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Suffolk Legislature Criticizes Levy for $120 Million Budgetary Imbalance

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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By Martin Hernandez | LIPolitics.com Members of the Suffolk County Legislature convened a press conference Tuesday at the William H. Rogers Legislature Building in Smithtown to discuss County Executive Steve Levy’s proposed 2012 budget.  The Legislature’s Budget Review office has determined that the soon to be replaced County Executive has a budget that is out […]

Suffolk Legislative Candidate Rob Calarco’s Latest Endorsement

Monday, September 26, 2011

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Rob Calarco earns Suffolk Community College Faculty Endorsement PATCHOGUE – Rob Calarco (D,I, WFP) Democratic Candidate for the 7th Legislative District, today announced the endorsement of the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College. “The Faculty Association supports candidates who support education, and we are proud to endorse Rob Calarco for County Legislator,” said President […]

Poulos Announces Economic Plan

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Poulos Wants to Revive the Local Economy Dix Hills, NY – Today Deborah Poulos, Republican and Conservative candidate for the Suffolk County Legislature’s 16th District, announced her plan to help revive the local economy. “Suffolk County should not just hope for the best.  We need to be proactive in helping improve the local economic outlook,” […]

Deer Park Resident Fred DeFeis Reappointed to Suffolk County Cultural Arts Advisory Board

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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NORTH BABYLON, NY –  In a resolution sponsored by Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon), long-time Deer Park resident Fred DeFeis was unanimously reappointed to a three-year term on the Suffolk County Citizens Advisory Board for the Arts at the Legislature’s General Session on June 21. DeFeis, the producer and director of the Arena Players […]

Schmitt Announces Expanded 2012 Budget Hearings

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Presiding Officer Peter J. Schmitt announced today that the Nassau County Legislature will hold an unprecedented total of three full-day hearings of the Full Legislature to review the 2012 Budget.  Customarily, separate committees are convened for hearings on various budget topics.  However, this year, Presiding Officer Schmitt has determined that the public and the entire […]

Bellport Village Welcomes New Businesse

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Legislator Browning, Bellport Chamber Celebrate Three Ribbon Cuttings Bellport, NY – Big box stores and the great recession have hit local mom and pop stores hard the past few years, but Bellport Village continues to grow with a strong tourism program and an active Chamber of Commerce. This past weekend Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) joined […]

Glen Cove’s DeRiggi-Whitton Fundraiser Successes

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Glen Cove Councilwoman Delia DeRiggi-Whitton kicked off September with two successful fundraisers for her County Legislature campaign. The first fundraiser was September 14th at the Swan Club in Glenwood Landing. A lifelong resident of Glen Cove, DeRiggi-Whitton addressed supporters, including Glen Cove Mayor, Ralph Suozzi, and Supreme Court Justice Candidate, Helene Gugerty, at the event, […]

Suffolk Legislator Horsley Honors Legionnaires

Saturday, September 17, 2011

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Legislators Horsley and Stern Designate September 16th American Legion Day Suffolk County Legislators Wayne R. Horsley and Steve Stern introduced legislation declaring September 16th “American Legion Day” in Suffolk County.  Their bill was unanimously adopted at the General Meeting of the Legislature on September 15, 2011. “The American Legion was chartered by Congress more than […]

GOP Legislative Candidate Anthony Moncayo discusses key issues and Jobs with Peter King

Friday, September 16, 2011

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Republican Candidate for Suffolk County Legislature Anthony Moncayo recently met with Congressman Peter King (R-NY), to discuss key issues to Long Island, such as: Jobs, Taxes, and Government Spending.  The U.S. Labor Department figures indicate three consecutive months of job losses for Long Island. “The cost to live on Long Island is disproportionately high compared […]

Browning Installs Officers at the Yaphank & Taxpayers Civic Assocation

Friday, September 16, 2011

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Many issues were on the agenda including the remediation of the Yaphank Lakes, longstanding quality of life issues from Long Island Compost and the Landfill, the road construction on Main Street, the sale of county land in Yaphank and the protection of the Carmans River. “It was an honor to install these civic members, who […]

At the Suffolk Legislature: Votes on a 5¢ charge for plastic grocery bags, a Veto override and more

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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GENERAL MEETING ACTION HIGHLIGHTS Next meeting Tuesday, October 11th ****Please note this meeting will be held in Riverhead Public Portion There were 3 individuals who signed up to speak during the public portion at the beginning of the meeting. HOT TOPICS . - “Caylee’s Law” APPROVED - Vote to Override Co Exec Veto on RFP […]

Suffolk Legislator Muratore Attends Brookwood Seniors Meeting

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Selden, NY – Legislator Tom Muratore (R, Ronkonkoma) recently attended the September 8, 2011 Brookwood Seniors meeting in Ronkonkoma.  The group consists of seniors that live in the Brookwood on the Lake community in Ronkonkoma who meet weekly about senior issues and concerns. “What a pleasure to meet with some of the senior residents in […]

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Welcome Suffolk County Legislative candidate Anthony Moncayo. RELATED STORIES: Anthony Moncayo Remembering 9/11 Third Party Gathering Moncayo, Hahn Campaigns in Full Throttle

Legislator D’Amaro Urges Local Residents To Report Dead Bird Sightings and Dump Stagnant Water

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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HUNTINGTON STATION – West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne infection that can cause encephalitis and other serious and potentially fatal health problems, has again been found in the area this year after positive tests on mosquito sample pools in Babylon and Huntington. That is why Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) is urging local residents to […]

Garetano and Sineo Independence Primary Winners

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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LIPolitics.com reported earlier that Republican challenger Susan Sineo has won the Independence primary for Suffolk’s 3rd Legislative district. A grassroots candidate, Sineo has sent garnered attention recently by receiving the endorsements from both the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees and the Long Island Environmental Voters Forum. Unofficial reports has Sineo receiving 165 votes to […]

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