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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Legislator Bontempi Attends Suffolk County Police Department’s Promotion Ceremony.

suffolk police promotion photo bontempi

Yaphank: On Thursday, February 22nd, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) joined acting Suffolk County Police Commissioner Robert Waring, Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine, and other county officials at Police Headquarters in Yaphank ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Legislator Bontempi Restores Original Suffolk County Transit S1 Route

Huntington: At the request of local residents, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) was able to successfully reinstate the original path for the Suffolk County Transit S1 Route, effective March 3rd, 2024.

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Legislator Bontempi visits murals installed by Splashes of Hope

Splashes of Hope Mural displayed at VA Medical Center

Huntington: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) visited Northport VA Medical Center and the Radiology Department at Northwell Health Huntington Hospital last week to see newly installed murals, skillfully crafted by the local non-profi...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Legislator Bontempi delivers pet supplies to Helping Hand Rescue Mission

Huntington Station: On Thursday, January 4, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) presented Rev. Kim Gambino of Helping Hand Rescue Mission with donated pet supplies to be distributed to families in need. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Presents First Suffolk County Outstanding Youth In the Arts Award

Legislator Bontempi presents a proclamation to Kaitlyn Ruiter at the legislature.

Hauppauge: On November 21, at the general meeting of the legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) presented Kaitlyn Ruiter with the very first Suffolk County Outstanding Youth in the Arts Award.  Bontempi and her colle...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Participates in Harborfields Career Expo

Legislator Bontempi and Senator Mattera speaking with students about careers in public service.

Greenlawn: On November 14, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R - 18th L.D.) participated in the Harborfields Career Connect, Trade and Talent Expo at Harborfields High School.  The goal of the interactive event was to provide students with a wide va...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Joins Colleagues to Announce Major Local Grants

Elected officials and members of the community on stage at Heckscher Park for the announcement of lo

Huntington: On October 31, at Heckscher Park, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with her colleagues in government to announce the local recipients of the Suffolk County JumpStart and JumpSmart grant programs.  Combined, these two...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Organizes Down Payment Assistance Forum

Justin Hornung, from Suffolk County’s Department of Economic Development and Planning, presenting.

East Northport: On October 24, at the East Northport Public Library, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi’s (R-18th L.D.) office held a special informational meeting regarding down payment assistance for first-time homebuyers.  Leading the pre...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Heightens Awareness of Issues Related to Veterans

Legislator Bontempi with Legislator Caracappa and others at last year's Operation Green Light fo

Huntington: In anticipation of Veterans Day, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) is working diligently with her colleagues to pass two key pieces of legislation aiming to bring more awareness to issues affecting veterans and those caring for them....

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Honors Distinguished Youth Award Recipient

Legislator Bontempi with Cooper Keil in the district office.

Huntington: On September 7, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) welcomed Cooper Keil to the district office to present him with the Suffolk County Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award (silver).  This award was developed not o...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Joins With Municipal Leaders to Fight Antisemitism

Legislator Bontempi (center) at the forum with Huntington Supervisor Smyth to the right of her.

Plainview: On September 7th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) participated in the American Jewish Committee’s “Municipal Leaders Against Antisemitism” meeting at the Mid-Island Y JCC.  Included...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Legislator Bontempi and Colleagues See Fruits Of Their Labor

Legislator Bontempi (at podium) making remarks during the press conference at Columbia Terrace.

Huntington Station: Recently, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with colleagues and members of the community at a very special press conference/ribbon-cutting marking the end of a bureaucratic journey.  The event also celebrated ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Legislators Bontempi, Esteban & Trotta Host Addiction & Mental Health Forum

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (3rd from left) and Legislator Manuel Esteban (center) at the forum.

Northport: Recently, at the Northport Public Library, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) collaborated with Legislator Manuel Esteban (R-16th L.D.) and Legislator Robert Trotta (R-13th L.D.) to facilitate a timely discussion on addiction, mental h...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Recognizes 2023 Intern

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (right) with her intern, Sarah Zepeda.

