Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has made his pick for police commissioner. He has selected acting commissioner and veteran cop Edward Webber.
Over the years, 22 members of the Suffolk County Police Department have died in the line of duty. Today, family, friends, and fellow officers gathered to remember them, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone is revising his layoff list, and a good chunk of cops are grabbing early retirement in financially strapped Suffolk County.
The blaze broke out around 1:30 p.m. just one mile from and one week after another massive brush fire that burned over 1,000 acres
“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”
Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.
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.