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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Leg. Richberg Honors Student-Athlete Wilhelm James Daal II

Legislator Richberg presents a proclamation to North Amityville resident Wilhelm “Billy” James Daal

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg presented a proclamation to student-athlete and North Amityville resident Wilhelm “Billy” James Daal II in recognition of his numerous athletic achievements at the gene...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

THE MESSAGE IS CLEAR: GOVERNOR CUOMO MUST RESIGN

Robert Calarco

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Members of the *Democratic Majority Caucus issue the following statement in response to the report released by New York State Attorney General Tish James:

"To quote Attorney General James, ‘The report speaks for i...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 244 Eagle Scouts

ROCKY POINT, NY  On Saturday, July 24th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio, boy scouts, troop leaders and scout families and friends to honor Troop 244’s newest Eagle Scouts: Nicholas Acce...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Suffolk Beaches Get a Gift Basket

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Standing along Suffolk’s iconic oceanfront, officials and environmentally minded community members launched a new initiative intended to combat litter along portions of our coastline.  Unveiled at Smith Point County Park was the first clean-up st...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Legislator Anker Announces Upcoming Community Concerts

Upcoming concerts on August 3rd, August 20th, August 31st and September 12th

MOUNT SINAI, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce four upcoming free community concerts sponsored by Suffolk County scheduled for Tuesday, August 3rd, Friday, August 20th, Tuesday, ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Attends Ceremony to Congratulate New American Citizens

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Selden, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa recently attended the Literacy and Citizenship Ceremony held at the Middle Country Public Library. Twenty members of the community, hailing from many countries across the globe completed the ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Legislator Anker Honors Middle Island Fire Department Members at Installation Dinner

MIFD Chiefs in uniforms, Leg Anker, Councilman Loguercio stand together inside smiling

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Saturday, July 24th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Middle Island Fire Department’s 73rd Annual Fire District Inspection and Installation Dinner at the newly constructed Middle Island Firehous...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Legislator Trotta Commends Emerson Marin Meise Gaeta - BNL Science Fair Winner

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(Smithtown, NY)…Due to COVID-19, the US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Lab held its annual Elementary School Science Fair virtually. In the past, the winners displayed their science projects in the lobby of the Legislature...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Troop 309’s Newest Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts from Troop 309

DIX HILLS, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) attended an Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, July 18th to recognize five outstanding young men from Troop 309 Dix Hills who recently attained the rank of E...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Legislator Anker Announces Summer Community Concerts in Mount Sinai

Poster of upcoming MT Sinai concerts Sunday, July 25th and Friday, August 20th at Heritage Park

MOUNT SINAI, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce two summer concerts scheduled for Sunday, July 25th at 3:00PM and Friday, August 20th at 6:00PM. The concerts, hosted by Heritage T...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Suffolk County Launches User-Friendly Addiction Resource Webpage

Legislators, Health Dept, IT Dept representatives stand outside the Suffolk Legislature building

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Thursday, July 22nd, Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Legislators, Suffolk County Department of Health Services Commissioner Gregson Pigott, Suffolk County Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services Director Car...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

QR Code Bill Approved by the Legislature Seeks to Make Information More Accessible to the Public

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – At the recent General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, a bill sponsored by Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) directing the Department of Information Technology to develop QR codes for all County depar...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Legislator Anker Celebrates Tesla’s Birthday Expo

Legislator Anker stands outside with attendees at the Tesla Birthday Celebration with robotics

SHOREHAM, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Tesla Birthday Expo on Saturday, July 10th at the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe (TSCW) in Shoreham. The event featured a number of educational exhibits including ma...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Legislator Trotta Congratulates Six Eagle Scouts from Troop 41

Eagle Scout Troop 41 six scouts

(Smithtown, NY)…It was fitting that Troop 41 held its Eagle Court of Honor for six scouts at Eagle’s Nest, which is home to the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium in Centerport. Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta joined many other lo...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Legislador Gonzalez honra a Melinda Gobin durante celebración a las "Mujeres Veteranas"

Legislator Gonzalez and Melinda Gobin

(CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y-) (CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.) - Recientemente, la Legislatura del Condado de Suffolk llevó a cabo de manera virtual la Ceremonia Anual del Día de Agradecimiento a las Mujeres Veteranas por segundo año consecu...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Legislator Sam Gonzalez Honors Melinda Gobin for Second Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day

Legislator Gonzalez and Melinda Gobin

 (CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.) – Recently, the Suffolk County Legislature hosted the Second Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony over zoom. During the ceremony, Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez recognized Melinda Gobin as this ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Legislator Anker Announces Summer Concert in Coram

Coram Community Concert July 16th at 7:00PM hosted by Coram Civic Assoc., Coram FD, Leg Anker

CORAM, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce a summer concert scheduled for Friday, July 16th at 7:00 PM. The concert, hosted in conjunction with Legislator Rob Calarco, Legislator Kara Hahn, Legislat...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Legislator Anker Announces Summer Concert in Middle Island

Middle Island Community Concert July 17th at 6:00PM hosted by Longwood Alliance, MIFD

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce a summer concert scheduled for Saturday, July 17th at 6:00 PM. The concert, hosted in conjunction with the Middle Island Civic, the Longwood Allian...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Co-Hosts Annual Anne Frank Memorial Garden Ceremony

Anne Frank Memorial Ceremony 2021

MELVILLE, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) joined Supervisor Chad Lupinacci on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Arboretum Park to co-host the Town of Huntington’s annual Anne Frank Memorial G...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Five Scouts from Troop 888 in Smithtown

Eagle Scout Troop 888 June 2021

(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta joined other officials, Troop Leaders, scouts and family to congratulate the five scouts from Smithtown Troop 888 for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony at Schubert Pavilion nea...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Leg. Bridget Fleming Introduces Suffolk Transit On-Demand

Leg. Bridget Fleming Introduces Suffolk Transit On-Demand 2

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

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Legislator Mazzarella’s First Month in Office

Legislator Mazzarella meets with Mayor Ray Fell of Bellport Village

Mastic, N.Y. – Newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella is finishing his first month in office and is already working tirelessly to represent the residents of the 3rd District. After being sworn into office on June 8th, Legislator ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Leg. Richberg Joins Amityville Mayor Dennis Siry to Announce Completion of Dredging Projects

Legislator Richberg and Village of Amityville Mayor Dennis Siry at Ketcham Creek.

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg recently joined Village of Amityville Mayor Dennis Siry to announce the completion of the long-awaited dredging of the Bayview Canal and Ketcham Creek in Amityville.“South Shore ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Reminds Residents- “Be Pool Smart.”

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Water safety should be a primary concern not just in the summer, but all year long. Being that it only takes a few inches of water for a child to drown, it is important for adults to be aware and remain updated on important water safety and its procedures...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Settlement Agreements Reached in Historic Opioid Litigation

Robert Calarco

Hauppauge, N.Y. – This morning the Suffolk County Legislature convened to consider and vote on Certificates of Necessity concerning settlements with several defendants in the County's pending opioid litigation. These Certificates were approved pr...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Legislator Rob Trotta Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for St. Johnland Assisted Living Project

groundbreaking at St. Johnland

(Smithtown, NY)…Founded in 1866, St. Johnland Nursing Center continues today to fulfill its mission to create a caring and supportive environment committed to the highest standards of quality health care. St. Johnland is a 250-bed facility prov...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo Honors Emily Albert with inaugural Distinguished Youth Award

Emily Albert and Legislator Anthony Piccirillo

 

 

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Newest Eagles From Troop 34

Eagle Court of Honor Troop 34

HUNTINGTON STATION, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) recently attended an Eagle Court of Honor to recognize Vincent Santoiemma from the 16th Legislative District and his fellow scout Douglas Fasciano fro...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 560 Eagle Scouts

Byron Adlam, Coram Fire Department Commissioner Van Johnson, and Ethan Farrell stand together inside

CORAM, NY – On Saturday, June 19th, a representative from Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s office joined Coram Fire Department Commissioner Van Johnson, boy scouts, troop leaders, and scout families and friends to honor...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Community Donates Plenty During Legislator Trotta's Annual Pet Food Drive

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(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is most appreciative of the support he received from the residents who donated to his annual pet food drive to benefit Baxter’s Pantry at Long Island Cares. “Everyone was...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Legislador Gonzalez honra 8 estudiantes de secundaria, durante la celebración de Juneteenth, con el

(CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y-) El legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam González, honró recientemente a ocho estudiantes sobresalientes de los distritos escolares de Brentwood y Central Islip con el “Premio al liderazgo in...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Legislator Gonzalez Honors 8 High School Students on Juneteenth with the Inclusive Leadership Award

(CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez recently honored eight distinguished students in both the Brentwood and Central Islip school districts with the “Inclusive Leadership Award” at the Town ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Finalist of #ShotToReunite Call to Artists Campaign

Legislator Anker and Steven Soltysik stand outside in front of bushes holding a proclamation

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Monday, June 14th, the Suffolk County Legislature and the Shot To Reunite Coalition announced the six finalists of the #ShotToReunite Call to Artists marketing campaign competition, that encourages communities to ge...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The Islip Arts Council New Gallery Space

Islip Arts Council Ribbon Cutting

BAY SHORE, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) recently joined the Islip Arts Council to celebrate the Grand Opening of its gallery at the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore! At the event, me...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Legislator Anker Thanks Essential Grocery Store Employees

Legislator Anker stands with Rocky Point Stop and Shop Employees outside under Stop and Shop sign

MILLER PLACE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended three local Stop & Shop’s Employee Appreciation Day celebrations located in her legislative district, to thank the employees and present them each with certificates ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo Honors Samantha Wist as inaugural Healthcare Hero for the 8th LD

Legislator Piccirillo and Healthcare Hero Samantha Wist

 

 

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Residents From The Greens At Half Hollow Band Together To Support Sunrise Day Camp – Long Island

SunriseWALKS Event

MELVILLE, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Susan A. Berland was pleased to join The Greens at Half Hollow community, and Teams “Tiger Cubs” and “Blumberg Strides for Sunrise” for the annual SunriseWALKS event to raise funding and awareness for Sunrise ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 161 Eagle Scouts

Legislator Anker, Elected Officials and Troop 161 Eagle Scouts stand together at Eagle Scout Ceremon

WADING RIVER, NY  On Wednesday, June 16th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio, Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner, boy scouts, troop leaders and scout famili...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Legislators Recognize Alliance of Chambers & Local 66 For Partnership on Kayak Storage Rack Program

Canoe & Kayak Storage Rack Proclamations

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – At the June 22nd General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) and her colleagues presented proclamations to representatives from the Suffolk Alliance of Chambers...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

“17 Young Scholars Awarded by Legislator Piccirillo with the Character of Excellence Award"

Henry - Merrimac Char of Excellence Winner - Leg. Piccirillo 2021

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Legislator Anker Honors Janis Henderson for Second Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day

Janis Henderson holding her one-eyed cocker spaniel Popeye, and Leg Anker stand together outside

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Friday, June 11th, the Suffolk County Legislature hosted the Second Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony over zoom. During the ceremony, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recognized Janis Henderson as...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Women Of The Greens Past Presidents Honored by Legislator Susan A. Berland

Women of the Greens

MELVILLE, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Susan A. Berland was thrilled to visit The Greens at Half Hollow last week to join the Women of the Greens Group at their luncheon.  At the celebration, she presented County proclamations to...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislators Trotta and Kennedy Welcome Artis Senior Living to Commack

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislators Rob Trotta and Leslie Kennedy joined members of the Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce and the staff at Artis for the grand opening of Artis Senior Living of Commack --- its first memory care facility in Suffo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Aprobado por unanimidad Ley que designa "Día de la Concientización del Síndrome de Down"

Down Syndrome Day Press Conference

(BRENTWOOD N.Y.) - La Legislatura del Condado de Suffolk aprobó por unanimidad la resolución del legislador Sam Gonzalez que designa el 21 de marzo como "Día de la Concientización del Síndrome de...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Unanimous Approval for Legislator Gonzalez’s Law Designating “Down Syndrome Awareness Day”

Down Syndrome Day Press Conference

(BRENTWOOD N.Y.) – The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved Legislator Sam Gonzalez’s resolution designating March 21st as “Down Syndrome Awareness Day” at the June 8th General Meeting.  

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

2021 Suffolk County Healthcare Hero for the 11th Legislative District

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Christopher M. Brennan, MD, as the 2021 Suffolk County Healthcare Hero Award nominee for the 11th Legislative District.    

The West Islip native is a Hospitalist in the Emergency Department at Go...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Four Brentwood High School Seniors Receive Scholarships from Chamber of Commerce

Brentwood Chamber Scholarship Winners

Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with other County officials and the Town of Islip recognized four Brentwood High School Seniors, Julia Spadaro, Amber Connell, Alan Merino and Nathali Salmeron on receiving $500 scholar...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Grieving Families Find Comfort at Gabriel’s Giving Tree in Islip

Gabriels Giving Tree

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to join Executive Director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Steve Chassman, along with Angel Mom Lori Carbonaro, Parent Advocate Claudia Friszell and Gabriel’s grandmother ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Singh

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Michael Ajay Singh of Troop 3333 in Hauppauge on earning his Eagle Scout Honors. His Service Project was completing a major community service project with the construction of the Calvary Prayer Garden. Michael is ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors Islip Terrace Eagle Scout

Eagle Cout Barra

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Matthew Barra of Boy Scout Troop 205 at his Eagle Court of Honor. His Service Project was planning and purchasing the supplies for the refurbishment of the Great River Fire Department backyard garage and the build...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Scarmozzino

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Nicholas Scarmozzino of Troop 95 for earning his Eagle Scout Honors. He began scouting at six-years-old as a Tiger Cub Scout and achieved the Arrow of Light, the highest honor of Cub Scouts. Since bridging to Boy ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip’s Newest Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Gaiardella

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Jason Rich Gaiardelli of Troop 151 in West Islip on earning his Eagle Scout Honors. His Service Project was creating a new flower bed at the West Islip Public Library that has created an additional area for volunt...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Hosts Monthly Legislative Meeting

Host of June Legislative Meeting

Legislative Steven J. Flotteron recently hosted the Legislature’s Monthly Meeting with the assistance of East Islip High School Senior, Marie Tohill, who sang the National Anthem. She was an Honor student, President of EIHS Students Against Dest...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Legislator Steven Flotteron Recognizes 101-Year-Old Veteran

Estelle Veteran Award

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Estelle Kaczanowski as the 2021 honoree of Suffolk County’s Women Veterans Appreciation Day for the 11th Legislative District.    

Ms. Kaczanowski, better known as Stel by her friends an...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Local High School Seniors Receive Boy’s State and Girl’s State Awards

Boy and Girls Award

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to recognize some of this year’s Boy’s State and Girl’s State participants at The Annual Awards Night hosted by American Legion Post 1738. Boys State and Girls State are sum...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Students Receive 2021 Mount Sinai-Miller Place Chamber Alliance Scholarships

Chamber members, Legislator Anker and Councilwoman Bonner with student winners outside holding certs

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner and the Mount Sinai-Miller Place Chamber of Alliance Board of Directors to congratulate Hailey Koppleman and Sevinch Noori for receiving t...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Berland Honors Brentwood H.S. Student for Winning the Truth About Stimulant Drinks PSA Contest

Truth About Stimulant Drinks PSA Competition Winner Cihara Jaimes Satudio

HAUPPAUGE, NY -  At the June 22, 2021 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Majority Leader Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) had the opportunity to recognize Cihara Jaimes Satudio, a Brentwood High School Student from the 16th Legislat...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Caracappa's Bill to Rename Park After Legislator Tom Muratore Passes Unanimously

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Hauppauge, New York – Yesterday at the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Nick Caracappa’s bill, IR 1408-2021 was adopted with a unanimous vote.

 The intent of the resolution is to honor a former colleague of th...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Winner of “Be Pool Smart” Poster Contest

Layla Trapani, Legislator Anker, Kaitlyn Pineir, Anndrea Pumay, Legislator Cilmi and Alyssa Toala

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At a recent general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated Kaitlyn Pineiro, a now 7th grade student at the Longwood School District, for winning the Suffolk County 2020 “Be Pool ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Local Middle Island Hero Thanked

Frank Recupero stands with the Suffolk County Legislature holding a proclamation

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At a recent general meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator Sarah Anker thanked Middle Island resident Frank “J.R.” Recupero for his heroic actions during an incident in Patchogue, which left a S...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Suffolk County Legislature Honors First Deputy Police Commissioner James Skopek On His Retirement

James Skopek Proclamation

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the June 22nd General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Majority Leader Susan A. Berland and her colleagues presented First Deputy Police Commissioner James Skopek with a County Proclamation signed by all 18 ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Sponsors Bill to Rename Court Building in Honor of Justice Marquette Floyd

Justice Marquette Floyd

Hauppauge, NY: On Tuesday, June 22nd, the Suffolk County Legislature passed a resolution sponsored by Legislator Kevin McCaffrey to rename the Supreme Court Building at the John P. Cohalan, Jr. Court Complex in Honor of Justice Marquette L. Floyd.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 64 Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts of Troop 64 John DeLucia, Jacob Yonkes, Richard Engesser, Charles Wolff

CORAM, NY – On Saturday, June 12th, a representative from Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s office joined boy scouts, troop leaders and scout families and friends to honor Troop 64’s newest Eagle Scouts: John D...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 433 Eagle Scout

Legislator Sarah Anker, Samuel Schor, his parents and other representatives stand together outside

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Monday, June 14th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined boy scouts, troop leaders and scout families and friends to honor Troop 433’s newest Eagle Scout Samuel Schor. The ceremony was held outdoo...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Receives an Award from the Middle Country School District’s Board of Ed.

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Centereach, NY – At a recent Board of Education meeting for the Middle Country Central School District, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa was recognized and awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation.

 

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors The 100th Eagle Scout From Troop 106

Eagle Scout Kevin Siegall with Legislator Susan A. Berland

MELVILLE, NY – Suffolk County Majority Leader Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) recently attended an Eagle Court of Honor for the newest Eagle Scout of Troop 106, Kevin Siegall and presented him with a County Proclamati...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

For Some Heroes it’s Scrubs Instead of Capes

For Some Heroes it’s Scrubs Instead of Capes - Photo Image

Jerry Rubano, MD, a Critical Care Surgery Specialist and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine, has been named the 2021 “Healthcare Hero” Honoree for the Fifth Legislative District by Deputy Presiding Of...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 1776 Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts of Troop 1776 Matthew Kucera, Justin Ammann, and Harrison Gudzik

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, June 12th, a representative from Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s office joined boy scouts, troop leaders and scout families and friends to honor Troop 1776’s newest Eagle Scouts...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo honors newest Eagle Scout Bradley Zieman.

Bradley

Please join me in Congratulating our newest Eagle Scout  Bradley Zieman. from BSA Troop 438

Bradley is not only an Eagle Scout, but he is the Recipient of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 1146 and American Legion Post 1146 College Scholars...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Legislators McCaffrey and Donnelly Honor Retiring SCPD Chief of Detectives

Legislator McCaffrey with Chief Gigante and Legislator Donnelly

Hauppauge, NY: On Thursday, June 17th, The Suffolk County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee was joined by Suffolk County Police Department Chief of Detectives Gerard Gigante in recognition of his upcoming retirement.

Chief Gigante will be ret...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Legislator Anker Preserves Open Space in Mount Sinai

MOUNT SINAI, NY – During a recent General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Resolution 1217-2021, sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker, was unanimously passed to transfer a Mount Sinai property from the inventory of the Suffolk County De...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

A Salute to the Service of County’s Women Veterans

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Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn has named Michelle Puleo of Port Jefferson Station as the 2021 Woman Veteran of Distinction for the Fifth Legislative District.

Puleo is a former member of the United States Air Force who proudly served this nation from 1...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Leg. Richberg Names Cindy Ann Johnson 15th District 'Healthcare Hero'

Legislator Richberg and the15th District's 2021 "Healthcare Hero", Cindy Ann Johnson.

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg recently recognized Cindy Ann Johnson of the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center in Wyandanch as the 15th Legislative District's 2021 "Healthcare Hero".Suffolk County d...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

"Suffolk County Officials Announce Discounted Green Key Cards for Healthcare Heroes”

Legislator Piccirillo Press Conf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Suffolk County Officials Announce Discounted 

Green Key Cards for Healthcare Heroes”

   

 

On Wednesday June 9th, Suffolk County Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo hosted a ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Legislator Mazzarella Gets Right to Work

Legislator James F. Mazzarella

Mastic, N.Y. – Newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazarella has spared no time and has begun working for the residents of the Third Legislative District.

One of his many responsibilities as a member of the Suffolk County Legislature is t...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Troop 125’s Newest Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts Troop 125

COMMACK, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) recently attended an Eagle Court of Honor to recognize six outstanding young men from Troop 125 Commack who recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. At the ceremon...

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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey and Other Officials Memorialize Transportation Workers Lost to COVID-19

Officials Gather for Transportation Workers Memorial

Hauppauge, NY: On Saturday, June 12th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey stood with officials from across Nassau and Suffolk Counties to unveil a memorial honoring the twenty one transportation workers who died of COVID-19 across Long Island.

On th...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Legislator Trotta, NYS Assemblyman Fitzpatrick and Senator Mattera Recognize Six Scouts

Eagle Scout Troop 125 six scouts

(Smithtown, NY)… “A lot of work and commitment goes in to attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, and this past year presented more challenges due to COVID-19. However, these six scouts persevered and accomplished their goal of rising to the rank of Eagle Scou...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Suffolk County Legislature Celebrates Women Veterans Appreciation Day

Women Veterans Appreciation Day Honorees 2021

HAUPPAGUE, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Majority Leader Susan A. Berland, along with the Suffolk County Women Veterans Advisory Board, co-hosted the 2nd Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony on Friday afternoon to honor fem...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Waxing Poetic: Suffolk Selects Next Poet Laureate; Creates Youth Poet Laureate Program

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Suffolk County is putting pen to paper to advance local poets and our native poetry scene.  Through two initiatives sponsored by Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn, Suffolk has approved the selection of a new County Poet Laureate and creation of ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Delivering More than Professionalism in Times of Need

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Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn this week honored Suffolk County FRES Emergency Service Dispatcher Stephanie Bukowinski for her calm, collected and professional conduct during an active labor call earlier this month.  The recognition came duri...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

First Responder Status for Emergency Dispatchers: The First, First Responders

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined his colleagues and partners in organized labor on June 8 to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 7121, as its Assembly partner 07366, passed earlier this week. If enacted, all pu...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Long Island's Infrastructure and Future Together

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Rob Calarco, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, launched his new initiative "Long Island's Infrastructure and Future Together" on May 26th with a roundtable discussion about the role infrast...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Gonzalez celebra el cumpleaños 100 de Thomas Parham

Thomas Parham

(BRENTWOOD, NY) - El legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam González, le entregó recientemente a Thomas Parham una proclamación para conmemorar su centésimo cumpleaños en una celebración qu...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Gonzalez Celebrates Thomas Parham’s 100th Birthday

Thomas Parham

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez recently presented Thomas Parham with a proclamation commemorating his 100th birthday at a celebration held at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Brentwood. Thomas Parham was bor...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Reminds Residents- “Be Prepared for Hurricane Season.”

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Selden, NY – The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, and will end on November 30. Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa would like to encourage residents to be prepared. “Most...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Port Jefferson Teen Named 2021 Youth Award Honoree for the Fifth Legislative District

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Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn has selected Peggy Yin of Port Jefferson to be the Fifth Legislative District’s Youth Award honoree.  The Suffolk County Youth award recognizes young people ages 9-18 from across Suffolk County who hav...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn is not Playing Dead When it comes to Fighting Pet Hunger

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In an effort to keep tails wagging, Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn lent her paws to the annual Long Island Cares pet food drive.  Donations fetched were provided to the Hauppauge based not-for-profit’s “Baxter’s...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Longwood Community Memorializes Local Heroes

Legislator Fleming, Presiding Officer Calarco, Carlie Preudhomme holding proc, Legislator Anker

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Monday, May 31st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Longwood community to honor local heroes at a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony sponsored by the Longwood Alliance, Middle Island Civic A...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

PO Calarco: Suffolk Legislature Meetings Are Reopening to In-Person Public Attendance

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced that legislative meetings held at the William H. Rogers Legislature Building in Hauppauge will reopen to in-person public attendance starting Tuesd...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Legislator Anker Recognizes Outstanding Shoreham-Wading River Students

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SHOREHAM, NY – Legislator Sarah Anker recently attended a Shoreham-Wading River School District Board of Education meeting to recognize outstanding students from the district. The students recognized were those who excelled in areas such as acad...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Legislator Trotta Offers Resources for Senior Citizens

(Smithtown, NY)…Since 1993, the month of May has been proclaimed Older Americans Month throughout the nation. Locally, we refer to it as Senior Citizens Month. This is the month designated to acknowledge the contributions of our seniors - past ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Leg. Richberg Recognizes N. Lindenhurst Firefighters for Their Years of Service

Legislator Richberg presents a proclamation to John Maes at the North Lindenhurst Fire Department

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg recently joined the North Lindenhurst Fire Department for its 64th annual Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony.The event, held on Saturday, May 22, celebrated outgoing leadership finish...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Caracappa Holds Press Conference Demanding Safer Conditions on New York State Roadways

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Hauppauge, New York – Last Friday, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa (4th LD) led the charge with colleagues in State, County, and Town Government, community and civic leaders, as well as motorcycle organizations and residents to ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Joins Call for Improved New York State Roadways

Legislator McCaffrey Speaks with News12 on the State of Roadways

Hauppauge, NY: On Friday, May 31st, 2021, Legislator McCaffrey joined a bipartisan contingent of Suffolk County lawmakers to call on Governor Andrew Cuomo, their State Legislative counterparts, and the federal government to take more action in repairing o...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Boy Scouts of America Troop 327 Supports Penataquit Creek Cleanup

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Legislator Steven
Flotteron is assisted with the recent cleanup at Penataquit Creek in Bay Shore.Boy Scouts from Troop 327 in Islip Terrace (L-R): Billy Blaschuk, Nick
Lindstrom, Liam Gleeson, Nino Russo, Peter Gernand, James Blaschuk and JosephPall...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron and Local Businesses Develop Revitalization Plan for Penataquit Creek

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron moves forward with exciting development, meeting with Seatuck Environmental Association, the Pastor of First Baptist Church in Bay Shore and Cameron Engineering, to discuss further stabilization and r...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors East Islip Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Troop 205

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron recognized Jacob Arens of Troop 205 for earning his Eagle ScoutHonors. His Service Project was planning, purchasing and installing 200 feet of
fencing at his parish, Trinity Lutheran, along Union Boulevard, in Islip.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Ambassador Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron joined Ambassador Girl Scout Karalynn Cantwell along with her familyat the West Islip Library to recognize her earning the Girl Scout Gold Award,
the highest recognition a girl can achieve in Scouting. Karalynn wrote and...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Ambassador Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

GS McCaffrey Mom and Dad

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron joined Ambassador Girl Scout Carly McCaffrey with her parents, Owenand LisaMarie, at the site of her Gold Award Project. Carly had three monuments
erected at West Islip Beach, a piece of steel from ground zero, for those...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Senior Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

GS Gold Award Zajmi

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron along with Manetuck Elementary School Building Principle VanessaWilliams and Katie Zajmi congratulated Senior Girl Scout Deah Zajmi, of West Islip
Troop 2376, Service Unit #17, on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the h...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Nominates West Islip Businessman for LIBN Executive Circle Award

LIBN Brown Award

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to recognize Founder & CEO of Fellow Health Partners, Inc. Michael Brown who was chosen and honored by Long Island Business News “Executive Circle Awards.” This award cel...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Save The Great South Bay Organizes Clean Up of West Islip Sampawams Creek

Save The Great South Bay Clean Up

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron joined Save The Great South Bay Organization along with scouts, students, teachers, families and local organizations for a massive clean-up of Sampawams Creek in West Islip (one of 50 Creeks leading into the Bay) in...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Special Day for Scouts at Warrior Ranch in Calverton

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron made
a very special day possible for the Warrior Ranch in Calverton. He broughttogether more than 140 Boy Scouts from 24 troops across Suffolk County who
transformed the property. They completed many tasks that will help ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Ten Year Old Entrepreneur Visits With Legislator Flotteron

Lolas Pawfect Treats

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to meet with West Islip’s newest entrepreneur and animal lover, Lola Triolo. She is a very special 10-year-old who started her own business, Lola’s Pawfect Treats, making hom...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

West Islip Resident Receives Suffolk County Woman of Distinction Honor

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized the 2021 Suffolk County Woman of Distinction Award nominee for the 11th Legislative District, Lynn Luttenberg, for her dedication and contributions to the West Islip community. Ms. Luttenberg continues to...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Legislator Trotta Congratulates Tom McHugh on his 100th Birthday

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recently visited Tom McHugh, formerly of Kings Park and now a resident at Whisper Woods, to present him with a proclamation acknowledging his 100th Birthday. Mr. McHugh was born in 1921 in th...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

A “Response” in Times of Crisis

A Response in Times of Crisis

Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn commemorated Response of Suffolk County’s fiftieth anniversary of providing crisis intervention and support service referrals to our region.  Stony Brook based “Response” was formed...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Legislator Anker Honors Mount Sinai’s Kindness Club

Legislator Anker joins Mount Sinai School District officials to honor Mount Sinai Kindness Club

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined Mount Sinai School District Superintendent Gordan Brosdal, Mount Sinai Elementary School Principle Rob Catlin, Teacher’s Assistant Robin Merlo, m...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Berland, Alliance of Chambers and Laborers Local 66 Launch Canoe and Kayak Storage Rack Program

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SMITHTOWN, NEW YORK – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) and her colleagues in elected office joined with representatives from the Suffolk County Alliance of Chambers and Laborers Local 66 at Blydenburgh County Park to annou...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

County Acquires Additional Parcel to Chandler Estate County Park

Legislator Sarah Anker Outside at Mount Sinai Parcel

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County has officially acquired a 1.4 acre parcel adjacent to Chandler Estate County Park in Mount Sinai. The parcel was acquired through the unanimous passage of Introductory Resolution 1682-2020, co-s...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

A Bigger, “Greener” Belt; Legislature Votes to Expand Terryville Greenbelt

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The Suffolk County Legislature has approved the purchase of 17.29 acres of open space within the Terryville Greenbelt. The legislature’s vote provides county officials with authorization to complete the remaining steps of the acquisition process for these...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Suffolk Seeks Stewards of Cleaner Parks

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Caring for over 63,000 acres of county parkland is a formidable task, but Suffolk officials are hopeful they soon will get need assistance through a newly launched volunteer-led parks stewardship program.  In a continuing effort to protect Suffol...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Coordinates Cleanup at the Santora/Bonacasa VFW Post 400 in Farmingville

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Farmingville, New York – This past weekend, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa coordinated a yard cleanup at the Santora/Bonacasa VFW Post 400 in Farmingville. In addition to Caracappa and Post members, assistance was pro...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Legislator Trotta and Chambers Call for an Increase in Numbers at Outside Events

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(Smithtown, NY) …Representatives from the Kings Park, Smithtown, St. James, Nesconset and East Northport Chambers joined Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta, a member of the Legislature’s Economic Development Committee, Legislator Le...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo's Holbrook Community Cleanup draws over 300 Volunteers

Spring Holbrook Cleanup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“Holbrook Community Cleanup draws over 300 Volunteers”

 

On Saturday May 1st, more than 300 community members gathered at the 8th Legislative District Office, to kick off the annual Spring Community Cleanup ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Suffolk County to Hold First Youth Week from May 16-23

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone have announced that the first-ever Youth Week will be held from May 16 through May 2...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Attends Ribbon Cutting at Farmingville Park

Legislator Caracappa speaking at the podium.