Hauppauge: At the July general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) recognized and thanked her 2023 summer intern, Sarah Zepeda.  In addition to being Bontempi’s district office intern, Sarah was also part of...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Honors Trisha Northover for Women Veterans Appreciation Day

Legislator Bontempi (right) with Trisha Northover (center) and Trisha’s son, Tristan (left).

Hauppauge: On July 25, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R – 18th L.D.) recognized Trisha Northover as this year’s Women Veterans Appreciation Day honoree for the 18th District.  Trisha served with great pride in the United State...

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Posted on: July 17, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Congratulates Boys State and Girls State Students

Legislator Bontempi at the Boys State and Girls State reception at the Northport American Legion.

Northport: Recently, at the Northport American Legion, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R - 18th L.D.) attended a reception honoring the 2023 students of the Boys State and Girls State programs.  As proud parents, members of the American Legion and...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Honors the 2023 Healthcare Hero from the 18th District

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi with Thomas Lemp, the 2023 Healthcare Hero and his wife, Mary.

Huntington: Recently, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R - 18th L.D.) honored the 2023 Healthcare Hero from the 18th Legislative District, Thomas Lemp.  Thomas currently serves as an EMT with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS), where ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2023

Legislators Bontempi, Esteban & Trotta and Mental Health Professionals to Hold Seminar

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi

Northport: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R - 18th L.D.) will be joining forces with Legislator Manuel Esteban (R - 16th L.D.) and Legislator Robert Trotta (R - 13th L.D.) and mental health professionals to bring an important presentation to the community...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Legislator Bontempi and Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Hold Educational Program

Legislator Bontempi thanks the presenter and welcomes attendees at the Cold Spring Harbor Library.

Cold Spring Harbor: Recently, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with the Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter to deliver an informative presentation to the public entitled, “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer&rsq...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

Legislators Bontempi, Esteban and Sheriff’s Office Co-Host Senior Medical ID Event

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi greets attendees at the Medical ID Card event.

Huntington Station: On June 8, at the Huntington Public Library (Station Branch), Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R - 18th L.D.) joined with Legislator Manuel Esteban (R - 16th L.D.) and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office to co-host a Senior Med...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Thanks Residents For Supporting Pet Food Drive

Legislator Bontempi with pet food and supplies that were donated to the drive by the residents.

Huntington: Upon the conclusion of this year’s joint pet food drive with Long Island Cares, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) took a moment to express her gratitude to all of the generous donors.  This is the second year in a ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Legislator Bontempi and Local Assemblymen Co-Host Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

Legislator Bontempi helps distribute helpful information to veterans.

Halesite: On May 19th Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) once again joined with her colleagues in government, Assemblyman Keith Brown (R-12th A.D) and Assemblyman Steve Stern (D-10th A.D), to co-host the annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast. &a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Cheers for Suffolk County at Hockey for Hope Game

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (right) with Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon and his wife, Tina.

Dix Hills: On May 6th, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with excited members of the community to cheer on the players at the 3rd Annual Hockey for Hope event.  Hockey for Hope combines a fun event – hock...

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Posted on: May 5, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Hosts Meeting of the Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition

Legislator Bontempi with members of the Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition.

Huntington: On May 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) hosted a meeting of the Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition (SCWBEC) at the historic mansion at Coindre Hall.  The goals of the SCWBEC a...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Celebrates Earth Day, Promotes Volunteerism

Legislator Bontempi at the Annual Spring Clean-Up in Huntington Station.

Centerport, Northport, and Huntington Station: It was a very busy Earth Day this year for many environmentally conscious Huntingtonians.  As in previous years, many organizations and neighborhoods banded together to celebrate the special day thro...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Encourages Civic Participation of Young Citizens

Legislator Bontempi (at podium) addresses Walt Whitman High School students.

Huntington Station: On April 12, at Walt Whitman High School, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) participated in a breakfast meeting with students to discuss the importance of voting and civic participation.  Bontempi encouraged the yout...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Applauds Businesses that Advance Equal Employment Opportunities

Legislator Bontempi with Cup Café’s Debora Thivierge.

