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Suffolk County Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, invite residents who have type 2 diabetes and their caregivers to attend a free program that will enable them to manage their diabetes.  The program, entitled “The Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Classes,” is conducted in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and comprises six highly participative classes.
“Diabetes is […]

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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.
Following […]

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Seeing With the Heart
Sixth grade Commack Middle School students spread holiday cheer for children with cancer at Stony Brook Hospital Pediatrics Oncology Unit by donating ‘treasures’ for those going through chemotherapy.
‘Treasures’ are small gifts that children pick from a ‘treasure chest’ to use while they are receiving treatments. These small gifts bring BIG cheer during […]

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The jolly old Saint Nick can be tracked through out the night click here to follow.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL HUNTINGTONIANS love from Santa.

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Group to Help Disburse $160,000 Raised by Suffolk County Marathon
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone met recently with a newly appointed committee made up of veterans and advocates for veterans, which has been formed to disburse funds raised by the Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans.
“Members of this very capable committee will […]

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Peconic River Recreation Advisory

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On December 15, 2015, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services issued an advisory to residents to take precautions before recreating on the tidal portion of the Peconic River (east of Grangebel Park) due to the possible residual effects of inadequately treated wastewater discharged from the Riverhead sewage treatment plant.
The treatment plant is currently being […]

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Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington), pictured with staff and graduates, was on hand December 4 for the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center’s fall 2015 Awards and Pinning Ceremony, held at Farmingdale State College’s Little Theatre at Roosevelt Hall.

There, students who completed certified nurse aides, pharmacy technicians and emergency medical technician studies under the Allied Health […]

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MEETING REMINDER
Special Date
Tuesday December 22, 2015 – 7PM
PLAINVIEW – OLD BETHPAGE LIBRARY
999 Old Country Road
BRING A FRIEND – New Attendees welcomed and encouraged

Decembers’ guest speaker:
Chris DiMaggio,  “Divorce and Mediation”
SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 7PM
Curtis Sliwa, Founder & President of the Guardian Angel.
WABC 770, Radio Personality
to speak at the January meeting
Call into his talk show, […]

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Friday December 11 2015 Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) expressed his encouragement upon hearing the recent recommendations made by the Common Core Task Force. The draft report, which will be reviewed by the governor, calls for a complete overhaul of the flawed education system that was hastily adopted by New York State.
“The momentum for reform […]

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Bellone, Tomarken urge school districts to create policy regarding opioid overdose response
In an effort to reverse the rise in heroin and opioid-related deaths in Suffolk County, health officials on Monday conducted Opioid Overdose Response training for staff of 11 local school districts at the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Milliken Technical Training Center in Oakdale. Participating […]

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