Steve Levy http://wshu.org en Why Bellone mentions Cuomo so much http://wshu.org/post/why-bellone-mentions-cuomo-so-much <p></p><p>In his State of the County speech Wednesday night Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone mentioned New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ten times. &nbsp;That's eight more times than he mentioned anyone else. Turns out&nbsp;the name dropping is intentional. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:35:27 +0000 Charles Lane 13762 at http://wshu.org Why Bellone mentions Cuomo so much Suffolk Settles $2 million environmental lawsuit http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-settles-2-million-environmental-lawsuit <p>Suffolk County settled another lawsuit with the US Attorney's office Wednesday. &nbsp;This latest one will cost tax payers $2-million for environmental violations stemming from underground storage tanks owned by the county.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:15:12 +0000 Charles Lane 10088 at http://wshu.org DiNapoli will audit hate crimes http://wshu.org/post/dinapoli-will-audit-hate-crimes <p></p><p>New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he will audit the state's reporting of hate crime laws. &nbsp;The audit comes at the request of a New York City elected official but could affect Suffolk County.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:23:52 +0000 Charles Lane 9484 at http://wshu.org DiNapoli will audit hate crimes Suffolk hate crimes triple after reclassification http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-hate-crimes-triple-after-reclassification <p>The number of hate crimes in New York State jumped 30% in 2012 compared to the year prior.&nbsp; That’s from a state report released Thursday that says most of the statewide increase is attributed to Suffolk County property crimes classified as hate crimes.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:40:34 +0000 Charles Lane 8076 at http://wshu.org Suffolk hate crimes triple after reclassification