Hauppauge: At the April 4th general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D) introduced Cup Café, a Huntington Station-based business, as the 2023 Champion of Diversity for the 18th Legislative District.  Cup Café...

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

Legislator Bontempi and Local Assemblymen to Host 2023 Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

Legislator Bontempi addresses the attendees at last year’s Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast.

Huntington: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.), along with her colleagues in government, Assemblymen Keith Brown (R-12th A.D.) and Steve Stern (D-10th A.D.), are gearing up for another Veterans Appreciation Breakfast in May.  Last year&a...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Participates in League of Women Voters’ Student Day at the Legislature

Legislator Bontempi with students from Harborfields High School participating in Student Day.

Hauppauge, NY: On March 15th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) joined her colleagues and the League of Women Voters in welcoming students at the Suffolk County Legislature for Student Day.  This dynamic event orchestrated by the League o...

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Legislator Bontempi’s Nominee Chosen As 2023 County-Wide Woman of Distinction

Legislator Bontempi with Grace Ioannidis and County-Wide Woman of Distinction, Sharon Richmond.

Riverhead, NY – On March 7th, at the general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) formally recognized Sharon Richmond as this year’s County-Wide Woman of Distinction.  Bontempi...

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Posted on: February 22, 2023

Legislator Bontempi Meets With Girl Scouts, Discusses Government and Public Service

Bontempi with Diana Kelly, Girl Scout Ava Haddad, Girl Scout Emma Rothleder and Tammy Severino.

Huntington, NY – On February 21st, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) met with two Suffolk County Girl Scouts, along with members of their organization’s leadership, to discuss government and public service.  Bontempi’s office reached out ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

Coindre Hall Restoration: Legislator Bontempi Sets the Record Straight

Legislator Bontempi delivers opening remarks at the Coindre Hall Informational Meeting.

Greenlawn, NY – On February 8th at the Harborfields Public Library, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) joined with representatives from Suffolk County Parks and the Suffolk County Department of Public Works to set the record straight on t...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Legislator Bontempi and Supervisor Smyth Help Prepare Seniors for Emergencies

Legislator Bontempi gives introductory remarks at the emergency preparedness event.

Huntington, NY – On January 25th Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) and Town Supervisor Edmund Smyth held an emergency preparedness program at the renowned Huntington Senior Center.  The interactive program was delivered by Kenne...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Sings Praise For Local Musician

Legislator Bontempi presents a proclamation to Kaitlyn Ruiter during orchestra practice.

Northport, NY – On December 19th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) visited Northport High School to present a proclamation to senior Kaitlyn Ruiter during orchestra practice.  Not too long ago, Ruiter contributed to an album pu...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Historic Land Preservation Vote Paves Way for Purchase of Substantial Open Space

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi at the December 20, 2022 general meeting.

HAUPPAUGE, NY—Suffolk County Presiding Officer Kevin McCaffrey (R-14th LD) today announced the legislature’s approval of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the State of New York, the Town of Huntington and the Open Space Institut...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Celebrates Work of Young Scientists

Legislator Bontempi (third from right) with the honorees and their Superintendent.

Hauppauge, NY: At the December 6th general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) recognized four young scientists from the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District for their work on mosquito DNA sequencing.  The DNA information c...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Builds Support for Historic Land Acquisition

Legislator Bontempi and colleagues viewing the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception land.

Lloyd Harbor, NY: On November 21st, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) joined with members of the Environment, Parks & Agriculture Committee (EPA) – Legislator Robert Trotta (R-13th LD), Legislator Kara Hahn (D-5th LD), Legislator Jas...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Kicks Off Operation Green Light, Local Businesses Engaged

Legislator Bontempi with Town Supervisor Smyth, Legislator Caracappa and members of the community.

