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Fifteen New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Residents and visitors advised to take precautions
 
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott announced today that 15 additional mosquito samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples were collected on July 21 and July 22, 2020 from Huntington Station (1), West Babylon (1), Brentwood (1), Bay Shore (6), Islip (3) Great River […]

Town Board Meeting 7/21/20

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Huntington Enacts C-6 Zoning Regulations on Mixed-Use Development, Addresses LIPA Proposal
The Huntington Town Board held its July 21, 2020 meeting remotely and broadcast meeting audio live, approving sweeping measures to regulate the size and scope of mixed-use development in the Town, including environmental impacts of development, and address the decades-long parking issue in Huntington village, […]

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Suffolk Health Department Issues Advisory against Bathing at 64 County Beaches

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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 […]

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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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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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News Release from the Town of Huntington Council Office- Eugene Cook LIPA TAX CASE

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Bloomberg, Bezos and Town of Huntington. What, you may ask, do these three have in common?
Councilman Cook explains about LIPA and National Grid’s failure to obtain required approval to initiate the Northport Power Plant tax challenge.
A New York State Agency, the Public Authorities Control Board (PACB) had the ability to stop the plans of Bloomberg, […]

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Volunteer Fair at the Cold Spring Harbor Library

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 The Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center will host a volunteer fair for adults and teens on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at 95 Harbor Road in Cold Spring Harbor.
 
This event is an opportunity for adults and teens to learn more about local non-profit organizations in need of volunteers. “At this  time […]

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Suffolk County Department Of Health Services Announces Laws To Reduce The Use Of Plastics Are In Effect

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Legislation to Prohibit the Use of Polystyrene and Single-Use Beverage Straws Effective as of January 1 in Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services today is reminding vendors and consumers that two local laws intended to reduce the use of plastics in Suffolk County went into effect on January 1, 2020. Local law 14-2019 prohibits the […]

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Former Westhampton BOMARC Missile Base Being Considered as a Potential New York State Superfund Site

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that Suffolk County was informed on

December 5, 2019 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation that the former BOMARC Missile Base is being considered as a potential inactive hazardous waste disposal site, known more commonly as a New York State “superfund” site. The property, […]

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

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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 […]

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