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Martinez introduces 6 pandemic response bills

Taking into account the state’s announcement of the executive order to PAUSE due to the health pandemic, state Sen. Monica Martinez has authored and/or co-sponsored 10 pieces of legis- …

The New York State Department of Transportation has pulled the plug on a proposed project that would have added an exit between William Floyd Parkway and Moriches-Middle Island Road. A notice …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and his team are placing focus on the seven metrics needed to start reopening the local economy. The metrics were named and put in place by Gov. Andrew …

In part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a tracing “army” to try and curtail the continued spread of the coronavirus as states …

An assemblyman and a candidate for New York State Senate each made calls for benefits for first responders during the COVID-19 health pandemic, considering their heightened exposure to the virus …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his plan to get New York’s economy back up and running—not to how it was before, however, but in an adapted fashion that adheres to a …

The Suffolk County Police Department responded to an incident in Kings Park where a man barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home after a domestic violence incident on Sunday. Thankfully, the …

The COVID-19 virus has infected over 28,000 residents of Suffolk County, killing over 850, and the hospital system continues to be pushed to the limit to keep up with the surge in …

“Steve Burton is the kind of guy who knows how to get things done,” said Greater Sayville Civic president Christine Sarni. Burton, a Sayville resident, is civic’s second vice …

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new reality of social distancing and precautionary measures. This means that while a lot of people are looking to offer help to those most impacted, they are …

Suffolk County public libraries are joining the cause with Stony Brook University. Together they are enlisting their fleet of 3-D printers to make protective gear for health care workers fighting …

Alexis Weik describes herself as a fighter and an engaged member of the community. Serving as the Town of Islip’s receiver of taxes since 2011, Weik said she has opened the door to ensuring …

The number of positive cases has risen in Suffolk County to over 1,553; with a total of 30,000 tests having been conducted. Of those, a total of 1,463 patients are hospitalized with 506 in the …

The deal for the former John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility, locat- ed in Yaphank between Suffolk County and Long Island Community Hospital, was sealed in November 2016, for $15 million. …

Aside from doing the obvious— washing your hands, not touching your face, staying home and cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces in your home, what do we do when we must leave our house to …

Suffolk County has about 6,713 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as reported earlier this week, up nearly 1,000 cases in 24 hours. Over 17,600 people in the county have been tested at the Stony …

Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of …

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