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The video below was created by Suffolk County and The Rocky Point School District in order to raise awareness about the increase in heroine use by young people.

Suffolk County Police Second Precinct officers responded to a home to find a young person passed out from an apparent heroin overdose.
This is a scene that has become […]

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County Executive Steve Bellone, in partnership with the Rocky Point School District, announced the launch of a groundbreaking effort to alert parents to the dangers of substance abuse through a compelling public service announcement. Rocky Point School District is serving as the pilot school district, posting the PSA on its parents portal and requiring parents […]

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The Gateway Park Community Gardeners sell their hand-tended, lovingly grown, chemical-free vegetables only once a year.
This year the sale will take place on Saturday, August 23 from 10 to 2 pm.
·     All vegetables $1 or $2 a piece or bunch
·     Sun-ripened heirloom tomatoes, plum and cherries, wide variety of other vegetables
·     Rain date, Sunday, Aug. […]

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator Louis D’Amaro encourage residents in the Melville area to take advantage of a free course to help them quit smoking.
“Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death,” said Bellone, who earlier this year signed legislation to raise the age for the sale of tobacco products to 21 […]

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The Long Island Environmental Voters Forum has taken the position that those who did not vote to support the clean water bill, no matter what the reason, are ineligible for endorsement in the state-wide elections, this fall.  Environmentalists vowed to pursue the legislation.  They sent the following letter to Senator Marcellino.
The Honorable
Carl Marcellino
New York State […]

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DOCUMENTARY FILM DISCUSSION: Blood Brother
Huntington Public Library
338 Main Street, Huntington, NY  11743; 631-427-5165
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
6:30 PM
FREE. ALL ARE WELCOME.
Description: Watch the movie, join the discussion! 2013, UR, 86 mins. Directed by Steve Hoover.  Winner of 2013 IDA Humanitas Award, 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, 2013 Thessaloniki Film Festival Audience Award. Featured on PBS’ […]

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Prior to passage of this bill, one- and two-family homes and apartments were required to be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors.

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National Campaign Promotes Water Safety Awareness

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Carefree Day On Long Island

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Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci recently voiced his proud support of Long Island’s 2nd Annual Carfree Day on September 22, 2014. A global event, Carfree Day encourages people to use alternative transportation sources, such as transit and biking, to help build awareness, reduce traffic, conserve energy, and reduce CO2 emissions.
“Carfree Day is about taking action to positively […]

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Dear Neighbors,
The Halesite Fire Department will be hosting a Hands only CPR class that will be open to the public on Wednesday July 24th at 7:00 pm. The class will be held in the upstairs meeting room at the firehouse. We recognize the importance of CPR being initiated as soon as possible in the event […]

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