Suffolk County

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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini has been elected the new Suffolk County district attorney. He defeated Republican Ray Perini.

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The first modernized unit at the Long Island State Veterans Home opened on Friday.  Called Operation Rejuvenation, it began in 2014 to renovate the Long Island State Veterans Home, a skilled nursing facility in Suffolk County.

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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 officials, police, treatment providers and school teachers hope to form a permanent advisory committee to address heroin and opioid abuse.

Suffolk County Unveils New Pedestrian Safety Program

Jun 26, 2017
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The Suffolk County Police Department announced a new program to educate pedestrians and motorists on reducing fatal crashes.  

The Pedestrian Safety and Enforcement Program is a statewide initiative to reduce fatal car crashes involving pedestrians.  

Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says pedestrians can now receive a summons for not using a crosswalk when available. Patrol cars will also fine motorists who violate yield signs.