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

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 […]

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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Town of Huntington Releases Crab Meadow Watershed Plan Draft for Public Review and Comment

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Huntington – The Town of Huntington has released a draft of the Crab Meadow Watershed Plan for public review and comment. The plan is a community driven stewardship plan with the intent to highlight best practices in future management of the Town’s largest watershed.
The Crab Meadow Watershed comprises about six square miles of downward sloping […]

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Suffolk County Expands Private Well Survey in Wainscott

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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced today the expansion of its private well survey in the vicinity of the East Hampton Airport following the detection of perfluorinated compounds known as PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) and PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) in 63 private wells.

Though PFCs are currently unregulated, the USEPA has identified both PFOA and PFOS […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE SIGNS CESSPOOL BAN LEGISLATION INTO LAW

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Closes Loophole in Latest Step In Fight to Improve Water Quality on Long Island
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today signed legislation banning the continued installation of cesspools that have been identified as a primary source of nitrogen pollution that has degraded water quality throughout Suffolk County, contributing to harmful algae blooms, beach closures and fish […]

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Conditional Shellfishing Program Begins in Centerport Harbor

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         As a further indication of improving water quality in Huntington waters, the Town of Huntington and the State Department of Environmental Conservation have begun a conditional shellfish harvesting program in a previously uncertified portion of Centerport Harbor.
 
          According to a directive issued to shellfish harvesters, the program began December 15 and […]

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Deer Hunting Code Revised For Huntingtonians

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The Huntington Town Board, at its October 17 meeting, approved revisions to Town Code with respect to deer hunting, based on comments from residents since the code was amended two years ago to allow bow hunting, subject to state regulations.
The changes, sponsored by Councilman Tracey A. Edwards, include requiring written notification to the Town and […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES OVER 500 TICK-REMOVAL KITS DISTRIBUTED TO NEARLY 150 SCHOOLS ACROSS SUFFOLK COUNTY

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Partnership with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, School Districts and Suffolk County Department of Health Services will Enhance Prevention Measures Against Tick-Borne Diseases

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has launched a new partnership with the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to provide nearly […]

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