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Recently members of the Suffolk County Legislature’s Budget and Finance Committee voted to bury legislation that would have required county departments to provide justification for proposed fee increases. The bill called for department heads to provide a detailed description of the costs incurred by the department or agency for which a fee is charged […]

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Annual Event in Honor of Scott Martella, Former Communications Director for Suffolk County Executive Bellone
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the Scott Martella Back-to-School Drive in partnership with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless to provide supplies for underprivileged students before the start of the school year.  The donation drive will be held […]

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Family members in the Northport-East Northport School District beamed with pride on Aug. 2 and 4, while watching their children perform the skills they learned during the course of several weeks in the Northport Music and the Arts Summer Program.
              Held at Northport High School during the evening of Aug. 2, several groups showcased their […]

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Incoming Elwood-John H. Glenn High School junior, Iván Andrade recently traveled to Italy as a result of his first-place win on the level three 2017 American Association of Teachers of Italian’s National Italian Exam. Iván and former high school senior Michael Hermanns, who placed first on the level five exam, were placed in a drawing […]

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminded all new hunters and trappers planning to go afield this season must first complete a mandatory hunter, bowhunter, or trapper education course before obtaining the appropriate sporting license or hunting privilege.
With state licenses now on sale, first-time hunters and trappers are encouraged […]

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On July 25th, 2017, Half Hollow Hills High School East’s Jessica Grover was crowned national champion of the 3,000-meter race walk in the 15-16 year-old division at the 51st USA Track & Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kansas. Grover dominated the field in her age […]

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 The Jaguar Drivers Club of Long Island and the MG Car Club-Long Island Centre will hold their annual Concours d‘Elegance and All-Marque Concourse Sanitaire, a show of vintage and new automobiles, on Sunday, September 10, from 11:00 to 4:00 at the Vanderbilt Museum. (Rain date: September 17.) The Vanderbilt Museum is located at 180 Little […]

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Three Public Hearings to be Held in Brookhaven, Islip and Riverhead
 SuffolkShare Would Save Approximately $37 Million Over Two-Year Period
  SuffolkShare Includes Launch of Virtual Municipal Service Store and Creating New Procurement Consortium
  
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced a series of upcoming public hearings to further inform residents and receive community feedback on SuffolkShare – the […]

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The Town of Huntington’s efforts to bring art to public streets continues, with works installed on four traffic signal boxes in the past few weeks – including the first on a signal box in Huntington Station — three more scheduled by the end of the month, another three in the pipeline for installation by the […]

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Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that seriously injured a man in Deer Park, New York, early this morning.
A man sitting in a vehicle on the corner of Emerson Street and Deer Park Boulevard was shot twice at 2:12 a.m.  The male shooter fled the scene.
The victim, a 35-year-old Deer Park […]

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