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Michael Kornfeld Re-elected President of the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance

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Huntington resident Michael Kornfeld was re-elected to a third term as president of the board of directors of the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) during its annual conference in November in Stamford, CT. Serving a region that extends from the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC to Canada’s eastern provinces, NERFA is the largest regional […]

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Health Advisory Issued For Huntington Harbor

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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) has issued an advisory to take precautions before recreating in Huntington Harbor near the Huntington Sewer District Wastewater Treatment facility effluent discharge located near the head of the harbor. The advisory is being issued out of an abundance of caution following a pipe break resulting in the […]

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County Executive Bellone Reminds Residents To Obtain Influenza Immunization

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken are urging all residents to obtain this season’s flu immunization as soon as possible. Flu season runs from October through May.
 
“Influenza is a substantial public health threat, so we ask individuals to get the vaccine to protect not only themselves but also their families […]

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County Executive Bellone Announces Extended Services For Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the Office for the Aging will offer extended services to help seniors navigate the open enrollment process for Medicare through December 7, 2018. The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is adding four additional locations to their outreach schedule that will provide twenty additional hours for seniors to meet with counselors at local […]

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Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Two Additional Cases of West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today reported the confirmation of two new cases of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.  One individual, who is over 55 years of age and a resident of the Town of Southold, was hospitalized in September with symptoms consistent with West Nile virus and is currently […]

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Suffolk County Schedules Public Health Hearing

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James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that a Public Health Hearing has been scheduled for:

                                         Friday, October 26, 2018
                                              4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
                                   Riverhead Legislative Auditorium
                                          Evans K. Griffing Building
                                                  300 Center Dr.
                                             Riverhead, NY 11901
 
Suffolk County law directs the Department of Health […]

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Northport & Whitman Girls Volleyball Teams Digs For Danielle

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The Northport girls volleyball team hosted a fundraising game against Walt Whitman High School on Sept. 28,2018. The game was held to raise funds and awareness to support Danielle DeSimone, a Northport High School Alumnae who is currently battling leukemia. She has volunteered her time helping out the team with open gyms, practices and tryouts […]

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RAIA, COMMUNITY ACTION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE HOSTING NARCAN TRAINING EVENT

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Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,C,I,Ref-East Northport) will be hosting a naloxone (Narcan) training by Community Action for Social Justice (CASJ) on Wednesday, October 11, 2018 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Commack Public Library, 18 Hauppauge Road. To reserve a spot to participate in the training, interested parties should call the assemblyman’s office at 631-261-4151. Reservations are required to ensure enough […]

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Call to Artists

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Inspired by Long Island’s history, create a work that focuses on an aspect of Long Island’s cultural and natural heritage. Some prompts to consider: seaside industry, farm life, Native Americans, the American Revolution, art colonies, etc. Consider photos and paintings of historic landmarks and sites, portraits of reenactors, sculptures of ancestors, assemblages with local artifacts, […]

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Commack Fire Department Hosting Collection Drive As Hurricane Relief Effort

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The Commack Fire Department is hosting a Collection Drive to collect goods for our neighbors to the south who we are anticipating will be in need of supplies after the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence. 

All donations can be dropped off at Commack Fire Department Headquarters, 6309 Jericho Turnpike (just west of Commack Road), ANYTIME, 24 hours a […]

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