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Currently in the rising action of the virus’ second wave, Suffolk County witnessed its highest positivity rate in a 24-hour period since May on Tuesday, Dec. 15. “While we don’t put too much …

In an effort to diminish or eliminate the presence of certain chemicals in drinking water on Long Island, Suffolk County Water Authority plans to construct an additional 56 wells featuring the …

First responders in Suffolk County now have access to six new, exclusive COVID-19 testing sites throughout the county. The sites – located in Brookhaven and Islip towns, among others – …

The New York Forward Loan Fund is an economic recovery program supporting NYS businesses, nonprofits and small residential landlords as they reopen after COVID-19. Each of the three are directed to …

A mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected to hit Suffolk County Wednesday afternoon for what Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has called a “major winter storm event.” Officials …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced, on Dec. 11, the launch of Suffolk BACKSTOP — a new COVID-19 rental and small business assistance program for County residents and business …

As Suffolk County hits an over 5 percent positivity rate in coronavirus cases – a figure that hasn’t been seen since May – officials are urging residents to stay vigilant about …

The quantity of unlivable, vacant homes in Suffolk County has significantly increased over the past 15 years. The Suffolk County Legislature passed a bill last month to take a closer look at the …

Suffolk County officials and organizations have launched a series of free workshops to help local business owners navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Pandemic Shift workshops, offered …

The Suffolk County Alliance of Chambers announced the donation of two bicycles to the Suffolk County Police Department in order to better patrol heavily-trafficked areas, particularly downtown areas …

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 …

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, …

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