Suffolk County

Can Curbing Car Use Ease Pollution On L.I.?

Jun 16, 2016
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Earlier this year, the American Lung Association gave Suffolk County an ‘F’ in air quality. Michael Seilback, vice president of public policy and communications with the American Lung Association of the Northeast, says it’s mostly due to the amount of cars on the road.

Suffolk Lawmakers Want Vote On Conversion Therapy Ban

Jun 16, 2016
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A group of Suffolk County lawmakers called on leaders in the New York State Senate to pass legislation banning conversion therapy before the legislative session ends on Thursday.

Suffolk Police Increase Patrols Around LGBT Sites

Jun 13, 2016
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Suffolk County police are increasing their security presence at LGBT community centers and Pride festivals after the deadly mass shooting at an Orlando gay bar.

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Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco has announced a program to help incarcerated veterans re-enter society.

The Incarcerated Veterans Re-Entry Initiative will create a special housing unit for veterans within Suffolk County’s correctional facilities.

Belmont Stakes Is Big Business For L.I.

Jun 10, 2016
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The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is set for Saturday, and County Executive Ed Mangano says the race is a boon for Nassau.

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