...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Suffolk Legislator Flotteron Congratulates Islip Terrace Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Passalacqua

Legislator Steven
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated Scout JonathanM. Passalacqua from Boy Scouts of America Troop 327, Islip Terrace, NY on
achieving the
rank of EagleScout. He thanked him for his hard work and wished him the bes...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Suffolk Legislator Flotteron Congratulates New Eagle Scout

Eagel Scout Plocharczyk

Legislator Steven
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated new EagleScout David Plocharczyk from Boy Scouts of America Troop 371, Brentwood, NY.
Plocharczyk’s Eagle Scout project was the re-establishment of a garden in frontof...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Kennedy Honors Scouts from Troop 3

Troop 3 Kieran and Liam

January 21, 2018 – On an unseasonably warm January
day, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) took the time to honor twobrothers from the Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 in Smithtown. Kieran and Liam
Morse achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, t...

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DO 12 - Leg. Kennedy - PR
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Legislator Anker: Statement on Preserving 800 Acres of Coastal Forest in Shoreham

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I strongly support Governor Cuomo’s proposal in the state budget to preserve the 800 acre Shoreham Woodlands. The coastal forest is a threatened landscape which contains rare, threatened, and endangered species. Clearing and developing this land...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Legislator Martinez Attends the 4th Annual NAACP Legacy Gala

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez attended the 4th Annual NAACP Legacy Gala at the Brentwood Country Club in Brentwood on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The Legacy Gala hosted a wide variety of guests representing both local and national organiz...

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DO 09 - Leg. Martinez - PR
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Smithtown's Newest Eagle Scout, Eoghan McCarroll

Eagle Scout McCarroll

 

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Smithtown’s Newest
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Smithtown,NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta recently congratulated Eoghan
McCarro...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Honors Outgoing Chief of Wyandanch Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp.

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand at the Wyandanch Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corporation’s 36th annual Installation Dinner Dance to help honor officers finishing their tenures an...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Kings Park Girls Volleyball Team

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recognized theKings Park Girls Vol...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Annual “Buddy Skate”

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Annual Buddy Skate 2018

HUNTINGTON, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) 16th LD, attended the annual “Buddy Skate” at the Dix Hills Ice Rink, hosted by the Long Island Rebels Hockey Club.  It was my pleasure to atte...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Presiding Officer Gregory Celebrates Street Renaming in Honor of Longtime Copiague Resident

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Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand to celebrate the renaming of East Gate, a street off of Great Neck Road in Copiague, as “Everett E. Newman III Memorial Way” in memory ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Helen Keller Services: Offering Programs Since 1893

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RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — Helen Keller Services, founded in 1893, is celebrating its 125th anniversary of providing programs and services that enable individuals who are blind or visually-impaired to live, work, and thrive in the communities of their c...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Legislator Martinez Hosts the 7th Annual Thanksgiving Feed the Need

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez
hosted the 7th Annual Thanksgiving Feed the Need event at Ross Park in Brentwood, NY on November 23rd, 2017. This year’s event was coordinatedby a variety of local organizations including Feed the Need Sou...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Legislator Martinez Presents Proclamations to Two Eagle Scouts

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez presented a proclamation to two newly inducted Eagle Scouts, Gregory Adams Jr. and David Plocharczyk on January 6th and January 13th, respectively. To be bestowed the title of Eagle Scout is a rare and presti...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Legislator Martinez Takes Her Oath of Office

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(Hauppauge, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez took the oath of office as Suffolk County Legislator of the Ninth Legislative District for the third consecutive term during the Suffolk County 2018 Re-Organizational Meeting on January 2, 2018 at the William...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Hosts 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat

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(Brentwood, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez hosted her 2nd Annual Safe Trunk-or-Treat/ Harvest Festival in the parking lot of her District Office in Brentwood on October 31st, 2017. The festivities included music by La Fiesta Radio Station, a cotton ca...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Legislator Martinez Hosts Her 4th Annual “Christmas in the Plaza”

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(Central Islip, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez hosted her 4th Annual “Christmas in the Plaza” at the Central Islip Town Plaza on December 6th, 2017. The festivities included a number of incredible performances by local performers such as the Central I...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez & Adelante of Suffolk County, Inc. Accepts Grant

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(Central Islip, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez attended Adelante of Suffolk County, Inc. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 where they accepted a $10,000 grant from AT&T. The purpose of AT&T’s contribution to Central Islip’s Adelante coincides wit...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Legislator Monica R. Martinez Hosts a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

