Suffolk County

Courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extension

A Suffolk County pilot program to grow kelp had its first successful harvest this week.

Arrests Made After Rash Of Overdoses On Long Island

Jun 8, 2017
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Long Island authorities have made several arrests and seized about 700 grams of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl after a sudden spike in drug overdoses this past weekend.

Suffolk Sees Dramatic Spike In Overdose Deaths

Jun 6, 2017
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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says there was a dramatic spike in opioid overdoses in the county last week.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone gave his annual State of the County Speech on Wednesday. He discussed how to improve the county government and handle the MS-13 gang.

Suffolk County Approves $10 Million Septic Plan

May 17, 2017
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The Suffolk County Legislature has approved a $10 million grant program to help homeowners pay for new septic systems as part of an effort to combat nitrogen levels in the water.