Legislators in Suffolk County are speaking out, after yesterday’s announcement from county executive Steve Bellone that, by the end of 2013, the county will have a $530 million deficit.
We’ve seen bitter budget wrangling in Nassau County, but now Long Island’s county to the east, Suffolk, is getting hit with its own budget crisis.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is seeking emergency approval to amend a 33-year-old residency requirement on top county jobs.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced his plan to combat gang violence today. The first step is dismantling a gang task force located at police headquarters.
Samantha Garvey was invited by Long Island Rep. Steve Israel to the Jan. 24 speech.
Brentwood High School senior Samantha Garvey, who is a semifinalist in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search, will be getting a home in Bay Shore where she’ll live with her twin sisters, brother and parents.
Following Friday’s swearing-in, new Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone began his first official full day on the job focused on the top challenge at hand.
With his wife and one of his two daughters by his side, Steve Bellone took the oath of office on Friday and became the new Suffolk County Executive.
Suffolk residents received an invitation on Thursday from Steve Bellone who will take over as county executive on Jan. 1.
Babylon town supervisor Steve Bellone walked into work with a round of applause Wednesday morning, a day after being elected the next Suffolk County executive.
Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.
Babylon town supervisor and Suffolk County Executive candidate Steve Bellone stepped in last week to save Santa Claus from budget cuts.
Every year, the Saint James General Store is transformed into a picturesque Christmas village, complete with a real life Santa Claus. The store is partially funded by Suffolk County tax dollars, and cutbacks meant Santa’s contract was canceled.
Dave McKell, 83, who has played Santa Claus at the St. James General Store for the past nine years, was let go because of Suffolk County budget cuts. Today, McKell found out he won’t have to put his Santa suit away after all.
The candidates for Suffolk County Executive faced off at a breakfast gathering in Hauppauge this morning.