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(Central Islip, NY); On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Legislator Monica R. Martinez, in collaboration with Margarita Espada of Teatro Yerbabruja hosted the Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month & Arts Festival for Change celebration. The festivities include...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Legislator Martinez Leads Groundbreaking Ceremony for Affordable Veteran Housing Complex

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(Central Islip, NY); Legislator Monica R. Martinez led the press conference for the groundbreaking ceremony to the construction of a new and affordable housing complex for veterans on Sycamore Street in Central Islip on December 13, 2017. The housing proj...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors First Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 1776

Legislator Anker and elected officials with Eagle Scout James Snider and his parents, James and Kim

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Sunday, January 14, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Ceremony at Mount Sinai High School to honor Troop 1776’s newest Eagle Scout, James Anthony Snider. James is the first Eagle Scout f...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Recognizes Morgan Mandel And Ashley Kalb

Legislator Susan A. Berland Recognizes Morgan Mandel And Ashley Kalb 2018

HUNTINGTON, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) 16th LD presented proclamations to Morgan Mandel and Ashley Kalb, Candlewood Middle School students for their outstanding efforts collecting gift cards for hospitalized tee...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Celebrating National Mentoring Month With Legislator William “Doc” Spencer

Celebrating National Mentoring Month with Legislator Spencer

Huntington Station, NY - Every child has hopes and dreams. Mentoring brings caring adults together with children in need through safe and effective programs.  By being a consistent adult presence in a young person’s life, mentors can he...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Eagle Scouts from Shoreham Troop 161

Legislator Anker and Elected Officials with Eagle Scouts from Troop 161

SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, January 6, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 161 at St. Mark’s Church in Shoreham for an Eagle Scout Ceremony honoring Ryan Doolan, Ryan Ledda, Tyler Offut, Charles Vesely, and Dom...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Islip Bucs 10 year olds are PAL Football Champs!

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LegislatorTom Cilmi congratulated and presented certificates to members of the Islip
Buccaneer Youth Football team.  The fifthgrade boys won the Suffolk PAL Championship “Superbowl” in the ten-year-old division,
defeatin...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Swearing in Officers of the LI Abate

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By: Catherine Guarino

Photo Credit: Ron Monteleone

Ronkonkoma, NY- On Tuesday January 9, 2018 Legislator Sunderman (R-Mastic) had the honor of swearing in the Officers of the Long-Island ABATE. There are fourteen board members, two of which were n...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Legislator Hahn Recognizes Community’s Newest Eagle Scout

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined the family and friends of new Eagle Scout Nicholas Carson during his Court of Honor held on Sunday, January 7, 2018.  For his community service project, the Troop 427 Eagle planned and supervised the con...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Muratore and LaValle Swear in New Officers of Farmingville Hills Chamber

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Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended the Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce meeting, held at the Grill in the Ville on Horseblock Road in Farmingville. Together with Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin LaValle, they swore in two new board members as...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Have questions on disposable carryout bag law? Connect to Suffolk's Dept. of Health for info.

A Greener Future is in the Bag

Effective January 1, 2018 Suffolk County law requires stores to charge customers a minimum fee of 5 cents on carryout bags that are provided at retail stores.  Please visit the Suffolk County Department of Health Services' "Bring Your Own Ba...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Takes Oath Of Office

Legislator Susan A. Berland Takes Oath Of Office (2) 2018

HUNTINGTON, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, 16th L.D), was sworn-in for her first term as Legislator for the 16th Legislative District at the annual organizational meeting of the Legislature on January 2, 2018.  The 16th Legislati...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Suffolk Republican Legislators Announce New Minority Leader

The
Republican Caucus of the Suffolk County Legislature announced the selection of10
th District Legislator Tom Cilmi as Minority Leader.  Cilmi has
been a vocal proponent of changes to the County’s budget process, has advoc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Legislator Tom Muratore Takes Oath to Serve Fifth Term

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Legislator Tom Muratore took the oath of office for his fifth term as Legislator for the Fourth District at the Organizational Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on January 2, 2018.

“Once again, I am honored to serve the people of Suffolk ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Legislators Reelect Gregory, Calarco to Leadership Roles, Adopt New Rules

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory was reelected to a fifth term as Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer at the Legislature’s organizational meeting, held Jan. 2 in Hauppauge.

