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Suffolk Health Commissioner Encourages Tobacco Users Young And Old To Seek Help In Attempting To Break Their Addiction

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to seek help in attempting to break their addiction by registering for Suffolk County’s  “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program, which is free to Suffolk County residents, offers assistance with planning, support, and counseling. The program also provides over-the counter medications […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Appointments To The Long Island Regional Planning Council

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced two new appointments to the Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC) on September 5th, 2018. County Executive Bellone nominated Town of Smithtown Supervisor Edward Wehrheim and Jeffrey Guillot to serve on the Council, and both nominations were approved by the Suffolk County Legislature by a vote of 17-0.
“Suffolk County […]

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Lupinacci Orders Flags To Half-Staff To Honor Senator John McCain’s Life Of Service

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci directed that flags on all Town of Huntington buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, August 27, 2018, to honor U.S. Senator John McCain, who passed away Saturday, August 25th, 2018.
“There are few leaders who have sacrificed as much for our country as Senator John McCain. John McCain spent his life as […]

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Suffolk County September Meetings

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
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August is National Immunization Month

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This month, as we prepare for school, college and the colder months ahead, remember to check your records to be sure your immunizations are up to date. It is our shared responsibility to protect ourselves, our families and the community from serious life threatening diseases.
“Immunization — perhaps the most significant public health achievement of the […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Hart Announce School Safety Plan Ahead Of Back To School

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced a multi-pronged plan designed to increase school safety and reduce response times for emergency personnel ahead of the start of the 2018-2019 School Year. The latest initiatives are in addition to several public safety measures recently undertaken by Suffolk County to ensure students, teachers, administrators […]

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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.
 
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