Huntington, NY: On November 4th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with her colleague, Legislator Nicholas Caracappa (R-4th L.D.), Huntington Town Supervisor Ed Smyth and various members of the community to kickoff Operation Green Light a...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Encourages Display of Green Lights for Veterans

Veteran Dominick Cutalo (right) with Kathleen Ryan earlier this year at the Elwood-Commack VFW.

Hauppauge, NY: At the October 11th general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) and her colleagues unanimously passed a resolution – co-sponsored by Legislator Nicholas Caracappa (R-4th L.D.) and others – launching &...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Legislator Bontempi and Colleagues Vote Unanimously for ShotSpotters

Legislator Bontempi, legislative colleagues, government officials and members of the community gathe

Hauppauge, NY: At the October 11th general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) and her colleagues voted unanimously in favor of funding for the installation of ShotSpotters in key areas throughout Suffolk...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Applauds Work of Historic Farm, Seeks Funding for Improvements

Legislator Bontempi feeds one of the farm's friendly animals

Northport, NY: As an avid fan of history and lover of our animal friends, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) recently visited the Lewis Oliver Farm in Northport for a tour. Guided by some enthusiastic farm volunteers, Bontempi got to...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Continues to Deliver Services Despite County Cyber Incident

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi at work in her district office in Huntington

Huntington, NY: It has been approximately three weeks since Suffolk County was victimized by a cyber-attack which resulted in the shutdown of most of its computer-based systems. Despite this reality, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) has continued...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Recognizes a Pillar of the Community

Legislator Bontempi presents a proclamation to Reverend Gaines-Gambino

Hauppauge, NY: At the September 7th general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) honored Reverend Kimberly Gaines-Gambino, the president and pastor of the Helping Hands Rescue Mission (Helping Hands). This notably dynamic organization is l...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Tours Essential County Facility, Considers Recommendations

Doctor Sidney B. Weinberg Center for Forensic Sciences

Hauppauge, NY – Recently, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-L.D. 18) toured the Doctor Sidney B. Weinberg Center for Forensic Sciences, which houses the Suffolk County medical examiner’s office, the crime laboratory and o...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

2022 Coral Park Basketball Tournament – A Great Success

Group photo of the athletes and event organizers with Legislator Bontempi at Coral Park.

Huntington, N.Y. – On August 14th, the tradition of the Coral Park Basketball Tournament continued in full force.  The athletes and organizers were certainly excited for a day on the court, and the beautiful weather multiplied the enjoy...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi’s Commitment to Education Endures

Legislator Bontempi engages students in a discussion during her first visit as a guest reader.

Huntington Station, N.Y. – For the second time in two weeks, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) temporarily assumed her former role as an elementary school teacher while she served as a guest reader at the Tri-CYA in Huntington Station....

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Facilitates a Lesson in Civics: “Your Roads, Your Input”

Legislator Bontempi speaking at her "Your Roads, Your Input" program at Harborfields Library.

Greenlawn, N.Y. – On July 28th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) presented an innovative lesson in civics at the Harborfields Public Library, entitled “Your Roads, Your Input.”  The purpose of the program ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Promotes Importance of Practical Experience as First Intern Completes Program

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (left) with Nathan Blank at the July 26th general meeting.

Hauppauge, N.Y. – For the past few months, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) and her staff had the pleasure of mentoring their very first intern, Nathan Blank, at the district office in Huntington.  In addition to his position...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Legislator Bontempi’s Sponsored Resolution Signed by County Executive

Legislator Bontempi with her colleagues and the County Executive at a resolution signing ceremony.

Hauppauge, N.Y. – On July 12th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with her colleagues in government to participate in a special resolution signing ceremony for her term limit legislation at the H. Lee Dennison Building.  This eve...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Honors Local Healthcare Hero

Legislator Bontempi (left) at her district office with Healthcare Hero, Dr. Jack Geffken.

Huntington, N.Y. – On July 8th, at her district office, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) personally thanked her 2022 Healthcare Hero, Dr. Jack Geffken.  Geffken, a resident of Centerport, was chosen due to his impressive comm...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Leads the Way to Massive Open Space Preservation

Amphitheater on the land currently owned by the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception.

