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Bellone signs legislation to reduce nitrogen levels

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 …

At a restaurants’ meeting at Drift 82 in Patchogue last week on a discussion regarding unfair treatment by the State Liquor Authority on local restaurants, congressman Lee Zeldin …

New York State elected officials had a chance to question regional utilities regarding response issues during Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4 and the days and weeks following, in a hearing on …

While there were no known black women suffragists locally, there were many who fought for the cause, including these two prominent women. Sarah J. Smith Garnet (1825-1911) Brooklyn Sarah J. …

Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment after House and Senate approvals, which paved the way for securing women’s right to vote in the United States. The law was …

The death toll from COVID-19 in Suffolk County has been “approaching” 2,000 for several weeks now, and county executive Steve Bellone said that the slow-down of deaths correlates with …

After a decision was announced by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to cancel its annual Tribute in Light event to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New Yorkers quickly …

The UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter is factory new, and one landed at McArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma on Tuesday afternoon. New York Army National Guard helicopter pilots, crews, and soldiers …

After a lot of waiting, the project to restore Canaan Lake in North Patchogue is moving forward in its last phase, which will include final touches to bring the lake back for recreational …

Long Island’s utility provider, PSEG Long Island, is being investigated by the New York State Department of Public Service, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two days after Tropical Storm …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone has invited multiple other county executives on his public Zoom calls to discuss the necessity of disaster assistance from the federal government, …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to discuss federal disaster relief for Long Island communities, considering how harshly the region has been affected …

It was a relatively short storm, but a powerful one, as Isaias moved up the East Coast and through Long Island Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, more than 300,000 Long Islanders are without …

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