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DA SINI: DIRT BROKER IN “OPERATION PAY DIRT,” LARGEST ILLEGAL DUMPING CASE IN NY STATE HISTORY, SENTENCED TO PRISON

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini was joined by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“DEC”) and the Suffolk County Police Department today to announce the sentencing of a self-proclaimed “dirt broker” who was indicted as part of the District Attorney’s Office’s “Operation Pay Dirt” investigation into an illegal dumping conspiracy on […]

COUNTY ANNOUNCES ARCHERY PERMITS WILL BE AVAILABLE THIS WEEK AT SELECT SUFFOLK COUNTY PARKS LOCATIONS

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Hunting Season Kicks-off October 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020 
County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that starting on Monday, September 16, 2019 archery permits will be available in Suffolk County for the upcoming archery season, which runs from October 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.  As hunting is among the most popular forms of wildlife recreation […]

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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

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Suffolk Health Commissioner asks state for confirmation of declaration of Imminent Threat to Public Health
Eight Additional Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus
 
The New York State Department of Health informed Suffolk County health officials today that a mosquito sample tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, also referred to as EEE or Triple […]

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First Mosquito Samples to Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Suffolk County This Season

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Residents and visitors are advised to take precautions
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that five mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 25, 2019 from Cold Spring Harbor (2), Northport (1), Brentwood (1), and Melville (1). These are the first mosquito samples to […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCES WATER QUALITY SUMMIT ON LONG ISLAND

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Suffolk County and Center for Clean Water Technology to Host Regional Summit to Coincide with National Septic Smart Week
Basil Seggos, Commissioner of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, to Serve as Keynote Speaker
 
Suffolk County Executive Bellone today announced that Suffolk County is partnering with the Center for Clean Water Technology at Stony Brook University […]

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Officials and Community Groups Call for Expansion of Crucial Water Quality Program: Community Oyster Gardening

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Senator Gaughran and Supervisor Saladino joined local oyster gardeners at Laurel Hollow Beach to call for an expansion of a crucial water quality program — community oyster gardening — at a time when Long Island’s water quality is facing unprecedented challenges. The oyster gardening program is an initiative that supports the local bays using oysters’ […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Nearly 23 Tons Of Bottles And Paper Products Recycled Through Shared Services Program

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the initial results from the SuffolkShare School Recycling Partnership Program which began in April of this year. This first-of-its-kind program, a partnership between Suffolk County and six school districts, worked to help schools meet their New York State recycling mandate, save taxpayer dollars and teach students, faculty and the community […]

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Suffolk County Department Of Health Services January Meeting Notices

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting. […]

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EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE ANNOUNCED BY TOWN – PRESS CONFERENCE 11AM DECEMBER 4TH

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A RESOLUTION WILL BE PRESENTED ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 4, 2018
AT THE HUNTINGTON TOWN BOARD MEETING AUTHORIZING
THE TOWN ATTORNEY TO RESEARCH THE ACQUISITION OF
NATIONAL GRID’S 250 ACRE NORTHPORT POWER PLANT BY
EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE
PRESS CONFERENCE AT 11 AM TOWN HALL
 
HUNTINGTON, LONG ISLAND – At the December 4, 2018 town board meeting, a resolution which will be […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook Proposes “The Huntington Power Authority”

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COUNCILMAN EUGENE COOK SPONSORS RESOLUTION
TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN NORTHPORT, NEW YORK  PURSUANT TO SECTION 201 OF THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE.
 
Councilman Cook will sponsor a resolution to schedule a public hearing to consider the acquisition of certain real property located in Northport.  The Town Board has […]

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