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Authorities outside the Legal Sea Foods at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station where a man died and dozens more were sickened by a carbon monoxide leak, Feb. 22, 2014 (credit: Jim Powers/1010 WINS)

Lawmaker Calls For Mandatory Carbon Monoxide Detectors Following Death At LI Mall

Restaurant manager Steven Nelson, 55, was found dead in the basement of Legal Sea Foods Saturday night. More than two dozen other people were sent to hospitals for treatment.

02/24/2014

Cigarette Display In NYC (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Suffolk County Health Department Backs Raising To Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

Just days after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, a similar effort has launched in Suffolk County.

11/21/2013

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School in Huntington Station, LI (credit: Huntington Public Schools)

L.I. School Shuttered Amid Violence Set To Re-Open

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School – which specializes in science, technology, engineering and math – will welcome third to fifth graders when the school year begins on Sept. 4.

08/27/2013

Energy Drinks (credit: EARL S.CRYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Lawmakers Approve Tight Restrictions On Energy Drinks

The legislation will ban the sale of energy drinks to minors at county parks and beaches as well as prohibit the marketing of energy drinks to teens.

03/19/2013

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Campaign Under Way Against Unused Drugs In L.I. Water Supply

A Citizens Campaign for the Environment survey showed 51 percent of the 59 facilities it more than half of Suffolk County’s medical facilities are flushing their unused and expired medications down the toilet.

03/05/2013