BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone completing the ceremonial first flush in a bathroom employing a state-of-the-art waste water treatment system at Sylvester Manor Thursday.
It was, said Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), “the most people ever gathered in one place to flush a toilet.”
In lieu of cutting a ribbon, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and other state, county and local elected officials gave the first flush to toilets in a new facility Thursday on the Sylvester Manor Educational Farm grounds. (more…)
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Suffolk County created a pilot program to encourage homeowners to replace outdated septic systems or cesspools — an initiative that aims to reduce nitrogen pollution in the county. (more…)
American Legion Post 281 Commander Dave Clark raising a flag Tuesday in front of the legion hall in the Center. The flag was lowered and will be taken to Hawaii for the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which will be remembered next week. From left, Mr. Clark, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Tom Ronayne, Suffolk County Veteran Service Agency director.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone visited Shelter Island Tuesday afternoon for a flag raising ceremony. (more…)
Coastal flooding and strong winds remain the biggest threat to Shelter Island as the effects of Tropical Storm Hermine are expected to be felt overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a tropical storm warning for the area. (more…)
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s administration intends to eliminate eight Suffolk County Transit bus routes as of October 3, including several on the East End. (more…)