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Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Human Cases of West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today reported two cases of West Nile virus, the first cases reported in Suffolk County this season. Both individuals are over the age of 50 and live in the Town of Islip.
The first individual developed symptoms in mid-August and was hospitalized for several days before being […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW JOB PROGRAM TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS COPING WITH THE OPIOID CRISIS

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County Executive Reminds Residents to Call 3-1-1 for More Information on Eligibility Requirements
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced part-time employment opportunities are available to individuals and family members that have been affected by the opioid crisis. The two-year program is funded through a half-million dollar federal grant to address the economic and workforce impacts […]

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THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF HUNTINGTON AND OF SMITHTOWN TO CO-SPONSOR MEET THE CANDIDATE NIGHT

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Residents of Huntington are encouraged to attend a Meet the Candidates Night debate for candidates for Suffolk County Executive co-sponsored by
The League of Women Voters of Huntington and the League of Women Voters of Smithtown.  The event will take place on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Kings Park High School, 200 Rt. 25A, […]

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Suffolk Declared Most Fiscally Stressed County in the State for Second Straight Year

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Comptroller’s Report Reveals County is on the Brink of Financial Disaster
A recent report from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office revealed that, for the second year in a row, Suffolk County has been declared the most fiscally stressed county in the state, ahead of Nassau and Westchester Counties. John Kennedy, Candidate, Suffolk County Executive, said these […]

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Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Human Cases of West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today reported two cases of West Nile virus, the first cases reported in Suffolk County this season. Both individuals are over the age of 50 and live in the Town of Islip.
The first individual developed symptoms in mid-August and was hospitalized for several days before being […]

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Comptroller’s Report Shows Suffolk is on the Brink of Financial Disaster

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By John M. Kennedy
It’s official: For the second year in a row, Suffolk County has been rated the most fiscally stressed county in the state. This is not from some think tank; this is directly from the New York State Comptroller’s Office, and the report shows what I have been saying all along: Suffolk is […]

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COUNTY ANNOUNCES FALL SCHEDULE FOR SUFFOLK COUNTY PARKS

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Free Parking at County Parks, Twilight Golf Times Moved to 2:00 PM, Beach Horseback Riding and Archery Permits Go On Sale
 County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the Suffolk County Park’s Department’s fall schedule for County park facilities. After another successful year with increased attendance across all county parks, beaches and campgrounds, the County Executive released […]

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Additional Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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The New York State Department of Health has informed Suffolk County health officials that 11 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, 10 of Culex pipiens-restuans species and one of the Culex salinarius species, were collected on September 4 and September 5 from West Babylon (1), West Islip (1), Oakdale (1), Holtsville (1), Mattituck (1), […]

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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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SUFFOLK COUNTY ANNOUNCES 10 PERCENT INCREASE IN PARKS ATTENDANCE FOR 2019

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Suffolk County today announced that Suffolk County beaches welcomed an estimated 425,890 visitors this season that runs from Memorial Day to the Labor Day weekend. This milestone marks a 10 percent increase as compared to 2018. All County Parks also experienced an increase in attendance as compared to the previous year, and visitation to County […]

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