Hauppauge, N.Y. – At the June 7th general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) succeeded in getting her introductory resolution (1147-2022) passed to begin the multi-step process of acquiring a b...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Helps Vietnam Veteran and Pen Pal Share Their Story

Legislator Bontempi (center) with Kathleen Ryan (left) and Dominick Cutalo (right) at event.

Huntington, N.Y. – In 1971, Kathleen Ryan was a fourth grade student in Mrs. Luciano’s class at St. Patrick’s School in Huntington when she and her classmates were given a very special writing assignment.  Essentiall...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Legislators Bontempi, Esteban and Trotta Host Identity Theft Prevention Seminar

Legislator Bontempi and Legislator Trotta at Identity Theft Prevention Seminar.

East Northport, N.Y. – On June 15th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with her colleagues, Legislator Manuel Esteban (R-16th L.D.) and Legislator Rob Trotta (R-13th L.D.), at the East Northport Public Library to host an Identit...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Legislator Bontempi and Suffolk County Police Hold “Operation Medicine Cabinet” Event

Legislator Bontempi with Suffolk County police officers at Operation Medicine Cabinet.

Greenlawn, N.Y. – On June 10th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) joined with officers of the Suffolk County Police Department (2nd Precinct) to host an “Operation Medicine Cabinet” event at Paumanack Village in Gre...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Honors Local Veteran for Women Veterans Appreciation Day

Women Veterans Appreciation Day - Online Ceremony

Huntington, N.Y. – On June 10, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) honored Huntington resident, Deborah Misir, a Marine Corps veteran, as part of the Suffolk County Legislature’s Women Veterans Appreciation Day c...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Welcomes Summer Intern

Legislator Bontempi (center) with Nathan Blank (right) at the Legislature with Legislator Mazzarella

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – During a recent committee meeting day, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) had an opportunity to interact with her new district office summer intern, Nathan Blank. Blank is a resident of Huntington Station and a student a...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Long-Awaited Restoration Work Commences at Coindre Hall

Photo of the road leading to Coindre Hall's boathouse.

Huntington, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th L.D.) today announced that restoration has begun at the historic Coindre Hall. 

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Recognizes Advocacy Work of Maggie’s Mission

Legislator Bontempi (right) with Donna Schmidt (of Maggie's Mission) at the May 17 general meetin

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – At the May 17th general meeting, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport), formally recognized Donna Schmidt of Maggie’s Mission with the presentation of an official proclamation.  Prior t...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Introduces Measure Strengthening Suffolk Term Limit Law

Legislator Bontempi (at the podium) speaking at a press conference on the term limit law.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (R-18th LD) today announced new legislation that amends Suffolk County's term limit law.  Current law limits terms to 12 consecutive years in office, which a court has ruled leave...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Attends ABATE’s Annual Motorcycle Safety Event

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (second from right) at ABATE's event.

Hauppauge: On May 1st, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) joined with her colleagues in government, along with various members of the motorcycle riding community at Long Island ABATE’s 13th Annual Motorcycle Awareness Run and Bike Blessi...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Calls on Residents to Consider Becoming Organ Donors

Legislator Bontempi (at the podium) speaking at an organ donation press conference.

Hauppauge: At a press conference held on April 21st, in recognition of National Donate Life Month and in anticipation of Blue and Green Day, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) met with colleagues, organ donors, recipients and advocates to encourag...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Secures Key Funding for Vanderbilt Mansion, Museum and Planetarium

Exterior photograph of the Vanderbilt Planetarium

Hauppauge: At the April 12th general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) sponsored legislation that secured much-needed funding for critical repairs and improvements at the historic Vanderbilt Mansion, Mus...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Honors Founder of the Bald Eagles of Centerport Group

Legislator Bontempi with Robert Schwartz and his wife, Liz Schwartz, at the Legislature.

