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COMMON CORE OVERHAUL LONG PAST DUE, SAYS RAIA

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Friday December 11 2015 Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) expressed his encouragement upon hearing the recent recommendations made by the Common Core Task Force. The draft report, which will be reviewed by the governor, calls for a complete overhaul of the flawed education system that was hastily adopted by New York State.
“The momentum for reform […]

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Health Officials Conduct Large-Scale Training in Opioid Overdose Response for Staff of 11 Local School Districts

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Bellone, Tomarken urge school districts to create policy regarding opioid overdose response
In an effort to reverse the rise in heroin and opioid-related deaths in Suffolk County, health officials on Monday conducted Opioid Overdose Response training for staff of 11 local school districts at the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Milliken Technical Training Center in Oakdale. Participating […]

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ASSEMBLY MUST ACT ON TOUGH DWI, DRUNK BOATING LAWS

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No fewer than eight pieces of legislation designed to enact stiffer penalties for driving or boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs stalled in the New York State Assembly during the 2015 session. As the start of the 2016 session approaches, Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R, C, I – South Huntington) is urging his Assembly […]

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Bellone Administration Announces Hiring of Chief Deputy Commissioner for Economic Development

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on December 8th, 2015 the hiring of Theresa Ward as Chief Deputy Commissioner for Economic Development and Planning.  Ward has more than 20 years of experience in private and public sector real estate development across the country, which includes serving as a senior policy advisor to New York City […]

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COMMON CORE OVERHAUL LONG PAST DUE, SAYS RAIA

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Today, Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) expressed his encouragement upon hearing the recent recommendations made by the Common Core Task Force. The draft report, which will be reviewed by the governor, calls for a complete overhaul of the flawed education system that was hastily adopted by New York State.
“The momentum for reform has picked up […]

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Dix Hills FD Receives Proclamation from Legislator Stern

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This has been a busy and rewarding year for the Dix Hills Fire Department, with numerous life-saves by the Rescue Squad, 13 major house fires, the success of their “Cyanokit” program in saving a resident pulled from a fire, and many other achievements.
As a Dix Hills resident, Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern recognized the department’s accomplishments […]

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ASHAROKEN VILLAGE HOLDS DEDICATION CEREMONY FOR NEW VILLAGE HALL

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On November 24, 2015 – The Incorporated Village of Asharoken celebrated the grand opening of its new Village Hall today with a formal dedication ceremony. Asharoken Mayor Dr. Greg Letica and the Board of Trustees hosted the event that was attended by more than 100 Asharoken residents, friends and many local elected officials and dignitaries. […]

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Legal Notice: SUMMONS INDEX NO. 608382/2015

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SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS INDEX NO. 608382/2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK  COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Plaintiff designates Suffolk County as the place of trial situs of the real property ONEWEST BANK N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ARTHUR SIMPSON, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF EDITH ANN SIMPSON; ROBERT SIMPSON, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF […]

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Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

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As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen its regulatory programs.
“As part of a comprehensive approach to improve water quality, it makes sense to review our […]

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Rating Agencies Fitch, Moody’s and Standard& Poor’s Keep Huntington’s Bonds at AAA

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Fitch, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s all maintain Town at highest level
All three major ratings agencies – Fitch, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s – have again maintained the Town of Huntington’s AAA bond rating, affecting the Town’s $95 million in outstanding bonds and a $12.9 million bond sale planned for the week of November 30.

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