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Letter To The Editor- Just Show Me the Money

Dear Editor:
Recently members of the Suffolk County Legislature’s Budget and Finance Committee voted to bury legislation that would have required county departments to provide justification for proposed fee increases. The bill called for department heads to provide a detailed description of the costs incurred by the department or agency for which a fee is charged […]

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminded all new hunters and trappers planning to go afield this season must first complete a mandatory hunter, bowhunter, or trapper education course before obtaining the appropriate sporting license or hunting privilege.
With state licenses now on sale, first-time hunters and trappers are encouraged […]

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Three Public Hearings to be Held in Brookhaven, Islip and Riverhead
 SuffolkShare Would Save Approximately $37 Million Over Two-Year Period
  SuffolkShare Includes Launch of Virtual Municipal Service Store and Creating New Procurement Consortium
  
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced a series of upcoming public hearings to further inform residents and receive community feedback on SuffolkShare – the […]

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Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that seriously injured a man in Deer Park, New York, early this morning.
A man sitting in a vehicle on the corner of Emerson Street and Deer Park Boulevard was shot twice at 2:12 a.m.  The male shooter fled the scene.
The victim, a 35-year-old Deer Park […]

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Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, Inc. (www.pal-o-mine.org, Islandia, NY), a private, not for profit organization providing a comprehensive therapeutic equine program using horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing for children and adults with disabilities, will be holding a Fall Festival and Open House on Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at its facilities located at 829 Old Nichols Road, […]

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Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child after he stole a vehicle, fled police and was involved in a motor vehicle crash in Melville, New York, early this morning Saturday August 5, 2017.
A Second Precinct officer observed a man in a 2001 Ford driving […]

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“The Suffolk County Red Light Safety Program uses automated enforcement to enhance the safety of motorists at red light intersections located within Suffolk County,” according to the county’s Traffic and Parking Violations Agency website. However, the 2015 report recently released by the Agency tells a different story. A review of the data shows that 50% […]

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the fourth annual Farewell to Summer Concert in Patchogue.  The concert will be free of charge to the general public and held on Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 PM at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts.
“This event has become a summer rite of passage for residents who have come to […]

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NEEDLEWORKERS!
 
The Suffolk County Chapter of The Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Half Hollow Hills Community Library, 55 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills, NY.  We welcome beginner, intermediate or advanced stitchers.  No charge to attend first meeting.  For information, please call 631-423-3738. 

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State Funding Would Replace Nearly 5,000 Cesspools Across Suffolk County
County Executive Bellone:  “Long Island is the second most popular tourism destination in the State our water quality is essential to this multi-billion dollar industry.” 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that Suffolk County has submitted a multi-jurisdictional funding request for $50 million dollars on behalf of a […]

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