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REMANDED INMATES DOWN 64% SINCE JANUARY 1, 2020

New York State’s new bail reform law took full effect on January 1, 2020. Defendants who once would have been remanded to county jails on bail for misdemeanors and some felony charges are now required by this law to be released on their own recognizance from court.
In Suffolk County, from January 1 to January 20, 2020, […]

SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES 2020 PARKS PERMITS (New Taxes) ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT SELECT SUFFOLK COUNTY FACILITIES

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that permits for a variety of outdoor activities at Suffolk County Parks are now available for purchase at parks locations across the County.  Permits are required for activities such as horseback riding, camping, night fishing, outer beach access and more.
“After another year of increased attendance across all of […]

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NYS BAIL REFORM- THE STORY SO FAR – SHERIFF TOULON

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Over 300 Inmates Released in the Lead Up to January 1st.
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(RIVERHEAD, NY) New York State has just enacted new Bail Reform Legislation which directly impacts the residents of Suffolk County and New York State as a whole.  Sweeping reforms that end cash bail for all misdemeanor and nonviolent felony charges in New York State took effect January 1st, […]

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Nobody Is Above the Law Rally in Huntington to Demand Trump Be Impeached and Removed From Office Tuseday December 17, 2019

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The rally which will be attended by concerned community members and activists is being co-hosted by Moveon, Together We Will Long Island and Show Up Long Island and is being
co-sponsored by nearly two dozen local activist groups, see the list of those groups below.
The co hosts are Show Up Long Island and Together We Will Long […]

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Woman Dies After Struck By Vehicle Driven By Husband

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Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash during which a woman died after being struck by a vehicle driven by her husband in Fort Salonga the morning of Monday, December 2, 2019 at approximately 7:30 a.m.
 
After walking her grandchild to the bus stop, Nancy Richard was returning to her home at […]

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SCPD To Hold Property Auction

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Event will feature jewelry, cell phones and motorcycle parts
 
The Suffolk County Police Department Property Section will hold a property auction on December 4 at 9:30 a.m. at the Property Section building, located next to Police Headquarters, 30 Yaphank Ave. in Yaphank.
Among the items being auctioned are jewelry, cell phones, televisions, Christmas decorations, bicycles and motorcycle […]

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Huntington Veterans Day Ceremony Sunday on 244th Birthday of U.S. Marine Corps

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The public is invited to join Town of Huntington officials, the Veterans Advisory Board, and local officials for a Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 11:00 AM on Veterans Plaza on the front lawn of Huntington Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Huntington, to honor veterans of the Town of Huntington and across […]

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Suffolk County and SCPD Announce Creation of Suffolk Sharing Opioid Analysis & Research (SOAR)

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First on Long Island partnership will include public health and safety agencies to share intelligence on overdoses
 Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, along with representatives of public health and public safety agencies, announced the creation of Suffolk Sharing Opioid Analysis & Research (SOAR).
The opioid epidemic is an issue that […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER HIRING EVENTS

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NRG, Combined, and Sunrun to Participate in Hiring Events
 Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will host three separate hiring events to assist residents in their job searches. In addition to hosting job fairs with a variety of employers in attendance, a number of individual businesses will seek […]

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Parents to Comply With New Rear-Facing Car Seat Law This Friday November 1, 2019

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Senator Jim Gaughran reminded parents that a new State law will take effect this Friday, November 1, 2019 which will make car seats safer and protect young children. The law requires children under two years old to be buckled in a rear-facing car seat. This law, similar to those already in effect in neighboring New […]

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