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Suffolk Health Department Issues Advisory against Bathing at 64 County Beaches

Due to heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on the knowledge that bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will affect these beaches.
The beaches covered by the advisory are located in areas that are heavily influenced by […]

COVID-19 Update On June 14, 2020.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to
Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on June 14, 2020. Last updated June 13, 2020 
Testing

249,437 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 4,243 tests
3 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

40,659 total cases
44 new cases

Fatalities

1 new fatality
1,948 total fatalities

Hospitalization, updated June 14 at 4:30 […]

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Two Centerport Beaches Closed to Bathing

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Centerport Yacht Club and Knollwood Beach Association Beaches in Centerport have closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.
The beaches […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – June 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on June 2, 2020 
Testing

190,693 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 4,365 tests*
21.0 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
118,441 total tested for antibodies

Tested Positive for COVID-19

39,980 total cases
275 new cases**

Tested Positive for Antibodies

14,222 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive […]

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Woman Shot Before Being Involved in Single-Vehicle Crash

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman was shot, then involved in a single-vehicle crash in East Northport this afternoon.
 
Second Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash in front of 319 2nd Street at 4:27 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a female passenger of a […]

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Two People Injured, One Seriously, in Single Vehicle Crash On a LaRue Drive, Huntington

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a single vehicle crash that injured two people, one seriously, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at approximately 7:40 p.m..
Richard Scholem was driving a 2009 Nissan Altima eastbound on La Rue Drive when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree at approximately 7:40 p.m.
Scholem, 88, of […]

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Huntington Manor Fire Puts Out Fire At 1344 NY Avenue

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The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to an active structure fire at 1344 New York Avenue in Huntington Station on Tuesday, May 26, at about 1:30 a.m. Seven trucks and 35 firefighters were dispatched and under the direction of Chief Jon Hoffmann, supported by Assistant Chiefs Chuck Brady, Jim Glidden and Brian Christen. The Huntington Fire Department assisted […]

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Police Officers Rescue Five People from Fire-1344 New York Avenue, Huntington Station

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Suffolk County Police Department officers rescued five people from a fire in Huntington Station early this morning.
Second Precinct police officers Matthew Berube and Michael Haggerty and Emergency Service Section officers Giacomo Marchese and John Farrell responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at 1344 New York Avenue at approximately 1:30 a.m., May 26, 2020.  […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – May 11, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 through 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2020
Testing

115,909 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 2,014 tests since May 10
8 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
Updated antibody testing information to come

Cases
Information to come
Hospitalization

651 individuals were hospitalized on May 8, a decrease of 52
590 individuals were […]

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WILL RESOLUTION 2020-184 DAMAGE OR OUST SUPERVISOR LUPINACCI?

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This week as we all are told to stay inside, our town now has its own crisis, and the COVID-19 virus, may have saved Supervisor Lupinacci from public ridicule. On March 10, 2020, the town board meeting went into executive session without Supervisor Chad Lupinacci. The resolution 2020-184 (see below) called for the town attorney […]

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