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DA SINI ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE’S HATE CRIMES TASK FORCE

Dedicated Team of Prosecutors Will Investigate Suspected Bias-Motivated Crimes in Collaboration with Police, Bring Enhanced Charges Where Appropriate
 
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini was joined today by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, members of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission, and the Suffolk County Police Department to announce the launch of the District Attorney’s […]

Navigating Trauma Around the One Year Anniversary of COVID-19

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By Anthony Nave, LCSW, Regional Director of Outpatient Services at Mountainside
A year has now passed since the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in the United States.  Unfortunately, we are not out of the woods yet with the pandemic, despite progress with vaccine distribution.  While most would agree that the coronavirus has added to their stress, […]

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Town Board News

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Huntington Adds In-Street Outdoor Dining “Parklet” Option for Restaurants 
 
The Huntington Town Board held its March 16, 2021 meeting remotely and broadcast meeting audio and video live, extending and expanding outdoor dining and business recovery resources for the 2021 year, including a new in-street outdoor dining option. 
At the meeting opening, Councilman Ed Smyth called for a […]

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Smyth And Town Officials Call on Public to Help Protect Endangered Birds at Hobart Beach Preserve Ahead of April-August Mating Season

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, Councilman Ed Smyth and Senior Huntington Harbormaster Fred Uvena were joined by Steve Sinkevich, Senior Fish and Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to call on the public to help protect endangered birds at the Hobart Beach Sarah H. Ruppert Water Bird Park Preserve on March 17, 2021. 
“Recreational activities, such […]

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Man Arrested for Mistreating a Puppy

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Suffolk County Police last night arrested a man for abandoning a puppy in a dumpster in Babylon on March 15, 2021.

A 59-year-old woman found a dog in a dumpster at Captree State Park on March 15, 2021 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The woman brought the dog to Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville and called 911 […]

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY SINI ISSUES URGENT PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

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Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini was joined by Steven Chassman, Executive Director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (“LICADD”) today to issue an urgent public safety announcement warning residents of a dangerous trend in the sale of illicit substances pressed to look like prescription pills, including methamphetamine being pressed […]

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Two Men Issued Summonses for Drag Racing

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Suffolk County Police issued summonses to two men for drag racing in Huntington March 4, 2021.
Suffolk County Police Officers James Padgett and Weldon Drayton were observing traffic on Deer Park Avenue, near Two Brothers Lane, when officer Padgett observed two southbound vehicles traveling in excess of 85 miles per hour in a speed contest on […]

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Northport High School senior places fifth in Adidas track and field indoor nationals for weight throw

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Northport High School senior Travis Roux is the school’s latest to take home “All-American” honors following his fifth place finish at the Adidas Track and Field Indoor Nationals for the weight throw. His throw of  66′ 0.50” (20.13m) earned him the finish, and the University of Connecticut bound student is ready to take his talents […]

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Two People Arrested During SLA Inspections

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Suffolk County Police have arrested two people during New York State Liquor Authority Inspections in Huntington Station 3/5/21.
In response to numerous community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers, in conjunction with the Second Precinct Gang Team and Second Precinct patrol officers conducted inspections at The Three Stars Restaurant, located at 118 W. Hills Road, and The […]

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Meth and Cocaine: The Fourth Drug Wave?

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With news cycles largely focusing on the coronavirus, other public health concerns have taken a backseat, including the opioid crisis. Yet the drug epidemic ventures beyond opioids, and dismissing the dangers of non-opioid drugs could have lethal consequences. Stimulants, such as methamphetamine (meth) and cocaine, have also been rising in popularity, and early data suggests […]

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