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Lupinacci, Cuomo Help Long Islanders Prepare For Next Emergency

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Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program hold first training event at Farmingdale State College

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Suffolk County’s Foreign Trade Zone Receives Approvals to Reorganize and Expand

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Suffolk County recently received good news from the U. S. Department of Commerce regarding its’ Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). First, the County received approval of its application to restructure the Zone into the Alternative Site Framework.

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Senator Flanagan’s Education Reform Package Approved By Senate Education Committee

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Education reform legislation sponsored by Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Education, has been reported out of committee.

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Bellone, Environmental Leaders, to Announce Alarming Findings on Region’s Water Quality and its Impact on Public Health and Safety
Study Updated Since Sandy Demonstrates Decline in Water Quality has Weakened Natural Defenses Against Storms 
County Executive Steve Bellone will release an executive summary of Suffolk County’s Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan, the first update since 1987. […]

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Long Island School Superintendents Unite to Eliminate the G-E-A

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Nearly $1BILLION in State Aid to Long Island Schools Lost Over Last Three Years. 
The Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) is a formula in the state budget that reduces the amount of state aid each school district is entitled to receive. New York State introduced the GEA in 2009-2010 when it was known as the Deficit Reduction […]

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Suffolk County Presiding Officer William J. Lindsay Passes Away

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Statement From County Executive Bellone on the passing of  William J. Lindsay 
(Hauppauge, NY-September 11, 2013)  Today, we lost a true public servant, Presiding Officer William J. Lindsay.  Bill had a common sense way about him which permeated throughout his interactions with constituents as well as his fellow elected officials.  You could count on Bill to […]

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Stony Brook Going to the College World Series!

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The Stony Brook baseball team has shocked the world. As you look at the picture the hands of all the players they show the “O” for Omaha and they made it. Go Seawolves! Long Island is behind you.

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Violations Issued At Truck Checkpoint

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On Tuesday February 28, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. to Wednesday February 29, 2012 at 3:00 a.m. 54 Summonses, 7 NYS Tax Violations, and 6 Tanker Trucks were placed out of service during tanker truck checkpoint.
The Suffolk County Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Safety Section, in conjunction with NYS Department of Taxation, and NYS Environmental Conservation Police, issued […]

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Suffolk Legislature Creates Nation’s First Pet Store Rating System

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 The Suffolk County Legislature created the nation’s first rating program for pet stores that sell puppies. Seeking to appeal to socially conscious consumers as a means to combat the scourge of substandard dog-breeding facilities, known as “puppy mills,” the bill’s sponsor, Majority Leader Jon Cooper (D-Lloyd Harbor), modeled his law after New York City’s renowned […]

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Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation

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Moonjumpers, which will mark its public debut with the Nov. 17 event at Napper Tandy’s, is partnering with the Family Service League and Tri-CYA on the gift-giving initiative. A crowd of several hundred charity minded rock n’ roll lovers is expected to attend.
The holidays are a special time of year for folks of all ages. […]

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