12/30/17 8:00am
KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO Wind farm development was a key story in 2017.

KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO Wind farm development was a key story in 2017.

As 2017 comes to an end, three major events stand out this pastyear in Suffolk County: the election results of last month, the indictment of long-time Suffolk District Attorney Tom Spota and the beginnings of offshore wind development.

It was an important election here for women and a breakthrough for African-Americans with Errol Toulon, Jr. elected as sheriff, becoming the first black to win a (non-judicial) countywide post. (more…)