Hauppauge: At the April 12th general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) formally recognized Robert Schwartz, founder of the Bald Eagles of Centerport Facebook group.  In addition to Bontempi shar...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Aims to Increase Awareness of Suffolk Community College’s Automotive Programs

Legislator Bontempi (right) speaking with Suffolk County Community College President, Dr. Bonahue.

Selden: Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) recently visited the Ammerman Campus of Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) to tour the facilities of its renowned automotive programs.  The tour, led by Assistant Dean David M...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Calls on Governor to Halt Banning of Natural Gas and Mixed Use Fuel

Legislator Bontempi with colleagues from multiple levels of government and trade union members.

Smithtown: On Friday, March 25th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) joined with a wide variety of elected officials from the town, county and state levels to call on the governor to prevent a ban on fuel connections in new construction.  ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Applauds Success Of Collaborative Drive for Ukraine Relief

Legislator Bontempi (6th from left) along with government colleagues and partners in relief effort.

Islandia: Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) joined with her colleagues in government, Northwell Health employees and various community volunteers on March 22nd, at a press conference at Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino. &...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Marches in the 2022 Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Legislator Bontempi (second from right) with elected officials and community members.

Huntington: On Sunday, March 13th, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) joined with fellow revelers from near and far at the 2022 Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  This year, people were thinking about the wonderful smell of hot pretzel...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Expresses Thanks to the Residents for Their Generosity

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (seated) and an aide, Caitlin Curry, examine the donations shortly aft

Huntington: Recently, Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) began an effort out of her district office in collaboration with the county executive to collect essential supplies for the people of Ukraine.  Bontempi called for a ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Urges Residents to Donate Essential Items to the People of Ukraine

Legislator Bontempi speaks at a press conference calling for donations for the people of Ukraine.

Huntington: At a press conference held on March 3rd, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) joined with other elected officials, members of the greater Huntington community and various volunteer organizations to bring awareness to the plight of those ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Applauds Successful Effort to Protect Suffolk County Suburbs

Legislator Stephanie Bontempi

Huntington: Soon after New York’s governor laid out a plan to allow a virtually unlimited number of accessory dwelling units throughout the state, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi made her position clear – that it was an encroachment on l...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Legislators Bontempi and Trotta Hold Emergency Preparedness Program

Legislators Bontempi and Trotta Hold Emergency Preparedness Program

Northport: Legislators Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) and Rob Trotta (Fort Salonga) recently held an emergency preparedness program that was open to the community at the Northport Public Library.  The training was led by Ken Kutner of the Suffol...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Honors Longtime Community Volunteer

Legislator Bontempi Honors Longtime Community Volunteer Bea Hartigan

Hauppauge: At the February 1st general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) presented longtime community volunteer, Bea Hartigan, with an official proclamation to honor her service.  The presentati...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Limited Supply of Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits and KN95 Masks Available

Limited Supply of Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits and KN95 Masks Available

Huntington: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) is making sure her constituents are aware of a limited supply of free at-home COVID-19 test kits and KN95 masks.  The tests and masks were provided to Suffolk County by New York State and wer...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Participates in Networking Breakfast at SCCC Board of Trustees Retreat

Leg Bontempi Participates in Networking Breakfast at SCCC Board of Trustees Retreat

Brentwood: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) recently attended the Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) Board of Trustees Retreat at the Grant Campus on January 14th.  The event provided a great opportunity for elected officials to me...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Stephanie Bontempi Sworn in as Suffolk County Legislator, 18th District and Assigned to Committees

Leg Bontempi Sworn in as SC Legislator 18th District and Assigned to Committees

Hauppauge, NY: On Monday, January 3rd, Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) was officially sworn in to serve as Legislator for the 18th Legislative District.  Legislator Bontempi is a former private school 5th grade teacher and former member of the To...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Legislator Bontempi Tours Huntington Sewage Treatment Plant

Legislator Bontempi Tours Huntington Sewage Treatment Plant

Huntington: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi (Centerport) recently visited the Huntington Sewage Treatment Plant for a tour led by Huntington Environmental Waste Management Director John Clark.  Bontempi’s office coordinated the tour with Huntington...

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