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The Melville Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with heavy rescue on Route 110 and the North Service Road, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:07 a.m. Firefighters arrived and found a tractor trailer and an overturned car in a wooded area on the North Service Road. Melville volunteer firefighters used multiple “Jaws of […]

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The Melville Fire Department mourns the loss of Ex-Chief and Past Commissioner Fred R. Harrison, 88, who answered his last alarm on July 21, 2017. Over the past 58 years, Harrison served the Melville Fire Department as a firefighter, Chief and Commissioner. Harrison has a long history with the fire service dating back to 1947 when he […]

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Huntington Town and top Suffolk County officials will implement a comprehensive strategy focused on attacking gangs and reducing violent crime in the Town.
The commitment to devising a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach followed a meeting at Huntington Town Hall called by Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards that included Supervisor Frank P. Petrone, County Executive Steve Bellone, Police Commissioner Tim […]

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A Melville Mother woke this morning and saw one of her children floating in the families pool. She called 911 and the rescue personal were on the scene in 2 minutes.
The following statement comes from SCPD: “Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the drowning deaths of 3-year-old male twins that occurred in their backyard […]

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The Melville Fire Department was alerted for reports of a gas leak on Landaulette Court, on Friday, July 21, 2017 at about 11:45 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find that a construction crew hit the relief valve on a 550-gallon underground propane tank, causing a major gas leak. Six nearby homes with about 15 people and several […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook would like to thank the constituents who took the time to respond to his survey regarding term limits.  Interestingly, the following results stood out:
 
 
 

98.07% of the people who responded are in favor of term limits.
86.54% supported that term limits included all elected officials
63.46% supported 2 terms of 4 years compared to 17.31% […]

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Residents are advised to eliminate standing water in and around homes
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that seven new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 11, 2017 from Melville (1), Islip (1), Bay Shore (1), Holbrook (1), Ridge (1), Farmingville […]

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region for July 19, 2017. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that young children, the elderly, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit […]

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The Melville Fire Department responded to assist a man injured in a fall from a ladder inside a warehouse on Republic Road, Monday, July 17, at about 1:30 p.m. The 45-year-old victim suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately 20-feet from the ladder onto a cement floor. Melville Rescue Squad personnel stabilized the patient who was […]

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The Town of Huntington Community Development Agency is accepting applications for the lottery for eight income-restricted units at the Club at Melville, a recently-constructed 55-and-over gated condominium community on Deshon Drive in Melville. 
Lottery entry forms for the units, which are priced at $221,600, must be completed and returned to the Community Development Agency by Wednesday, August 31, […]

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