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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a draft plan that would allow the county to share services with towns and villages in order to meet a deadline set by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Suffolk County has submitted a $50 million funding request to New York State to help homeowners replace aging wastewater treatment systems.

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Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas says she supports the deportation of non-citizens convicted of gang violence.  

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In 2014, 29 million people over the age of 65 fell. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that while these accidents happen more often, they are preventable. A program to educate seniors about fall prevention will take place Tuesday at 8,000 Walgreens stores, including on Long Island. 

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New York State has issued a request for proposals to develop the land surrounding Belmont Park. It is expected that the New York Islanders will submit a proposal to build a hockey arena.