Farmingville, New York – This past Saturday, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa joined local leaders and elected officials to participate in the ribbon-cutting for the League of YES’s Opening Day at Rose Caracap...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Deputy Presiding Officer Hahn Recognizes a Science Education Major Leaguer

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn today recognized Dr. Lawrence Rocks of Stony Brook for being an “MVP on the fields of science and education.”

In 2019, the Long Island University professor emeritus became the first scientist ever featured on a Topps tra...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn's "A Park A Day in May"

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Every year as April Showers give way to May Flowers and the mercury begins to climb, we awaken from our winter hibernation eager to get outside again. This year the annual rebirth of Spring has new meaning. This has been an incredibly difficult time for a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Leg. Richberg Joins County Exec. Bellone to Announce Historic Investment in Water Quality

Legislator Jason Richberg joins state and county officials for a historic announcement on 4/22/21.

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg recently joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and a number of other state and county officials on Earth Day for a historic announcement advancing water quality in our region.County Executiv...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

First Annual Earth Day Spring Cleanup in Sayville Sponsored by Piccirillo was a Huge Success

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“First Annual Earth Day Spring Cleanup in Sayville Sponsored by Legislator Piccirillo was a Huge Success.”

 

On Saturday April 24th, the Suffolk County Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo, along with ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Legislature Approves Presiding Officer Calarco’s Proposal to Designate April 30 as Pet Therapy Day

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County lawmakers unanimously approved a proposal by Presiding Officer Rob Calarco to designate April 30 as “Pet Therapy Day” in Suffolk County.

To mark the passage of the proposal, Presiding Officer C...

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Posted on: April 24, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Honors North Lindenhurst EMS for Saving Life

Dignitaries Pose with Lifesaving North Lindenhurst Fire Department Members

Dix Hills, NY:  On Saturday, April 24th, 2021, Legislator McCaffrey joined other local officials at the Suffolk County Regional EMS Council 2020 CPR Save Awards Ceremony.

The awards ceremony honored nearly two dozen crews of Suffolk County emergen...

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Posted on: April 24, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Supports Island Harvest

Legislator McCaffrey with Island Harvest Volunteers

On Saturday, April 24th, Legislator McCaffrey paid a visit to an Island Harvest food drive that was held at the West Babylon Public Library. The food drive served as the kick off to Island Harvest's Inaugural Spring Harvest Food Collection, and i...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Celebrates The Opening Of Macy’s Backstage

Macy's Backstage Ribbon Cutting

BAY SHORE, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) recently joined her colleagues in elected office at the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore to mark the official opening of Macy’s backstage! Macy’s Backs...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Legislator Susan A. Berland Welcomes Mr. Handyman Of Huntington And Smithtown To East Northport

Mr. Handyman of Huntington and Smithtown Ribbon Cutting

EAST NORTHPORT, NY – Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) welcomed Mr. Handyman of Huntington and Smithtown to the East Northport community at their recent ribbon cutting. This new location will serve both residential and commercial...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo passes legislation to reduce the Green Key Card for Healthcare Workers

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo’s sponsored legislation to reduce the Suffolk County Parks Green Key Card for Healthcare Workers passes

 Suffolk County Legislature with unanimous vote”

 

On Tuesday April 20th, the Suff...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Suffolk Buzzing to Bee Helpful in Pollinator Protection

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Populations of pollinating insects worldwide have been in steady decline over the past several decades threatening both the global food supply and local ecosystems.  Now, Suffolk is hoping to reverse this trend by creating a task force that will ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Legislator Trotta Recognizes Kerry Reilly DeJesus of St. James as the Woman of Distinction

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(Smithtown, NY)…At the March 16 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, the Presiding Office commended the women who were chosen as the Women of Distinction for 2021 for their legislative district.  Legislator Rob Trotta selected Kerry...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Legislator Kennedy’s Weekly Scam Advisory: Social Security Number Scam

Legislator Leslie Kennedy

April 19, 2021 – The COVID 19 pandemic and the surrounding uncertainty has led to an increase in scams, resulting in a record number of consumer fraud complaints in 2020.  According to NYS Attorney General Letitia James, “Cons...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Honors Woman of Distinction

Legislator McCaffrey with Melissa and Her Family

On Thursday, April 15th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey recognized Melissa Muma of Babylon as his nominee for the Suffolk County Legislature’s Woman of Distinction Award. Melissa is a high-school educator and mother of two, as well as...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Legislator Kennedy and Nesconset Chamber of Commerce to Host 2021 Summer Concert Series

2021 Nesconset Chamber Summer Concert Series

April 13, 2021 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy has again joined with The Nesconset Chamber of Commerce in the months of July and August to host the 2021 Nesconset Chamber Summer Concert Series. These series of concerts, which have become an...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Legislator Kennedy recognizes National Pet Day on April 11th

Legislator Leslie Kennedy

April 13, 2021 – April 11th was National Pet Day. While loving our pets is something we do every day, National Pet Day encourages us to pay special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention.

National Pet Day was founded in 2006 to ce...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Collaborates With the S.C.P.D.’s Sixth Precinct to Promote Driver Safety

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Selden, New York-Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa was recently out and about in his district after repeated calls about drivers not obeying traffic and speed limit laws in residential communities. As a result, Caracappa’s office reached ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

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

Sgt. Santana receives a Proclamation

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

Sgt. Santana receives a Proclamation

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Ahoy! Suffolk’s Marine Industry Council to Co-Host Virtual Career Fair

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced that a virtual career fair will be held later this month for those interested in jobs in the marine industry.

Presiding Officer Calarco and the legi...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Applications Now Open for 2021 Page Program

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced that applications are being accepted for the 2021 Page Program.

Approaching its seventh year, the legislature’s Page Program is ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Caracappa Secures Farmingville Hills County Park as Venue for Middle Country Cross Country Team

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Farmingville, NY-This week, Legislator Nick Caracappa attended a high school dual cross country meet at Farmingville Hills County Park on Horseblock Road, held between Middle Country and Longwood School Districts. Caracappa recently secured Farmingville H...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Kennedy & Piccirillo Celebrate Deborah & George Stondell

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Wednesday evening, April 7, 2021, friends and supporters of Deborah and George Stondell gathered at the Irish Times in Holbrook. Deborah was selected by Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo as the 8th Legislative District Woman of Distinction. Deb...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo honors Debbie Stondell as the 2021 8th LD Woman of Distinction

Woman of Dist. 2021

Last night I was honored to have attended a celebration planned for Debbie Stondell to celebrate her as the 8th Legislative District’s 2021  Woman of Distinction.

Debbie works tirelessly within our community to advocate for and on behalf...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Honors Brett’s Bicycle Recycle Founders As Women Of Distinction For

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Lisa Karrer and Deborah Porretto, two residents of Huntington Station that have generously volunteered and given back to the community, have been selected by Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) as the District 17 Women of Distinc...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Legislator Kennedy Provides COVID-19 Relief Resources to Small Businesses

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April 5, 2021 –Legislator Leslie Kennedy recognizes that small businesses are the economic engine for the 12th Legislative District and Suffolk County. Legislator Kennedy wants them to succeed and is providing the below resources and contacts who may be a...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Legislator Kennedy's Scam Advisory

Legislator Leslie Kennedy

 

The COVID 19 pandemic and the surrounding uncertainty has led to an increase in scams, resulting in a record number of consumer fraud complaints in 2020.  According to NYS Attorney General Letitia James, “Consumers who have he...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Holds Pet Food Drive

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

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo annouces the 2nd Annual Sayville Cleanup

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Legislator Piccirillo is proud to annouce the 2nd annual Sayville Cleanup!
Please Join Legislator Piccirillo, the Sayville Chamber of Commerce and Greater Sayville Civic for the Sayville Spring Cleanup.

The Cleanup will take place on Saturday April 24th fro...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Legislador Gonzalez adopta postura justa luego de ser el único votante en contra del plan de reforma

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – El pasado miércoles la Legislatura del Condado de Suffolk adoptó el plan de reforma para el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Suffolk, preparado de conformidad con la Orden Ejecuti...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Legislator Gonzalez Takes Righteous Stance on Being the Lone Vote Against Reform Plan

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Yesterday, the Suffolk County Legislature adopted the reform plan for the Suffolk County Police Department, prepared pursuant to New York State Executive Order No. 203, “NYS Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative.” Followin...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Helps Residents of St. Joseph’s Village Get Vaccinated

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This week, Legislator Nick Caracappa helped residents of a senior housing community in his district get their first COVID vaccine. St. Joseph’s Village in Selden, which houses approximately 230 residents, is managed by Catholic Charities of Long Island. L...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Three’s A Charm! Urban Air in Lake Grove Re-opens

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On Friday, March 26, 12th Legislative District Legislator Leslie Kennedy joined with other State and local officials to recognize the grand re- opening of Urban Air, an indoor adventure park located in the Village of Lake Grove. This unique destination ha...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Legislator Anker Nominates Deborah Bonacasa for County Woman of Distinction Award

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined the Bonacasa family at Mount Sinai’s Heritage Park to honor and recognize Deborah and Lily Bonacasa for their outstanding and impactful work within the community. ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Legislature Recognizes ‘Women of Distinction,’ Countywide Honoree

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  –  Members of the Suffolk County Legislature on March 16 recognized female community leaders from each of the county’s legislative districts for their work and announced Marit Molin of Water Mill as t...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Holds a “Meet and Greet” at Slice’s Pizza Boutique in Selden

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Photos(Left) Legislator Nick Caracappa (center) with(left to right) Farmingville Fire Department members Sue Russo, Sal Russo, Commissioner, Laurie Wallace, Dominic Russo, Chief, Bob Wallace, Commissioner and pizzeria owner John Rose. (...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

KENNEDY CELEBRATES SASI GRAND OPENING

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March 20, 2021 – On the twentieth of March, Legislator Leslie Kennedy along with elected officials from Town, County, and State along with representatives from Specialized Autism Support & Information (SASI) attended the ribbon cutt...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

KENNEDY HONORS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

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 On the nineteenth of March, Legislator Kennedy honored Natalie Quigley-Worthington, “Woman of Distinction”, representing Suffolk County Legislature District 12.  The Suffolk County’s Women’s Advis...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE: LEGISLATOR KENNEDY ANSWERS THE CALL

Legislator Leslie Kennedy

March 22, 2021 – In response to the overwhelming demand for the Covid-19 Vaccine, Legislator Leslie Kennedy has launched a district wide Covid-19 Vaccine registration program to help constituents register for the vaccine.  Since the program launc...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Legislator Trotta Recognized by New York Blood Center

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta has sponsored a blood drive in his community since elected seven years ago, and St. Joseph’s Church in Kings Park has co-hosted it. The drive helps collect much needed blood for the...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Legislature Approves Bills Aiming to Spread Awareness of Bicycle Safety

A pair of resolutions aiming to help spread awareness of bicycle safety were approved on March 16.

Wyandanch, NY – A pair of resolutions introduced by Legislator Jason Richberg aiming to help spread awareness of bicycle safety were approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at its general meeting on March 16.“Countless residents of ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

Legislator Fleming virtually presenting Marit Molin with a Proclamation

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

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Recognizes Marisa Pizza of Farmingville as the Woman of Distinction

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Selden, NY – 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 Dist...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Legislator Richberg Names Denise Leary 15th District 'Woman of Distinction'

The 15th Legislative District’s 2021 ‘Woman of Distinction,’ Denise Leary

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason A. Richberg recently announced his pick for the 15th Legislative District’s 2021 Woman of Distinction, Belmont Lake Civic Association President Denise Leary.In celebration of Women’s History Month each March...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

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

left to right are Grace Ioannidis, Reverend Tina Pamela Norton, Marit Molin, and Bridget Fleming

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

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo Passes First Sponsored Legislation of 2021

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo Passes First Sponsored Legislation of 2021”

 

 

On Tuesday March 16th, nearly one year after the covid-19 pandemic shutdown New York, Legislator Piccirillo passed his...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Breathing Space – Suffolk Votes to be the First County in NYS to Give Bicyclists a Little Distance

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Drivers in Suffolk may soon have to practice social distancing following the approval today of legislation requiring motorists to keep at least three feet of distance while passing a bicycle.  The new law authored by Legislator Kara Hahn, however...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo names Debbie Stondell as the 2021 8th LD Woman of Distinction

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Legislator Piccirillo wishes a big Congratulations to Debbie Stondell  who was named the 2021 Woman of Distinction recipient for the 8th Legislative District.   Debbie works tirelessly within our community to advocate for and on behalf of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

El legislador Gonzalez junto a Sunrise Toyota anuncian donación para la organización Pronto

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) –  El pasado mes de Febrero a través de una conferencia de prensa, el Legislador Sam Gonzalez reiteró su apoyo a la organización Pronto of Long Island, luego de anunciar la entrega de una...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Legislator Gonzalez Partners Once Again to Raise $5,000 in Food Bank Funding

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(BAYSHORE, NY) – Last month Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez joined Anthony Antonetti of Sunrise Toyota and Mark Soto, Director of Pronto of Long Island, Inc., to announce a $5,000 donation to Pronto’s food bank.

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DO 09 - Leg. Gonzalez - PR
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo annouces 2nd Annual Pet Food Drive

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I am happy to announce that the 8th Legislative District is partnering with Long Island Cares for our Second Annual Pet Food & Supply Drive to Benefit Baxter’s Pet Pantry.The Pet Food & Supply drive will take place from March 15th - May ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Legislators McCaffrey and Donnelly Honor Local Firefighters

Legislators McCaffrey and Donnelly Honor Firefighters McGraw and Lucas

North Lindenhurst, NY: On Saturday, March 13th 2021, Legislators McCaffrey and Donnelly joined other local officials in recognizing two local firefighters who rescued occupants trapped in two separate house fires.

On Saturday morning, Legislator McCaffrey ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Legislator Bridget Fleming Releases Statement Applauding American Rescue Plan

Suffolk County Voter Information Map to Find Your Legislator

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

“Local government workers and the services they provide are essential...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Secures COVID-19 Vaccine for 101 year-old Decorated WWII War Veteran

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Selden, New York-- Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa recently joined a very special constituent, Mr. Frank Vene of Selden, a 101-year-old decorated World War II veteran at the Selden Campus of Suffolk County Community College to witness hi...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

County Coordinates On-Site Vaccination Effort at Senior Community

Legislator Anker joins EMT, Dep Inspector, Medical Director and residents at on-site vaccination pod

RIDGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker worked in collaboration with the Suffolk County Executive’s office, Suffolk County Police Department, and the administrative staff and the Board of Directors at Leisure Village to organ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Legislador Gonzalez honra residentes locales en su segunda celebración anual “Black History Month”

2021 Black History Month

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Recientemente, el legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam Gonzalez, llevó a cabo su segunda celebración anual “Black History Month Celebration” en la escuela secundaria Brentwood. El evento de este año honró a personas sobresalientes del ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Legislator Gonzalez Honors Local Residents at 2nd Annual Black History Month Awards Celebration

2021 Black History Month

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Recently Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez held his Second Annual Black History Month Awards celebration at the Brentwood High School. This year’s event honored outstanding individuals from the Ninth Legislative District fo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

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FLEMING LEGISLATIVE ROUND-UP

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

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Welcomes Danny’s Unisex Barber Shop to Farmingville

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Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa recently joined the Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce to offer his congratulations and welcome Danny’s Unisex Barber Shop to the Farmingville community at their Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony....

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo announces date for annual Holbrook Cleanup

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I am excited to announce that my office will once again be partnering with the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce for the annual Holbrook Cleanup!!Please save the date of Saturday May 1st from 10am - 1pm. We will be meeting at my office located at 1609 Grundy A...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

We’re Here To Help: COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist Assistance

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – Presiding Officer and Suffolk County Legislator for the 7th District Announces Vaccine Appointment Assistance Program for residents over age 60. 

Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and his colleagues in the Suffolk...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa- “Keeping Our Children Safe Must Remain the Number One Priority!”

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Selden, New York- Today, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa (4th District) held a press conference at Stagecoach Road Elementary School to announce that the site will no longer be used as a polling place for elections. Accompanied by Suffol...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Legislature to Hold Public Hearings on Police Reform Plans

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature this month will hold three virtual public hearings on plans to reform and reinvent policing in the county to give residents multiple opportunities to weigh in on the proposals.

The hearing...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Legislator Donnelly Thanks May Moore Students For Thoughtfulness

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly thanked and honored first-grade students at May Moore Primary School in Deer Park for creating handwritten letters and Valentine’s cards for senior citizens living at the Regal Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation C...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Leg. Richberg Celebrates Black History Month with Special Virtual Program

Legislator Richberg’s 2021 15th District Virtual Black History Month Program “Black History Matters&

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason A. Richberg recently celebrated Black History Month with a special virtual program, “Black History Matters”.“With ongoing COVID restrictions not allowing the large, in...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Presiding Officer Calarco, Legislators, Suffolk Officials, Families Unveil COVID-19 Memorial Project

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco, alongside his colleagues and county officials, stood with families on March 1 to mark the opening of a memorial project dedicated to Suffolk County re...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Attends a COVID-19 Memorial Press Conference to Honor Victims

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On Monday, March 1, 2021, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa joined other elected officials to attend a COVID-19 Memorial press conference to memorialize and honor over 3,000 residents of the County who’ve lost their lives this past year t...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Restaurant Owner Thanked for Thanksgiving Generosity

Suffolk Legislator Sarah Anker and Middle Island Civic Association Members  at Golden Jalapenos

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined the Middle Island Civic Association at the Golden Jalapenos restaurant in Middle Island to thank its owner, Cheflatino Siquencia (Luis), for the restaurant’s outreach to those ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Legislator Trotta's Annual Coat Drive is a Huge Success...

(Smithtown, NY)…The residents in the Town of Smithtown, the students, parents and teachers at the Fort Salonga Elementary School, the staff and volunteers at RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), as well as the employees at SMM Advertising made Legisla...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Face Shield Donation from Instrument Accessories Manufacturer is Music to Legislature’s Ears

Three men wearing face shields standing in front of the D'Addario building.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – The world’s largest manufacturer of musical instrument accessories has struck a chord with the Suffolk County Legislature with a donation of 2,000 face shields, manufactured with the materials the c...

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Posted on: February 27, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Hosts Food Drive

Legislator McCaffrey with Food Drive Donors and Volunteers

Babylon, NY: On Saturday, February 27th, 2021, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey hosted an Island Harvest Food Drive at the Babylon Railroad Station along with New York State Assemblyman Michael Durso.

The kindness of the residents of Babylon Villa...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Legislator Donnelly Recognizes Deer Park Students For Organizing Toy Drive

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored Deer Park students Tiffany Bala and Kayley Eising with County Proclamations for their outstanding work organizing a COVID-safe toy drive.

After witnessing the impact of COVID-19 on families in need in their ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Legislator Caracappa Welcomes Lidl to the Selden Community

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Today, Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa joined other community leaders in welcoming Lidl Grocery Store to the Selden community at their Grand Opening-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Lidl’s history dates back to 1973, when the first modern Lidl ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo collects over 8,500 Valentines Day Cards for Veterans.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo collects over 8,500 Valentine’s Day cards from community members and groups for Long Island Veterans”

 

This Valentines season was a special time in the 8...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Legislator Anker Announces Single Point of Access Addiction Website

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – During a recent Suffolk County Legislature General Meeting, Legislator Sarah Anker’s initiative to create a comprehensive Suffolk County Addiction Website was unanimously passed. The legislation, Introductory Resolution No. 1990-2...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo Announces Free Online Narcan Training with West Sayville Fire Department

West Sayville Narcan Overdose Prevention Training

Please join Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo, Suffolk County Emergency Medical Services,and the West Sayville- Oakdale Fire Department for a Narcan  Overdose Prevention Training.Wednesday March 24th7:00pm- 8:00pmThis will be a ZOOM cl...

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DO 08 - Leg. Piccirillo - PR
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Legislator Gonzalez Collects 5,000 Valentine’s Day Cards for Veterans

2021 Valentines for Vets

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez collected 5,000 Valentine’s Day cards from schools throughout the Brentwood and Central Islip school districts and members of the community for his Second Annual Valenti...

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DO 09 - Leg. Gonzalez - PR
Posted on: February 19, 2021

The Bristal of East Northport Inspires Positivity Through Their “Project Hope” Initiative

Legislator Susan A. Berland visits Bristal at East Northport

EAST NORTHPORT, NY – The Bristal Assisted Living at East Northport was spreading love this past week through their “Project Hope” initiative. Residents presented Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland posters with messages of love and inspiration in a...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Mount Sinai Harbor Dredging Project Completed

A view of the Mount Sinai Harbor from the shoreline. A small row boat is visible on the shore

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County’s Mount Sinai Harbor dredging project has officially been completed. The long-awaited dredging project began in December 2020 after the completion of the Town of Brookhaven’s project ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa Wants to Alert Residents of Upcoming Virtual Job Fair

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Are you unemployed? Looking to make a career change? If so, you won't want to miss the upcoming Virtual Job Fair sponsored by the Middle Country Public Library on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 from 10:00 am-11:00 am.

"Aside from the terrible ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Bike Co-op Coasts to Agreement with County for Facility Use

Old Bike by Andy Melton

It will be downhill from here for Brookhaven Bicycle Inc.’s expansion into eastern Long Island following the approval of an agreement allowing the not-for-profit organization use of two Suffolk County facilities within Robert Cushman Murphy County Park in...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey Meets with WWII Veteran to Promote Hometown Heroes Program

Legislator McCaffrey Seated Next to WWII Veteran Joseph Randazzo

Lindenhurst, NY: On Monday, February 8th 2021, Legislator McCaffrey and World War II Veteran Joseph Randazzo filmed a promotional piece for the Hometown Heroes of Town of Babylon Campaign.

On Monday morning, Legislator McCaffrey met with longtime friend an...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Association for Mental Health and Wellness’s CEO Michael Stoltz Retires

Legislator Sarah Anker and Michael Stoltz join together over Zoom

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined Michael Stoltz via zoom to present him with a proclamation in honor of his recent retirement as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of Mental Health and Wel...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Legislative Advisory Council Details Advocacy Efforts to Keep Suffolk’s Marine Industry Afloat

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A legislative advisory council that advocates for Suffolk County’s marine industry has released its annual report, which this year includes how the group contended with a rising tide of concerns from the COVI...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Long Island ABATE Board and Officers installed by Suffolk County Legislator Kennedy

Legislator Kennedy installs Long Island ABATE Board and officers

January 29, 2021 – Legislator Kennedy starts off the New Year by administering the oath of office to the Board and officers of the American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education (ABATE). 

On a chilly January night, a dedicated gro...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Kennedy Ushers In Grand Opening of Super Greek Gyro Bowls & More

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January 26, 2021 – On the twenty-first day of January, Legislator Leslie Kennedy joined Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Hyms to attend the Grand Opening at Super Greek Gyro Bowls & More, located at 966 Portion Road in Lake Ron...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Elected Officials Opposed to Governor’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with other State and County elected officials met at the New York State Office Building in Hauppauge in opposition to Governor Cuomo’s handling of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. All are in agreement that the G...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors Senior Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated Senior Girl Scout Julianna Orkin, of West Islip Troop 1162, Service Unit #17, on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest recognition a girl can achieve in Scouting.&nbs...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Honors Senior Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron (R-11th Legislative District) congratulated Senior Girl Scout Rebecca Clock, of Islip Troop 1968, Service Unit #44, on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest recogition a girl can achieve in Scouting. 

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes East Islip Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized John James Lawn of Troop 205 of East Islip for earning his Eagle Scout. John demonstrated leadership recently by constructing the radio cabinet at the Town of Islip Animal Shelter, along with ben...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes West Islip Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Nicholas Scarmozzino of Troop 95 in West Islip for earning his Eagle Scout. Nicholas demonstrated leadership recently by installing a community bench and coloring table at the West Islip Public Library. T...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes West Islip Veteran Olive Lazio

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with Former New York Congressman Rick Lazio and his mother, Olive, attended the recent Veterans Memorial Walkway Dedication in Brightwaters. Rick is the son of two World War II Veterans, Olive E. Lazio, US Nav...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Legislator Flotteron Supports Local Boy Scout in Achieving His Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Joshua Terhune of Boy Scout Troop 327 on reaching the ultimate pinnacle in Scouting, the “Eagle.” Terhune earned his Eagle Scout by refurbishing two dugouts at the Little Leag...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Significant Farmland and Open Space Parcels Preserved in Riverhead

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Suffolk County recently closed on two land acquisitions, preserving almost 140 acres of open space and farmland along the historic Sound Avenue corridor in the Town of Riverhead.

Sitting on the south side of Sound Avenue and east of Roanoke Avenue, among h...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Legislator McCaffrey and Caucus Call for More Efficient Vaccine Rollout

Lindenhurst, NY: At the start of 2021, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey was once again named Minority Leader, taking helm of the Legislature's Republican Caucus. This comes amidst new hope throughout the County and New York State with the release of th...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa- “Be Prepared for Winter Weather and Storms.”

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The winter season is upon us, and Suffolk County Legislator Nick Caracappa would like to offer residents helpful tips and websites in preparation for extreme cold weather and winter storms. “It is important to take simple precautionary measures ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Statement from Legislator Al Krupski Concerning Events at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021

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Along with my fellow Americans, I watched the tragic events yesterday at the U.S. Capitol unfold with a sense of sadness and outrage. The Founders and Framers of our democracy knew the challenges our nascent union would face, and they gave us a foundation...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Legislature Modernizes Auditorium with Videoconferencing Upgrades

A monitor placed above the legislature's horseshoe displays a videoconference

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – A project to modernize the auditorium in the Suffolk County Legislature’s William H. Rogers Building in Hauppauge has been completed, allowing for upgraded videoconferencing capabilities to...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo Announces 2nd Annual Valentines for Veterans

Valentines for Veterans 2021

Every year the 8th Legislative District comes together and collects handmade Valentine’s Day Cards for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel.  