With each New Year comes op...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Rudolph A. Sunderman Sworn in as 3rd District Suffolk County Legislator

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On Tuesday January 2, 2018, Rudolph A. Sunderman took the oath of office to begin his term as Suffolk County Legislator of the 3rd District. Sunderman was joined by his wife, Laura, several family members, friends and his staff, Timothy Rothang, Aileen Ma...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Gregory Recognizes Term-Limited Legislators at Last Meeting of Year

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, at podium, recognizes Legislators Thomas Barraga, Kate Browning, Lou D’Amaro and Steve Stern with proclamations at the Legislature’s last meeting of 2017, ac...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Legislature Establishes Notification Process for Property Owners To Recoup Proceeds from Auctions

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislators on Tuesday unanimously approved amendments to a little-known law that permits residential property owners to collect surplus funds from the auction sale of their owner-occupied residence.

The amendment...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Be Prepared for Winter Weather and Storms

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The winter season is upon us, and Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore would like to offer residents helpful tips in preparation of extreme cold weather and winter storms. “It is important to take simple precautionary measures to keep your fam...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Serves as Guest Speaker at Crime Victims Center Awards Gala

PO Gregroy attends Crime Victims Center Champion Awards Gala

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently served as guest speaker at the Suffolk County Crime Victims Center’s (CVC) 2017/2018 Champion Awards and Gala .

 

The Suffolk County CVC is a program of...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Kennedy, LaValle, and Scottaline Host Christmas Blood Drive

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December 18, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy
(R-Nesconset) in conjunction with Councilman Kevin LaValle (R-Selden) and LakeGrove Mayor Robert Scottaline (D-Lake Grove) hosted her ninth blood drive of
the year. New York Blood Center provided...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Fleming Honors Miss Native American, Co-sponsors Vector Control Plan And Campiagn Finance Law

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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 21, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors the Miller Place Varisty Football Team

Members of the Miller Place Football Team were honored with a proclamation from Legislator Anker.

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, December 19, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored the Miller Place Varsity Football Team for winning the Division IV Suffolk County Championship. Legislator Anker was joined...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Eagle Scout Michael Mirabile

Legislator Anker with Eagle Scout Michael Mirabile and community members.

CORAM, NY – On Thursday, December 14, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 560 at the Coram Fire Department for an Eagle Scout Ceremony honoring the troop’s newest Eagle Scout, Michael Mirabile. Achieving the ra...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Students, Teachers, Labor, Business, and Environmental Groups Gear Up to Reduce Plastic Bag Use

Bag Bill to Reduce Plastic Bag Use

Hauppauge, NY—A coalition including representation from labor, business, government and education joined together on Monday morning at the Suffolk County Legislature in Hauppauge to highlight the upcoming effective date of Suffolk County&rsq...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Up on the Housetop Reindeer Paws with New Roof Shingles!

Legislator Anker with Santa and members of the historical society.

MILLER PLACE, NY – Santa came early this year when new roof shingles were recently delivered to the historic William Miller House, located on North Country Road in Miller Place and one of Long Island’s oldest standing homes dating back...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Suffolk Legislature to Vote on Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature will consider a resolution, sponsored by Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco, to create a public financing system for County elections. The bill sets strict limits on the amount of money that can...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore Attends Meeting at Suffolk Community College

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Legislator Tom Muratore was recently invited to attend a special meeting at Suffolk County Community College’s Ammerman Campus in Selden to introduce the Audi officials to Suffolk’s Automotive Technology Program.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Kennedy Honors Deputy Inspector Busweiler

Legislator Leslie Kennedy, Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Deputy Inspector Joseph Busweiler,

December 8, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy joined Suffolk
County Comptroller John Kennedy and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter in recognizingDeputy Inspector Joseph Busweiler for his service to the Suffolk County Police
Department. Af...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Legislator Hahn Recognizes Eagle Scout Joseph Rizzo

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn joined the family and friends of new Eagle Scout Joseph Rizzo during his Court of Honor held on Saturday, December 9, 2017.  For his community service project, Rizzo planned and constructed an outdoor learning ...

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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: December 7, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Cross-Country Coaches from Shoreham-Wading River

County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Coaches Paul Koretzki and Bob Syzmanski with proclamations.

