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Downtown Revitalization & Cultural Arts Grants for 2014 Approved

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Of the $273,066, $5,000 is allocated to the New York Foundation for the Arts for an “artrepreneurship” program, $107,000 for community grants to be administered by the county; $84,848 for grants administered by the Suffolk County Alliance of Arts Councils, and $76,218 for Destination Downtown grants for programs on the East End, Huntington Station, Brookhaven and Patchogue.

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Free Driving Course for Teenagers

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County Executive Praises Streamlined Health Permit Process

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From the Office of  County Executive Bellone 
Suffolk County launched a streamlined process July 1 for obtaining Health Department permits, reducing the steps and time required of residents and businesses to win permits for their projects.
“Our goal is to ensure safe, responsible and quality building practices while at the same time make certain the permit approval […]

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County Executive Encourages Safety for Fourth of July Holiday

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County Press Release

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Chief Jim Burke wished residents a happy and safe Fourth of July and summer.  Both cautioned residents about the illegal use of fireworks and being responsible on the roads and waterways.
“With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday and the start of the summer season […]

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Bellone Applauds State Delegation for Approving Park Police Reclassification Plan

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The state legislation, which passed both houses with overwhelming bipartisan support (121-16 Assembly, 55-0 Senate), was sponsored by Senator Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Steve Englebright.

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Scouting Volunteers Participate in Outdoor Skills Training

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With 24 scout leaders and 3 Webelos leaders in attendance, training for scouting leaders in the Matinecock District was held at Blydenburgh Park in Hauppauge on the May 17-18 weekend for Webelos Den Leaders (of the 9 and 10 year old Cub Scouts) who participated in the OWLS (Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills) and for the […]

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May Is Water Safety Month, Tips to Avoid Tragedies

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Suffolk County Press Release
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has declared May Water Safety Month and joined with Suffolk County’s Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES), the Department of Health and the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force to offer residents water safety tips and urge residents to use caution while enjoying pools, beaches and waterparks. 
National […]

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Grant Applications Must Be Submitted by June 13th Deadline.

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Suffolk County Police Commissioner’s Race To Benefit Guardians of Our Dependents

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Participants Sought for 5K Race and Kids Run in May

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Upcoming Recruiting, Career Events

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The Suffolk County Department of Labor is hosting onsite recruiting events and three Career Quest workshops, that began on March 31.
“Our goal remains to help residents find jobs right here in Suffolk County,” said County Executive Steve Bellone.  “By attending these onsite recruiting opportunities, residents can take advantage of workshops that will provide invaluable information […]

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