My Staff and I would like to continue the tradition for the second year in a r...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Legislator Nick Caracappa to be Special Guest at SCWA’s Virtual “WaterTalk” Meeting on January 19

Legislator Nick Caracappa

In one of his initial undertakings as Suffolk County Legislator, Nick Caracappa has been asked to participate as a “Special Guest” at the Suffolk County Water Authority’s WaterTalk Virtual Community Forum. This event, which i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Legislator Piccirillo’s 1st Annual Holiday Toy Drive was a tremendous success!

Legislator Piccirillo Collects Toys

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo’s 1st Annual Holiday Toy Drive was a tremendous success”

 

 

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo wrapped up 2020 with a final community outreach program, which was a tremendous succe...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Statement from Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn

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SETAUKET, NY – The world watched in horror at the chaos that engulfed our Nation’s capital.  As an American, an elected public servant and a mother, I was appalled to watch a mob of lawless thugs invade our Capitol. That the a...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Calarco, Hahn Reelected to Leadership Roles, Caracappa Sworn In

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.  – The Suffolk County Legislature welcomed a new lawmaker, Nicholas Caracappa, to its ranks and Rob Calarco and Kara Hahn were reelected to their leadership posts at the legislative body’s 52nd organiz...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo's Winter Newsletter

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Happy New Year!  2021, We have finally made it!

I am proud and honored to continue to represent the residents of the Eighth Legislative District in Suffolk County, and I am very eager to begin working with you and our fellow community members in t...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Legislator Sam Gonzalez Secures Transportation for Suffolk County PAL Youth Program

PAL Bus Donation

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Last month Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez was proud to provide the Suffolk County Police Athletic League’s program with a new bus, helping provide transportation to youth involved within the program all across...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Holiday Toy Drive

County Police Department 7th Precinct Holiday Toy Drive Officer Richardson and Legislator Anker

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Suffolk County Police Department’s 7th Precinct and the local community in collecting new and unwrapped toys for a Holiday Toy-Drive. Donation boxes were distr...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Nick Caracappa Takes Oath of Office as Legislator of the Fourth District in Suffolk County

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Selden New York- Today, Nicholas J. Caracappa took the oath of office to serve as Suffolk County Legislator in the Fourth District. Caracappa is completing the term of office previously held by Tom Muratore, who passed away suddenly in September 2020.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Leg. Richberg Announces Winners of First Annual 15th District Community Awards

Legislator Jason Richberg's first annual 15th District Community Awards

Wyandanch, NY – In an effort to recognize residents of Suffolk's 15th Legislative District who have gone above and beyond supporting their community this past year, Legislator Jason Richberg recently held the first annual 15th Legislati...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Kara Hahn Reelected as Suffolk Legislature’s Deputy Presiding Officer

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The Suffolk County Legislature today reelected Kara Hahn (D-Setauket) to serve as the body’s Deputy Presiding Officer during its 2021 legislative session.  The vote was part of the Legislature’s Organizational Meeting during w...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel Releases 2020 Final Report

Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel Final 2020 Report

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and the members of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel announced the release of their 2020 final report, which includes a de...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Suffolk County Legislature's 2020 Year in Review

Rob Calarco sits at the legislature horseshoe wearing a mask.

With a new year on the horizon, Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and the Suffolk County Legislature are looking back on not only the challenges of 2020 but also the legislative accomplishments.

“This has been a difficult year for everyone. However, ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Collects Donations for Toys for Tots at Drive-Through Event

A driver hands a toy to a man standing in the street.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – With the demand for toy donations skyrocketing this year, the Suffolk County Legislature partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to collect dozens of toys at a drive-through donation event on Dec. 19.

Toys we...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Legislature Approves Bill Waiving Sewer Fees for Financially Stressed Public School Districts

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Wyandanch, NY – A new law introduced by Legislator Jason Richberg waiving sewer connection fees for financially stressed public school districts with failing on-site sewage systems was approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at its general me...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Community Members Celebrate Carter Rubin, The Voice Season 19 Champion

Legislator Sarah Anker, Carter Rubin and Family

SHOREHAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Shoreham Civic Association, Suffolk County Police Department, Shoreham Wading River School District, local fire departments, local community members and hundreds of neighbo...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Legislature Eyes Dedicated Funding Stream for Vanderbilt Museum

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County lawmakers unanimously approved a measure sponsored by the legislature’s Presiding Officer, Rob Calarco, to ensure completion of critical restoration projects at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Mu...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Presiding Officer Calarco Appoints Coram Pastor to County Ethics Board

Beresford Adams stands in front of a bookcase.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has chosen Rev. Dr. Beresford Adams to serve as his appointment to the county’s ethics board.

Rev. Dr. Adams, of Coram, will join the five-member Suffol...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Approves Bill Establishing Maternal Mortality Task Force

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Wyandanch, NY – A resolution introduced by Legislator Jason Richberg establishing a task force to study maternal morbidity and mortality rates in Suffolk County, with a specific focus on communities of color and aftercare, was...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Supports Local Toy Drives

Legislator McCaffrey Loads Gifts into Car with Lori Novello and Volunteers

Lindenhurst, NY: In the weeks leading up to Christmas 2020, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey participated in several toy drives benefitting local children and families.

It began on Tuesday, December 15th, when Legislator McCaffrey and District Office 14 received...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Committee Investigating Valva Case Appoints Special Counsel, Asks Public to Share Information

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A special legislative committee has appointed outside counsel to help guide its investigation into the tragic death of young Thomas Valva and is encouraging members of the public with information about the case to come...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo Announces 1st Annual Coat Drive

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The 8th Legislative District is excited to announce Legislator Piccirillo's 1st annual winter coat drive!    Together in partnerships with some great local community groups and organizations my office will be collecting new and l...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Presiding Officer Calarco Encourages Residents to Shop Locally This Holiday Season

Five people standing in front of a giant holiday tree on a street in a downtown.

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. – ’Tis the season of giving, and Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco is encouraging residents to give the gift of loyalty to small businesses.

Presiding Officer Calarco joined chamber of co...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo announces first annual Holiday Toy Drive

8th LD Holiday Toy Drive

The 8th Legislative District is  excited to announce our 1st annual Holiday Toy Drive!Our office will be collecting new unwrapped toys for those less fortunate.2020 has been hard on all of us, if you have the ability to donate a toy to a child in...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Legislator Hahn Recognizes EMS/Firefighter Hero of the Year Pete Leonard

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Stony Brook Fire Chief Pete Leonard has been named the 2020 “EMS/Firefighter Hero of the Year” for the Fifth Legislative District by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn.  Chief Leonard has been a volunteer with the Stony Brook...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Mourns the Loss of Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino

Legislator McCaffrey and Mayor Scordino Shake Hands

Babylon, NY, November 3rd, 2020: On Thursday, November 3rd, Legislator McCaffrey joined the Village of Babylon and other local officials and residents in mourning the loss of Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino. 

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Port Jefferson Teens Put a Cork into Glass Waste

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When many municipalities throughout our region began changing their recycling programs to conform to stricter purity requirements and a changing market place for recyclable materials, four Port Jefferson teens refused to bottle up their environmentalism. ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Suffolk County and Brookhaven Town Announce Open Space Acquisition of Mount Sinai Property

Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Brookhaven Town Sup

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Monday, November 23rd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine and Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner to announce the official acquisition of a 15 acre parcel formerly owned b...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Legislators Berland, Donnelly Applaud Students' Donations to 'KiDS NEED MoRE'

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“Bringing a smile to these children’s faces is the greatest reward,” said Emily and Grace Sullivan. Emily, a senior at Half Hollow Hills High School West, and her sister Grace, a rising freshman, along with their friends Gian...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Berland Chosen to be Legislature's Majority Leader

Majority Leader Susan A. Berland, Esq.

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland was selected to be Majority Leader of the Legislature by her colleagues in the Democratic Caucus. 2021 will mark Legislator Berland’s 20th year in elective office.

“I am humbled and honored that my colleagues have...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony in Middle Island

Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony in Middle Island attendees Legislator Anker, Longwood community

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined local elected officials, the Middle Island Civic Association, the Longwood Alliance, local community organizations and fire departments, veterans, active military...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Leg. Richberg Announces Partnership with Cops N Kids LI for a Pair of Holiday Collection Drives

Cops N' Kids LI "Operation Give Back" 2020 Toy Drive

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg has announced his office will be serving as a drop-off location for two community collection drives this holiday season sponsored by Cops N' Kids Long Island.Cops N’ Kid...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Legislature Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Video Series

Presiding Officer Calarco, holding a framed pen, with Patrick Halpin, holding a soda can.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Around this time 50 years ago, Suffolk legislators were wrapping up the county legislature’s first year as a legislative body.

The Suffolk County Legislature was established in January 1970, and in honor of its 50-year anniversary, lawmak...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Legislator Anker Presents Tesla Science Center with Grant

County Legislator Sarah Anker and Tesla Science Center Executive Director Marc Alessi

SHOREHAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently presented the Tesla Science Center with a $6,000 grant, which is awarded to organizations that benefit tourism and/or cultural programming in Suffolk County. The grant was ut...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

"Mission Complete"

Mission Complete: Site Image of Final War Memorial Updates

Photo: Memorials honoring those who served during the nation’s most recent conflicts were unveiled during a Veterans Day ceremony held in Setauket on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. 

Updated memorials recognizing sacrifices made by the late...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Covanta of Huntington Thanked at Wading River Fire Department Ceremony

Legislator Anker, Riverhead Town Supervisor Aguiar, Brookhaven Councilwoman Bonner, Fire Department

WADING RIVER, NY– Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner and local fire department members at the Wading River Fire Department to thank and honor Ke...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Local Student and Business Owner, Mackenzie Crandell, Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and local student and business owner Mackenzie Crandell

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Monday, November 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker met with Mackenzie Crandell, a Longwood student and owner of Balloons by Mackenzie, to recognize and thank her for her efforts in raising money for breast cancer res...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Legislator Anker Presents Davis Town Meeting House Society with Grant

Legislator Anker and Davis Town Meeting House Society Members holding grant check

CORAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently presented the Davis Town Meeting House Society with a $9,000 grant, which is awarded to organizations that benefit tourism and/or cultural programming in Suffolk County. A porti...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Legislator Anker Presents Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society with Grant

Legislator Anker and Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society Members

MILLER PLACE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently presented the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society with the 2020 omnibus grant. The grant will be utilized to purchase new equipment, create information boards to ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Legislador González celebra virtualmente Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) - El jueves 15 de octubre, el legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam González, organizó un evento virtual para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Siete hispanoamericanos fueron honrados por su dedicaci&a...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month By Honoring Community Leaders

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – On Thursday, October 15th, Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez hosted a virtual event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Seven Hispanic-Americans were honored for their dedication, imprint on our community, and contributio...

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Posted on: October 25, 2020

Legislature Visits Site of Omnibus Project in Babylon

Legislator McCaffrey and Judy Skillen Pose With Climate Control System

Babylon, NY, October 25th, 2020: On Sunday, October 25th, Legislator McCaffrey and Babylon Village officials visited the Babylon Historical & Preservation Society to get an update on County funded projects.

On the afternoon of Septemb...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Legislator Anker Celebrates 240th Anniversary of the Coram Hay Burning

Legislator Anker and Davis Town Meeting House Members at the Coram Hay Burning

CORAM, NY – On Saturday, October 10th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined members of the Davis Town Meeting House Society, local elected officials, and community members in Coram for the 240th Coram Hay Burning. The Coram Hay ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Don’t Let Halloween Turn into a Nightmare - Leg. Spencer Offers Safe & Scary Options for the Holiday

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Centerport, NY-The Suffolk County Legislature’s Health Committee Chairperson William R. Spencer, M.D. got real about this year’s unique dangers posed by Halloween and how families can keep their loved ones COVID-19 free. With the virus...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

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

Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel's October Public Hearing Meeting

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker invites residents to participate in the upcoming public hearing of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel on Thursday, October 22nd at 5:30 PM. The public hearing w...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Registration Open for 2020-2021 Distinguished Youth Award Program

A flyer detailing how to register for the Distinguished Youth Award 2020-2021 program.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County teenagers will once again have an opportunity to be recognized for their community service and personal accomplishments with the return of the Suffolk County Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award prog...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo set to host annual Sayville Cleanup on Sunday 10/18

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Please Join Legislator Anthony Piccirillo &

the Sayville Chamber of Commerce & Greater Sayville Civic for the Annual Sayville Community Cleanup.

 

Sunday October 18th

10am - 1pm

 

Please meet at Sayville Chamber House Located at 175 N....

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Legislature Passes Bills Banning False Reporting Based on Bias & Establishing COVID Task Force

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Wyandanch, NY – Two resolutions introduced by Legislator Jason Richberg were unanimously approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at its general meeting on October 6: IR1552-2020, “A Local Law to amend the County Human Rights Law to ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Legislative Task Force of Teenagers Releases Report on How to Stop Bullying

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A Suffolk County Legislature task force made up of local teenagers has released a set of recommendations for stopping bullying in schools just as Bullying Prevention Month kicks off in October.

The Suffolk County Youth Anti-Bullying Task ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Legislator Donnelly Recognizes Long-Time Deer Park Fire Volunteer

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly, himself a three-decade Decorated Member of the Deer Park Fire Department (DPFD) and a retired FDNY Lieutenant, joined local officials and fellow DPFD members to recognize and honor Ex-Captain Michael Palmo for his 50 years...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Legislature to Hold Budget-Focused Committee Meetings as Lawmakers Begin Evaluating Proposals

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Starting next week, the public will be able to comment on the proposed 2021 capital and operating budgets released by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and listen to lawmakers’ deliberations as legislati...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

October 15th Designated “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Awareness Day” in Suffolk County

Elizabeth Kennedy and family, and Legislator Anker

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, October 6th, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution designating October 15th as “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Awareness Day” at its October 6th general m...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Rocky Point Fire Department Firefighter David Singer Honored

David Singer and Legislator Sarah Anker

SHOREHAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently honored David Singer, a Rocky Point Fire Department Firefighter, as part of the Suffolk County Legislature Volunteer Recognition Program for Firefighter and EMS Personnel. Each Legisl...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Leg. Richberg, Officials Urge Congress to Fund and Extend Deadlines on Suffolk Sewer Projects

Leg. Richberg speaks at a press conference calling on Congress to fund local sewer projects.

WEST BABYLON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg was recently joined by elected officials from local and state government for a press conference at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon urging the federal government to add infrastru...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Legislator Spencer Announces Halloween Home Decorating Contest

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Dear Neighbor,

With Halloween only a few weeks away, many families have reached out to me looking for safe alternatives to trick-or-treating amid the concerns of COVID-19. In an effort to get our community in the spooky spirit of the season, I am launching...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Legislator Trotta Visits Jack Haggerty of Troop 888 as He Works on His Eagle Scout Project

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(Smithtown, NY)…On a beautiful Saturday, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta stopped to check on the progress that Boy Scout Jack Haggerty was making on his Eagle Scout Project at the Suffolk County Legislature Building in Smithtown.  The entran...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 433 Eagle Scout Nathan Strunk

Troop 433 Eagle Scout Nathan Strunk and His Parents

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Monday, October 5th, a representative from Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s office joined Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts, troop leaders and Scout families to honor Troop 433’s newest Eagle Sco...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Joins Call for Increased Federal Funding

Legislator McCaffrey Speaking at Belmont Park

North Babylon, NY, October 7th, 2020:  On Wednesday, October 7th, Legislator McCaffrey joined a bipartisan group of elected officials to address the need for federal funding and the extension of the deadline for the Community De...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

East Islip Resident Earns Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Cilmi and Steven Flotteron were honored to recognize East Islip resident with Troop 254, Evan Rebholz, on achieving scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout. The Legislators met Evan at the garden he built f...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Legislator Flotteron Honors 104-Year-Old West Islip Resident

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On July 30th, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron surprised West Islip resident, Fay Otranto, on her 104th birthday. Friends and family gathered at the home of her daughter, Janet, and son-in-law, Lawrence, to celebrate this incredible milestone. &...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes West Islip High School Student for Video Honoring Graduating Seniors

Thank You for the Memories with Educators

Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with members of West Islip Administration and teaching staff recognized incoming Senior, Karina Vartanian, for her YouTube video production of “Thank You for the Memories,” in honor o...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron Fights to Stabilize the Suffolk County Budget Deficit

In a recent move by the Suffolk County Executive’s office to create a new Department of Procurement to centralize the County’s supply ordering process, Legislator Steven Flotteron along with the Republican caucus fought the administrat...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Seatuck Environmental Association Continues Restoration of Penataquit Creek

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron joined Seatuck Environmental Association, First Baptist Church in Bay Shore and local organizations, including several boy scout troops secured by the Legislator, for one of several clean-ups of Penataquit Creek.&am...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Suffolk County Dennison Building Illuminated Blue In Honor of 9/11 Victims

H. Lee Dennison Bldg Illuminated Blue

For the first time, the north side of the Suffolk County Executive H. Lee Dennison

Building in Hauppauge was illuminated in a blue glow in honor of the men and women lost on 

September 11th.  

 

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Suffolk County Legislators Move Fire Island Waste Water Solutions Plan Forward

Presiding Officer Robert Calarco and Legislator Steven Flotteron, working in a bi-partisan way, successfully brought Legislation forward to move the Fire Island Waste Water Solutions Plan forward in assuring that the complex needs for Fire Island are prop...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Two Sisters From West Islip Receive Suffolk County Distinguished Youth Award

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron and Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer 

Robert Calarco recognized this year’s Distinguished Youth Award recipients for the 11th Legislative District, sisters Abigail and Paisley Narra. &a...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Lighting of the Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Pink Tree Lighting Patti Kozlowski, Legislator Sarah Anker, Councilwoman Jane Bonner and Victoria Ha

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Thursday, October 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Councilwoman Bonner, the President of the North Shore Neighbors Helping Hands Coalition Patti Kozlowski, and the President of the Heritage Trust Vic...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

18 Months Later - Rolling Emergency Rooms Are Proving to Save Time and Brain in Stroke Victims

Health Committee Members with Dr. David Fiorella

Riverside, NY – In March of last year, David Fiorella, MD, PhD, went before the Suffolk County Health Committee chaired by Legislator William Spencer, MD and announced the launch of Long Island’s first Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) program ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Legislator Anker Recognizes Gold Star Families at Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park

Gold Star Families, Local Elected Officials, Middle Island Civic and community members

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY On
September 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Gold Star families, local veteran's organizations, Middle Island Fire Department,Longwood School Board members, Lion's Club members,...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Leg. Richberg Announces First Annual 15th District Community Awards

Legislator Richberg Presents: The 15th District 2020 Community Awards

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg is proud to announce the first annual 15th District Community Awards!The 15th District Community Awards will recognize residents of Suffolk's 15th Legislative District who have go...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Rabbi Lina Zerbarini Appointed To Serve On The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission

Legislator Spencer and Rabbi Lina Zerbarini in October of 2019

Riverhead, NY - At the September General Meeting, Legislators unanimously approved a resolution appointing Rabbi Lina Zerbarini as a member of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission. The Huntington Station woman will bring years of knowledge and advoc...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Legislator Anker Honors Jaime Baldassare

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WADING RIVER, NY – On September 10th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Heritage Trust Board of Directors to honor Jaime Baldassare for his dedication and service to the community. Throughout his life, Jaime has been an a...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Gonzalez Distributes Backpacks & School Supplies to Over 200 Students

2020 Backpacks and School Supplies Event

BRENTWOOD. N.Y. – On Saturday September 12, 2020, numerous community groups and nonprofit organizations joined Legislator Sam Gonzalez in distributing free backpacks and school supplies to members of the community. The event also included fun ac...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez and The House of Judah Distributes Groceries & Brings Joy to Over 150 Central Is

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CENTRAL ISLIP N.Y. – On Saturday, September 12, 2020, The House of Judah, in collaboration with Legislator Sam Gonzalez, distributed groceries and hand sanitizers to members of the community at the “Songs of Melody in Central Islip&...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Stands Against Calls to Defund SCPD

Legislator McCaffrey Speaks About Funding at SCPD Academy

Brentwood, NY, September 22nd, 2020:  On Thursday, September 22nd, Legislator McCaffrey and members of the Legislature’s Republican Caucus gathered in rebuttal to Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone's irresponsible call to d...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Legislator Spencer Thanks Gifted Hearts For Distributing Care Packages During the COVID-19 Crisis

Legislator Spencer with Bella and T.J. from the Gifted Hearts Charity

Huntington, NY -  Students from the Gifted Hearts Charity have been helping their neighbors stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis by making and distributing free care packages within the local community. The packages, which are available to anyone...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo's Holbrook Community Cleanup biggest in recent memory

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Holbrook Community Cleanup biggest in recent memory”

On Saturday, more than 150 community members gathered at the 8th Legislative District Office, to kick off the annual Fall Community Cleanup in Holbrook. Community members of all ages attended t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

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

Public Hearing on the Opiate Epidemic Flyer to be held over zoom on September 23rd at 5:30 PM

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be a public hearing of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel on Wednesday, September 23rd at 5:30 PM. The public he...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Stands With Student Athletes

Legislator McCaffrey at Rally for Fall Sports

Lindenhurst, NY, September 17th, 2020On Thursday, September 17th, Legislator McCaffrey joined with athletes and parents from the West Babylon and Lindenhurst School Districts to call on Section XI to rethink their suspension o...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Gonzalez exige igualdad para los trabajadores indocumentados excluidos

Gonzalez speaking at Excluded Undocumented Workers Press Conference

BRENTWOOD. N.Y. –El miércoles 19 de agosto, el legislador del condado de Suffolk, Samuel González, se unió a los residentes de su distrito para formar una caravana con cientos de personas en defensa de l...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

“Deal for Payment Plan reached for Suffolk County Boot & Tow Program”

Legislator Anthony Piccirillo

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“Deal for Payment Plan reached for Suffolk County Boot & Tow Program”

Last week Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo (R- Holtsville) announced that he was able to reach a deal with the County Executive&...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Back to School Resources During COVID-19

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Dear Neighbor, 

Reopening our schools in the time of COVID-19 leaves many uncertainties – but the one thing that I think we can all agree on is the importance of getting kids back to learning as safely as possible. With 72 school distric...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Legislador Gonzalez reconoce trabajo de jóvenes del programa de verano de SCPD

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BRENTWOOD. N.Y. - El viernes 4 de septiembre de 2020, el legislador Sam González felicitó a los miembros de la Liga Atlética de la Policía del Condado de Suffolk (SCPD PAL) otorgándoles certificados p...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Awards SCPD PAL Summer Youth Program Participants

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BRENTWOOD. N.Y. – On Friday, September 4, 2020, Legislator Sam Gonzalez congratulated local Suffolk County Police Athletic League (SCPD PAL) members and awarded them with certificates for their incredible work in the program. The SCPD PAL has he...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

“Piccirillo passes Transition of Powers Bill with unanimous vote from Suffolk County Legislature”

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“Piccirillo passes Transition of Powers Bill with unanimous vote from Suffolk County Legislature”

On Wednesday September 9th, Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo passed his third unanimous bill as Suffolk Cou...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Suffolk County moves to designate 9-11 as Patriots Remembrance Day

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“Suffolk County moves to designate 9-11 as Patriots Remembrance Day to ensure residents never forget”

On Wednesday September 9th, freshman Legislator Anthony Piccirillo’s sponsored legislation to...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

County Acquires Pine Lake Property in Middle Island for Open Space Preservation

Middle Island Civic President Gail Bailey, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and Frank Bailey

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County has officially acquired a 9.9 acre wooded parcel near Pine Lake in Middle Island as of September 11th, 2020. The acquisition process for this land parcel dates back to the Suffolk County General Legislature Mee...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Lawmakers Throw Support Behind Opportunity to Create Fire Island Wastewater Treatment Plan

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County lawmakers on Wednesday opened the door to a funding opportunity for developing a wastewater treatment plan on Fire Island.

Legislators on Sept. 9 unanimously approved legislation co-sponsored by Suffolk County Leg...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 244 Eagle Scouts

Newest Eagle Scouts of Troop 244 Justin Giardelli, Chase Fusaro, Christopher Carman

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Sunday, September 6th, a representative from Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s office joined boy scouts, troop leaders and scout families to honor Troop 244’s newest Eagle Scouts: Justin Giardelli, ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

A Faster Connection

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The complicated process of connecting to Suffolk’s public sewer system may soon get an overhaul following the Legislature’s approval of legislation seeking to streamline that procedure.  The bill, sponsored by Deputy Presiding...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Gonzalez Joins Community in Demanding Equality for Excluded Undocumented Workers

Gonzalez speaking at Excluded Undocumented Workers Press Conference

BRENTWOOD. N.Y. – On Wednesday, August 19th, Suffolk County Legislator Samuel Gonzalez joined hardworking residents in his district in forming a caravan of hundreds in advocating for essential undocumented workers across Suffolk County that have...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Legislator Donnolly Welcomes Shrimpy’s Burrito Bar To Huntington

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly joined New York State Senator Jim Gaughran in welcoming Shrimpy’s Burrito Bar to Huntington on Wednesday, September 2. 

Located at 135 West Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station, right across the street from Legisl...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Lawmakers, Community Members Highlight Diversity Initiatives, New Laws

Presiding Officer Calarco speaks at a podium in a plaza surrounded by lawmakers and advocates.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County lawmakers stood with community members and advocates to highlight new anti-discrimination laws going into effect this summer and to affirm their dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion.

At a press conferen...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly 'Delivers' For Community Organizations

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly has procured and personally delivered more than 8,500 pieces of  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including cloth face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer, to local libraries, community groups, food pantrie...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Kennedy Honors Distinguished Youth

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – More than 30 teenagers earned medals of honor through a Suffolk County Legislature program aimed at engaging local youth in their communities and helping them embrace personal development. Three of these future leaders reside i...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Elementary School Winners in the Brookhaven Lab Science Fair

(Smithtown, NY)…The coronavirus pandemic resulted in the first-ever virtual version of the annual Elementary School Science Fair by the US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. In the past, the winners displayed their...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Kennedy Recognizes Four Eagles at Park

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August 2020 – The Boy Scouts of America, Troop #349 of Smithtown, welcomed four new Eagle Scouts, having completed the requirements to attain the rank of Eagle Scout at the Hoyt Farm Park in Commack.

Christopher Robert Caputo (CJ) constructed two...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Legislature Pages Complete Remote Summer Internship Program

Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn gives a proclamation to Page Logan Mazer.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The COVID-19 pandemic may have put many activities on hold, but it did not stop nearly 30 college and high school students from interning in Suffolk County government this summer.

The Suffolk County Legislature Page Pro...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Honors Legislature Page Program Graduates

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored Legislative District 17 Page Program Graduates for successful completion of the intensive program on county government.

Ethan Halle of Huntington, a 2020 graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Huntin...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

W. Babylon Student Recognized for Completion of "Distinguished Youth Award" Program

Dylan Peck of West Babylon is Recognized for his completion of the Distinguished Youth Award program

Wyandanch, NY – West Babylon resident Dylan Peck was recently recognized for his participation in the Suffolk County Legislature’s 2019-2020 Distinguished Youth Award program.The Distinguished Youth Award program aims to encourage our ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Wants PSEGLI to Tell the Truth

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(Smithtown, NY)… At a recent press conference, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta (Fort Salonga, NY) stood amidst six downed utility poles across Meadow Road in Kings Park and expressed the frustration that constituents have been feeling in t...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Hauppauge Resident receives Suffolk County Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award

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Legislator Tom Cilmi along with Presiding Officer Robert Calarco presented Navya Gautum of Hauppauge with the Suffolk County Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award for the 10th Legislative District. Navya received the Gold Medal, which is the h...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Legislator Anker Celebrates Sheriff’s Office S.T.A.R.T Resource Center Grand Opening

Pictured L-R: Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr.

YAPHANK, NY – On Thursday, July 30th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr., Tracey Edwards, LI Regional Director for the NAACP, non-profits and other local elected officials in celebrating the ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Joins Census Campaign

Officials on steps of Babylon Town Hall at Census Press Conference

Lindenhurst, NY, August 10th, 2020:  On Monday, August 10th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey joined with over a dozen local officials on the steps of Babylon Town Hall to kick off the Town’s 2020 Census awareness campaign.

The ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo donates items to Baxter’s Pet Pantry & meets with Executives from LI Cares

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo donates items to Baxter’s Pet Pantry and meets with Executives from Long Island Cares”

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Legislature Pages Launch COVID-Related Service Projects to Help Communities

Interns wearing face coverings stand with boxes of food in front of a gazebo.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  The Suffolk County Legislature’s Pages are wrapping up their remote summer internships by launching service-oriented projects to help communities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of the 10-week p...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Suffolk Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award Program Proves to be a Golden Opportunity

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Photo:  Riley Meckley of Port Jefferson (right) was recognized by Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn for earning a gold medal in the Suffolk County Legislature’s 2020 Distinguished Youth Award program.   

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Task Force Discusses Ways to Fight Housing Discrimination

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A representative from Long Island’s building industry will be added to the Suffolk County Legislature’s Fair Housing Task Force as the group looks to develop ways to fight housing discrimination.