RIVERHEAD, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, December 5, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Paul Koretzki and Bob Syzmanski, cross-country coaches from Shoreham-Wading River High School. Earlier this year, both coach...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Setauket Girl Scout Earns Silver Award

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn recognized Caroline Comiskey of Setauket who was recently awarded the Girl Scout’s Silver Award.  Reserved for sixth, seventh and eighth grade scouts, the Silver Award is the second highest honor that...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Road Medians Get a Winter Cleaning

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker has spearheaded the winter clean-up of the road medians along New York State Route 25A. Through a partnership with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program (SLAP) and...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Legislator Muratore Recognizes Students, Principal at Our Savior New American School in Centereach

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended a special awards program at Our Savior New American School in Centereach.

Last spring, five of Ms. Josette Leon’s 11th grade History Honors students participated in the New York St...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Legislator Cilmi Applauds Girl Scout “Holiday Cards for Troops” Drive

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by to say thanks to Girl Scout Troop 995-East Islip for producing and sendingmore than 700 “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” to members of our military serving
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“Scouting helps instill ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Mt. Sinai Turkey Trot Raises Funds for a Good Cause

Students gather with Leiglsator Anker at the Mt. Sinai Turkey Trot.

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, November 25th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined hundreds of students, parents, and faculty members at Mt. Sinai’s 7th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run. Coordinated by the high school&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Holiday Food Drive to Help Local Families

Flyer for Legislator Anker's Holiday Food Drive

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Now through December 20th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker will be collecting non-perishable food items to help local families in need. All items will be donated to the food pantry at the Mt. Sinai Congregational Church t...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Legislator Spencer Encourages Residents to Weigh in on LICAP’s Groundwater Resources Management Plan

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Long Island, NY - For the past four years, Nassau and Suffolk Counties have been working together to protect and improve our drinking water through the formation of the Long Island Commission on Aquifer Protection (LICAP). LICAP has reached an im...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Coram Boy Scout Troop 560’s Newest Eagle Scouts

The community gathers to honored Eagle Scouts Nicholas Tlockowski and James Anthony Cruz

CORAM, NY – On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 560 at the Coram Fire Department for an Eagle Scout Ceremony honoring the troop’s newest Eagle Scouts, Nicholas Tlockowski and James Anthony Cruz. Ach...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Legislator Spencer Joins Caroling Rally Against Tax Plan

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Huntington, NY –As the Senate gains momentum with the tax overhaul plan, local
groups from across Long Island gather in opposition to the projecteddevastating impacts on Long Island residents. With the loss of property tax
deductions, the Wo...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Legislator Sarah Anker Attends Miller Place Fire Department’s 7th Annual EMS Stuff-A-Bus Event

Volunteers gather to help collect nonperishable food items at the Stuff-a-Buss fundraiser.

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Friday, November 17, 2017, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Miller Place Fire Department at their 7th Annual EMS Stuff-A-Bus event. The event took place at the Miller Place Stop and Shop where the group coll...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Co-Sponsors Car Seat Inspection Event

Presiding Officer Gregory is joined by SCPD and Amityville PD officers, EAC Network specialists and

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory teamed up with the Suffolk County Police Department, Amityville Police Department, Amityville Fire Department and EAC Network’s Safe Start program to conduct free child safety s...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors John Turner for His Years of Commitment to the Environment

John Turner receiving a proclamation for Legislator Anker.

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, November 21st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker presented John Turner with a proclamation at the General Legislative Meeting in Hauppauge. John currently works at the Town of Brookhaven in the Division of Land Ma...

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Posted on: November 24, 2017

PO Gregory Hosts Second Annual Veterans Services Seminar

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Amityville, NY – In an effort to ensure that veterans in the community are receiving all of the benefits they are deserving of and entitled to, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently hosted his second annual Veterans Service...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Gyrodyne Preservation Effort Approved by Suffolk County Legislature

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Legislators hoping to preserve one of the largest undeveloped tracts remaining in western Suffolk County yesterday approved appraisals for the 41 acre Gyrodyne property in Saint James.  The move, cosponsored by the Legislature’s Environ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore Attends Groundbreaking for Ronkonkoma Hub Project

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the much anticipated Ronkonkoma Hub project, to be developed by TRITEC Real Estate.

