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Bellone & Mangano Announce More Than $1 Million in Savings from Joint Purchase

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Suffolk and Nassau Counties together stand to save more than $1 million this year as a result of a cooperative bid for the purchase of wastewater treatment and pool chemicals – the second in a series of cooperative purchases under the Long Island Intergovernmental Purchasing Council (LIPC), County Executives Steve Bellone and Edward P. Mangano […]

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Senate Passes Bill To Help Taxpayers

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The state Senate passed legislation that would expedite payment of income tax refunds and simplify STAR property tax relief filings for senior citizens.
A bill sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino ensures prompt payment of a state income tax refund. Traditionally, the state Department of Taxation and Finance has held returns requesting refunds for up to two […]

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Moonjumpers Benefit at Jellyfish on May 7 for Huntington Alum

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 Kaila Harlan is a real sweetheart. Just ask her friends, family and former teachers at Huntington High School. She’s so well-liked the community’s heart sank when it heard the young woman was battling leukemia. The Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation will host a benefit on her behalf at Jellyfish in Centerport on Monday, May 7 from 7-10 […]

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Suffolk County Police To Hold Property Auction

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 The Suffolk County Police Department Property Section will hold a property auction on Wednesday, April 25 at 8:30 a.m. at the Property Section building, located next to Police Headquarters, 30 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank. 
Among the items being auctioned are hand and power tools, small household appliances, jewelry, electronic equipment, unused clothing and sneakers, gun scopes and […]

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Tri Village Little League Parade & Opening Week – Photos

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On a beautiful April day, Tri Village little league teams celebrated opening of the baseball season by marching in the annual parade. 

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Bellone Talks About Need to Lead by Example

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 On the heels of a report that Suffolk County ended 2011 in deficit for the first time in two decades, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone talked about the need to address the fiscal crisis in his first State of the County speech. 
Comptroller Joe Sawicki recently certified that Suffolk County ended 2011 more than $60 million […]

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Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

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 On Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 4:25 pm there was a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a motorcyclist in Melville. 
Jordan Rutcofsky, was operating a 2011 April motorcycle westbound on Ruland Road at a high rate of speed, when he crashed into Charles Pleckaitis, 73, who was driving a 2010 Toyota eastbound and attempting to make […]

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Day of Lacrosse Set for Jamboree

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Lax will rule the Whitman campus this Saturday as athletes from all age groups descend on South Huntington for a day of competition, food, fun, vendors, and everything lacrosse. The Commack community will be South Huntington’s invited guests for the first game at 9 AM, when the Stimson boys’ team takes on their Commack counterparts. […]

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Whitman’s Literary Magazine Wins Excellence In Literature Award

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The National Council of Teachers of English has recognized Walt Whitman’s student literary magazine, Xanadu, with an Award of Excellence. This year’s award is based on a book created last spring that features poetry, other writings, and art work created by Whitman students. Xanadu editors put together their award-winning entry on a shoestring budget—think black-and-white […]

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Audit Town Hall Rally – Photo Gallery

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On April 17, 2012 prior to the scheduled town board meeting,  a crowd gathered in front of Town Hall to support an audit of the town’s finances.  In the end, the town board supported the resolution in a 5 – 0 vote.

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