A representa...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Provides a "Page"-turning Experience

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Photo: Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn recognizes 2020 Suffolk County Legislature Page Program graduate Logan Mazer from a social distance.   

Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn today recognized entering Newfield High School s...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Unanimous Approval for Legislator Gonzalez’s Law Requiring Election Notices in a Spanish Language Ne

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BRENTWOOD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously passed Legislator Sam Gonzalez’s resolution that requires the Suffolk County Board of Elections to publish translated election notices in a Spanish Language Newspaper at the ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Aprueban proyecto del Legislador Gonzalez, para publicar notas electorales en periódicos en español

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – El legislador del Condado de Suffolk Samuel Gonzalez, representante del noveno distrito conformado por Central Islip, Brentwood y North Bay Shore, celebra que los 18 legisladores del Condado de Suffolk, hayan respaldado el proy...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Berland, Bellone Launch Countywide "Know the Difference" Asthma Education Campaign

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott, members of the Legislature and representatives from local public health organizations launche...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Leg. Richberg Sponsored Bill Requiring Annual Diversity & Inclusion Training Passes Unanimously

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Wyandanch, NY – A resolution introduced by Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg requiring annual diversity and inclusion training for all county employees was unanimously approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at its general meeting on J...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Legislator Trotta selects US Navy Commander Gardner to be Recognized at Women's Appreciation Day

(Smithtown, NY)…Earlier this year the Suffolk County Legislature enacted legislation designating June 12 as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day” in Suffolk County. Each legislator selects one female veteran from his/her district to ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Seniors at Paumanack Village in Greenlawn Get A Special Delivery

Legislator Spencer delivers face masks to Paumanack Village Residents

Legislator Spencer Delivers Face Masks for Senior Citizens to Reinforce the Importance of  Wearing Face Coverings as Our Region Continues to Move Toward a Full Reopening  

Greenlawn, NY – Suffolk Count...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

“Government Officials Collaborate to Distribute Facemasks and Hand Sanitizer to Small Businesses in

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“Government Officials Collaborate to Distribute Facemasks and Hand Sanitizer to Small Businesses in Holbrook”

Last week, Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo and New York State Assemblyman Doug Smith continued their ongoing coll...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Legislator Anker Joins Warrior Ranch Foundation at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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CALVERTON, NY – On Saturday, July 25th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined elected officials and the Warrior Ranch Foundation volunteers for a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new location in Calverton. The property, formerly th...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Honors Two Veterans as 17th District Seniors of the Year

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly honored Kenneth “Ken” Carlson of Melville and Robert “Bob” Santo of Huntington Station as Legislative District 17 Seniors of the Year at an outdoor, appropriately socially-distanced meeting of the Greenlawn American ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Legislators Join U.S. Senator Urging Federal Support for Municipalities

Lawmakers stand around a podium in front of a fire department.

NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and his colleagues joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in North Babylon on July 20 to urge the federal government to support municipalities in the next coronavirus...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Berland Recognizes Linda Beigel Schulman as "Woman of Distinction"

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland announced her selection of Linda Beigel Schulman as the 2020 “Woman of Distinction” from the 16th Legislative District.

County Legislators are asked each year to nominate a woman from their dis...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

100 year old World War II Veteran honored by Legislator Piccirillo and local Veterans

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“100 year old World War II Veteran honored by Legislator Piccirillo and local Veterans”

Sayville resident and World War II Veteran, Edward Leber Jr. celebrated his 100th Birthday on Thursday. Local Veterans groups, family, friends, neig...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Berland Recognizes Half Hollow Hills Students for Overcoming Obstacles

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland recognized two students who are now graduates from the Half Hollow Hills Central School District for overcoming obstacles during their high school careers.

Each year, Berland presents her eponymous “Over...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo collaborates with local business owner to provide lunch to the SCPD

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo collaborates with local business owner to provide lunch to Law Enforcement Officers”

        With help from a local small business owner, Legislat...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

“Government Officials work together to provide facemasks to Fire Island residents in need”

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“Government Officials work together to provide facemasks to Fire Island residents in need”

On Thursday, Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo and Brookhaven Town Councilman Neil Foley headed to Fire Island to distribute facemasks...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Fair Housing Task Force to Tackle Discrimination in Real Estate

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A legislative task force created to address reports that extensive racial steering is occurring throughout communities in Suffolk will hold its first meeting soon.

The Suffolk County Legislature’s Fair Housing Task For...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Legislator Anker Celebrates Independence Day with the Village of Shoreham

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, July 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Village of Shoreham at its annual Independence Day celebration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the day was commemorated with a car parade and speeches...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Leg. Tom Donnelly Honors American Legion Comdr. Donna Boyle For Women Veterans Appreciation Day

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored Huntington Station resident and American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 Commander Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Donna Boyle as the Legislative 17 District Honoree for the inaugural Suffolk County Women Ve...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

16 Young Scholars Awarded by Legislator Piccirillo with the Character of Excellence Award

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16 Young Scholars Awarded by Legislator Piccirillo with the Suffolk County Character of Excellence Award

Last month, Suffolk County Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo honored 16 young scholars throughout the 8th Legislative District. 5th grade students from ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Heritage Trust Lights Up Red, White, and Blue for Essential Workers

July 4 Heritage Trust

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, July 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Heritage Trust at a tree lighting held at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai. The tree was illuminated red, white, and blue to commemorate Independence ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

KENNEDY HONORS CPT MICHELLE C MUDGE

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June, 2020–Legislator Leslie Kennedy honored Army Captain Michelle C. Mudge, during the Suffolk County “Women Veterans Appreciation Day” celebration.  Each of the 18 Legislators selected one woman veteran from their ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Donates Surplus County Laptop To SeniorNet at Family Service League

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) secured and delivered a surplus county laptop for SeniorNet at Family Service League (FSL) for use in the organization’s popular education programs. On hand to accept the donation at ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

“Legislator Piccirillo attends unconventional Elementary School Graduations to support our youth”

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“Legislator Piccirillo attends unconventional Elementary School Graduations to support our youth”

As the 2020 school year came to a close, the School Districts within the 8th Legislative District...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Leg. Richberg Marks First 100 Days in Office with Landmark Legislation, COVID Response

A photo collage of Legislator Richberg's first 100 days in office.

Wyandanch, NY – Newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Jason A. Richberg has wrapped up his first 100 days in office. In just over three months, Legislator Richberg has worked tirelessly to represent the people of the 15th district, introducing...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Legislature Appoints New Chief Deputy Clerk

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk lawmakers on June 23 unanimously approved the appointment of Daniel Dubois as chief deputy clerk to the county legislature.

Dubois, a lifelong resident of Suffolk County, steps into the role after serving as a legislativ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Legislature Unanimously Passes Two Bills Sponsored by Leg. Richberg

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Wyandanch, NY – Two resolutions introduced by Legislator Jason Richberg were unanimously approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at its general meeting on June 23: IR1573-2020, “Commemorating Juneteenth in Suffolk County,”...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

June Designated "LGBTQ+ Pride Month" in Suffolk County

Image: Legislator Berland and her staff (far left, far right) pictured with Tiffany Vasconcellos and Aiden Jay Kaplan of PFY and David Kilmnick of the LGBT Network on FaceTime.

The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution designating Ju...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Legislator Anker Distributes Face Coverings to Senior Residents

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MOUNT SINAI, NY - On Monday, June 22nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Chairwoman of the Seniors and Human Services Legislative Committee, distributed face coverings to senior residents at the community of The Ranches in Mount Sinai.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Hosts in Office Collections

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Lindenhurst, NY, June 23rd, 2020: On June 23rd, Legislator McCaffrey’s office received a new collection box from Cell Phones for Soldiers, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services and emergency fu...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Suffolk Votes to Expand Time for Care Benefit to County’s Combat Veteran Employees

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The Suffolk Legislature has approved legislation that will provide combat theatre and combat zone veterans employed by the County an additional five extra days of paid leave per calendar year to address service related health concerns.  The bill ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Summer Youth Programs in LD 14

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Lindenhurst, NY, June 23rd, 2020: Over the last week, several local governments and organizations are developing and implementing summer recreation programs in accordance with the Governor’s guidelines.

Suffolk County Police Department- ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

A Salute to Suffolk’s Women Veterans

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Suffolk Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn recognized Setauket resident Reanna Mattern Fulton for her service to our country and our community following her being named an honoree in this year’s Women Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony held by t...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Suffolk Legislators, Health and Police Officials Announce New Law to Curb PPE Littering

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As Long Island Re-Opens in the midst of COVID-19, the Careless Disposal of Facemasks and Gloves Has Become Ubiquitous - Officials say JUST THROW IT AWAY

Hauppauge, NY- The Suffolk County Legislature’s Health Committee Chairperson William...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Suffolk lights H Lee Dennison Building in Blue to Honor Healthcare Heroes for work during pandemi

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Suffolk County lights H. Lee Dennison Building in Blue to Honor Healthcare Heroes for their work during the pandemic”

On June 8th Suffolk County Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo along with elected officia...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Legislator Cilmi Honors Islip Terrace Veteran

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi presented a proclamation to Islip Terrace resident, Magda Resker, retired Master Sergeant of the United States Marine Corps, in recognition of her distinguished service to our country at the Suffolk County Legislature&a...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Interviewed by SCPD PAL Summer Youth Program

SCPD PAL Summer Youth Program Participants

(Central Islip, NY) – Under the gazebo behind the Central Islip Recreation Center on Monday July 20, 2020, Suffolk County Legislator Gonzalez joined Officer Groce for a socially distanced interview by the children participating in the SCPD PAL S...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Partners with Island Harvest to Distribute Food to Senior Citizens in Need

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BRENTWOOD. N.Y. – On Wednesday, July 15th, Legislator Sam Gonzalez along with Island Harvest distributed packages of food to local senior in need. Volunteers from SCPD PAL were also on site to assist Island Harvest, Legislator Gonzalez and his s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Legislator Anker Honors Veteran Deborah Bonacasa

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Friday, June 12th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recognized Deborah Bonacasa as this year’s Suffolk County Women Veterans Appreciation Day 6th District Honoree. Deborah Bonacasa is an Air Force vet...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Graduation Rallies

Legislator McCaffrey at Graduation Rally at Dennison Building

HAUPPAUGE, NY, June 12, 2020: On Friday, June 12th, 2020, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey attended a rally declaring the support of local officials for the Class of 2020 and their ability to have a graduation ceremony.  Other officials included Legisl...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Honors Female Veteran and Community Leader

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Lindenhurst, NY, June 12th, 2020: On Friday, June 12th, Legislator McCaffrey took part in honoring Marine Corps veteran and community leader Lori Novello.

Earlier this year, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution laid in the table...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Leg. Richberg Sponsors Legislation Extending Suffolk's Property Tax Redemption Process

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Wyandanch, NY – A resolution sponsored by Legislator Jason Richberg establishing procedures for the county’s hardship property tax redemption process in times of crisis was approved in a bi-partisan effort by the Suffolk County Legisla...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Approves $250,000 to Bayport-Blue Point Library for Advanced Wastewater System

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature approved a $250,000 grant to the Bayport-Blue Point Library to build an advance wastewater treatment system that will reduce nitrogen loading into the local groundwater. The grant will al...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

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

Facebook Town Hall On Contact Tracing

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

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo Kicks off Healthcare Heroes Month

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Legislator Piccirillo Kicks off Healthcare Heroes Month

Throughout the month of June Legislator Piccirillo’s office  will be giving back to our local healthcare heroes for their heroic efforts throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic.To help ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Legislador Gonzalez se asocia para recaudar $ 7,000 dolares para bancos de alimentos

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(BAY SHORE, NY) – El pasado sábado 16 de mayo el legislador del noveno distrito Sam González, el presidente de la asociación de policías hispanos del condado de Suffolk, Tulio Serrata y el presidente d...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez partners to raise $7,000 in food bank fundining

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(BAY SHORE, NY) – On Saturday, May 16, 2020, Legislator Sam Gonzalez, Tulio Serrata, President, Suffolk County Hispanic Police Association (SCHPA), and William Rodriguez, President, National Supermarket Association (NSA) announced the d...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez visits Brentwood workers to deliver food and personal protection kits

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Samuel Gonzalez (D-Brentwood) delivered face masks, gloves, and food to Brentwood day laborers who gathered outside the La Placita Supermarket as they waited for work.

While maintaining the 6-foot socia...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

County & Southold Town Officials Announce Beach Access & Safety Initiatives

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Southold, NY: Suffolk County and Southold Town Officials met at Cedar Beach County Park on Saturday to announce plans to stem the recent, and often times overwhelming, tide of non-resident visitors to local beaches.  Prompted by last weekend&...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Legislador Gonzalez visita jornaleros de Brentwood y entrega kits de protección y comida

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) - El pasado lunes 4 de mayo el Legislador Samuel Gonzalez (D-Brentwood) entregó mascarillas, guantes y comida a jornaleros de Brentwood que se congregan a las afueras del supermercado La Placita a la espera de una oportunidad de...

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DO 09 - Leg. Gonzalez - PR
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Legislature Staff Members Join Army of Contact Tracers

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature staff members are joining New York State’s army of contact tracers as the Long Island region enters the first phase of reopening after the COVID-19 shutdown.

Under New York State gui...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Parade for WBHS Seniors

Legislator McCaffrey and West Babylon School District Officials

West Babylon, NY, May 28th, 2020: On Thursday, May 28th, Legislator McCaffrey joined the West Babylon Senior High School Class of 2020 for a graduation parade.

Far from a traditional graduation ceremony, the West Babylon School District chose to honor its ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo honors Memorial Day by paying tribute to our heroes while social distancing”

Legislator Piccirillo Attends Holbrook Memorial Day Service

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE

 

 

“LegislatorPiccirillo honors Memorial Day by paying tribute to our heroes while social
distancing”

 

 

Every Memorial Day, thousands of LongIslanders gat...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Socially Distanced Memorial Day Ceremonies

Legislator McCaffrey and Chief Sullo Lay Fallen Firefighter Wreath

West Babylon, NY, May 25th, 2020: On Memorial Day, Legislator McCaffrey joined the West Babylon Fire Department and the Village of Lindenhurst in modified Memorial Day ceremonies. 

A day typically full of parades, ceremonies, and fundraiser breakf...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Delivers Jelly Beans to Health Care Workers and First Responders

Legislator McCaffrey with Stephanie and Jennifer Price of the NYPD.

Lindenhurst, NY, May 24th, 2020:  On Saturday, May 24th, Legislator McCaffrey delivered jars of his favorite jelly beans to health care workers and first responders in the Fourteenth Legislative District.

Legislator McCaffrey spent the bulk of the...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Huntington Community Comes Together to Help Restock the Shelves of Local Pantries

Food Drive Delivery

Huntington, NY - As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the current high rate of unemployment, there is a desperate need for food donations at our local pantries, many of which are serving more than double the amount of their usual clients. In ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Suffolk & Nassau Counties Given Green Light To Open Up For Elective Surgeries

Dr. Spencer with Dr. Fitterman and Dr. Buchin

 SUFFOLK & NASSAU COUNTIES ARE GIVEN GREEN LIGHT TO OPEN UP FOR ELECTIVE SURGERIES

WITH THE FLATTENING OF THE CURVE - SAFE PASSAGE HAS BEEN MADE FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES TO RESUME 

Huntington, NY (March 20, 2020) – Cha...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: May 21, 2020

“Legislator Anthony Piccirillo passes legislation to designate June as Healthcare Hero Month

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“Legislator Anthony Piccirillo passes legislation to designate the month of June as Healthcare Heroes month in Suffolk County”

 

On Tuesday May 19th, Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo introduced a bill to de...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

“Legislator Piccirillo recognizes Boy Scout Troop for donating over 1000 items to Food Drive"

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“Legislator Piccirillo recognizes local Boy Scout Troop for donating over 1000 items to Community Food Drive”

 

Every Saturday since the middle of March, Legislator Piccirillo has hosted a food drive at his District Office in Ho...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Kennedy Delivers for Seniors in Need

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May 14, 2020 – In the midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic Legislator Leslie Kennedy has launched her good neighbor initiative focused on distributing much needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to over 400 senior households in the 12th L...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Legislator Anker Distributes Masks to Residents in Middle Island

Masks to Birchwood

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY - On Thursday, May 7, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Chairwoman of the Seniors and Human Services Legislative Committee, distributed face coverings to residents at the community of Birchwood at Spring Lake in Middle Isla...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Suffolk Lawmakers Appoint New Legislative Clerk

A photo of Amy Ellis.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk lawmakers on April 28 unanimously approved the appointment of a new clerk of the county legislature. Amy Ellis, a native of Mt. Sinai, steps into the role after serving as the legislature’s chief deputy clerk ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

"Know the Difference" Campaign Expanding Asthma Education in Suffolk County Passes Legislature

I.R. 1318 Passed the Legislature

A bill sponsored by Legislator Susan A. Berland creating the “Know the Difference” asthma education campaign and requiring stores in Suffolk County that contain pharmacies to post notices about asthma inhalers passed the Suffolk County...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Community Food Drive Delivers Big for the residents of the 8th Legislative District”

Legislator Piccirillo Collects Food

FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE
 

 "Community FoodDrive Delivers Big for the residents of the 8th Legislative
District”

            Almost every Saturday since the middle ofMa...

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DO 08 - Leg. Piccirillo - PR
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Legislator Anker Congratulates Mount Sinai – Miller Place Chamber Alliance Scholarship Recipients

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – Legislator Anker is proud to recognize the recipients of the 2020 Mount Sinai – Miller Place Chamber Alliance Scholarship, Riley Smith of Miller Place High School and Matthew Campo of Mount Sinai High School. Each stu...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Suffolk County Legislature Designates May "Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month"

May has been officially declared “Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month” in Suffolk County after a resolution sponsored by Legislator Susan A. Berland unanimously passed the Legislature.

Asthma and allergies are among the nation’...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Helping Protect Our Senior Communities

Plymouth Estates

MOUNT SINAI, NY - On Friday, May 1, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Chairwoman of the Seniors and Human Services Legislative Committee, distributed face coverings and gloves to seniors at the communities of Woodbridge at Strathmore Terrace...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Hahn Kicks-off Fifth Annual “A Park a Day in May”

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Efforts to slow the spread of one very deadly virus has resulted in an exponential increase of an entirely different ailment running rampant now …cabin fever. And, as weather begins to improve, more people are hoping the thousands of acres of p...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Legislator Anker Joins County Executive Bellone To Help Protect Our Senior Communities

Leisure Village

RIDGE, NY - On Saturday, April 25, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Chairwoman of the Seniors and Human Services Legislative Committee, joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to distribute face coverings and gloves to seniors at Leis...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

“Legislator Piccirillo delivers hundreds of masks, gloves and food to seniors across the 8th LD"

Masks Collected from LD8 for Seniors

“Legislator Piccirillo delivers hundreds of masks, gloves and food to seniors across the 8th Legislative District”

On Thursday April 24th, Legislator Piccirillo announced that his district office would be collecting facemasks that would...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Legislator Anker Joins Volunteers at Mt. Sinai Congregational Church Food Drive

Mt Sinai Congregational Church Food Drive

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, April 25, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined volunteers at the Mount Sinai Congregational Church for a food drive in support of Island Heart Food Pantry in Middle Island. Island Heart Food Pantry...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Legislador Gonzalez llama a la unidad durante la pandemia del coronavirus

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) El legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam González (Brentwood), hace un llamado a la unidad y a poner fin a la retórica divisiva de legisladores Robert Trotta (R- Fort Salonga) y Anthony Piccirillo (R- Holtsville).

Com...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez calls for unity and halt to divisive rhetoric during coronavirus pandemic

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez (D- Brentwood) is calling for unity and an end to the divisive rhetoric from fellow Legislators Robert Trotta (R- Fort Salonga) and Anthony Piccirillo (R- Holtsville) while Suffolk County is in the mi...

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DO 09 - Leg. Gonzalez - PR
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Legislator Anker Encourages Neighbors to Donate to Heritage Trust Food Drives

Heritage Trust Food Drive

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, April 18, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker participated in the Heritage Trust Food Drive at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai. The food drive was held to support those who have lost their jobs due to the C...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

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As of today, there are almost 28,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Suffolk County, further emphasizing the importance of social distancing and hygiene.  I have been posting daily updates with specific and up-to-date information every evening, an...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

New Ways Launched for Public to Testify Remotely, Including Video for Public Hearings

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – As the Suffolk County Legislature building remains closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has implemented two new ways for the public to participate in upcoming legislative mee...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo Celebrates 100th Day in Office.

Legislator Piccirillo Celebrates 100th Day in Office.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“Legislator Anthony Piccirillo celebrates 100th Day in Office”.

On Friday April 10th, Legislator Piccirillo marked his 100th day in office by celebrating with a social media post that highlighted some of the events...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Legislator Krupski’s Office - Drop-off Point for PPE

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Suffolk County Fire, Rescue & Emergencies Services (SC FRES) is collecting donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for distribution to hospitals, nursing homes and fire departments. PPE includes masks, gloves, googles, face shields, gowns and othe...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey on COVID-19

Legislator McCaffrey Working at 311 Center

Lindenhurst, NY, April 3rd, 2020: It is my belief that, as local government officials, it is our responsibility to get the appropriate information out to our constituents, and to provide them with the best answers possible to their questions.

As such, I ha...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Legislator Richberg Assigned to Five Legislative Committees, Will Serve as Budget & Finance Chair

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Wyandanch, NY – Newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg has been appointed by Presiding Officer Robert Calarco to serve as Chair of the legislature’s Budget and Finance Committee, which reviews and considers legislative ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo announces program- Health Heroes Thank You Card Drive

Health Heroes Thank You Card Drive

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Legislator Piccirillo announces program- Health Heroes Thank You Card Drive.”

 

Legislator Piccirillo announced the Health Heroes Thank You Card Drive on Monday March 30th; a program aim...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Designates March as Professional Social Workers Month

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HAUPPAGUE, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature designated March as Professional Social Workers Month at their March 17th General Meeting. The measure was introduced by Presiding Officer Rob Calarco to bring recognition to the thousand...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Legislator Richberg Proud to Support 'Ban the Box' Legislation

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Wyandanch, NY – One of newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg’s first official acts in office was to join Legislators Susan A. Berland, Samuel Gonzalez, and Kevin McCaffrey in co-sponsoring IR-1019, “...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Legislator Rob Trotta Cancels March 20 Blood Drive

(Smithtown,
NY)… The blood drive sponsored by Legislator Rob Trotta at Travis Hall, St.Joseph’s Church, Kings Park, is cancelled due to the coronavirus.

 

“While it is
important that we help Long Island Blood Services maintain their blood banks...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Bipartisan Special Committee Formed to Investigate Death of Thomas Valva

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. –  Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and legislative leaders are forming a special committee to investigate the tragic death of 8-year-old Thomas Valva and form recommendations to ensure that what ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Legislature to Suspend Public Portion, Reschedule Public Hearings

Coronavirus changes to March 17 GM

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order and to protect the public from the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Suffolk County Legislature is suspending the public portion of tomorrow’s general mee...

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PO - Calarco - PR
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Deputy Presiding Officer Hahn Recognizes Outgoing Old Field Mayor

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Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn recognized Old Field Village Mayor Michael Levine during the Village Board’s most recent work session for his service to the community.  Mayor Levine was elected to the Village’s top post in ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Statement from Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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This is an extremely trying time for residents of the North Fork, Suffolk County and the entire country, but I want to assure you, the coronavirus outbreak has been, and will continue to be the top priority of Suffolk County officials until the outbreak s...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Flotteron Raises Concerns About Suffolk County’s Proposed “Ban The Box” Laws On Small Business

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Flotteron (R-West Islip) is bringing attention to two proposed resolutions coming before the Suffolk County Legislature that would prohibit employers from asking about a candidate’s prior criminal history during t...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Important Information Concerning Coronavirus

COVID-19 Image from the CDC

As you probably have heard the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been positively diagnosed in Suffolk County. With cases continuing to rise, I wish to share with you important information about this virus, ways to reduce its spread, symptoms to be on the l...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Legislator Flotteron Fights for Needed Changes to “Bail Reform” Legislation

Today, we officially sent
a letter out to Governor Cuomo, Speaker of the Assembly, Senate MajorityLeader, Assembly Minority Leader and Senate Minority Leader regarding our
disapproval of the recently enacted “bail reform.” We are v...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Legislator Flotteron Honors Outgoing GSB Power Squadron Commander Milton

Milton GSB Power Squadron

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized the outstanding service of outgoing Great South Bay Power Squadron Commander James M. Milton during their annual “Change of Watch” ceremony attended by his fellow Squadron members. The Great So...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Hosts Blood Drive on March 20

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is collaborating with St. Joseph’s Church in Kings Park, to host a blood drive on Thursday, August 29 from 1:30pm – 7:30pm. It will be at Travis Hall – Lower Lev...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Legislator Anker Honors SWR Soccer Coach Adrian Gilmore

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RIVERHEAD, NY – On Tuesday, March 3rd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Adrian Gilmore at the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead. Adrian is the Shoreham-Wading River school district’s girls vars...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Suffolk Presiding Officer, Health Chair Release Statement on Coronavirus

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March 5, 2020 -- While coronavirus has reached Nassau County, we want to remind Suffolk County residents of the importance of remaining calm. There are no confirmed cases in Suffolk County and we are closely monitoring the situation.

As of March 5...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Legislature Calls On Northport VA Medical Center to Hire Female Gynecologist

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Members of the Suffolk County Legislature and the Women Veterans Advisory Board called on the Northport VA Medical Center to retain a full-time female gynecologist on their staff. There is currently no female gynecologist available at the Northport VA to ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Legislature Designates June 12th "Women Veterans Appreciation Day"

The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved the designation of June 12th as “Women Veterans Appreciation Day” to recognize the sacrifices of women veterans who have valiantly served our nation. This designation was the first of...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Suffolk Legislature Approves Pine Lake Land Purchase for Open Space

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RIVERHEAD, NY – On Tuesday, March 3rd, the Suffolk County Legislature passed a resolution authorizing the County Division of Real Property to acquire a 9.9 acre wooded parcel of land near Pine Lake in Middle Island for open space acquis...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Legislator Anker Announces Parks Appreciation Week

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RIVERHEAD, NY – On Tuesday, March 3rd, the Suffolk County Legislature approved a resolution to establish the week of April 18 through April 26, 2020 as Suffolk County Parks Appreciation Week. Parks Appreciation Week will celebrate the natural be...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo hosts successful Narcan Overdose Prevention training seminar

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“Legislator Piccirillo hosts successful Narcan Overdose Prevention training seminar at the Holtsville Fire Department”

 

On Thursday February 13th Legislator Anthony A. Piccirillo hosted his first official event as a Suffolk Cou...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez celebrates BLACK HISTORY MONTH by honoring african american community leaders

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez hosted an event to celebrate Black History Month at the Brentwood Public Library. Eight current African-American community leaders from Brentwood, Bay Shore, and Central Islip and one decea...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Legislator Anker Appointed to Welfare to Work Commission

Welfare to Work Commission

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Thursday, February 13th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the first meeting of 2020 of the Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission. Legislator Anker was recently appointed to the commission as the Chairwoman of...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: February 23, 2020

Legislator Piccirillo collects over 6,000 Valentine’s Day cards from community members and groups!

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“Legislator Piccirillo collects over 6,000 Valentine’s Day cards from community members and groups for Long Island Veterans”

 

This Valentines season was a special time in the 8th Legislative District. The community ca...

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Posted on: February 22, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Meets With Cub Scout Family Pack 25

Cub Scout Pack 25 Visit

Cubmaster Rupert Farquharson and Cub Scouts Kaycia Russell, Oscar Martinez, Kobe Moms, Kahmal Russell, and Arianna Rodriguez met with Legislator Gonzalez to fulfil a long-standing requirement that scouts visit a government office to speak with an elected ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Legislator Spencer Recognizes Suffolk County Dental Society During Children’s Dental Health Month

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Riverhead, NY - In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Suffolk County Dental Society (SCDS) hosted their 9th Annual “Give Kids a Smile” event for underserved children at the Long Island Aquarium on Sat...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Honors Brittany Schiavone of Huntington Station

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Honors Brittany Schiavone about Brittany's Baskets of Hope

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored Huntington Station resident Brittany Schiavone, the founder of Brittany’s Baskets of Hope, with a County Proclamation for her work with the non-profit organization she founded that brings information...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Rob Trotta Holds Pet Food Drive

2020 Pet Food Drive

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

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Leg. Berland Participates in Harley Ave P.A.R.P. Program as Guest Reader

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) participated in Harley Avenue Primary School’s P.A.R.P. (Pick a Reading Partner) program as the guest reader in two kindergarten classes. The program is organized by the school’s...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Leg. Berland Recognizes Local Student for Collecting and Distributing Toys to Children in Hospitals

Legislator Berland recognizes Rosario Cascio for collecting and distributing toys to children

Eleven year old Rosario Cascio was honored with a County proclamation by Legislator Susan A. Berland in recognition of his extraordinary generosity and charitable efforts. Rosario founded “Rosario’s Giving Tree,” an organization that holds holiday gift dr...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Suffolk Leg. Tom Donnelly Joins Students at Half Hollow Hills Legislative Breakfast

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly joined town, county and state elected officials at the annual Half Hollow Hills School District PTA Legislative Breakfast on February 6 at the Fran Greenspan Administrative Building In Dix Hills.

