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Legislator William R. Spencer introduced a bill that would raise the legal age for the sale of tobacco products in Suffolk County to 21.  There will be a public hearing  Tuesday, March 4th at 2:30 p.m. in the Evans K. Griffing Building Located at 300 Center Drive, Riverhead. Members of the public are allowed to speak for three minutes.
The rational behind […]

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Bellone Calls for Public Comment on Suffolk County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Suffolk County is required by federal law to update its Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years in order to remain eligible to receive grant funding for projects to reduce our risk to natural disasters. This plan acts as a guidebook for all major potential vulnerabilities to hazards in Suffolk County – including structures, flood zones, […]

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An Organic Vegetable Gardening Workshop

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Knock Out High Produce Prices!
Go Organic, Grow Your Own
Learn How At :
An Organic Vegetable Gardening Workshop

Vegetable prices are expected to spike this year because of the severe drought in California. How can you give your family a bounty of fresh, organic vegetables at prices you can afford?
By growing your own anywhere you have sun and […]

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Crab Meadow Watershed Hydrology Study Meeting 2/26/14

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Thanks to a Federal grant that was awarded to the Town of Huntington in December of 2012, one of Northport’s most fragile environmental habitats will soon become the focus of an extensive study to help support the development of a management plan in furthering to protect and enhance the Crab Meadow Watershed area and the […]

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Documentary About Bipolar Suicide Mom

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Told through the intimate, dramatic audiotapes left behind by a bipolar mother after committing suicide and the longing daughter who discovered them, Here One Day follows a New York family through life, devastation, tragedy, and rebirth. Filmmaker Kathy Leichter will appear for a Q & A following the Film Festival.

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Senator Flanagan Joins With Senator Hannon To Get Insurance Rights For Families Affected By Heroin Epidemic

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With the recent death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman highlighting the growing impact of heroin and other drugs, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that he is joining with Senator Kemp Hannon (6th Senate District) in his effort to provide families affected by addiction with the tools they need to fight this serious disease.  […]

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Letter From The Chief of Halesite FD – The Dangers of Hypothermia

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This drop in body temperature is called hypothermia and it can be deadly if not treated quickly.

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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OPENED…
A criminal investigation into the alleged transport and burning of radiated waste in Huntington has been opened by the DEC at the request of Governor Cuomo.

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Long Island Pet Expo – February 28 – March 2, 2014

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New Features & ‘Pet Hours’ added this year!

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Winter Storms Cancel Drives, Lead to Critical Blood Shortage

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In the midst of an unprecedented string of winter storms, New York Blood Center  is urgently asking donors to roll up their sleeves to replenish the community blood and platelet supply.
Dozens of blood drives have been canceled because of bad weather. Blood drives that are continuing have experienced greatly reduced attendance, while operations at NYBC’s […]

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