Bellone Unveils Plan For Clean Water Referendum In Suffolk CountySupporters say paying into it now will save Long Island's most treasured natural resource, but some taxpayers have complained saying, "water and air should be free."
Nassau, Suffolk Executives Announce Task Force To Combat Heroin EpidemicNassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone are rolling out a new joint task force to combat heroin on Long Island.
Officials: High Nitrogen Levels Caused Fish Kills In Long Island's Peconic RiverAdrienne Esposito, with the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, said the higher nitrogen levels are due to over population.
Suffolk County Executive Bellone Takes Oath Of Office For Second TimeWith his wife and three young children by his side at Suffolk County Community College, Bellone was sworn into office by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Suffolk Family Now Formerly Homeless After Receiving Flexible-Rent House"Today, there are more people living in poverty in the suburbs than in the cities," said Alexander Roberts, Community Housing Innovations' executive director. "It's a hidden crisis."
Bellone Facing Political Backlash Over Suffolk County Police Chief's Sudden ResignationBurke was accused, but never charged, with beating a burglary suspect at his home, a violation of his civil rights.
Suffolk County Offering Heroin Treatment To Inmates Upon ReleaseThe pilot program, said Assistant Deputy County Executive Tim Sini, will combine counseling and the medication Vivitrol free of charge, which prevents a person from craving heroin.
Bellone Defends Suffolk Red Light Camera Program, Says Accidents Are DownSuffolk County Republican lawmakers are calling for the camera program to be discontinued, arguing it is a money grab.
Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier RideIt was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday WeekendState troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.
Suffolk County Bans Sale Of Children's Toys Containing 6 Toxic ChemicalsAfter the law goes into effect in December 2016, stores caught selling the toxic toys will face fines of up to $500 per violation.
Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point BridgeSmith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.