The always-anticipate...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Gonzalez partners with students to collect 4,000 valentines's day cards for veterans

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Legislator Gonzalez collected 4,000 Valentine’s Day cards from schools throughout the Brentwood and Central Islip school districts for his Valentines for Veterans card drive. Uncertain how many students would...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Stony Brook Minister, East Setauket Teen Lead-off First Meeting of Legislature’s 2020-2021 Term

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Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn, this week, welcomed Daniel Basil Kerr, a licensed lay minister in the Episcopal Church, to offer the customary invocation delivered at the beginning of each general session of the governing body. Dr. Kerr leads a weekly...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Legislator Anker Announces Suffolk County Veterans Resource Guide

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker (D-Mt. Sinai) today unveiled a comprehensive Suffolk County Veterans Resource Guide that will make it easier for veterans and their families to search for available benefits and opportunities...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Legislators Recognize Retiring Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken

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Hauppauge, NY- At today’s General Meeting, Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer, MD and his legislative colleagues bid a fond farewell to retiring Health Commissioner, Dr. James Tomarken, by presenting him with a proclamation recog...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Suffolk Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Two Eagle Scouts from East Northport

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta attended the Troop 8’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Benjamin Harrison Strait and Jack Michael Puttre who live in East Northport.

Ben earned 44 merit badges. For his Eagle Scout Pro...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Legislator Donnelly Goes Back to School And Joins Students For PARP Event

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently went “back to school,” joining Signal Hill Elementary School in Dix Hills for “Community Readers Day.” The reading event on Thursday, January 21 was held in conjunction with ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Leg. Berland Honors Bus Driver and Student for Heroism

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland honored Half Hollow Hills bus driver Janie Lozano and Signal Hill Elementary School student Hunter Javeline for their quick actions that ensured the safety of the students aboard a bus driven by Lozano when it ca...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Legislator Spencer Encourages Residents to Support Eyeglass Collection Hosted by Caitlyn's Vision

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Dear Neighbor,

Last year, the Suffolk County Legislature honored a brave little girl named Caitlyn Michaels by designating August “Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month”. As a nine-year-old suffering from an eye dis...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Phoenix Houses of NY and LI Presents Before Veterans Committee

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The Suffolk County Legislature’s Veterans & Consumer Affairs Committee, chaired by Legislator Susan A. Berland was visited by representatives from Phoenix Houses of New York and Long Island, a nonprofit drug and alcohol rehabilitation organi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Suffolk County Women Veterans Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting, Selects Leadership

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The Suffolk County Women Veterans Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting after legislation sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland unanimously passed the Legislature last year. The law provides for the establishment of the Board and out...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Leg. Berland Honors S. Huntington's Teacher of the Year

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland honored South Huntington Union Free School District’s Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Rose Bunnell with a county proclamation and celebrated the school district’s 95th anniversary at the Board of Ed...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Suffolk Leg. Tom Donnelly Collecting Eyeglasses for ‘Caitlyn’s Vision’

Caitlyn's Vision: Helping Children See a Better Future

“Caitlyn’s Vision” an organization started by a young girl diagnosed with Bilateral Anterior, Bilateral Uveitis, is seeking eyeglasses, sunglasses and eyeglass cases so that they may be refurbished by an ophthalmologist and given to people in need at no c...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Eagle Scout Joseph Pitta

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(Smithtown, NY)… Family, friends, fellow scouts and local officials came together to celebrate Joseph Pitta’s accomplishment of becoming an Eagle Scout. Having earned 27 merit badges, Joseph completed his Eagle Scout project by leadin...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Presiding Officer Calarco Honored by Hometown

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Rob Calarco was honored by his hometown, the City of Auburn, N.Y., at the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) 2020 Legislative Conference on Jan. 27, 2020.

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Suffolk Leg. Tom Donnelly Sworn Into 2nd Term

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly, re-elected by the residents of the 17th Legislative District in November 2019, was sworn into his second term in the County Legislature at the 2020 Legislative Organizational Meeting, held January 2 at the William J. Linds...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Kennedy Recognizes Four Eagles Taking Flight

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January, 2020 – The Boy Scouts of America, Troop #349 of Smithtown, welcomed four new Eagle Scouts, having completed the requirements to attain the rank of Eagle Scout at the Cleary School for the Deaf, Nesconset, NY.

Matthew Yopp completed the r...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Legislator Anker Announces Suffolk’s First Cybersecurity Report

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HAUPPAGUE, NY – Legislator Anker joined her colleagues at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge to announce Suffolk County’s first cybersecurity risk assessment report to identify and reduce cyber vulnerabilities in the county. Amo...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Addresses 12th Grade Government Students

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez spoke with Brentwood High School 12th grade Government students about his role as a Legislator and the importance of being actively involved in politics.

Legislator Gonzalez discus...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

El legislador González se dirigió a estudiantes de grado 12, durante la clase de gobierno

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) –  El legislador del condado de Suffolk, Sam González, habló con los estudiantes de grado 12° de Brentwood High School, durante la clase de gobierno, sobre su papel como legislador ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Collects Supplies For Puerto Rico Earthquake Victims

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez mobilized the community to collect much needed disaster supplies for the people of Puerto Rico following the series of earthquakes that recently struck an island still recovering ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Takes Oath of Office to Serve First Full Term

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(Hauppauge, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez took the oath of office for his first full term as Legislator for the 9th District at last week’s Organizational Meeting of the Legislature.

“I am truly humbled...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Leg. Donnelly Honors Hero Police Officer, Good Samaritans For House Fire Rescue

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly honored a police officer, a crossing guard, a security guard and some good Samaritans for their heroic efforts in rescuing a disabled man during a Woods Road, North Babylon house fire at the December 17 General Meeting of t...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Leg. Berland Honors SCPD Lieutenant John Fives During 'Final Walkout' at Second Precinct

Legislator Susan A. Berland paid tribute to Lieutenant John Fives’ 33 years of service

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland paid tribute to Lieutenant John Fives’ 33 years of service to Suffolk County during his “final walkout” at the Police Department’s Second Precinct. Legislator Berland presented Lieutenant Fives a County proclamat...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Leg. Berland Participates in Signal Hill Elementary P.A.R.P. Program as Guest Reader

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland participated in Signal Hill Elementary School’s P.A.R.P. (Pick a Reading Partner) program as the guest reader in a kindergarten class. The program is organized by the school’s P.T.A., which in...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Administers Oath To Central Islip Civic Council Board Members

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(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez asked the Central Islip Civic Council Board of Directors and Officers to raise their right hands and swear an oath to faithfully discharge their duty as stewards of an organization that pr...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Legislator Gonzalez Celebrates South Middle School’s Marie F. Guilfu Library

Legislator Gonzalez Celebrates South Middle School’s Marie F. Guilfu Library

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez and New York State Senator, Monica Martinez attended the dedication ceremony of the South Middle School’s Marie F. Guilfu Library with a host of family, friends and educ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Suffolk County Legislator Steven Flotteron Sworn In To Serve Second Term

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was sworn in to serve his second term.

“I am honored to be sworn in for my second term as your Legislator of the 11th Legislative District. I promise to continue to serve as your common-sense voice in...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Suffolk County Legislators Honor Great River’s Newest Eagle Scout

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Steven Flotteron were honored to recognize Nicholas Robert Conzo, with Troop205 in Great River, during his Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at the
Timberpoint Elementary School. Nicholas earned his Eagle Scout by com...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Legislator Anker Congratulates Troop 161 Eagle Scouts

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, January 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker was joined by Scoutmaster Matthew Yakaboski, Troop 161 Assistant Scoutmasters, and other elected officials at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at the W...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Legislator Donnelly Honors Veterans On 75th Anniversary Of The Battle Of The Bulge

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Legislator Tom Donnelly recently attended a commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook where he joined in honoring five veterans for their courageous participation in the historic...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Susan A. Berland Sworn In to Serve Second Term on Legislature

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Legislator Susan A. Berland was sworn in to serve her second full term on the Suffolk County Legislature during the Legislature’s 2020 Organizational Meeting. At the meeting, Legislator Berland joined her colleagues in a bipartisan vote to elect Rob Calar...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Legislators Elect Rob Calarco as Presiding Officer, Kara Hahn as Deputy

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A new presiding officer is at the helm of the Suffolk County Legislature. Rob Calarco, legislator for the 7th District, was elected to lead the body in a bipartisan vote of 16-2 at the Legislature’s 51st orga...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Sarah Anker Sworn in to 5th Term as Suffolk County Legislator

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Thursday, January 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Anker was sworn into her fifth full term of office at the Suffolk County Legislature Organizational Meeting.

“I’m looking forward to continuing the many proje...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Brightwaters Resident Earns Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized John Cochrane V at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor at St. Patrick’s Church, Msgr. Purick Hall. John is a member of Troop 153 in Bay Shore where he served as Patrol Leader and Assistant Patr...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Legislator Flotteron Takes Historic Tour of Historic Fire Island Lighthouse

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The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society Tony Femminella (pictured onleft) invited Legislator Steven J. Flotteron to participate in a special day
with Bay Shore’s Gardiner Manor Elementary School today. It wa...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Legislator McCaffrey Sworn in for Fourth Term

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Hauppauge, NY, January 2nd, 2020:  On Thursday, January 2nd, The Suffolk County Legislature held it’s annual Organizational Meeting.   

Legislator McCaffrey took the Oath of Office alongside his fellow legislators as th...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Attends Ribbon Cutting For New LI Alzheimer’s Association Office

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Douglas E. Davidson, Executive Director of the Long Island Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, and other dignitaries at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the organization’s...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Planetarium at the Vanderbilt Museum Permanently Renamed in Honor of Local Philanthropists

Planetarium Renamed in Honor of Charles and Helen Reichert

Hauppauge, NY- At the December 17, 2019 General Meeting, Legislators voted to permanently rename the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Planetarium in honor of Charles and Helen Reichert. The Fort Salonga couple, whose longstanding philanthropic contributio...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Legislators Gonzalez and Berland Proudly Honor The Brentwood Boys Varsity Soccer Team

Legislators Gonzalez and Berland Proudly Honor the Brentwood Boys Varsity Soccer Team

(BRENTWOOD, NY) – At the Suffolk County Legislature’s December 17th General Meeting Legislators Sam Gonzalez (D-Brentwood) and Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) honored the Brentwood Boys Varsity Soccer Team for winning the 2019 New York State AA Bo...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Legisladores Berland y Gonzalez rinden homenaje al equipo de Soccer de Suffolk

Legislators Gonzalez and Berland Proudly Honor the Brentwood Boys Varsity Soccer Team

(HAUPPAGUE, NY) – El pasado miércoles los legisladores Susan Berlan y Samuel Gonzalez, rindieron homenaje a los 40 jugadores del equipo de Soccer del Condado de Suffolk a sus entrenadores y a los directivos, tras ganar el campeonato estatal con un record ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Suffolk Legislature Adopts New Rules to Protect Utility Safety Workers

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – A new law passed by the Suffolk County Legislature will guarantee rest periods for utility safety employees. IR 1742-19 was introduced by Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and was passed with unanimous approval at t...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Leg. Berland Honors Troop 371's Newest Eagle Scout

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland attended a Court of Honor for the newest Eagle Scout from Troop 371, John Joseph Donis III, and presented him with a 16th Legislative District pin and gave him a County Proclamation.

John devoted many hours of har...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Honors PMHS November and December Students of the Month

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MEDFORD, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco presented proclamations to students at Patchogue-Medford High School on Wednesday, December 18th. Students were selected by their teachers as Students of the Month for November and December fo...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Huntington Matters Members Address Heroin & Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel At Invitation Of Legisl

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Legislator Tom Donnelly recently invited several leaders of Huntington Matters, a community group focused on the betterment of Huntington Station and the surrounding areas, to address the November 15 meeting of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemi...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Suffolk Legislature Approves Middle Island Land Purchase for Open Space

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, December 17th, the Suffolk County Legislature passed Introductory Resolution No. 2070-2019, which authorizes the County Division of Real Property to acquire a parcel of land off of Broome Street in Middle Isl...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Suffolk Looks to “Think Globally, Act Regionally” on Recycling

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Suffolk County is expected to begin 2020 focusing on one of most pressing environmental issues that emerged during 2019, following the passage this week of legislation to create a Regional Recycling Assessment Task Force.  The bill, sponsored by ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Honors Champion Bulldogs at General Meeting

2019 Suffolk County Champion Lindenhurst Bulldogs in Horeshoe

Hauppauge, NY, December 17th, 2019:  On Wednesday, October 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey welcomed the Lindenhurst High School Varsity Football team at the December General Meeting of the Legislature.

At the December 17th General M...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Offers Tips On Keeping Your Home Fire-Safe During the Holiday Season

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Each year, fire departments in the United States respond to an average of 230 home fires that started with Christmas trees.  Christmas tree fires result in approximately 6 deaths, 22 injuries and $18.3 million in property damage annually. &nb...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Legislator Anker Celebrates the Holidays in Rocky Point

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ROCKY POINT, NY – On Saturday, December 7, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 30th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Downtown Rocky Point. The celebration included recognitions of the local scout troops, and special perfor...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Longwood Patriotic Tree Lighting

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Saturday, December 7, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 7th Annual Longwood Veterans Patriotic Holiday Tree Lighting at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. The program included a special recognit...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Legislators Honor LI Egress Pros Owner For Suffolk County Fire Academy Donation

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Legislator Tom Donnelly a 33-year Decorated Member of the Deer Park Fire Department (DPFD) and a retired FDNY Lieutenant, recently joined fellow Volunteer Firefighter and Legislator Rudy Sunderman and Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne G...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Legislator Rob Trotta Holds Winter Coat Drive with SMM Advertising

(Smithtown, NY)… For several years, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta has been working with SMM Advertising in Smithtown to conduct a winter coat drive to benefit the residents of Suffolk County who are in need of warm winter clothing. They ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Attends Annual Spangle Drive Senior Center Thanksgiving Celebration

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently attended the Town of Babylon Spangle Drive Senior Center’s 2019 Thanksgiving Celebration in North Babylon. Held on Friday, November 22, the highly-anticipated annual event is one of the regular holiday ce...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Legislator Spencer & Huntington Chamber of Commerce Tour Local Shops On Small Business Saturday

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Huntington, NY - On Saturday, November 30th Legislator Spencer joined Town and State officials, along with the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, to promote Small Business Saturday in downtown Huntington Village.  

The group visited several ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Northport Celebrates Three New Eagle Scouts!

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Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer was proud to recognize three exceptional young men, Aidan Sebesta, Nicholas Lembo, and Lucas Cusati, as they celebrated their Eagle Court of Honor this past Saturday at the East Northport Fire House.

The three scou...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Suffolk Legislature Appropriates $1.5 Million to Build New Park at the Former Blue Point Laundry

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – A long awaited project in the Blue Point community has entered into the final phase of the planning process. The former Blue Point Laundry site, located near the corner of Bowne Avenue and Park Street, will be transfor...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Suffolk Legislature Approves Resolution to Add Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to County Property

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature has approved a new resolution to install Electric Vehicle Charging (EVC) Stations at Suffolk County Properties. Introductory Resolution 1891 was introduced by Deputy Presiding Officer Rob...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Honors County Employee and District 14 Resident

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Riverhead, NY, November 26th, 2019:  At the Tuesday, November 26th,  General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Bill Palumbo was awarded the Suffolk County Legislature Employee Excellence Award.

Legislator McCaffrey was proud to b...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Quacker Jack Visits the Legislature

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Riverhead, NY, November 26th, 2019:  On Tuesday, November 26th, Representatives from the Long Island Ducks were on hand  at the General Meeting of the Legislature to show support for the Third Ballpark Agreement.

On Tuesday, November 26th...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

CN Guidance Receives Additional Funding for Project CONNECT

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Monday, November 18, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, Legislator William Spencer, Northwell Health and Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services health care profe...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Leg. Berland Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of HRHCare Health Center at Brentwood

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland  joined County Executive Steve Bellone, Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, Legislators Steve Flotteron and Samuel Gonzalez and HRHCare Chief Executive Officer Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH at a ribbon cutting...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Honoring Our Veterans with the Longwood Community

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY  On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have fought for our freedom and the active duty military personnel who continue to fight for us at home and overseas. On Monday, November 11th, Suffolk County ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Leg. Berland Celebrates Half Hollow Hills Students' Achievements at BOE Meeting

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland joined State Senator Jim Gaughran and Assemblyman Steve Stern in recognizing several remarkable students at this month’s Half Hollow Hills Board of Education meeting.

Poojan Pandya, a senior at Half Holl...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 7 Recognize Local Veterans

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to join The Ancient Order of Hibernians Juniors of Division 7 in recognizing members of the armed forces and Veterans during their Annual Veterans Appreciation Night.

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Blue Star Mothers In Seeking Donations for Service Member Holiday Boxes

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Long Island Blue Star Mothers, NY #6 is seeking donations for its annual holiday box packing that will ultimately ship 200 boxes filled with toiletries, clothes, canned goods and more to servicemen and women overseas and Legislator Tom Donnelly is proud t...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Local High School Seniors Receive Boy’s State and Girl’s State Awards

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was honored to recognize some of this year’s Boy’s State and Girl’s State participants at The Annual Awards Night hosted by American Legion Post 1738. Boys State and Girls State are summer leade...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Reminds Residents that HEAP Applications Are Now Being Processed

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Starting November 12th, Suffolk County Office for the Aging will begin reviewing applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). The federally funded program provides utility assistance to low-income New York...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Suffolk Legislature to Consider Resolution to Add Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to County Prope

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – A new resolution will be considered by the Public Works, Transportation, and Energy Committee to install Electric Vehicle Charging (EVC) Stations at Suffolk County Properties. Introductory Resolution 1891 was introduce...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Legislator Berland 'Adopts' Over 60 Families for Thanksgiving

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland partnered with Long Island Cares to collect donations to benefit their “Adopt-a-Family for Thanksgiving” food drive which yielded over 60 donated bags from residents of the 16th Legislative District. Each bag was...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Leg. Berland Joins County Exec. Bellone in Announcing Sanitary System Upgrades at Vanderbilt

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland joined County Executive Steve Bellone, Legislators Dr. William Spencer and Tom Donnelly and local advocates to announce the installation of two new nitrogen-reducing on-site wastewater treatment systems at Vander...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends "Empty Bowls" Fundraiser at Art League of Long Island

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Chairwoman of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee, attended a community fundraising event hosted by The Art League of Long Island in collaboration with the Suffolk County Council VFW to raise funds to...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland Celebrates Veterans Day at Event Hosted by Texas Roadhouse of Deer Park

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Chairwoman of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee, attended a Veterans Day celebration hosted by Texas Roadhouse of Deer Park which provided complimentary lunch throughout the afternoon to all veteran...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Veterans in Annual Ceremony at East Northport Bristal

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Legislator Susan A. Berland, Chairwoman of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee, presented proclamations to veterans in residence at the Bristal Assisted Living Community in East Northport during their Annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony. Those rec...

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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Compassion Through Community Service: Legislator Anker Promotes Volunteer Opportunities at MSHS

MSHS Volunteer Fair

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Thursday, November 7th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Mount Sinai High School Honor Society Volunteer Fair. The Honor Society hosted the event to get encourage students to get involved in their ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Joined with Boy Scout Troop 40 to Hang Yellows Ribbons

11.9.19 Calarco and Troop 40 Hang Yellow Ribbons

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined with Boy Scout Troop 40 on Saturday November, 9th to hang Yellow Ribbons around Patchogue. The ribbons represent the safe return of soldiers from overseas. Calarco has joined...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Meets with Youth Council to Discuss Vaping

11.12.19 Calarco Meets with Youth Council

MEDFORD, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco attended a meeting of the Oregon Middle School Youth Council on Tuesday, November 12th. At the meeting he informed the members of the latest statistics on youth vaping, discussed effo...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Suffolk County Processing Applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

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The Suffolk County Office of the Aging began processing applications for the HEAP today, Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Applications can obtained by downloading from the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance at http://otda.ny.gov/ or by calling Legis...

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DO 01 - Leg. Krupski - PR
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Recognition Received

Recognition Received Photo

A Port Jefferson veterans’ memorial updated to recognize the sacrifices made by the latest generations of American service members was unveiled today during a Veterans Day commemoration ceremony hosted by the American Legion Wilson Rich Post No....

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Legislator Anker Congratulates Longwood Best Buddies Chapter

Best Buddies

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Wednesday, October 30th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker presented a proclamation to congratulate the Longwood School District Chapter of Best Buddies for being designated “Outstanding Chapter” fo...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Informs Residents: HEAP Processing Begins This Month

Temperatures are dropping and many local residents may grow concerned about the ability to afford the high cost of heating their homes.  That's why Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) wants to inform local residents that the Su...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Celebrating Vincenzo’s Grand Reopening in Miller Place

Vincenzos

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, October 19th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner, the Miller Place – Mount Sinai Chamber of Commerce, and the community in celebrating the grand reop...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: November 1, 2019

“Operation Remember” Seeks New Recruits

Operation Remember Seeks New Recruits

Organizers of “Operation Remember” are hopeful that signs posted in Port Jefferson and Setauket will remind passersby of the ongoing effort to update four local veteran memorials.  The project to update four existing war memor...

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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Leg. Spencer & County Executive Announce Installation of Sanitary System Upgrades at the Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt Septic Upgrades

Centerport, NY: Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer joined the County Executive, environmental advocates, and local leaders today to announce the installation of two new Innovative Alternative On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems (I/A OWTS) at the V...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Legislator Anker Celebrates Veterans at Suffolk County Marathon

SC Marathon

PATCHOGUE, NY – On Sunday, October 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recognized runners at the 5th Annual Suffolk County Marathon held in Patchogue. Every year, the event raises funds to expand veterans services throughout the...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Blessings in a Backpack’s Trisha Ewald

Trisha Ewald

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Wednesday, October 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Trisha Ewald at the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature in Hauppauge. A Longwood resident, Trisha serves as the northeast regional manager and...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Fleming Announces 2019 Results Of The Accabonac Harbor Mosquito Testing Program

2019 results of the Accabonac Harbor Mosquito Testing Program PR

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

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DO 02 - Leg. Fleming - PR
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Suffolk County Breaks Ground on “North Shore Rail Trail”

North Shore Rail Trail Groundbreaking

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Friday, October 25th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone,  New York State Assemblyman Steve Englebright, Town of Brookhaven High...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 24, 2019

New Technology to Fight Opioid Epidemic Unveiled in Suffolk County

Mass Spectrometer Presser

Hauppauge, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined County Executive Steve Bellone and her colleagues on Tuesday, October 22nd to announce the purchase of a new quadrapole mass spectrometer for the Suffolk County Crime Laboratory. The eq...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Patchogue-Medford School District Celebrates ‘School Board Recognition Week’

Pat-Med School Board Recognition Event

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – The Patchogue-Medford School District celebrated ‘School Board Recognition Week’ with a ceremony on Monday, October 21st at Saxton Middle School. ‘School Board Recognition Week’ ...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Suffolk Legislators Donnelly and Spencer Join NCNW At Family Fun Day In Huntington Station

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Donnelly and William “Doc” Spencer joined local residents of all ages for a great day of food, crafts, games and music on Saturday, October 12 at the Annual Family Fun Day sponsored by the Huntington Sect...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: October 23, 2019

KENNEDY HONORS A TRUE HERO AND PATRIOT

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October 15, 2019 – On the fifteenth of October, Legislator Leslie Kennedy along with the Smithtown Conservative Party honored a true local hero and patriot. Donato Panico, owner of Panico’s Community Market in Smithtown was honored for...

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DO 12 - Leg. Kennedy - PR
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Gold Cup Finals at Shoreham BMX

Shoreham BMX

SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, October 5th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined residents and visitors at the USA BMX Northeast Gold Cup Regional Finals held at the Shoreham BMX park. The event saw over 6,000 participants and spec...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Patchogue Designated as a ‘Great Place to Live’ by the American Planning Association

Calarco Speaks at APA Announcement

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Patchogue was officially designated as one of four ‘Great Places to Live in America’ for 2019 by the American Planning Association. The award was presented at a ceremony the Patchogue Theatre on Saturday, October 19th. The award...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Rocky Point Historical Society Hosts 23rd Annual Tea

Rocky Point Historical Society Tea

ROCKY POINT, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Rocky Point Historical Society for their 23nd Annual Tea on Sunday, October 13th, at VFW Post 6249 in Rocky Point. The annual tea brought together historical society mem...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Huntington, Babylon Seniors Get their ID Cards At Legislator Donnelly’s Outreach Program Events

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Local residents came out in force to meet Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) and receive their free Suffolk County Senior Citizen Identification Cards during Legislator Donnelly’s October Community Outreach “Mobile Office” Program. &am...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Joins Police at “Coffee with a Cop” Event

Coffee with a Cop

ROCKY POINT, NY – On Tuesday, October 8th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Police Department 7th Precinct Officers at the “Coffee with a Cop” event at Dunkin’ Donuts in Downtown ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Field Named for Long-time West Islip Football Coach

WI Field Dedication

I along with NYS Assemblyman Mike LiPetri recognized Wayne Shierant at the naming of West Islip Football Field in his honor. He led the West Islip football program to a level never achieved before coaching from 1981-1995, having 112 wins, 26 loses, 3 ties...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Islip Resident Receives Eagle Scout Honors

Eagle Scout Romeo

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Islip High School senior, Nicholas A. Romeo, for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout as a Boy Scout of Troop 96 in Wantagh. Romeo joined Boy Scouts in 2008 as a Tiger Cub where he met his first Eagle Scout. He knew ...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors 2019 World Karate Champion

Karate Champion

Suffolk County Legislator Steven Flotteron recognized Sensei Mostafa Elrakabawy on winning a silver medal at the 2019 World Karate Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Sensei has earned a medal at the world championships four years in a row; 2016, he wo...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors Order Sons of Italy in America Guglielmo Marconi Lodge

Marconi Manor

Legislator Steven Flotteron Honored The Order Sons of Italy in America Guglielmo Marconi Lodge for 50 Years of service to the community. Since receiving their charter, two of the original programs established by the Lodge, Community Outreach Charities and...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Hosts Visit for Bay Shore Venture Crew 105

Venture Crew 105

Legislator Steven
Flotteron hosted a visit at his office for Venture Crew 105 and Living ProofChurch of God & Christ Pastor Harris (far left). The group, which meets at
the church in Bay Shore, was interested in learning about County Government an...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Lifelong West Islip Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Estelles 100th bday

Assemblyman Mike LiPetri
and I were honored to recognize lifetime West Islip resident Estelle Kaznowskion her 100th birthday. She is better known as Stel by her friends
and family. Stel has had a long life of dedication to both her country andcareer...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Recognizing Gold Star Families

Gold Star Families

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently attended the Gold Star Families Recognition Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. The service included songs, prayers, readings, and remarks by the community ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Suffolk County H. Lee Dennison Building Illuminated Blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Lighting

Together with Legislator Steven J. Flotteron a 501c3 Women and Men Against Breast Cancer organization was formed with the mission to increase awareness and educate residents on the signs and symptoms of Prostate Cancer. Earlier in 2019, Legislator Flotter...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Ten Year Old Islip Terrace Boy Raises Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

Olivers Lemonade Stand

Legislator Steven Flotteron supported his friend, Ten year old Oliver Rivadeneyra, enjoying a cupcake and lemonade at his Islip Terrace home. For the past five years Oliver has run his Lemonade Stand, which he built with his father, to benefit children wi...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 17, 2019

West Islip Troop 95 Scouts Earn Eagle Honors

WI newest Eagle Scouts

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized (L –R): Scouts Peter DeMicco, Nicholas Mangiamele and Mitchell Mastroianni from West Islip Troop 95 at their Eagle Scout Court of Honor hosted by the West Islip Fire Department.

Each scout completed an ou...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Legislator Anker Invites Residents to Office for the Aging Public Hearings

Senior Picnic

Brentwood & Mattituck, NY – The Suffolk County Office for the Aging has scheduled two public hearings on its Annual Implementation Plan. A hearing will be held at the Town of Southold’s Human Resource Center, 750 Pacific Street, Ma...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 15, 2019

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

Oct 24 Panel Public Hearing

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be a public hearing of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel on Thursday, October 24th at 5:30 PM in the Riverhead Legislati...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 11, 2019

A Night for Tesla and Wardenclyffe: Legislator Anker Honors Tesla’s Legacy at Science Center Gala

Tesla Gala

ST. JAMES, NY – On Thursday, September 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the first annual “A Night for Tesla and Wardenclyffe” Gala hosted by the Tesla Science Center at Flowerfield in St. James. The night ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Deer Park Fall Festival Is a Rousing Success!

