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The Harborfields Central School District’s Board of Education recently appointed Susan Kenny as the new principal of Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School, filling the position previously held by recent retiree, principal Marguerite Greene.
Kenny began her new role in the district on July 1 and planned three “meet and greet” days for grades 3-5, one for […]

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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 a mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample, a Culex pipiens-restuans, was collected on June 28, 2017 in Melville. This is the first mosquito sample to test positive for West Nile […]

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region. 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 strenuous outdoor activity. Ozone […]

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ON this 241’s birthday of the USA we reflect back on how we became independent from the British rule and how hard our ancestors fought for that independence. Please take the time to listen to this brief lesson of how Frances Scott Key was inspired to write the “Star Spangled Banner”

Happy 241 Birthday America and […]

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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini held a press conference today June 28, 2017 at Police
Headquarters in Yaphank to remind the public that violating the Social Host Law will have real consequences.
Statistics show underage drinking increases when school is out in June and July. As a result, the Suffolk County Police Department will continue […]

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Gold Coast Bank presented Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone with a Lifetime Achievement Award June 22, citing the Supervisor’s “outstanding dedication and public service to the businesses and residents of Long Island.”
John Tsunis, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the Islandia-headquartered bank, presented the award to Supervisor Petrone during a reception at the bank’s […]

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County Executive Announces Summer Blood Drive in Suffolk County to Provide Convenient Locations for Residents to Donate
For More Information on Donating or How to Organize a Blood Drive, Call 800-933-2566 or nybloodcenter.org/blood
Suffolk County Executive Bellone today announced that the New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency in the New York metropolitan region.  In […]

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Dear Resident, 
Registration is still open for the Town of Huntington’s 2017 Lenney Peters Junior Golf Tournament scheduled for this coming Wednesday, June 28 [Rain Date: June 29] at the Crab Meadow Golf Course in Northport. 
For decades, the Town of Huntington sponsored the Lenney Peters Junior Golf Tournament at the Crab Meadow Golf Course to promote […]

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Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred today, June 24, 2017, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential that bacteria in excess of New York State standards will impact these areas.
 
The beaches covered by the advisory are located in […]

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