The hub, a $600 million project encompassing 50 acres, incorporates the principals ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Legislator Rob Trotta holds Winter Coat Drive

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Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Holds Winter Coat Drive

 

(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is working with SMM Advertising’ to conduct a coat drive to benefit the resident...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Legislator William Spencer and Colleagues Host 4th Annual Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony

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The Suffolk County Legislature paid tribute to our local veterans last Thursday with their Annual Flag Raising Ceremony in front of the William H. Rogers Legislative Building in Hauppauge. Each year during the week of Veterans Day, the County Flag, signed...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Suffolk County Health Committee Approves Resolution to Declare a “Got Checked Day”

Health Committee Members with Linda Bonanno from First Company Pink and the Got Checked? ™ Campaign

Hauppauge, NY – Creative Director of First Company Pink, Linda Bonanno, came before the County’s Health Committee on Thursday to present on  IR 1829, Declaring April 19th “Got Checked Day” in Suffolk County...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Joins Boy Scouts to Put Up Yellow Ribbons Around Patchogue

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined with Boy Scouts Troop 46 to put up yellow ribbons around Patchogue Village. The ribbons honor the returning of soldiers returning safely from overseas deployment. The troop placed the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Legislator Muratore Welcomes Dental 365 to the Community at Their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to welcome Dental 365 to the community at their new Centereach location.

The event included a tour of the modern dental facility. Afterward, an official ribbon cutt...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Legislator Anker Celebrates Veterans Day with the Longwood Community

Legislator Anker speaking at the Middler Island Veterans Day Ceremony

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Saturday, November 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Longwood Alliance, the Middle Island Civic Association, local fire department, scout troops, and members of the Longwood community at Bartlett Pond ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Legislator Hahn Joins Family of Fallen Setauket Firefighter to Dedicate New Training Simulator

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Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn on Friday commemorated the dedication of a new "Flashover" training simulator at the County's Fire Academy in memory of fallen New York City and Setauket firefighter Joseph DiBernardo, Jr. who passed away in 2011 fro...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

LEGISLATOR LINDSAY & LT MICHAEL P. MURPHY MUSEUM BOARD BREAK GROUND

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(WEST SAYVILLE, NY) - Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III was joined by his colleagues in the legislature, as well as New York State Senator Tom Croci and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to break ground on the LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Trunk or Treat Event in Lindenhurst

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LINDENHURST, NY, November 6, 2017:  On Saturday, October 28, 2017, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey joined colleagues, friends and members of the community at the Lindenhurst Community Cares third annual Trunk or Treat event. 

The purpose of th...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Introduces Bill to Provide Oversight to Asset Forfeiture Fund

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced that he will introduce new legislation that will give the Suffolk County Legislature oversight into how asset forfeiture funds are spent by Suffolk County’s law enfor...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Miller Place Fire Department 7th Annual “Stuff-A-Bus” Food Drive

Miller Place Fire Department 7th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Event on November 17

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Friday, November 17, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, the Miller Place Fire Department will be hosting the 7th Annual “Stuff-A-Bus” event at the Stop & Shop in Miller Place (385 Route 25A, Miller Place). The...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

SeniorNet Celebrates 18 Years of Service Empowering Older Adults to Be Tech Savy

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Huntington, NY – Suffolk County Legislator William R.
Spencer, M.D. was pleased to attend SeniorNet’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday topresent a proclamation to the group in recognition of their 18 years of
outstanding communit...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Grand Opening of Dunkin’ Donuts in Rocky Point

Residents gather from the ribbon cutting of the new Dunkin Donuts

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Saturday, October 28, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the grand opening celebration for the new Dunkin’ Donuts in Rocky Point. The new store is located in the business district across from St. Anthony of Padua Church, a...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn Puts Best Foot Forward for 26.2 Miles During Suffolk County Marathon

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On Sunday, over 1,700 runners representing 22 states, four countries and Suffolk County’s Legislature, sprinted to Patchogue to take part in the third annual Catholic Health Services’ Suffolk County Marathon.  Fifth District L...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Gregory Announces Sandy Recovery Assessment Task Force

Presiding Officer Gregory announces formation of Sandy Task Force.

COPIAGUE, N.Y. – Five years have passed since Superstorm Sandy decimated shoreline communities, displaced families, and caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage, and some Suffolk residents are still struggling to put their lives back together.

Suffolk C...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore Participates in the Lake Ronkonkoma Improvement Group’s Cleanup

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently joined colleagues and local community leaders in an organized effort to clean Lake Ronkonkoma.