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Geiger Park was transformed into an unofficial Main Street on Sunday, October 6 when hundreds of enthusiastic residents came out to celebrate a special day with their neighbors from near and far at the 3rd Deer Park Community Association (DPCA) Fall Festi...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Combating Distracted Driving: Legislator Anker Attends Mount Sinai HS Teen Driver Safety Day

MSHS Distracted Driving Day

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Friday, September 27, 2019, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended Mount Sinai High School’s Teen Distracted Driving Awareness Day. The event was hosted by the high school and the Suffolk County Sheriff&...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Kennedy Provides Life Saving Initiatives at St. James Festival Day

St. James Day (002)

On the sixth day of October, with fall weather setting in, Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) held a bone marrow registration drive in conjunction with DKMS at the St. James Festival Day. The Legislator also operated an information table while promot...

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DO 12 - Leg. Kennedy - PR
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Pink Tree 2019

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Tuesday, October 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the North Shore Neighbors Breast Cancer Coalition, the Heritage Trust, and residents at the Pink Tree of Hope tree lighting held at Heritage Park in...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Smithtown County Legislators Rob Trotta and Leslie Kennedy attend St. Catherine's Health Fair

SHealth Fair 2019 (2)

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislators Rob Trotta and Leslie Kennedy joined hospital officials at the annual health fair on the grounds of St. Catherine’s Medical Center in Smithtown. The community event provided free flu shots, g...

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Citizen Preparedness Training

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Friday, September 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Citizens Preparedness Corps Emergency Preparedness Training at the Longwood Public Library which she co-hosted with Senator Ken LaValle, A...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Legislator Sarah Anker Joins County Executive Bellone at Helium Balloon Legislation Bill Signing

Helium Balloon Bill Signing

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Friday, September 27, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and environmental advocates at Cathedral Pines County Park in Middle Island for the bill signing for to prohibit the...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Patchogue Village Plans New Parking Garage in Downtown Area

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HAUPPAGUE, N.Y. – The Village of Patchogue is making plans to alleviate the increasingly full parking lots near its growing Main Street. As more businesses and visitors have come to visit Patchogue, parking has become increasingly hard ...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Suffolk County Moves Forward on Acquiring New Open Space to Protect Drinking Water

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HAUPPAGUE, N.Y. – Suffolk County will acquire three new pieces of property to preserve as open space to help protect drinking water in the 7th Legislative District. Introductory Resolution’s 1789, 1790, and 1798 were passed by...

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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Attends Groundbreaking

Wel Groundbreaking

Lindenhurst, NY, October 2nd, 2019:  On Wednesday, October 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey joined other government and business officials at the groundbreaking ceremony for The Wel.

Legislator McCaffrey was proud to be on hand for t...

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DO 14 - Leg. McCaffrey - PR
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Troop 8's Newest Eagle Scout Anthony Guadagna

Eagle Scout Anthony Guadagna

(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for his constituent, Anthony Guadagna, Jr. of Boy Scout Troop 8. Anthony earned 45 Merit Badges ranging from American Heritage to Welding. He also ser...

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Mother Dedicates Playground Equipment to Northport’s Soper Park in Honor of her Son

Soper Park Dedication of Playground Equipment

Northport, NY –This past Sunday afternoon; friends, family and local leaders gathered at Soper Park in Northport Village to celebrate the dedication of new playground equipment in honor of Michael Budelis. Michael, who lived his childhood in the...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Firefighter Honored for Heroic Act

Robert Thornton and Legislator Spencer

Melville, NY – On September 22,  Cold Spring Harbor Firefighter Robert Thornton, received the Bronze Medal of Valor from the Vocational Education and Extension Board (VEEB) of Suffolk County in recognition of his heroic actions, which s...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Davis House Yard Sale and Craft Fair

Davis House Yard Sale

CORAM, NY – On Saturday, September 21st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Davis Town Meeting House Society 8th Annual Yard Sale and Craft Fair. The Yard Sale and Craft Fair hosted vendors selling household goods, toys,...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Attends Issuing of the Walt Whitman Bicentennial Postage Stamp

Walt Whitman event with MG

(Smithtown, NY)…This year marked the Bicentennial Birthday of American poet Walt Whitman, who was born in a farmhouse built by his father on May 31, 1819. In recognition of this occasion, the United States Postal Service has issued a Walt Whitm...

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Community Unity Celebrated At 2019 Huntington Awareness Day

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There was “Unity in the Community” and a major show of spirit and pride as Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly joined Huntington schools, civics, non-profits, residents and local dignitaries at the annual  Huntington Awareness Day...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Legislator William Spencer Moderates Information Session on Teen Wellness & Mental Health

9.25.19 Mental Health Panel

Hauppauge, NY - On Wednesday evening, Legislator William R. Spencer, MD was honored to join forces with the Suffolk County Medical Society and five knowledgeable professionals, to moderate an information session for Suffolk parents on teen wellness, socia...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Taking a Shot at Cancer

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MANORVILLE, NY – On Sunday, September 15th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Peconic River Sportsman’s Club at its 5th Annual “Break ‘Em for Breast Cancer” fundraiser in Manorville...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Port Jeff Dragon Boat Race Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – On Saturday, September 14th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and Legislator Kara Hahn joined elected officials, community organizations, and residents at the 6th Annual Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Police Commissioner Hart

Police Summer Bash

PATCHOGUE, NY – On Saturday, September 7th, Legislator Sarah Anker joined elected officials at the Suffolk County Police Conference Summer Bash in Patchogue to honor Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart.

“I would like to th...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Legislator William Spencer and AT&T Remind Northport HS Seniors About Dangers of Distracted Driving

It Can Wait Assembly 1

Northport, NY-  With a new school year underway, Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer teamed up with AT&T on Monday to bring the It Can Wait campaign to Northport High School. Together, they presented an assembly, which aims to prevent h...

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Additional Info... DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Honors Suffolk County Probation Officer Of The Year

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, Chair of the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee recently honored Suffolk County’s Probation Officer of the Year Joe Martorell with a County Proclamation at the committee’s August 29 meeting. Joining Legislator Do...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Pink Tree Flyer

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Tuesday, October 1st 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 fo...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Legislator Anker Sponsors Blessings in a Backpack Food Drive

Flyer

MOUNT SINAI, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is partnering with Blessings in a Backpack Longwood Chapter for a food drive at her office in Mount Sinai until November 1st.

“Many families rely on school-provided meals to feed t...

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Additional Info... DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Scout Brian O'Reilly Holds Bone Marrow Drive on September 21 for his Eagle Scout Project

Bone Marrow Drive for Eagle Scout

(Smithtown, NY)…Over the weekend, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta stopped by to have his car washed at Brian O’Reilly’s Eagle Scout Car Wash Fundraiser in the parking lot of Outback Steakhouse in Commack. Brian is a sop...

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DO 13 - Leg. Trotta - PR
Posted on: September 19, 2019

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

PH Opiate 2019 Legis Anker

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, chairwoman of the Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel, invites residents to the public hearings of the panel. The first hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 25th, at 5:30 ...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Celebrates RSVP’s 47th Anniversary

RSVP

HOLBROOK, N.Y. –  On Wednesday, September 12th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Suffolk’s 47th Annual Tribute Day at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. The ev...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Miller Place Resident Fred Conway

Fred Conway

 

 

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Wednesday, September 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Miller Place resident and barbershop quartet leader Fred Conway at the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature. Con...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer Announces Relocation of District Office

We have moved!

Huntington, NY –Legislator William Spencer is spreading the word that his district office has recently relocated from Centerport to Huntington.  The new office is located just north of Huntington village at:

224 Wall Street, Suite 303

Hun...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Legislator Anker Supports Girls in Science

GSSC BNL

UPTON, NY – On Thursday, September 12, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (GSSC) and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) at the unveiling of a brand new patch program that encourages scouts o...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins LI Cares In Honoring Deer Park’s Daniel Thompson

LICaresDanielThompson

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Long Island Cares, Inc. in recognizing and honoring Daniel Thompson of Deer Park student for his year-long tremendous pet food drive where he collected 5,411 pounds of pet food for Baxter’s ...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Remembering 9/11

911 Memorial

On Wednesday, 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 officials, local c...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Legislator Donnelly And County Office For The Aging Announce Local Fall Senior Advocate Schedule

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly is pleased to inform Babylon and Huntington residents about the local Suffolk County Office for the Aging Fall 2019 Senior Advocate Schedule.  Senior advocates are County representatives who come out into the commu...

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DO 17 - Leg. Donnelly – PR
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Kennedy Rocks with 45 RPM for Concert Season Finale

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 On a bittersweet Tuesday night, the Nesconset Community gathered for the last summer concert of the series. This evening 45 RPM played the songs of the 1970’s, arguably AM Radio’s golden age. To mark the ending of the summer ...

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DO 12 - Leg. Kennedy - PR
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Ray Negron at NY Sportscene Children’s Foundation Golf Classic

Sportscene 2019

SMITHTOWN, NY – On Monday, August 26th, 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 rai...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Legislator Anker Announces Longwood Free Emergency Preparedness Training

CPC Backpack

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Friday, September 27th at 11 a.m., there will be a FREE Emergency Preparedness Training at the Longwood Public Library (800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island) hosted by Senator Ken LaValle, Assemblyman Joseph DeS...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 5, 2019

A Bid for Better Water Quality

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The Suffolk Legislature this week adopted a pair of bills intended to limit nitrogen pollution originating from properties the County auctions off.  Sponsored by Legislator Kara Hahn, the companion bills will require the County to identify all pr...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Suffolk County Seniors Invited To Enjoy A Great Evening Of Musical Entertainment

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly would like to inform local senior citizens about an upcoming opportunity to enjoy a great night of free music at The Suffolk County Office for the Aging’s 6th annual Farewell to Summer Concert.  Th...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Suffolk Legislature Unanimously Approves the Intentional Balloon Release Ban

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the Wednesday, September 4th General Meeting, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved Introductory Resolution 1611-2019, legislation sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker, to prohibit the intentional release...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Legislator Krupski Sponsors Legislation to Strengthen Infrastructure in the Face of Climate Change

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As sea levels are expected to continue to rise at an accelerated rate over the coming decades, Legislator Al Krupski has sponsored legislation that would empower and direct the Suffolk County Department of Public Works to consider the implications when co...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Kings Park Rocks Sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta introduced Kieran Brown, a student in the Kings Park School District, who sang the National Anthem at the annual Kings Park Rocks Concert featuring Donna Marketta & “The Parade&...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Legislator Rob Trotta Hosts Blood Drive on August 29 at St. Joseph's Church in Kings Park

(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is collaborating with St. Joseph’s Church in Kings Park, to host a blood drive on Thursday, August 29 from 1:30pm – 7:30pm. It will be at Travis Hall – Lower Lev...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Melville Resident Henry Rivas Receives Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined the family, friends and fellow members of Boy Scout Troop 708 in Huntington to honor Henry A. Rivas of Melville on earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest-recognized achievement besto...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

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, chairwoman of the Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel, invites residents to the public hearings of the panel. The first hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 25th, at 5:30 ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Legislator Anker and Ridge Civic to Host Narcan Training Class

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RIDGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, in conjunction with the Suffolk County Police Department and the Ridge Civic Association, will host a Narcan training program on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Brookhav...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Hosts Active Shooter Awareness

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Lindenhurst, NY: on August fourteenth, Legislator Kevin McCaffrey partnered with the Suffolk County Police Department’s Homeland Security and Criminal Intelligence Bureau to host an Active Shooter Overview & Basic Survival Strategies Course ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Legislator Rob Trotta Hosts the 2019 Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series

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(Smithtown, NY)…At the Dennis Cannataro Summer Concert Series at the Smithtown Main Library Building, the following residents sang the National Anthem before one of the shows: Cherie Lehmann of Kings Park, Kieran Brown of Kings Park, Caitlin Be...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Legislator Anker Joins Longwood for Blessings in a Backpack Fundraiser

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RIDGE, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined the Longwood community at a Blessings in a Backpack fundraiser at Gray’s Hardware and Paints in Ridge. All proceeds went towards Blessings in a Backpack&rsq...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Kennedy Honors Eagle Scout David Pennino

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Aug
2019 – LegislatorLeslie Kennedy joined by Suffolk County Comptroller recognized David Pennino
for his achievements in Scouting. David, through much hard work and dedication,has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout; the highest rank and hon...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Celebrates PAGE Graduation

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Hauppauge, NY:  On Friday August 9th, Legislator McCaffrey joined several of his counterparts to celebrate the graduation of the participants of the Suffolk County Legislature PAGE Program.

Pictured alongside the Legislator is Gavin Gannon, who se...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Kennedy Honors Danielle Ranucci of Commack

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July 2019 – Legislator Kennedy honored Commack High School senior, Danielle Ranucci, at the Suffolk County Legislature General Meeting for being awarded the prestigious Hank Logeman/News 12 High School JournalismAward. This award is given to the...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Legislator Anker Announces Free Emergency Preparedness Training

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ROCKY POINT, NY – On Saturday, August 24th at 10 a.m., Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be a FREE Emergency Preparedness Training at the Rocky Point VFW Post 6249 (109 King Road, Rocky Point)....

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Attends 100th Birthday Celebration At Huntington Station Adult Center

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) paid tribute to an extraordinary senior citizen at Prestige Adult Center in Huntington Station on August 2, joining in the celebration for the 100th Birthday of Estefana Olivares.

Born in Peru in 1919,...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Lloyd Harbor Student Awarded Gold Medal for Completion of Suffolk County Distinguished Youth Award

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Hauppauge, NY – 14-year-old Michael Keschner garnered gold at the Suffolk County Legislature’s 2019 Distinguished Youth Award ceremony on July 17th. Out of 31 recipients, Michael was the only teenager in the 18th Legislative District o...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Anker Announces Summer Concert in Coram

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CORAM, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce a summer concert scheduled for Saturday, August 10th at 7:00 PM. The concert, hosted in conjunction with Legislator Rob Calarco, Legislator Kara Hahn, Legi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Letter to the Editor: An attack on law enforcement is an attack on our public safety

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Dear Editor:

Many of us have seen the recent videos capturing multiple incidents of NYC Police Officers who were intentionally and maliciously soaked with water and struck with buckets. It was disturbing to witness these public servants humiliated and disr...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Local Teens Come Together for a Day of Basketball, Fellowship, and Fun

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Greenlawn, NY – On Saturday, July 27th teens and spectators from across Huntington came together once again for the Annual Coral Park Co-Ed Basketball Tournament.  The event, which began six years ago and is sponsored by Suffolk County ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Legis. Donnelly Honors Michelle Pierrot; Melville ‘Hey!’ Founder Is Miss Long Island 2019

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly honored Miss Long Island 2019 Michelle Pierrot at the May 14 General Meeting of the Legislature for her work as the founder of Healthy Excited Youth! (“HEY!”), a nonprofit which aims to &ldquo...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Port Jefferson Sophomore Earns Silver in Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award Program

Riley Meckley Earns Silver in Legislature’s Distinguished Youth Award program

Incoming Ward Melville High School sophomore Riley Meckley has earned the silver medal in the Suffolk County Legislature’s 2019 Distinguished Youth Award program.  Meckley was nominated for the program by Suffolk County Legislator Kara ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Kennedy Honors Eagle Scout from Troop 214

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July 24, 2019 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) had the opportunity to honor Matthew Ryan Bosco for his Scouting achievements earlier this year. Matt, through much hard work and dedication, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highe...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors SCPD Marine Bureau Officers

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, July 16th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated three Marine Bureau Officers, Matthew Funaro, Shane Parker, and Cory Kim who resued a man after his kayak overturned in the Long Island Sound off of Sou...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

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

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, as chair of the Public Safety Committee, is pleased to inform residents that the Suffolk County Police Department is again offering its free “Crash Course in Crash Avoidance” classes for teen dri...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Suffolk GOP Caucus to County Executive Bellone: Do we or do we not have a Personnel Officer?

Republican legislators today said County Executive Bellone has been dragging his feet on key appointments, and called on the County Executive to formalize the appointment of Personnel Officer by sending a confirmation resolution to the Legislature for app...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Deer Park Student Honored By Legis. Donnelly As Second Place ‘Pool Smart’ Contest Winner

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored John F. Kennedy Intermediate School student Emerson Smulian of Deer Park as the Second Place County-wide “Be Pool Smart” poster contest winner.  Established in 2007, the ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

KENNEDY GROOVES WITH THAT 70s BAND

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July
9, 2019:  Legislator Kennedy and the Nesconset Chamber ofCommerce continued kicked off the 2019 Free Summer Concert Series Tuesday night
with “That 70s Band” playing a wide variety of 70s music ranging from disco to...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Exchange Program Connects Students to Tackle Common Issues and Heal Through Acts of Service

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends North Shore Horse Rescue Fundraiser

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BAITING HOLLOW, NY – On Saturday, July 6th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the North Shore Horse Rescue and Sanctuary Fourth of July Weekend Yard Sale Fundraiser. In addition to the sale, North Shore Horse Rescue was accepting do...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Visits With Huntington Station Student Council

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently attended a meeting of the Student Council at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center in Huntington Station to speak with students about the importance of representation in government.

The student council members were elected ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Legislators Sam Gonzalez and Susan A. Berland Recognize Heroic Suffolk County Police Officer

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HAUPPAUGE N.Y. – At the Suffolk County Legislature’s July 16th General Meeting, Legislators Sam Gonzalez (D-Brentwood) and Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) presented a proclamation to Suffolk County Police Officer Kevin Bell of the 3rd P...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Celebrating Independence Day with the Village of Shoreham

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Thursday, 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 throu...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Kennedy Gives the Gift of Life at Lake Grove

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June 24, 2019 –Legislator
Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) along with Kevin LaValle (R-Selden) and MayorRobert Scottaline (D-Lake Grove), hosted a blood drive at the Lake Grove
Recreation Center in Lake Grove.

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Tesla Science Center Receives Grant

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Tuesday, June 18th, the Suffolk County Legislature approved a grant of $6,000 for the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe in Shoreham. The grant is a Suffolk County Legislative Omnibus Grant to assist the organization...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Suffolk Police Officer Dana Deshler

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Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Suffolk Police Officer Dana Deshler on Receiving the Smithtown Rotary’s 

Peter J. Biegen “Service Above Self” Award

 

(Smithtown, NY)…At the June Smithtown Rotary Club meeting, Suffolk Coun...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Local Girl Scouts at Gold Award Ceremony

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Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Local Girl Scouts at Gold Award Ceremony

 

(Smithtown, NY)… Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta attended the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s Gold Award Ceremony, where several sc...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Suffolk GOP Legislators call Red Light Camera Intersections Russian Roulette for drivers.

Republican Suffolk Legislators today called for a meeting with L.K. McLean Associates, P.C. to review the red light camera report published in late June. Legislators called the information in the report “questionable” citing hypothetical data and twisted ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Kennedy Delivers Keynote Address

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June 5, 2019 – Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) delivered the keynote remarks at the commencement ceremony for the Hunter Business School Graduation. The commencement ceremony was heavily attended and took place at the Mill Pond Golf Cour...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Officials At North Babylon Senior Center’s Father’s Day Celebration

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently helped pay tribute to a Deer Park senior citizen, father and grandfather at the Town of Babylon Spangle Drive Senior Center Annual Fathers’ Day Celebration. 

Joining Legislator Donnelly honoring 2...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Seniors Appointed to U.S. Service Academies

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Tuesday, June 18th, Suffolk County Legislators Sarah Anker and Rudy Sunderman honored three Longwood High School seniors who were recently appointed to U.S. Service Academies. This is the first time in Longwood Hi...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

2019 Medford Summer Concert Series Announced

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco, Medford Chamber of Commerce, Medford Taxpayers and Civic Association, and Patchogue-Medford Library have announced the 2019 Medford Concert Series dates and line-up. The annual fou...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Legislator Sarah Anker Hosts Senior Health Fair

Senior Health and Wellness Expo 2019

SHOREHAM, NY – On Friday, June 21st, 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 off...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Legislator Donnelly And County Office For The Aging Announce Local Summer Senior Advocate Schedule

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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 2019 Senior Advocate Schedule.  Senior advocates are County representatives who come out into the com...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Releases Statement on Replacement of Horseblock Road Bridge

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has released the following statement regarding the Replacement of County Road 16-Horseblock Road Bridge.

“Earlier this week, Suffolk County Department of Public Works began...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Legislator Anker is Protecting Our Sea Life by Banning Balloon Release

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RIVERHEAD, NY – At the June 18, 2019 General Legislature meeting, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker introduced legislation to ban the intentional release of helium balloons in Suffolk County. Introductory Resolution 1611-2019 will a...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Legislator Spencer Awards the 18th Legislative District “Be Pool Smart” Poster Contest Winner

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Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Legislator William R. Spencer visited Cold Spring Harbor’s Goose Hill Primary School on Monday morning to present 1st grade student, Sloane Yormack, a proclamation recognizing her as the 1st Place Winner for the 18th Legi...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Legislator Spencer joins TNC for their Plant the Last Plant Celebration at Uplands Farm Sanctuary

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Cold Spring Harbor: Suffolk County and The Nature Conservancy have joined forces to combat the nitrogen pollution crisis. Through the Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program, Suffolk County awarded The Nature Conservancy a grant for a modern, nit...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Going for Gold: Legislator Anker Congratulates SWR Girl Scouts

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Friday, June 7th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended a Girl Scout Gold Award Ceremony at Shoreham-Wading River High School to honor Service Unit 669’s newest Gold Award recipients: Natalie Epp, Ka...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Thanks Students For Commitment To ‘Be Pool Smart’

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly is reminding residents that although the warm weather is here and many are eager to jump in the swimming pool, safety must always come first. On June 12, Legislator Donnelly met with students at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Interm...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Congratulates Eagle Scout Samuel Morris of Commack

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(Smithtown, NY)…Boy Scout Troop 403 invited Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta to attend the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Sam Morris of Commack and to offer his congratulations. For his community service project, Sam built and installed six...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Congratulates Young Scientists at General Meeting of the Legislature

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, June 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated and presented proclamations to Connor Nugent and Zachary Lister, two Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Fair winners from Miller Avenue Elementary Sc...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Islip High School Senior Earns Eagle Scout Honors

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized Scout Russell Scott Larvin with Troop 151 in Islip. Russell has been a dedicated and committed scout since the third grade earning 39 merit badges, serving in a variety of leadership roles and completing a communi...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Legis. Donnelly’s Public Safety Committee Becomes Largest Ever with Ten Members

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In January, Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, a retired member of the FDNY and three-decade volunteer firefighter who focuses on safety issues, was named chair of the Legislature’s vital Public Safety Committee. Historically always one of ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Legislator Anker Congratulates Pool Smart Poster Contest First Place Winner

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, June 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated a Longwood Middle School 5th grade student, Fatimah Chaudhary, who won first place in the Suffolk County “Be Pool Smart” Poster Conte...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors Bay Shore/Brightwaters Distinguished Citizen Robert Herrick

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized the 2019 Bay Shore – Brightwaters Distinguished Citizen, Robert J. Herrick, at the Nineteenth Annual Awards Dinner held at Captain Bill’s Restaurant.

Mr. Herrick, owner of Herrick Real Estate wi...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors West Islip Resident Winning Runner

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Suffolk County Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized the 2019 Long Island Marathon First Place Male Finisher, West Islip resident Dan Gargaro. He ran his third marathon with a time of 2:30:15 on Sunday, May 5th among 3,300 other runners while being ch...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Boy Scout Troop 194’s Newest Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven Flotteron along with Mark’s parents, Donald and Roxana Sherrill, were honored to recognize Babylon Troop 194’s newest Eagle Scout. Mark started scouting in the first grade and was committed to reaching Eagle Scout sta...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Suffolk County Launches New Sunscreen Dispenser Program

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Legislators Robert Calarco, Susan A. Berland and Al Krupski; County Executive Steve Bellone; Legislator Sarah S. Anker; Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Donald Teplitz, DO; and Le...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

The Quintal Group Honored By LI Maritime Museum

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Long Island Maritime Museum Mike Egan honored Anthony Quintal, Jr. at the Fourteenth Annual Trustees’ Recognition Dinner at the Bourne Mansion in Oakdale. This year’s...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Honors Outgoing South Country School Board Members

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BELLPORT, N.Y. – At a meeting of the South Country School District Board of Education, three outgoing members of the board were recognized for their service to the community. Cheryl Felice, Carol Malin, and Dr. Anthony Griffin are all s...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Medford Resident Ascends to Eagle Scout

Jonathan Craig Eagle Scout Court of Honor

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Medford resident and Patchogue-Medford High School graduate Jonathan Craig became an Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Ceremony on Sunday, June 9th. Jonathan is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 40 of Medford. To a...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Legislator Anker Attends Mount Sinai Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Sunday, June 9th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined elected officials and yacht club members at the Mount Sinai Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai. During the parade of the fle...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Legislator Trotta Witnesses Miracle on Sunken Meadow Parkway

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(Smithtown, NY)…On Tuesday morning, while coming back from a Legislative Committee meeting, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta spotted a deer that had been hit by a car and a man performing CPR on one baby fawn while another baby was walking ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Legislator Trotta Honors Boy Scout Troop 52's Newest Eagle Scout

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recognized William Hansen Apmann of Boy Scout Troop 52 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor held at the East Northport Fire Department. For his Eagle Scout commu...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Norwood Avenue Students Recognized As Winners of Brookhaven National Lab Elementary Science Fair

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Hauppauge, NY-  At the June 4th General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, the 1st place winners of the 2019 Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Elementary School Science Fair from grades K-6 were recognized for their outstanding and inn...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Students, Legislators warn about “100 Deadliest Days”

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Legislators Tom Cilmi and Steven J. Flotteron joined teachers, advisors and students from the East Islip High School SADD Club (Students Against Destructive Decisions) to emphasize safe driving during the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer,&rdquo...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Kennedy Hosts Spring Cleaning Day

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June
1, 2019 –Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) hosted a dayof “Spring Cleaning” in conjunction with Smithtown Library, e-Green Recycling
Management & the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office. As the days g...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Boy Scout Troop 161 Eagle Scouts

Troop 161 Eagle Scouts

SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, June 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at St. John the Baptist in Wading River to honor Troop 161’s newest Eagle Scouts: Eric Di Lisio, Erich...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Attends Patchogue Ambulance Company 85th Anniversary

Calarco Attends Patchogue Ambulance Dinner

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – The Patchogue Ambulance Company celebrated their 85th anniversary at a dinner on Saturday, June 8th. He presented Proclamations to the department in celebration of their long service to the Patchogue community and to m...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Hauppauge Bretton Woods Elementary Student Places 1st at Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Fair

Pranav Vijayababu- Hauppauge Bretton Woods Student

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi honored 5th grade student, Pranav Vijayababu of Hauppauge’s Bretton Woods Elementary School at a meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on June 4th. The 10 year old placed first in the 5th grade level at th...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Huntington Station Resident Jacob Levinsky Receives Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined the family, friends and fellow troop members of Huntington Station resident Jacob Levinsky to witness, honor and recognize him for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest-recognized a...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Kennedy Saves Lives at Smithtown Day

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June 2, 2019 – 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 ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Legislator Anker Announces Downtown Rocky Point Summer Concert Series

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ROCKY POINT, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announces the schedule for the 2019 Downtown Rocky Point Summer Concert Series, hosted in conjunction with Rocky Point VFW Post 6249. Four concerts will be held at St. Anthony&r...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

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

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

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Stewarding Cleaner Parks

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Caring for Suffolk County’s over 63,000 acers of parkland is a formidable task, but parks officials may soon be getting some help following the unanimous legislative approval this week of a plan to create a parks stewardship pilot program. &...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Suffolk County Veterans Resource Guide Coming Soon!

