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As positivity rates surge, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone urged residents to remain diligent to prevent school closures. Over the last 10 days, he said, cases in Suffolk County have been …

The 2021 Recommended Operating Budget presented by Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone features significant cuts to various services and positions throughout the county system. The total budget is …

A Garden City-based foundation is requesting local business owners take its survey to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Long Island’s business and downtown …

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Suffolk County officials are expected to ramp up their contact tracing efforts. The number of contact tracers, or case investigators in the county has more …

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Rob Calarco issued a statement last week emphasizing that the bipartisan Suffolk County Board of Elections expects to start counting ballots on or around …

With more recent news of a country club and a homeowner significantly violating the social-distancing mandates put in place by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone explained that …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

No official results have been posted as of Wednesday morning, but the unofficial local polls indicate a fairly red election year. “There’s about about 140,00 to 150,000 absentee …

Suffolk County Democrats on the South Shore will likely experience a harrowing loss in this year’s election after several near defeats in the polls as of Wednesday morning. However, Suffolk …

The topic of housing discrimination has been moving forward monthly in Suffolk County, and a task force dedicated to ensuring fair housing took questions and comments from the public last Thursday, …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

Suffolk County legislators are making progress on the effort to equip countypolice officers with body cameras. County legislators approved a resolution Sept. 17 that will allow the Suffolk County …

With counties across New York asking in unity for federal disaster relieffunding in order to pay for the ongoing response to COVID-19, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone expressed that 19 bus …

Getting a gold medal in bench press is not an easy task. But Daniel Fletcher, 32, from East Moriches, has won a gold medal as first in his weight class for bench press in the Special Olympics …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

In response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Suffolk County has created a task force that will be conducting eight community forums as well as one-one-one …

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has introduced a bill that would bring back oversight over PSEG and LIPA. The bill comes in light of PSEG Long Island’s failures in the fallout …

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