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Twenty-Nine New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced on August 17th, 2018 that 29 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

The samples — 27 Culex pipiens-restuans and one Culex salinarius — were collected between August 7 and August 9 from Dix Hills (1), Huntington (6), South Huntington (1), East Northport (1), North Babylon (2), West Babylon (5), Copiague […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Suffolk County Leaders In Training Program Now Accepting Applications

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Suffolk County Leaders in Training Program for undergraduate and graduate students seeking internship opportunities in county government.  The new program offers real world experience for students interested in gaining professional public sector experience and a true understanding of the mechanics outside of the classroom.  Students must submit applications […]

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Piping Plovers Saved At County Park

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the County’s 2018 Piping Plover Conservation Program has resulted in a record number of successful piping plover pairs and fledges this summer while retaining recreational opportunities for outer beach enthusiasts at Smith Point County Park.

In prior years, a vast majority of the outer beach area at Smith Point […]

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Lupinacci Honors Seven CTeen Members at Annual Dinner

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci spoke at CTeen of West Suffolk’s annual honorary dinner on Monday, June 4, 2018. Seven members were selected to receive awards ranging from “Rookie of the Year” to “Chesed Award.”
 
Supervisor Lupinacci honored the following with citations: Noah Rosenzwig; Justin Winawer; Beth Goldberg; Sarah Strent; Elijah Morrison; Mikayla Shapiro; and Justin Mintz.
 
“Congratulations […]

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SCPD To Host Property Auction

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Items include jewelry, bicycles, electronics and clothing
 
The Suffolk County Police Department Property Section will hold a property auction on June 6, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the Property Section building, located next to Police Headquarters, 30 Yaphank Ave. in Yaphank.
 
Among the items being auctioned are a Dyson vacuum, designer handbags, tools, a night vision scope, […]

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Thousands of Students Visited SCPD Headquarters During Police Week

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SCPD to provide daily demonstrations of Canine, Aviation, Emergency Service Sections
 
The Suffolk County Police Department opened its doors to give students of all ages an up-close look at police operations during Police Week beginning May 7, 2018 at Police Headquarters in Yaphank.
More than 700 students from 16 high schools participated in the distracted driving program […]

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Letter to the Editor – Andrew Raia

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ASSEMBLYMAN RAIA ADDRESSES LIPA TAX ASSESSMENT
A Letter to the Editor from the Desk of Assemblyman Raia

Dear Editor:

It’s no secret that the Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) campaign to
significantly reduce its current tax assessment on the Northport Power
Plant has raised serious concerns among the taxpayers in the
Northport-East Northport Union Free School District. As a […]

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Suffolk Passes Legislation to Raise Human Traffic Awareness among Healthcare Professionals

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With 88% of human trafficking survivors interfacing with the healthcare system without being identified as victims, Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. has sponsored legislation to develop educational materials to aide healthcare professionals in recognizing victims of this modern day form of slavery.
 
Human Trafficking is a disturbing issue that is typically thought of as happening somewhere […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook Proposes “The Huntington Power Authority”

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COUNCILMAN EUGENE COOK SPONSORS RESOLUTION
TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN NORTHPORT, NEW YORK  PURSUANT TO SECTION 201 OF THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE.
 
Councilman Cook will sponsor a resolution to schedule a public hearing to consider the acquisition of certain real property located in Northport.  The Town Board has […]

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COUNCILMAN COOK SPONSORS RESOLUTION TO CREATE A CARBON FOOTPRINT PROGRESSIVE IMPACT FEE

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Councilman Eugene Cook is sponsoring a resolution to schedule a public hearing to create a Progressive Impact Fee, to allow the Town to reduce the carbon footprint on the environment. The basis of this fund will be a fee for industrial consumption of fossil fuels that will be required of certain large scale fossil fuel users and used to […]

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