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57 Summonses, 5 Trucks Placed Out of Service On LIE

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The Suffolk County Police Department Highway Patrol Bureau Motor Carrier Safety Section, assisted by Highway Patrol officers, issued 57 summonses and placed five vehicles out of service at a commercial motor vehicle checkpoint on Friday, March 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   The checkpoint was at Long Island Expressway at Truck Inspection Site near Exit 66.
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Bellone Calls for Public Comment on Suffolk County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Suffolk County is required by federal law to update its Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years in order to remain eligible to receive grant funding for projects to reduce our risk to natural disasters. This plan acts as a guidebook for all major potential vulnerabilities to hazards in Suffolk County – including structures, flood zones, […]

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Bellone Announces Jobs in Endangered Species Protection Program

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Seasonal Workers Needed to Protect Plovers, Terns.

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Long Island Pet Expo – February 28 – March 2, 2014

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New Features & ‘Pet Hours’ added this year!

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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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