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HAUPPAGUE, NY - Suffolk County has one of the largest military veterans population in the country, and the largest in New York State. Suffolk County’s Veterans Service Agency has a wealth of resources that are underutilized. Those resource inclu...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Northport High School Mock Trial Team Recognized For Outstanding Achievement

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Hauppauge, NY – At today’s General Meeting, Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer presented the members of the Northport High School Mock Trial Team with a proclamation recognizing their outstanding 2019 season. After a series o...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Retiring Stony Brook Spiritual Leader Delivers Suffolk County Legislature Invocation

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Legislator Kara Hahn today welcomed Rabbi Joseph S. Topek, Director of the Hillel Foundation for Jewish Life at Stony Brook University to the Suffolk County Legislature to offer the customary invocation delivered at the beginning of each general session o...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Legislator William Spencer, Health Department, and First Aid Squad Sponsor Opioid Overdose Training

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Huntington Station, NY – Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer and Dr. Gregson Pigott the EMS Medical Director/Clinical Director of the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program for Suffolk County joined with the Huntington Community First Aid Squa...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Suffolk County Legislature Set to Approve the Purchase of Middle Island Property for Open Space

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HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Friday, May 31st, the Suffolk County Legislature Environment, Planning, and Agriculture Committee passed Introductory Resolution No. 1444, which authorizes the County Division of Real Property to acquired four parcels...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

LEGISLATOR KENNEDY HOSTS 5th ANNUAL WOMEN’S POWER BREAKFAST

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Legislator Kennedy held her fifth annual Suffolk County Women’s Power Breakfast hosted by the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook. The event featured several elected officials, community leaders and business leaders, the breakfast was an opportun...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Recognizing Local Firefighters in Rocky Point

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 HOLBROOK, NY – On Saturday, May 18, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Rocky Point Fire Department’s 62nd Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Legislator Anker j...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Honoring Local Heroes at Longwood Memorial Day

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Monday, May 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Longwood Memorial Day services at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. The service included music and prayer, a wreath laying ceremony, a peace ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Remembering Our Heroes on Memorial Day With the Sound Beach Community

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SOUND BEACH, NY – On Monday, May 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Sound Beach Memorial Day Services at the Sound Beach Veterans Memorial Park. The service included prayer, a wreath presentation ceremony, and musi...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Suffolk Announces Innovative New Approach to Combating Teen Substance Abuse

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Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn and County Executive Steve Bellone this week announced an innovative partnership with the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) to provide athletic coaches and trainers in Suffolk County schools with t...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Legislator Anker Joins Ridge Fire Dept. For Memorial Day Service

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RIDGE, NY – On Saturday, May 18th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, civic members, elected officials, and community members at the Ridge Fire Department’s Memorial Day Service. ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Hope House and F.I.S.T. Promote Hope & Healing At Health Festival

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PORT JEFFERSON STATION, NY – On Saturday, May 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Community Festival of Health, Hope, and Healing hosted by Hope House Ministries and Families in Support of Treatment (FIST) at Comsew...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Free Senior Health Fair Hosted by Legislator Anker

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SHOREHAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker will host a free Senior Health and Wellness Fair on Friday, June 21st from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at St. Mark’s Church, located at 105 Randall Road in Shoreham. With over 25 resource tables, the event, host...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Kennedy Sheds light on Mercury Poisoning

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April 7, 2019 –Legislator Kennedy (R-Nesconset) was joined by Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer & constituent Alisa Azarelli along with all her family and friends for a press conference followed by the building illumination for Mercury poisoni...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

A Passion for Service and a Nose for News

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Legislator Kara Hahn this week recognized Terryville Fire Department Safety Officer Dennis Whittam for his service to residents of Suffolk County.  The former Lieutenant and Captain of Terryville FD is the Suffolk County Fire Rescue Coordinator f...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Celebrating Longwood Day and Relay for Life

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On Saturday, May 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended Longwood Day and Relay for Life at Longwood High School in Middle Island. The family fun day of Longwood Pride included local resource information, games, ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Honors Outgoing League Of Women Voters Leader Judie Gorenstein

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored outgoing League of Women Voters of New York (LWV) First Vice President Judie Gorenstein at her retirement ceremony at the Northport Yacht Club. Ms. Gorenstein served LWV 15 years in various positions

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Supporting Shoreham-Wading River Lax Out Cancer

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SHOREHAM, NY – On Saturday, May 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker participated in “Lax Out Cancer” at Shoreham-Wading River High School. Every year, the SWR lacrosse teams host the Lax Out Cancer fundraising games t...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

2019 Easter Rising Centennial Memorial Scholarship Recipients

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Presiding Officer of Suffolk County Legislature DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Steven Flotteron recognized Babylon’s Brooke Dayton Greatsinger and Bay Shore’s Michael James Boyle as this year’s scholarship recipients. Each st...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

East Islip Junior Earns Eagle Scout Honors

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Cilmi representing the Tenth Legislative District and Steven Flotteron representing the Eleventh Legislative District recognized East Islip High School Junior, Vito Giuliodibari, at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at Tim...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Hero From Teamsters Local 237

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron along with representatives of Teamsters Local 237 Long Island Division recognized member Kevin Ouwerkerk for his outstanding duty of selfless determination and bravery while on the job.

Recovery worker Ouwerkerk was performin...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Sponsors Earth Day Cleanup at Historic Sagtikos Manor

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron secured The Quintal Group, Brightwaters Farms and Nurseries as a sponsorfor the recent Earth Day cleanup at the historical Sagtikos Manor in Bay Shore.
Even with the rain, more than 75 volunteers from local Boy Scout Tro...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Honoring Tesla Science Center At Rocky Point Lions Club Taste of LI

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WADING RIVER, NY – On Wednesday, May 8th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Rocky Point Lions Club 11th Annual Taste of Long Island benefit event, held at East Wind in Wading River. Proceeds from the event benefitted the Rocky P...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Suffolk County Health Committee Raises Public Awareness Of Vaccine Benefits

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Hauppauge: Suffolk Legislator William Spencer coordinated two informative presentations for Thursday’s County Health Committee meeting. 

Dr. Grosso, CMO at Huntington Hospital, presented on the facts surrounding HPV vaccination and its r...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Local Firefighters Recognized At Mount Sinai Fire Dept. Installation Dinner

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, May 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Mount Sinai Fire Department’s Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Legislator Anker joined other...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

6th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast Honors Fallen Servicemen from the 106th Rescue Wing

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East Northport, NY – 200 Suffolk County Veterans gathered with local officials on Monday, May 6th for the 2019 Veterans Appreciation Breakfast. The annual event, coordinated by Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. and donated by th...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Legislator William Spencer Hosts Annual Community Health & Information Fair

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Dear Neighbor,

I would like to invite everyone to attend my annual Community Health & Information Fair which is a free opportunity to learn about the many local resources that are available to the residents of Suffolk County. This year, the Fair will b...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Legislator Anker Congratulates Café Spiga, Mt. Sinai-Miller Place Chamber Member of the Year

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MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Tuesday, April 30th, Café Spiga of Mount Sinai was named the Mount Sinai-Miller Place Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year by the Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce Coalition at its annual Outstanding Member of the...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Legislator Kara Hahn to Kick-Off Annual “A Park a Day in May” Challenge

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Nature is calling…calling us back outside and Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn is excited for residents to once again discover, explore and enjoy the thousands of acres of parkland across our region.  Throughout the month of May, pa...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Announces Community Seminar on Septic Improvement Program

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has announced a community seminar on the Suffolk County Septic Improvement Program. The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 5th from 7 PM to 8:30 PM at the Patchogue-Medford Library....

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Middle Island Fire Dept. Honors Members at Installation Dinner

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SAYVILLE, NY – On Saturday, April 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Middle Island Fire Department’s 71st Annual Fire District Inspection and Installation Dinner at Land’s End in Sayville. Legislator Ank...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

MUSIC TO THE EARS!

The Music Lovers Club Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi attended the Music Lovers Club’s 68th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert on Sunday, April 28, 2019 held at the United Methodist Church of Islip.

Legislator Cilmi said, “As an avid musician, I truly ap...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland hosts Free Mobile Veterinary Clinic with Paws of War

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Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Chairwoman of the Legislature’s Veterans Committee, hosted a free mobile veterinary clinic on April 27th with Paws of War at her district office. The clinic was a part of Paws of War’s Vets2V...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Davis House Celebrates Plaque Unveiling

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CORAM, NY – On Friday, April 27, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended a plaque unveiling ceremony at the Davis Town Meeting House in Coram. The plaque serves as a historic marker that states that the Lester H. Davis Town Meeti...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

ISLIP GIRL SCOUT HOSTS PROM FOR VETERANS

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Suffolk County Legislators Tom Cilmi and Steven J. Flotteron stopped by to show their support for Rebecca Clock, a 16 year old junior from St. John the Baptist High School. For her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Ms. Clock of Troop 1968, planned and hosted...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Celebrates the Opening of Patchogue Beer Project

Calarco Attends Patchogue Beer Project Opening

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – The Patchogue Beer Project celebrated their grand opening on Saturday, April 27th. Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco was in attendance to welcome the new brewery to the neighborhood. Besides being the headquarters f...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

MOBILE STROKE UNIT COMES TO SUFFOLK COUNTY

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi met with representatives from Stony Brook Medicine and Central Islip – Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance to learn about the new Stony Brook Mobile Stroke Unit.

This innovative, life-saving program features two full...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Civil War Monument Returns to Patchogue

Civil War Monument Returns to Patchogue

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – A Civil War Monument that has stood in Patchogue since 1870 has returned after being removed for repair work last spring. The sculpture, which features a solider standing with his rifle, features the names of over 180 ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Mount Sinai Eagle Scouts

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On Sunday, April 14th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at Mount Sinai High School to honor Troop 1776’s newest Eagle Scouts, Michael Muroff, Joseph Snider, Joseph Dibiasi, Shane Bombace, Josh...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland Unveils Free Sunscreen Dispenser Program

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Image: Legislator Susan A. Berland, County Executive Steve
Bellone, Legislator Steve Flotteron and Justin Jaycon stand at the newlyinstalled sunscreen dispenser at the Pro Shop at the West Sayville Golf Course.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Visits Deluca Elementary Student Council

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently attended a meeting of the Student Council at William E DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in North Babylon where he spoke with students about the importance of representation in government.

The fourth and fifth-grade stud...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Recognizing Local Firefighters At Sound Beach Fire Dept. Installation Dinner

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SOUND BEACH, NY – On Saturday, April 13th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Sound Beach Fire Department’s Annual Installation Dinner at East Wind in Wading River. Legislator Anker joined other elected officials in hon...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Kennedy Raises Sarcoidosis Awareness

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Legislator Kennedy, was joined by Frank Rivera and Suffolk County Legislators Rudy Sunderman, Sarah Anker, and William Spencer as she hosted a Press Conference to raise Sarcoidosis awareness.

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

County Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Christopher Trimble

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(Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta congratulated Christopher Trimble of Boy Scout Troop 75 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Christopher’s involvement with scouting started in 2...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

April 16, 2019 proclaimed “Education and Sharing Day” in Suffolk County

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Legislator Tom Cilmi joined Legislator Susan Berland and County Executive Steve Bellone to declare April 16, 2019 “Education and Sharing Day” in Suffolk County.

Cilmi sponsored the resolution at the request of Rabbi Shimon Stillerman, D...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Raises a Glass at New Blue Point Brewery Opening

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – At the grand opening of the new Blue Point Brewery, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco raised his glass to toast the day. On Wednesday, April 18th the Blue Point Brewing Company opened their new location on West Main Street in...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Shoreham-Wading River Champion Swimmer

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RIVERHEAD, NY – On Tuesday, April 9, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Shoreham-Wading River High School student Jason Louser at the General Meeting of the Legislature with a proclamation for his accomplishments as a competi...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Celebrate Suffolk County Parks for Free During Parks Appreciation Week

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MILLER PLACE, NY – On Tuesday, April 16, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker was joined by Legislator Kara Hahn to announce “Parks Appreciation Week” in Suffolk County. The week, which runs from Saturday, April 20 ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Presents Proclamations to PMHS Students of the Month

Calarco Honors April Students of the Month

MEDFORD, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco presented proclamations to students at Patchogue-Medford High School on Tuesday, April 16th. Students were selected by their teachers as Students of the Month for March and April for ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

County Legislator Tom Donnelly Invites First Baptist Church Of Deer Park Pastor To Open Legislature

Bishop Winfred J. Pippen of the First Baptist Church of Deer Park

At the invitation of Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly, Bishop Winfred J. Pippen of the First Baptist Church of Deer Park, opened the Suffolk County Legislature’s General Session on March 26 with an inspirational non-denominational invocation.

Speaking befor...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Attends Patchogue Fire Department Installation Dinner

Calarco Attends Patchogue Fire Department Installation Dinner

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco was on hand at the annual installation dinner for the Patchogue Fire Department on Friday, April 12th. The dinner was held at the East Wind Catering Hall in Wading River. Calarco pr...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

A Prescription for Health: Suffolk County Legislature Approves Tobacco Free Pharmacy Bill

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Riverhead, NY –At today’s General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, lawmakers approved a bill prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. After the vote, bill sponsors, Legislator William R. Spencer, MD and Legisla...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Honoring Wading River Firefighters

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WADING RIVER, NY – On Saturday, April 6, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Wading River Fire Department at its annual Installation Dinner at East Wind in Wading River. The celebration included honoring local firefighters ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Supports Innovative Legislation

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Hauppauge, NY, April 9th, 2019: At the April 9th General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislator McCaffrey spoke to several Legislative actions set to make waves within Suffolk County, most notably the ’plastic straw ban’...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Media Advisory: Suffolk County Legislature Slated to Approve Tobacco Free Pharmacy Bill

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Riverhead, NY – At TODAY’s General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead, lawmakers are expected to approve a bill prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. With tobacco continuing to be the numb...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Suffolk Adopts Sweeping Prohibitions on Plastics and Polystyrene

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The Suffolk County Legislature today approved a sweeping package of environmental regulations directed at both businesses and the County itself that will ban polystyrene food service products, loose fill packaging and certain single use plastics now commo...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Deer Park Resident Gina Lieneck Named Suffolk County “Woman of Distinction”

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly and the entire Legislature recently recognized Deer Park resident Gina Lieneck as the 2019 Suffolk County Woman of Distinction at a General Meeting of the Legislature on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Gina was selected as the 201...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Recognizing Suffolk County’s Top Cops

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BRENTWOOD, NY – On Friday, April 5, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 2019 STOP-DWI Top Cop Awards Ceremony at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. Awards were presented to officers of law enforcement who have...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Legislators Trotta and Kennedy Congratulate Smithtown High East and West Kickline Teams

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(Smithtown, NY)…At a recent meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislators Leslie Kennedy and Rob Trotta introduced the Smithtown East and West Varsity Kickline Teams, known as the Whisperettes.

The Smithtown High School East Kickline te...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Legislator Anker Brings Scam Awareness to Residents

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PORT JEFFERSON, NY – On Monday, April 1, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, Chairwoman of the Seniors and Consumer Protection Legislative Committee, provided a scam awareness presentation to the members of the Terryville Homemakers. Legislat...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Miller Place Firefighters

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ST. JAMES, NY – On Saturday, March 30th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Miller Place Fire Department to celebrate the Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner at Flowerfield in St. James. The celebration included hono...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

LEGISLATOR CILMI RECONGIZES AN EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG WOMAN

10th LD Woman of Distinction Heather McNamara

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi recognized Heather McNamara, as the 2019 10th District “Woman of Distinction.”

Heather is currently a senior at East Islip High School.  At four years old, she was diagnosed with cancer. As a...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Katie Sierra, Regeneron Science Scholar Recognized by Legislators Trotta and Spencer

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(Smithtown, NY)…At a recent General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Legislators Rob Trotta and William R. Spencer congratulated Katie Sierra of Northport on being chosen as one of the top 300 Regeneron Science Scholars in the Regeneron Science ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Call for Gender Equity on Equal Pay Day

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On Equal Pay Day, members of the Gender Equity Coalition, soccer coaches and student athletes joined forces to highlight workplace gender discrimination in compensation and call on the U.S. Soccer Federation to do the right thing and end gender discrimina...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Recognized West Islip Pack 279 Webelos

Pack 279 Arrow of Light Moving Up

Legislator Steven Flotteron recognized Scouts from Pack 279 at their Arrow of Light Ceremony at Paul J. Bellew School in West Islip.

The Arrow of Light is the highest rank in Cub Scouting, and is the only badge of Cub Scouting rank that may be worn on the ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes East Islip Resident Who Earned Eagle Scout

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I recognized Eagle Scout John William Camlet from East Islip at his Court of Honor at Timber Point Elementary School, the 78th Eagle Scout of Troop 205 of Great River.

Camlet’s scouting experiences include being a Crew Member for the 2017 Florida...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Honorees at PAWS Education Foundation Gala

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Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized this year’s PAWS, the Education Foundation Partners Advancing West Islip Students Education and Community Award recipients, Jeanne Dowling and John Raimondi, at the Annual Gala held at Captain Bill&r...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Sponsors Free Mental Wellness Symposium on April 1

Late in 2018, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron was contacted by a group of concerned residents with regards to the increase of school bullying and depression among young students. They asked for his assistance in bringing more education and resources into t...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

World War II Veteran Honored on His 100th Birthday

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Legislator Steven Flotteron along with Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Mike Fauk, Aide to New York State Assembly Mike LiPetri honored West Islip resident and Veteran Phil Stone on his milestone 100th Birthday. Mr. Stone was celebrated by his...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Legislator Anker Congratulates Boy Scout Troop 187’s Newest Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout William Langan

Ridge, NY – On Saturday, March 16th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony at the Middle Island Presbyterian Church to honor Troop 187’s newest Eagle Scout, William Henry Langan....

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Maria Ryan of Greenlawn Selected as “Woman of Distinction” in the 18th Legislative District

Maria Ryan, the Woman of Distinction from the 18th Legislative District, with Legislator William Spe

Hauppauge, NY – In honor of Women’s History Month, the Suffolk County Legislature hosted a luncheon on March 26th to acknowledge women throughout the County for their extraordinary service to their communities. Legislator William R. Sp...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Ward Melville Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholars Honored

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Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn, this week, honored Ward Melville High School students Kelsey Ge, Maya Peña-Lobel, Megan Specht and Elizabeth Wang for being named “Scholars” in the 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search. &...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Bea Ruberto Honored as a 2019 Suffolk County Woman of Distinction

Bea Ruberto - Woman of Distinction

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, March 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Bea Ruberto as one of the 2019 Suffolk County Women of Distinction. The Legislature hosted a Women of Distinction Luncheon t...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

One Year Later-Suffolk County Releases Report On Effectiveness of Bag Law

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Hauppauge, NY – Legislator William R. Spencer, local leaders and the Department of Health Services will be announcing the information contained in a report evaluating the progress of the County’s carryout bag law. The findings, which i...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

The Bill Works! Suffolk County Used 80% Less Bags in One Year

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Hauppauge, NY – Legislator William R. Spencer, local leaders and the Department of Health Services have announced the release of a comprehensive report evaluating the progress of the Suffolk County carryout bag law. The findings, which ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

East Patchogue Eyes Redevelopment of Downtown

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Hauppauge, NY (March 27, 2019)—Suffolk County and the Town of Brookhaven, along with residents and community groups, announced plans to redevelop and revitalize a significant portion of East Patchogue’s Main Street. With funding from t...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Recognizes Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholars From HHH East

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly shared the pride and excitement of the entire community in recognizing Half Hollow Hills High School East Seniors Rinni Bhansali and Matthew Weltmann as 2019 Regeneron Scholars with each receiving a $2,000 award and ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Honoring Local Farmers at the 100th Annual Long Island Farm Bureau Awards Gala

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Riverhead, NY – On Friday, March 22nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Long Island Farm Bureau’s 100th Annual Awards Gala at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. This year, Long Island Farm Bureau honored Frank Bey...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Recognizes Maryann Weckerle as Woman of Distinction

Legislator McCaffrey with Maryann Weckerle

Hauppauge, NY, March 26th, 2019:  On Tuesday, March 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey welcomed Village of Lindenhurst Deputy Mayor Maryann Weckerle to the Legislature as the Woman of Distinction of the 14th Legislative District.

This...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Shows Support for McGuiness Principles

Legislator McCaffrey Speaking at McGuiness Principles Press Conference

Hauppauge, NY, March 26th, 2019:  On Tuesday, March 26th, Representatives from the McGuiness Principles held a press conference advocating for the adoption of the McGuiness Principles throughout Long Island and across the globe.

Many Suffolk Count...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

An Encore for Stony Brook Jazz Festival

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Spring is in the air and so too are the sound of music as the “Swing into Spring” Jazz Festival makes its encore in Stony Brook village beginning tomorrow.  For its second act, the five evening event will treat visitors to liv...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Legislator Cilmi participates in Ribbon Cutting at Suffolk County Historical Society

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Suffolk County Historical Society

Legislator Tom Cilmi joined Executive Director Vicki Berger, and Board members of the Suffolk County Historical Society at a ribbon cutting ceremony formally opening an accessible entrance.

A new section of the building was added which includes a ground fl...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Miller Place Eagle Scouts

Miller Place Eagle Scouts

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, March 16th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at Miller Place High School to honor Troop 204’s newest Eagle Scouts, Ryan Salvia, Daniel Thomps...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Celebrating Rocky Point’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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ROCKY POINT, NY- On Sunday, March 17th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker participated in the 69th 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 18, 2019

Legislator Trotta Congratulates Matt Nartowicz of the East Northport Chamber

Legislator Trotta congratulates Matt Nartowicz of the East Northport Chamber

(Smithtown, NY)…At the East Northport Chamber of Commerce’s March meeting, Legislator Rob Trotta presented longtime Chamber volunteer Matt Nartowicz of East Islip with a proclamation recognizing his 10 years of service on the Board of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Warns of New Scam

Scam-Alert

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly is warning Suffolk County residents of a new and sophisticated type of phone scam which targets senior citizens by using “spoofing” technology that displays the actual phone number of a government depart...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Brings Bill Forward Naming March as Irish American Heritage Month

Irish American Heritage Month

Following the passing of a proposal to recognize Irish Americans by the Suffolk County Ways and Means Committee, the Legislature unanimously passed a bill brought forward by Legislator Steven J. Flotteron (R) – 11th Legislative District to estab...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors Great River Eagle Scout

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I was honored to
recognize Troop 205’s newest Eagle Scout, Joseph Thomas Bucci, at his Court ofHonor at the Timber Point Elementary School. His Service Project was restoring
an old trail for the South Shore Nature Center in East Islip. Bucci...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Lends a Hand at Boy Scouts of American Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Boy Scouts Spagetti Dinner

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron taste tests Scoutmaster Jason Klosowicz’s sauce while attending Boy Scout Troop 371 Annual Spaghetti Dinner at St. Anne’s Church in Brentwood.

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Reduce County Spending Task Force Public Hearings

Legislator Steve
Flotteron (R) – 11th Legislative District established the firstReduce County Spending Task Force in Suffolk County. The task force is
comprised of seven members from local government and individuals from theprivate sector ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

West Islip Cub Scout Pack 279 Visits Legislator Flotteron’s Office

Pack 279 Visit

Several Pack 279 Leaders and Cub Scouts from West Islip made a visit to Legislator Steven J. Flotteron’s office to discuss County Government. The open discussion by the 4th and 5th grade boys with the Legislator was fulfilling a Webelos Badge Re...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Celebrates Essay Contest Winners at VFW Post 2913

3.8.19 Patriot Pen Awards (1)

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined members of VFW Post 2913 and the Auxiliary to honor five students who won the annual “Voice of Democracy” and “Patriot’s Pen&rdquo...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

For “Operation Remember,” Victory in Sight

Commencing Operation Remember 2

The effort to update four existing war memorials located in Port Jefferson, Setauket and Stony Brook to commemorate the sacrifices made by the latest generations of America’s service members has been decisive thanks to the support of a grateful ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Legislator Cilmi Reads to students at F.J. O’Neill Elementary School

O'Neill Elementary School PARP

Legislator Tom Cilmi participated in the annual Guest Reader Day at F.J. O’Neill Elementary School in Central Islip kicking off their PARP (Parents As Reading Partners) celebration. He read “The Blue Spruce” to Mrs. Silverman...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Local Officials at Huntington Community First Aid Squad Dinner

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Legislator Susan A. Berland, Esq. and NYS Senator Jim Gaughran at the Huntington Community First Aid Squad HCFASs Annual Installation and Inspection Dinner. Held on Saturday, March 2 at Larkfield in East Nor...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Boy Scout Troop 205 Honors their 80th “Eagle”

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi congratulated Boy Scout Troop 205’s newest Eagle Scout, Joseph Thomas Bucci. Joseph is a senior at East Islip High School and is the Troop’s 80th member to reach the highest rank in Scouting.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco Attends The Johnny Mac Foundation Annual 14th Wish Gala

3.2.19 Jonny Mac Gala

BLUE POINT, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined elected officials from around Suffolk County in attending The Johnny Mac Foundation Annual 14th Wish Gala. The gala was held on Saturday, March 2nd at the Stonebridge County...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Attends Johnny Mac Foundation Annual Wish Gala

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Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Deputy Presiding Officer Legislator Rob Calarco and other elected officials at the Johnny Mac Foundation 14th Annual Wish Gala. Held on Saturday, March 2 at the Stonebridge County Club in Smithtown, this year&rs...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Suffolk County Begins Appraisal Process for Open Space Acquisition on Swan River

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature has passed a resolution that authorizes the appraisal of land along Swan River in East Patchogue for potential acquisition. Introductory Resolution 1085-19 was co-sponsored by Deputy Pres...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

National Consumer Protection Week March 3 – 9, 2019

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SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is promoting consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week (March 3 - 9), and is encouraging residents to understand their rights and how to avoid scams.

“As the C...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Legislator Cilmi and Bohemia Civic Association host presentation on Septic System Grant Program

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Legislator Tom Cilmi and Bohemia Civic Association hosted a presentation by Suffolk County Department of Health on Innovative Alternative Onsite Septic Systems and the County’s new Septic Improvement Program, which provides grant funding for ces...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Fleming Legislative Round-Up

FLEMING LEGISLATIVE ROUND-UP

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

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Kennedy Celebrates Connie Lopipero

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February 22, 2019 – On Thursday, Legislator Leslie Kennedy had the opportunity to celebrate the birthday of Connie Lopipero who was born in 1917. Connie is now a resident of the Amber Court Assisted Living Facility in Nesconset but she was born ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors 14 year-old Eagle Scout

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Legislator Susan A. Berland attended a Court of Honor for the newest Eagle Scout of Troop 309, 14 year-old Blaise F. Vastola, and presented him with a County Proclamation and 16th Legislative District pin.

Blaise has earned 34 merit badges and has served h...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Legislator Anker Honors Police K9 Veterinarian

Dr. Charles Greco

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Wednesday, February 13, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker honored Dr. Charles Greco at the General Meeting of the Legislature with a proclamation for his work as the veterinarian for the Suffolk County Police Depa...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Students for PARP Reading Program

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly was recently invited by Signal Hill Elementary School in Dix Hills to participate in “Community Readers Day.”  The reading event on Thursday, January 17 was held in conjunction with the annual state-wide Pick a Rea...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Legislator Spencer is Accepting Submissions For the 2019“Be Pool Smart” Poster Contest!

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Centerport: Elementary students from the Huntington, Northport-East Northport, Elwood, Cold Spring Harbor and Harborfields School Districts are invited to participate in the Suffolk County Legislature’s 2019 “Be Pool Smart” p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Legislator Anker & Sound Beach Civic to Host Overdose Prevention & Narcan Training Class

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Who:

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, 6th Legislative District

Sound Beach Civic Association

 

What:

On Monday, April 8th, Legislator Anker and the Sound Beach Civic Association will be hosting an opioid overdose prevention program and Narcan tr...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Local Electeds Join Deer Park Chamber for it's First Meeting of the Year

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and members of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce at the organization’s first meeting of 2019, held Tuesday, January 29 at the Knights of Columbus hall in Dee...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Legislator Spencer Announces Restoration of Funding for Agencies in the Town of Huntington

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Huntington Station, NY – At yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, IR# 1012-2019 passed with bipartisan support. The bill restores much needed funding to agencies included in the November’s omnibus amendments to the Coun...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Suffolk County Legislature Restores Funding to Anti-Gang, Youth, Seniors & Substance Abuse Programs

Huntington Station, NY – At yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, IR# 1012-2019 passed with bipartisan support. The bill restores much needed funding to agencies included in the November’s omnibus amendments to the Coun...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Legislator Anker Wishes Marie Mack a Happy 100th Birthday

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Mount Sinai, NY – On Sunday, January 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 100th birthday celebration of Mount Sinai resident, Marie Mack, held at the Sonoma Grill in Holtsville. In attendance were 75 guests, includin...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Legislator McCaffrey Welcomes Champion Bulldogs to General Meeting

Legislator McCaffrey with Coach Nick Lombardo

Hauppauge, NY, February 13th, 2019:  On Wednesday, February 13th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey welcomed the Lindenhurst High School Varsity Football team to the General Meeting of the Legislature.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Suffolk to Tackle Plastic Crisis

Legislator Hahn Proposes to Tackle Plastic Crisis-IMAGE

Plastic Reduction Task Force Proposes Suffolk Cleans-up its Act

When it comes to the waste generated by single-use plastics and polystyrene, the plastics crisis is more urgent than people realize, and Suffolk must clean-up its act according to members of t...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Bay Shore Senior Celebrates 99 Years of Living

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron helped Bay Shore resident, Josephine Moenius, celebrate her 99thbirthday on January 30th during a celebration at the Deer Lake
Senior Center in West Islip. Ms. Moenius is one of the longest attendingmembers at the Seni...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Flotteron Supports Brightwaters Mayor for Cabin Renovation Project

Whoseepee Cabin Meeting

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron attended an informative planning meeting with Brightwaters Mayor JohnValdini, Trustee Mary DelVecchio and Village residents on the proposed
Whoseepee Park Cabin renovation. The renovation will be funded throughdonation...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Fellow Elected Officials at Half Hollow Hills Legislative Breakfast

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined town, county and state elected officials for the Half Hollow Hills School District Legislative Breakfast. At the annual event, students, administrators, teachers and parents from Half Hollow Hills mee...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors Bay Shore Eagle Scout

Scout Hobbes

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron honored Eagle Scout Brendon Hobbes at his Court of Honor at St.Patrick’s Catholic Church in Bay Shore. Hobbes has been a member of Troop 153
in Bay Shore for more than seven years. During this time he has activ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Supports the Arts

The Majesty of Tibet Exhibit

Legislator Steven J. Flotteron congratulated prominent artist, Yu Hanya, at his solo, “The Majesty of Tibet” exhibition hosted by the Islip Art Museum at Brookwood Hall on February 10.

