Suffolk County High School Known For Athletics Excellence To Train All Coaches To Spot Substance AbuseThere's a new form of teamwork in the battle against substance abuse. High school coaches on Long Island have been enlisted to help spot drug and alcohol abusers and respond with support.
Officials Continue Fight Against Illegal Dumping On Long Island With New Lawsuit Illegal and potentially toxic trash has been piling up around Long Island, but a new strategy could put an end to the problem.
Suffolk County Legislators Want To Install Cameras In Parks To Crack Down On GraffitiThe plan is to install cameras in hot spot areas of parks to not only look out for those committing graffiti crimes but also those doing illegal dumping, which has plagued some area parks.
LI Lawmaker Wants Board To Review Suspicious Child DeathsA Suffolk County legislator wants a panel to look into the cases of children who died suspiciously because of physical trauma.
Suffolk Legislature OKs Payment Plan For Parking, Traffic FinesThe bill, sponsored by Legislator Kara Hahn, D-Setauket, was introduced after lawmakers head one woman's nightmare story about how she could not afford to pay a $350 ticket.
New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At SchoolsAs part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.
Suffolk County Legislator Pushes For Study To Find Impact Of Plastic Microbeads On EnvironmentThe small, plastic microbeads found in some facial and body washes have prompted a Suffolk County legislator to push for a study of their effect on the environment.
Suffolk County Approves Gun Control Bill For Psychiatric PatientsSuffolk County legislators have approved a gun control bill intended to remove weapons from the hands of psychiatric patients deemed a threat to themselves or others.
Campaign Under Way Against Unused Drugs In L.I. Water SupplyA 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.