Other participants of the cleanup, coordinated by the Lake Ronkonkoma Improvement Group, included Suffol...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Presiding Officer Gregory Meets with Copiague Chamber of Commerce

Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory served as guest speaker at the October 24 dinner meeting of the Copiague Chamber of Commerce where he discussed issues facing the community, including opiate abuse, co...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce and Officials Welcome Mazelis Gift & Garden Center

Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce members and public officials attend grand opening of Mazelis G

 

(Smithtown, NY)…Members of the Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce, family members, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Smithtown public officials welcomed Steve Mazelis at the grand opening of his new Gifts & Gardens at 40...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Kennedy Judged Costume Contest at Lake Grove Harvest Festival

Legislator Leslie Kennedy and winner of the costume contest

October 14, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy
(R-Nesconset) took part in the annual Lake Grove Harvest Festival this pastSaturday. This annual festival includes pumpkin decorating, craft vendors, food
vendors, hayrides, pony rides, a petting ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Legislator Anker Honors Local Vietnam Veterans

Legislator Anker honored local Vietnam Veterans with special proclamations.

ROCKY POINT, NY – To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored local Vietnam veterans with special pins and proclamations at an appreciation breakfast on Sunday, October 22. Legislator Ank...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Legislator Kennedy Meets With Baby Friends of St. Catherine

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October 21, 2017 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy and Comptroller John Kennedy welcomed members of the local community to the St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center’s Annual Health Fair. Organized by the Medical Center’s
Community Outreach Program, the fair is...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Mazelis’ Gift & Gardens Opens

Christine and Steve Mazelis

October 12, 2017 – On Thursday afternoon the
Mazelis family held a grand opening of their garden shop; Mazelis Gift &Gardens. The Mazelis family owns a well-known landscaping business in the area,
and this store expands their gardening s...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Spencer, Stern, and Sini Team-Up to Deliver Comprehensive Public Safety Update in 2nd Precinct

Media Advisory

October 24, 2017 

Huntington, NY - Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer and Police Commissioner Tim Sini are holding a press conference tomorrow at the 2nd Police Precinct to provide the community with an update on several publi...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Suffolk County Officials Unveil Mobile App for Drug Abusers to Find Assistance

Officials stand at podium to announce a new mobile app.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, working in conjunction with County Executive Steve Bellone unveiled a new mobile app today that will provide access to drug addiction services for those nee...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Legislator Muratore Attends Eagle Scout Ceremony for Twin Brothers

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Selden, NY - Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony at the Centereach Fire Department for twin brothers Justin and Shaun Ormiston, members of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #356 in Centereach. For their Eagle Sc...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Legislator Tom Muratore Honored for School Bus Safety Awareness by Middle Country School District

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Selden, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore was recently honored at a Board of Education meeting of the Middle Country School District in Selden.

The meeting was held at Newfield High School, where Legislator Muratore was presented a Certif...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Miller Place Troop 204 Honors New Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts, their parents, and Legislator Sarah Anker.

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, October 21, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 204 at the Miller Place High School for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony to recognize Jake Linkletter, Mathew Yonks, and Stephen Saric...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

It Takes a Village! Northport Village and Friends Celebrate the Grand Opening of Information Booth

Northport Information Booth Ribbon Cutting

Northport, NY – It was a community effort to fund, design, build and coordinate the creation of the Information Booth now located in Northport’s Village Park. Positioned in the southeast section of the park to greet visitors, the booth...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Renaissance Village Opens in Middle

Elected officials and community leaders cut the ribbon at Renaissance Village.

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Monday, October 16, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Renaissance Village in Middle Island. Concern for Independent Living, the Middle Island Civic Association, and elected offi...

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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

Legislator McCaffrey at 1 on 1 Meeting 10.10.17

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

Veterans Appreciation Breakfast Flyer

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

Leslie Kennedy

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

National Coming Out Day

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”

Military Career Month

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

Leslie Kennedy

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 toward prese...

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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

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

Presenting a proclamation

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

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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.

For
the last seven yea...

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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: 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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Dear Editor,

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

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 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

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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, whichwas authored ...

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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

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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 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”

Communtiy residents attend ribbon cutting ceremony for Little Free Library.

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 protection of county owned public lands. &am...

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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 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 Centereach.&...

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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

Nicholas Vizza Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

Nicholas Vizza Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

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 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 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 planned and cons...

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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

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 earned a spot on the Unit...

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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

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

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 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 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 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: 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

Press Release Archives

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Archived press releases for District 1 published prior to June 2017 are available to view in the Document Center. 

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

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

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 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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DO 01 - Leg. Krupski - PR
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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DO 01 - Leg. Krupski - PR
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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DO 01 - Leg. Krupski - PR
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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DO 01 - Leg. Krupski - PR
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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DO 02 - Leg. Fleming - PR
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. 

District 2 Archived Press Releases DO 02 - Leg. Fleming - PR