“I see why visitors feel the artwork evok...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Leg. Donnelly Joins Fellow Firemen, Presents District 17 Firefighter of the Year Award

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly, himself a 33-year Decorated Member of the Deer Park Fire Department (DPFD) and a retired FDNY Lieutenant, recently joined members of the Melville Fire Department to recognize Lieutenant David Hobart for his remarkable volu...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Local Suffolk County Officials Call For State Aid to Be Restored

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently joined New York State Senator James Gaughran, Assemblyman Fred Thiele, and other local elected officials in calling for Governor Cuomo to restore more than $19 million in aid c...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Now Collecting Donations for Pet Food Drive

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly is pleased to again join Long Island Cares and help it “rain food for cats and dogs” by hosting a pet food drive now through the end of April.

Legislator Donnelly’s district office will serve as a drop-off location fo...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Leg. Donnelly and Other Local Electeds Join Deer Park Community Association

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Deer Park) recently joined Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer, former Judge John Kelly and other Babylon and County elected officials at the Deer Park Community Association’s first meeting of 2019, held January 16 at ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Joins Fellow Elected Officials In Honoring Student-Athletes

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Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined New York State Assemblyman Steve Stern, Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, and Legislator Susan A. Berland Esq. in honoring student-athletes from Half Hollow Hills at the district’s January 7 school boar...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Legislator Donnelly Honors SeniorNet On Its 20th Anniversary

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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly recently joined SeniorNet at Family Service League (FSL) for its annual meeting and presented the organization with a proclamation in honor of its 20th Anniversary.  The not-for-profit has been successfully teachin...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

American Legion Rusy-Bohm Post 411 Honors Past Commanders

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Suffolk County Legislator
Steven J. Flotteron and Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter recognizedpast Commanders of American Legion Rusy-Bohm Post 411 at their Annual Dinner
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<_o3a_p>Foundedin 1919, American Legion Post 411 is a chartered ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Legislative 11th District Office Has Moved to County Owned Building

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Friends within the
community joined in helpingLegislator Steven J. Flotteron and staff mark the opening of their new office at
4 Udall Road, West Islip. The 11th Legislative Office is fortunateto be able to utilize a County owned building w...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Legislator Flotteron Honors Islip Terrace Eagle Scout

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Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron honored Eagle Scout James Michael Norrby at his Court of Honor at theEarly Childhood Center in his hometown of Islip Terrace. Norrby was the 77thEagle Scout of Troop 205, earning the honor for his service project hede...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Deputy Presiding Officer Calarco Requests Reports on Government Shutdown’s Impact on Suffolk County

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PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has sent letters to Suffolk County’s Departments requesting reports on how the partial shutdown of the Federal Government is affecting Suffolk County. Due to a lapse in ap...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors The Two Newest Eagle Scouts From Troop 157

Troop 157 Eagle Scouts

DEER
PARK, NY
 – Legislator Susan A. Berland attendeda Court of Honor for the two newest Eagle Scouts of Troop 157, Richard J.
Incandela and Michael R. Joyce and presented them with proclamations and 16
thLegislative Distri...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Legislators Berland, Donnelly and Gregory Honor Student Athletes From Half Hollow Hills

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HUNTINGTON, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Legislator Tom Donnelly, Presiding Officer
DuWayne Gregory and Assemblyman Steve Stern presentedproclamations to student athletes from the Half Hollow Hills School...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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

LI Cares Pet Food Drive

MOUNT SINAI, NY – From January to April 1st, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is partnering with Long Island Cares for a pet food drive at her office in Mount Sinai. Donations for all pets including those with paws, fins, wings, tai...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Suffolk County Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Offered Until February 20th

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel Releases Final Report

Opiate Advisory Panel Final Report

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Monday, December 31st, 2018, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and the members of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel released their final report, which includes a detailed outline of the panel’s ac...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn Reelected Majority Leader

Legislator Kara Hahn Reelected Majority Leader

The Suffolk County Legislature's Democratic Majority Caucus has unanimously reelected Fifth District representative Kara Hahn to serve as its leader for the 2019 legislative session.  This makes the fourth consecutive year the Setauket lawmaker w...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Connecting Students, Business, and Community: Legislator Anker Attends CEO Partnership Meeting

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SHOREHAM, N.Y. – Legislator Anker attended the Career & Employment Options (CEO) School Business Partnership meeting at Shoreham-Wading River High School. The goal of CEO’s School Business Partnerships is to provide opport...

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Legislator Anker Joins CE Bellone at Bill Signing to Raise Fine for Sale of Nicotine to Minors

E-Cig Press Conf

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. – On Thursday, December 20th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken, Suffolk County Police Department C...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Legislator Anker Congratulates Liquid Nicotine Poster Contest Winner at General Meeting

Rohan Akmal

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday, December 18th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker congratulated and presented a proclamation to Rohan Akmal of Longwood Middle School, the winner of the Suffolk County “Dangers of Liquid Nicotine&rd...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Joins Other Electeds In Honoring Local Citizen

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom
Donnelly joined Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy SupervisorAntonio Martinez, fellow Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Esq. and
other dignitaries and community residents in honoring local businessman...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Spencer call for Legislation to Protect Children from Addiction to Enticing Flavored Vape Products

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                   Chair of Health Committee Makes Deliberate Statement on IR# 2128; Legislation to Protect Children from Addiction to Enticing Flavored Vape Product...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Legislator Donnelly and County Office for the Aging Announce Winter Senior Advocate Schedule

Tom Donnelly

(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... December 17, 2018) – Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) is pleased to provide Babylon and Huntington residents with the Suffolk County Office for the Aging Winter Senior Advocate Schedule.  Senior advocates ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Middle Island Field of Dreams Moves Forward

Middle Island Field of Dreams

HAUPPAUGE, NY – At the General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, December 18th, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a Procedural Motion to pursue the acquisition of the blighted old Kmart property in Middle Island. With th...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Legislator Spencer Helps Promote Small Business Saturday

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MEDIA ADVISORY Northport Village, NY –Small Business Saturday, an annual event which occurs on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, encourages support for small businesses; the backbone of our community. When we shop locally our dollars stay in the ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Sponsors Resolution Providing Tax Exemption To Veterans

Suffolk
County Legislator Susan A. Berland, Chairwoman of theLegislature’s Veterans Committee, was proud to sponsor 
IR
1768
 A Local Law To Provide Property Tax Exemption For Certain Veterans WhoParticipated In Operation G...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Shoreham Village Deer Forum

Deer Meeting

SHOREHAM, N.Y. – On Sunday, December 2nd, Suffolk County Legislators Sarah Anker and Bridget Fleming attended the Shoreham Village Deer Forum, an educational meeting designed to inform attendees about Long Island’s increasing ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Fleming Honors Southampton Ambulance Medal Of Valor Recipients For Heroic Actions

Shane Sharkey

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

At approximately 2:48 A.M.,...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

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

Bridget Fleming

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

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

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Legislator Flotteron and Assemblyman Elect LiPetri Support WI Symphony

WI Symphony Concert

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron and Assemblyman Elect Mike LiPetri supported the recent AutumnConcert of the West Islip Symphony Orchestra (WISO) performed at the West Islip
High School to an audience of nearly 150 music lovers. Pictured with Legislato...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Co-Sponsors Suffolk County’s “RISE ACT"

Rise Act

Suffolk County Legislator
Steven J. Flotteron (R) co-sponsored the “RISE ACT” in the Suffolk CountyLegislature following a lively debate during the General Meeting on November 20.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>“I had reservations about
the constitution...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Recognizes Good Samaritan Hospital’s Nurse Practitioners

GSH NP Week

Along with members of
Senior Management at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Legislator StevenJ. Flotteron recognized Nurse Practitioners (NP) with a proclamation declaring
the Week of November 11-17 as National NP Week throughout Suffolk County....

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Supports Warrior Ranch Foundation Benefitting Veterans

Warrior Ranch Project

Following an exclusive screening of “One Soldier,
One Horse,” the first story of a soldier to go through the Warrior RanchFoundation program at Stony Brook University, Legislator Steven J. Flotteron
was fortunate to be abl...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Swears in New Bay Shore Rescue Ambulance Officers

BSBW Ambulance

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron officiated the swearing in of Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulances’(BSBRA) incoming officers during their 60th Anniversary Dinner
celebrated at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore. More than 20...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

We Have Moved Our Office

Office Group Photo

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron has moved his office to 4 Udall Road, West Islip, utilizing Countyowned space which will save the taxpayers more than $35,000 a year. Legislator
Flotteron will host an open house on Friday, December 7 from 1-5 pm. Come v...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Kennedy Partakes in Thanksgiving Tradition

Building Blocks Elementary Turkey Day Traditions

November 19, 2018 – On Monday afternoon Legislator
Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) visited with Building Blocks Elementary School andshe brought two special guests. Every year it is tradition for the folks at
Building Blocks Elementary...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Office for the Aging Public Hearing

Office for the Aging

HAMPTON BAYS, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Anker recently attended a public hearing for the Suffolk County Office for the Aging at the Town of Southampton Senior Center in Hampton Bays. The purpose of the hearing was to allow the publ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Local Resident Who Helped Rescue Drowning Man

Patrick Brady

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly honored Patrick Brady of Huntington Station at the Suffolk County Legislature General Meeting in Hauppauge on November 20 for his role in saving a man who was drowning in Huntington Harbor this summer.

Brady, a 2016 g...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Saddle Rock Ranch Open House For “Rides for American Pride” Program

Saddle Rock Ranch 1

MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y. – On Wednesday, November 14th, Legislator Sarah Anker attended the official announcement of the “Rides for American Pride” program at Saddle Rock Ranch in Middle Island.

Co-hosted by Family Residen...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Passes Campaign Finance Law Amendments

Footer Seal

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Suffolk County Legislature has adopted new amendments to the Campaign Finance Law that will create public funding of elections in Suffolk County. Introductory Resolution (IR) 1865-2018 was passed by a vote of 10 to...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Huntington’s Commemorative Holiday Production

MEDIA ADVISORY: 

Huntington, NY – Suffolk County Auxiliary Police Unit 2 and Suffolk County 2nd Precinct’s COPE has joined together to coordinate Huntington’s inaugural Commemorative Holiday Production that will showc...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Wishing Beloved Snug Harbor Marine Business Owners the Best after 35 Years of Serving Boaters

Snug Harbor

Northport, NY –Legislator William R. Spencer M.D. joined the Village of Northport Mayor Damon McMullen and Trustee Tom Kehoe to recognize John Miller and Mike Kempter, owners of Northport’s Snug Harbor Marine, for their 35 years of ser...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Operation-Initiative Foundation Workshop for Veterans

Operation-Initiative

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – On Saturday, November 17, Legislator Anker attended the Fall 2018 Holistic Healing Workshop for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Mild Traumatic Injuries at the American Legion Wilson Ritch Pos...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

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

Toys for Tots

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

Legislator Fleming’s office will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Long Island Ladies Trapshooting Champion

Marilyn Lehrfeld

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On Tuesday,  November 20th,  Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker presented Marilyn Lehrfeld with a proclamation for being named the Long Island Ladies Trapshooting Champion. A teacher by profession, Marilyn ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Calarco Secures $5.2 Million for Patchogue Village Improvements

11.26.18 - CR-19 Proposed Improvements-1

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – With the support of the Suffolk Legislature, Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco has secured $5 million in improvements to County Road 19 (CR-19), a spur connecting Waverly Avenue and West Avenue, in Patchogue. The Suffolk Cou...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Honors Girl Scout Award Recipients

GirlScoutSilverNB

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently commended seven local Girl Scouts from North Babylon and West Babylon for their work in the community that earned them Silver Awards, the highest award available to Girl Scout Cadettes.

In a ceremony held at ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Mt. Sinai Turkey Trot Raises Funds for a Good Cause

Mt. Sinai Turkey Trot

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Saturday, November 24th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined hundreds of students, parents, and faculty members at Mt. Sinai’s 8th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run. Coordinated by the high school...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Celebrating Rocky Point’s Alumni Wall of Honor

Rocky Point Vets Wall of Honor

ROCKY POINT, N.Y. – On Friday, November 16, Legislator Anker joined the Rocky Point community at the unveiling of the Alumni Wall of Honor at Rocky Point High School to celebrate those who graduated from the Rocky Point School District ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

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

November General Meeting  Picture

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

Fleming Fights Against the Gender-Ba...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Boy Scout Troop 204 Eagle Scouts

Luke and Liam Schibi

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, November 17th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at Miller Place High School to honor Troop 204’s newest Eagle Scouts, Liam Schibi and Luke Sc...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Recognizes 15 Volunteers at Medal of Valor Ceremony

Medal of Valor ceremony

 Suffolk Legislators Tom Donnelly  (D-Huntington Station and Rudy Sunderman (R-Mastic) , both volunteer firefighters, recently participated in a Medal of Valor ceremony honoring fellow volunteer firefighters for bravery.

The 15 recipients...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

HAUPPAUGE CADETTES HELP BEAUTIFY SPORTS COMPLEX

Hauppauge Bronze Award 2018

Legislator
Tom Cilmi stopped by Hauppauge Youth Organization’s Sport Complex tocongratulate eighteen very special young ladies for achieving the Girl Scouts’ Bronze
Award. 

ThreeCadette Girl Scout troops: 1697, 1738 and 1...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Leg. Donnelly Asks Residents to Clean Out Their Closets to Help Less Fortunate Youths

Clean out your closets and help young people in need by bringing your gently used or new coats, sweaters, sweatshirts and blankets to the office of Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly as part of the donation drive for “Every Child’s Dream,...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

HAUPPAUGE CUB SCOUT PACK 3333 ARE LEGISLATORS FOR A DAY

Pack 3333 Leg October 29, 2018-9

Legislators
Tom Cilmi and Leslie Kennedy welcomed Pack 3333 of Hauppauge to the SuffolkCounty Legislature Building in Hauppauge so that they could learn about what a
Legislator does and how a law is made. Each of the eleven Scouts assumed t...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Commemorating Veterans Day with Longwood

MICA Veterans Day

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY  On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have fought for our freedom and the active duty military personnel who continue to fight for us at home and overseas. On Sunday, November 11th, Suffolk County ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Commemorating Veterans Day with Sound Beach

SBCA Veterans Day

SOUND BEACH, NY  On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have fought for our freedom and the active duty military personnel who continue to fight for us at home and overseas. On Monday, November 12th, Suffolk County Le...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Compassion Through Community Service

MSHS Volunteer Fair

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Thursday, November 8th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Mount Sinai High School Honor Society Volunteer Fair. In order to imbue a sense of community and caring for others, the Honor Society hosted...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Commencing “Operation Remember”

Commencing Operation Remember

Following nearly two decades of continued conflict, veterans of recent wars will soon receive the recognition they have earned on those foreign battle-fronts back here on the home-front.  Today, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Updates Members of Cold Spring Hills Civic Association

Members of the Cold Spring Hills Civic Association with Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly

(HUNTINGTON STATION… November 5, 2018) – Members of the Cold Spring Hills Civic Association in Huntington recently invited Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) to attend their meeting to discuss issues of local interest and learn about l...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Legislator Anker Recognizes LICADD Honoree Kym Laube

Kym Laube LICADD Breakfast

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Sunday, October 28th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 29th Annual Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) Peter Sweisgood Breakfast at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge. The breakfast is...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Helps Sponsor Hands Across Long Island’s ’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

HALO Dinner

Hands Across Long
Island’s (HALI) marked its 30th Year Anniversary with a celebrationat the Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. HALI was formed in 1988 as a
grassroots, multi-service, organization managed and operated by and forpsychia...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Helps West Islip Seniors Celebrate Halloween

WI Senior Center Halloween Party

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron stopped by the West Islip Senior Citizen Center during their AnnualHalloween Party. Members enjoyed dressing up, refreshments and one another’s
company.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>The Town’s Senior Citizen Centers serve Islip Re...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Informs Residents: HEAP Processing Begins This Month

(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY… November 2, 2018) – Temperatures are dropping and many local residents may grow concerned about the ability to afford the high cost of heating their homes. That's why Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station)...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates Our Veterans at Suffolk County Marathon

Suffolk County Marathon

PATCHOGUE, NY – On Sunday, October 28th, Legislator Sarah Anker participated by recognizing runners at the 4th Annual Suffolk County Marathon held at the Family Services YMCA in Patchogue. Every year the event raises funds to expanded v...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Salutes Huntington Community First Aid Squad Recipients of REMSCO Awards

Huntington Community First Aid Squad REMSCO Award Recipients

Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) honored and congratulated members of the Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS) for being named Suffolk County Regional Emergency Service Council award winners in a ceremony at the Greenlawn Fire House ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Coram Fire Commissioner Van Johnson Honored

Van Johnson

CORAM, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently honored Coram Fire Department Commissioner Vandorn “Van” Johnson III as part of the Suffolk County Legislature Recognition Program for Firefighter and EMS Personnel. ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Legislator Spencer and Advocates to Promote Food Allergy Friendly Program

Huntington Village, NY – With as many as 15 million Americans living with food allergies and nearly 6 million of them children under the age of 18; Suffolk County passed a local law to improve food allergy safety and awareness at local restauran...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Legislator Spencer, Advocates and Restaurateurs Promote Food Allergy Friendly Program for Suffolk

Food Allergy PC

Huntington Village, NY – With as many as 15 million Americans living with food allergies and nearly 6 million of them children under the age of 18; Suffolk County passed a local law to improve food allergy safety and awareness at local restauran...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends 1st Annual Anthony Bocchimuzzo Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K

Anthony Bocchimuzzo Run

YAPHANK, NY – On Sunday, October 14th, Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Bocchimuzzo family, friends and colleagues at Suffolk County Police Headquarters in Yaphank tor the 1st Annual Anthony Bocchimuzzo Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Run. Anthony...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Deputy Presiding Officer Calarco Presents Sewer Expansion Plan With Village Officials

10.25.18 Map of Patchogue River Watershed

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined with Mayor Paul Pontieri, Patchogue Village Officials, and H2M Architects + Engineers to present the sewer expansion plan for the southern part of Patchogue Village. The community mee...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Government Officials Recognize West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC)

WIBCC Luncheon

New York State
Congressman Peter King (center), Suffolk County Legislators Steven J. Flotteronand Tom Cilmi (far left and right) along with Town of Islip Supervisor Angie
Carpenter recognized the important services provided by the West Islip BreastC...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Honors Good Samaritan Hospital’s Physician Assistants

PA Week Group

Legislator Steven J.
Flotteron recognized the nearly 70 Physician Assistants (PAs) at Good SamaritanHospital Medical Center for the vital role they play in enhancing the delivery
of high-quality healthcare for patients. The week of October 6-12, 2018 ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Legislator Tom Donnelly Congratulates Police Explorers For Their Commitment to Community

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly with Police Explorers

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) greeted members of the Police Explorers unit of the First Precinct Suffolk County Police Department at a recent open house at the Deer Park Fire Department.

The Suffolk County Police Explorer pr...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Officials Recognized Recipients of WI American Legion Post Boys & Girls State Awards

WI American Legion Boys and Girls State Awards

Government Officials
congratulated recipients of the Annual West Islip American Legion Post 1738Boys and Girls State Awards.  Pictured
(L-R): New York State Senator Phil Boyle; Head of Ladies Auxiliary NoraCrumlish; Boys State Prog...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Rocky Point Historical Society Hosts 22nd Annual Tea

Rocky Point Tea

ROCKY POINT, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Rocky Point Historical Society for their 22nd Annual Tea on Sunday, October 14th, at VFW Post 6249 in Rocky Point. The annual tea brought together historical society members and ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Suffolk Shows its True Colors in Support of One Island Giving Day

Suffolk Shows its True Colors in Support of One Island Giving Day

The generous spirit of Long Island will be “illuminated” this Friday during the virtual fundraising event dubbed “One Island Giving Day.”  To celebrate, Suffolk County has lighted its H. Lee Dennison Buildi...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates Long Island's Top 50 Women in Business

LIBN Top 50 Women in Business

WOODBURY, NY – On Thursday, October 18th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart to honor 50 women from across Long Island at the Long Island Business News Top 50 Women in Business Awards a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Huntington’s Legislators Recognize Deputy Chief Hatton’s Service to the 2nd Precinct

Proc for Deputy Chief Hatton

Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Legislators Donnelly, Berland and Spencer presented Suffolk County Police Department’s Deputy Chief Christopher Hatton a proclamation for his service to the 2nd Precinct at the October 2nd General Meeting...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Welcomes Family Residences and Essential Enterprises Group

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

As Chair of the Education and Human Services Committee that has jurisdiction over initiatives that protect the welfare of Suffolk County citizens, Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) invited and welcomed representatives of the not-for-profit Fa...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends 4th Annual Thomas Cutinella Patriot Run

Patriot Run

WADING RIVER, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 14th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 4th Annual Patriot Run at Wildwood State Park in Wading River in honor of Thomas Cutinella, a Shoreham-Wading River High School student who passed a...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Honors Tae Kwon Do National Champion

Preston Park Proc

HAUPPAUGE,
NY
 – Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills), presented a proclamation to Preston Park, a 4th grader at the South Huntington School District, for winning the National Championship Title in Black Belt Olympic ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Legislator Anker Sponsors Legislation to Acquire Middle Island Property for Open Space

Whiskey Road Parcels

HAUPPAUGE, NY – On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Suffolk County Legislature voted to approve Procedural Motion 13, which authorizes the County Division of Real Property to make an offer to purchase four parcels of land off of Whiskey Road i...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

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

Public Hearing on Opiate Epidemic- 10.25.2018

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is pleased to announce that there will be a public hearing of the Suffolk County Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel on Thursday, October 25th at 5:30 PM in the Riverhead Legislati...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Pink Tree 2018

MOUNT SINAI, NY – On Wednesday, October 3rd, 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 in Mount Sinai. The tree will be ...

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

Kennedy Honored by Italian American Organization

Lt Det Petrosino Assn.

October 8, 2018 – Columbus Day in New York City was the sight of many
celebrations associated with the great Italian discoverer Christopher Columbus.The day included a Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the parade up Fifth Avenue,
an...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Rocky Point VFW Post #6249 Wounded Warrior Golf Outing

VFW Golf Outing

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. – On Monday, September 24th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rocky Point Post #6249 11th Annual Wounded Warrior Golf Outing at the Willow Creek Country Club in Mount Sinai. This year&...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Suffolk Legislator Rob Trotta Recognizes Eagle Scout Stephen Vellecca of Troop 539

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta recognized Eagle Scout Frank Mastroianni

(Smithtown,
NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta congratulated Stephen R. Vellecca ofBoy Scout Troop 539 at his recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at the
Nissequogue Post 5796 VFW in Kings Park. Stephen earned the esteemed rank of...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Designates October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Purple Ribbon

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – On October 2nd, the Suffolk County Legislature voted to designate October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Suffolk County. Introduced by Legislator Sarah Anker, the legislation aims to increase awareness on the basic hum...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Legislator Donnelly Commends Participants In American Legion Boys State Program

BOYS STATE

(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... October 5, 2018) – Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently joined with the Greenlawn American Legion Post #1244 to recognize students who completed the 2018 Boys and Girls State Government Delegate...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

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

Accabonac Harbor

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

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Recoginizes Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Proc

HAUPPAUGE, NYSuffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix
Hills), presented a proclamation to the International Dyslexia Association’spresident Dr. Concetta Russo and Vice-president Randi Burns in recognition of
Dyslexia Aw...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Legislator Flotteron Brings Bill Forward Naming October as Italian Appreciation Month

Ways and Means Committee

Following the passing
of a proposal to recognize Italian Americans by the Suffolk County Ways andMeans Committee last week, the Legislature unanimously passed a bill brought
forward by Legislator Steven J.  Flotteron (R) – 11th Legi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

A Combined Service of 100 Years…..and Still Counting

IMG_3072

Hauppauge, NY – In honor of Volunteer Recognition Month, Legislator Spencer and his colleagues honored volunteers throughout Suffolk County for their selfless service at Tuesday evening’s General Meeting. For the 18th Legislative Distr...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Best Practices for ER Treatment of Overdose Victims

Hospital Emergency Room Sign Photo

Citing a lack of standardized protocols throughout the County’s hospital emergency rooms for patients who’ve overdosed on opioids, the Suffolk Legislature last night approved the creation of a 13 member panel to draft recommendations f...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Pet Adopt-A-Thon

Adopt A Thon

SOUND BEACH, N.Y. – On Saturday, September 22nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Sound Beach Civic Association’s annual Pet Adopt-A-Thon. This year’s Adopt-A-Thon was dedicated to and renamed after Sal Ming...

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Posted on: September 29, 2018

Legislators Berland, Donnelly and Assemblyman Steve Stern Honor HHH Merit Scholarship Students

HHH National Merit Scholars Procs

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills), Legislator Tom Donnelly (D- Huntington Station) and Assemblyman Steve Stern (D-Huntington) presented proclamations to the Half Hollow Hills High School East and High School West 2019 National Merit...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Legislator Anker Attends Davis House Yard Sale and Craft Fair

Davis House

CORAM, N.Y. – On Saturday, September 22nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Davis Town Meeting House Society 6th Annual Yard Sale and Craft Fair. The Yard Sale and Craft Fair hosted vendors selling household goods, toys, cloth...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Brookhaven National Laboratory's Community Advisory Council

BNL CAC

UPTON, NY – On Thursday, September 13th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the 20th anniversary celebration of the Brookhaven National Laboratory Community Advisory Council (CAC). The CAC was formed in 1998 to advise the Laboratory ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Legislator Anker & Wading River Civic to Host Overdose Prevention & Narcan Training Class

Narcan Flyer - Wading River

Who:

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, 6th Legislative District

Wading River Civic Association

 

What:

On Thursday, October 25th, Legislator Anker and the Wading River Civic Association will be hosting an opioid overdose prevention program and Na...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Legislators Donnelly, Berland & Flotteron Host Citizen Preparedness Training Class for Residents

Deer Park Citizen Preparedness Training

(HUNTINGTON STATION, NY... September 26, 2018) –In cooperation with the Deer Park Community Association, Suffolk County Legislators Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station), Susan A. Berland (D-Dix Hills) and Steve J. Flotteron (R-West Islip) recentl...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Letter to Editor Talking about Suicide

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September 18, 2018

Dear Editor:

It was an honor to attend and speak at the Roaming Hearts Foundation’s inaugural “March for Miles” event on Saturday, September 15th at Heckscher Park. The foundation was formed to promote mental...

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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: September 26, 2018

No Life is Worth a Text; Legislator Spencer Talks with Students on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Greenlawn, NY (September 24, 2018) — Today, Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer teamed up with AT&T* to bring the It Can Wait campaign to Harborfields High School to educate students about the dangers of smartphone distracted ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer Teams Up With AT&T

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Legislator Anker Celebrates RSVP’s 46th Anniversary

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HOLBROOK, N.Y. – On Wednesday, September 12th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Suffolk’s 46th Annual Tribute Day at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. The eve...

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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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 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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fleming And Thiele Honor Locals For Community Service

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

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DO 02 - Leg. Fleming - PR
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>

<_o3a_p>The task...

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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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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
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

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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
Posted on: September 4, 2018

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

Public Hearings Flyer

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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
Posted on: August 31, 2018

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

Whats for Dinnah

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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 07 - Leg. Calarco - PR
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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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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DO 02 - Leg. Fleming - PR
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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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
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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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
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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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Legislator Susan A. Berland Attends Ceremony Honoring Korean War Veterans

Korea War Veterans Memorial

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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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
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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DO 16 - Leg. Berland – PR
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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DO 06 - Leg. Anker - PR
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

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Suffolk County
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 benefitted WarrenK...

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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
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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DO 05 - Leg. Hahn - PR
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...

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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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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Brentwood Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Barbeque Welcomes Summer

BCC Summer Barbeque

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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DO 11 - Leg. Flotteron – PR
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 1, 2018

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