Al Krupski is among the strongest advocates for the North Fork. From his tenure as a Southold Town trustee, to his six years on the Suffolk County legislature, nobody has been more out front in terms of preserving our farms and farmland and the health of our salt creeks and bays. READ
A portion of County Road 48 in Greenport near the Sound View will be slightly altered as engineers install a series of raised medians intended to increase safety for pedestrians. READ
Attorneys, social workers, ex-cons and former addicts advocated at the Suffolk County Legislature last Wednesday for passage of the “Second Chance” law, which would eliminate a box on job applications that asks about criminal history. READ
Drivers who illegally pass school buses could be caught on camera if a bill proposed in the Suffolk County Legislature passes. (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a local law Wednesday prohibiting the intentional release of helium and other types of balloons. READ
County lawmakers are considering a ban on balloon releases, citing discarded items littering beaches and posing a threat to wildlife. (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead Tuesday hosted a public hearing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana in New York State.
In response to that plan, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta introduced legislation in January that would allow Suffolk County to opt out of the law. READ
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn last month introduced a package of bills aimed at reducing plastic litter countywide. (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature is hosting public hearings on three controversial proposals during its meeting next week at the County Center in Riverside. READ
On Tuesday, DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, announced that a bill to create a Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council, has been passed.
It is hoped the council will help boost the industry, attract and retain jobs and boost related tourism. Suffolk County has over 980 miles of shoreline and more than 300 bodies of water, Mr. Gregory said. READ