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Greenlawn Fire Department Announces the Death of Paramedic M. Kent Stillwagon In The Line Of Duty

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Greenlawn, New York USA……The Chief’s Office of the Greenlawn Fire Department regrets to announce that Paramedic, United States Army Veteran, and Ex-Rescue Squad Lieutenant, M. Kent Stillwagon has died in the line of duty.
Authorities believe that Kent had a cardiac event shortly after responding to numerous calls on the evening of Monday, April 16. Kent was on duty […]

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Centerport Fire Department Installs Officers, Presents Awards

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   The Centerport Fire Department Fire recently installed their officers for 2018 and presented awards at their 120th Annual Installation Dinner. The Chief Officers installed were Chief of Department Thomas Boyd, First Assistant Chief Richard Miltner and Second Assistant Chief Andrew Heglund. The Deputy Chiefs are Chaplain Paul Heglund, Medical Dr. Jack Geffken and PIO/Photographer Steve Silverman.
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Power Line Sparks Fire in Centerport

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The Centerport Fire Department responded to a structure fire after an arcing 13,000 volt primary power line came down on a backyard shed, setting the shed on fire and spreading to a nearby unoccupied home on Idle Day Drive during the Nor’easter on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at about 7:20 p.m.  Firefighters made an aggressive […]

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District Attorney Sini Announces Major Gang Initiative

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LAUNCH OF NEW GANG UNIT &
INCREASED COLLABORATION BETWEEN REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

New Gang Unit Comprises Team of Attorneys and Investigators Dedicated to Prosecuting
All Crimes Committed by Gang Members in Suffolk County

Unit Will Employ Multipronged Strategy with Focus on Collaboration between Local,
State and Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Target and Eradicate Violent Street
Gangs like MS-13
Suffolk County District […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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February 3, 2018 Concert in Centerport Pairs Abbie Gardner and Goodnight Moonshine

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Abbie Gardner (with Craig Akin) and Goodnight Moonshine (the husband and wife duo of Molly Venter and Eben Pariser) are the featured artists during the Folk Music Society of Huntington’s monthly First Saturday Concerts series on February 3, 2018. Gardner and Venter are also members of the Americana trio Red Molly, while Akin and Pariser […]

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Supervisor Lupinacci Reminds Residents to Sign Up for Telephone Alerts

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Those without listed landline phones need to opt in for emergency calls
          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci is reminding residents who do not have listed landline phones or who prefer to receive notifications on their cell phone to sign up for the Town’s Huntington Alert system by visiting the Town’s website.
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Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council Installation and Awards

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The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council recently held their annual installation of officers and award ceremony for 2018. Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia administered the oath of office to the Executive Board members who are: President John McDonough of Northport, First Vice President Dan McConnell of Halesite, Second Vice President Chuck Brady of Huntington […]

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Celebrating National Mentoring Month With Legislator William “Doc” Spencer

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Every child has hopes and dreams. Mentoring brings caring adults together with children in need through safe and effective programs.  By being a consistent adult presence in a young person’s life, mentors can help a young person navigate challenges, offer advice and share life experiences. Research has shown that children who have caring adults in […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Joins Governor Cuomo in Calling for an Increase in Penalties for Drivers Who Illegally Pass a Stopped School Bus

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The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for the passage of legislation to stiffen the penalties for drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus.   This follows Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal made during his recent State of the State Address to increase fines on drivers who continue to ignore the law […]

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