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Sweeny: Personal Reflections As WFAN Turns 25

My dreams came true on July 1, 1987. And I had no idea it happened.

06/29/2012

Former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy (credit: CBS 2)

Probe Finds Former Suffolk Co. Executive Levy Misused Ethics Commission

Levy allegedly waged a attacks on political opponents and helped firms owned by his wife gain contracts. He even allegedly attempted to intimidate Suffolk County legislator Edward Romaine.

04/19/2012

Steve Bellone is sworn-in as Suffolk County Executive - Hauppauge, NY - Dec 30, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Steve Bellone Sworn-In Early As Suffolk County Executive

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.

12/30/2011

Steve Bellone and Angie Carpenter (file / credit: Steve Bellone for Suffolk County Executive, Carpenter for the County)

Results: Bellone Cruises To Victory In Suffolk County Executive Race

Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.

11/09/2011

Solar-powered carport outside the H. Lee Dennison Building - Hauppauge, NY - Oct 13, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Opens Solar Carport In Hauppauge

Suffolk County is continuing to try and lead the way in renewable energy with the opening of a new solar energy project in the county seat.

10/13/2011

Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Dept. Of Justice Turns Up Heat On Suffolk PD Over Hate Crimes Against Latinos

After a two-year investigation, the Justice Department is urging the Suffolk County Police Department to change procedures for hate crime investigations involving Latinos. The feds cite the case of Marcelo Lucero.

09/14/2011

Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cleanup, Power Restoration Begins On Long Island After Irene’s Visit

The massive storm dumped rain, flooded streets and created dangerous storm surges along parts of the Long Island coast.

08/28/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano discusses the role of the National Guard in Nassau County during Hurricane Irene (credit: CBS 2)

Mangano: National Guard Working With Police In Nassau County

Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.

08/27/2011

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Suffolk County Police Find 2-Year-Old Boy Wandering Alone In Smithtown

Suffolk County police discovered the toddler wandering by himself just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday near Terry Road and Town Line Court.

08/18/2011

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Suffolk County Officials File Papers To Create Anti-Gang Zone In Wyandanch

Suffolk County officials are seeking a preliminary injunction to restrain 37 self-admitted gang members from associating within a two-square-mile “Safety Zone” in Wyandanch´╗┐.

08/16/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Long Island Sees Double-Digit Drop In Crime Rate

Crime on Long Island is down significantly, according to new stats from the New York State Department of Criminal Services.

08/06/2011

A cove sits empty at the end of the day in Southampton, NY. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Preserving Land For Future Generations

In the last 50 years, Suffolk County has preserved 58,000 acres of land through the Open Space Program.

07/06/2011

Frankie the chihauhua -- was rescued in a raid in Yaphank. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Suffolk County Passes Animal Abuse Bill

County legislators Tuesday passed legislation that bars pet stores, breeders and animal shelters from selling or giving animals to people listed on Suffolk’s animal abuse registry.

05/11/2011

Steve Bellone announces his candidacy. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Bellone Announces Run for Suffolk County Executive

Babylon town supervisor Steve Bellone threw his hat into the ring for Suffolk County executive.

04/27/2011

Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer on April 4, 2011 (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Steve Levy Denies Firing Suffolk County Police Commish Richard Dormer

Steve Levy was steaming mad about Dormer publicly disclosing too much information about the Long Island serial killer case and fired him, according to a report in the New York Post.

04/27/2011

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