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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES NEW ACTIONS TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

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Suffolk Forward Designed to Help Jumpstart Local Businesses Facing Hardship
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced Suffolk Forward, a package of five integrated programs to support small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The programs, which were created in conjunction with Stony Brook University College of Business, are designed to help Suffolk County businesses adjust and respond […]

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Cinema Arts Centre Introduces “Recreate Your Own Movie Poster Contest”

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This fun contest gives movie lovers a creative outlet by recreating their favorite poster using items they find around the house
Cinema Arts Centre (CAC) has launched a new contest for movie lovers in search of a creative project during the quarantine. The Cinema Arts Centre Movie Poster Contest asks that participants recreate their favorite movie poster using […]

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SCPD To Host Drive-Thru Food Drive To Benefit Local Food Pantries

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The Suffolk County Police Department and the Suffolk County Association of Women Police will host a drive-thru food drive at multiple locations throughout the county to collect food and other items to donate to local food pantries on May 1.
Donations will be collected between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and all donations must be in […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES ADMINISTRATION APPOINTMENTS TO BOLSTER RECOVERY EFFORTS TO COVID-19

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today appointed Lisa Black to serve as Chief Deputy County Executive. Dennis Cohen will transition to serve as County Attorney, Vanessa Baird-Streeter as Deputy County Executive for Community Recovery, and Amy Keyes as Chief of Staff. The County Executive also appointed Steve Randazzo as Assistant Deputy County Executive, Nicole Amendola as Director […]

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Huntington Officials Request Property Tax Payment Deadline Extension to August 1, 2020

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and his Town colleagues have requested a property tax payment deadline extension to August 1 from Governor Cuomo and County Executive Bellone.
Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci stated: “On March 26th, I requested an Executive Order from the Governor and the County Executive that would permit residents to pay the second half of their […]

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Elwood’s guidance department hosts Q&A

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Teachers, staff, students and parents are all learning to adapt to a new educational environment as schools remain closed to help curb the spread of COVID-19. In doing so, each have faced new challenges and stressors. That’s why Elwood-John H. Glenn High School guidance professionals – Carolyn Pollina, Lisa Sallie, Christiana Dobra and Janine Ferrante […]

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Commack Schools News: Two ISEF Finalists at Commack High School

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ISEF Regeneron Finalists Announced
 
Two Commack High School science research students, Jordan Walsh and Ethan Sontarp, are finalists in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), sponsored by Regeneron (formerly INTEL). Finalists were chosen regionally in this year’s virtual fair, and our student’s projects were among more than 450 submissions rated and analyzed by the judges. […]

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BAPS Charities Volunteers deliver 200 food packets to Northwell Huntington Hospital

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Dear Editor,
 
BAPS charities has been at the forefront of the effort to help healthcare workers and hospitals, who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the challenges that many across the nation are currently facing is accessibility to food. With front line personnel working long hours, this concern holds especially true. As part of their effort, BAPS charities prepared […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – April 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – April 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
 
Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 through 2:00 p.m. on April 26, 2020

83,244 COVID-19 tests have been administered
5 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
32,822 confirmed cases, up 637 from April 25
Breakdown by town of COVID-19 cases can be found below
1,134 patients are […]

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Letter From Melville Chief

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Dear Fellow Members:
It has certainly been a tough few months for us as an organization.
Little did I know, when I began my second term as Chief of Department, that spring would bring us a virus that would threaten the health of mankind and cripple the global economy’ COVID-19 is proving to be the greatest challenge […]

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