Four road ends in Greenport are slated to receive county funding for stormwater mitigation projects, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday.
Joined by local officials on Fourth Street, Mr. Bellone pledged $237,000 in county funding to complete the project. READ
Our nation is in troubling times and we are seeing daily attacks on our fundamental rights and values. Our daughters and granddaughters are now faced with the threat of having rights we have had protected for over 40 years stripped away from them. Women’s rights are under attack and the state Senate Republicans have refused to protect New York women from these assaults. The fight for women’s health care impacts millions of New Yorkers and it is one that we must win. READ
George Kunz of New Suffolk celebrated his 18th birthday in 1944 aboard on a troop train bound for the Great Lakes Naval Station in Illinois. Last month, more than 70 years later, the 91-year-old finally received his high school diploma from the South Huntington School District. READ
Local and state officials have come out strongly against a federal tax bill that has passed the Senate and is now in committee in the House of Representatives, which has its own version of the bill. READ
Judging by the number of cameras and photographers in Anthony Hobson’s backyard Thursday afternoon, you might think there were Hollywood celebrities living there.
Suffolk County has received a $1.1 million state grant that officials say will benefit police and emergency service departments on the East End by improving emergency radio communications.
Crescent Duck Farm, the last of its kind on Long Island, has a new 26,000 square foot solid waste storage facility that will prevent thousands of pounds of nitrogen from polluting ground and surface waters.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone stressed on Monday for residents to donate blood after the New York Blood Center declared a blood emergency in the New York metropolitan area.
“There are hundreds, if not thousands of people waiting for a life-saving blood transfusion that could be the difference between life and death,” Mr. Bellone said in a press release.
Suffolk County government for years delayed considering advanced wastewater treatment systems — to be installed at homes and featuring new technologies that reduce nitrogen discharges to a fraction of what traditional cesspools put out. Nitrogen discharges are considered a major cause of the brown and red tides and other algal blooms that have wreaked havoc in the bays and other water bodies of Suffolk.
County Executive Steve Bellone (D-Babylon) has proposed a record-high budget for Suffolk County government for 2017 — $2.96 billion, 1.5 percent higher than this year’s.
Mr. Bellone says the budget is “tight but fair.”