Bellone: Due To Budget 'Catastrophe,' Suffolk County Considering Reallocating Money Earmarked To Protect EnvironmentWith sales tax revenue dramatically down, Suffolk County is looking at a $1.5 billion shortfall over the next three years.
Long Island Beaches Going Resident-Only As New York City Keeps Its Beaches Shut For Memorial Day WeekendThe surf's up, and anger too, on Long Island, where beaches will be banned to New York City residents.
Protesters Call For Swift Reopening On Long Island As Coronavirus Hospitalizations Decline, But Local Leaders Urge PatienceBusiness owners say they won't be able to survive much longer unless people can start getting back to work.
Cuomo Explains Criteria For Reopening As Long Island Officials Say They're Close To Meeting CDC GuidelinesPeople are getting antsy about reopening, and Long Island officials believe that region is close to doing it. Or is it?
Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Exec Bellone Thanks First Responders, Gives Update On CasesThe Stony Brook site is one of six drive-through testing facilities established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo throughout the state as part of ongoing COVID-19 response efforts.
Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Declares State Of Emergency As Cases On Long Island Continue To GrowAs of Friday morning, there were at least 68 cases in Nassau and Suffolk counties - including 48 in Nassau County - with hundreds more in mandatory and voluntary quarantine.
Internal Probe Of Suffolk County Social Services Department Launched Following 8-Year-Old Thomas Valva's DeathThe 8-year-old died of hypothermia after being forced to sleep in an unheated garage while in the custody of his NYPD father, who is being charged with his son's murder.
Suffolk County Executive Facing Comptroller In Next Week's ElectionSteve Bellone has been at it for eight years and he wants another four at the helm of Suffolk County. Republican John Kennedy says he has radically different views.
Foundation Makes World War II Veteran's LI Home Handicapped-Accessible After Bad FallThe 95-year-old veteran was unable to return to the Deer Park house he's called home for 55 years. Enter the Make It Count Foundation.
Government Grant Gives Former Opioid Addicts Opportunity For EmploymentA U.S. Department of Labor grant issued to Suffolk County, is earmarked for those affected by the opioid crisis. It awards part-time temporary employment at nonprofits.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Elected Officials Tout Zipline, Other Upgrades At Jones BeachOfficials said they've made a $100 million investment to transform Jones Beach, restoring existing features and building new attractions.
Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic UsageBags, straws, stirrers, styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage.
Suffolk County To Launch Its Own 311 Call CenterCritics say it is too costly, but the county executive says it actually saves money.
'Throwing SALT On Our Wounds': Suffolk Officials Set Up Charitable Gift Reserve To Restore Tax DeductionSuffolk County is taking action that officials there say will reverse the impact of the loss of deductions.
Suffolk Teachers To Have Access To Panic Button AppThe mobile app will quickly alert authorities of an active shooter situation or other emergencies.