On Election Day next month, Tuesday, Nov. 5, the leading political contest in Suffolk County will be for county executive. The incumbent, Democrat Steve Bellone, is being challenged by County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr., a Republican.
County finances are the big issue. (more…)
The Cuban Revolution caused Jesus Garcia to flee Cuba to the United States. His son, Jesse Garcia, raised in Suffolk County and having spent his life here, was just elected chairman of one of the historically powerful political organizations in the U.S., the Suffolk Republican Party. (more…)
Armed with information and not shying away from the controversy over taxation of septic grants, Suffolk County Environmental Projects Coordinator Justin Jobin spoke to a packed room at the Town Board work session Tuesday, determined to win over those reluctant to upgrade their septic systems. (more…)
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Town Engineer John Cronin
Just when there appeared to be a successful effort underway to replace aged cesspools and septic systems with nitrogen-reducing systems, a major glitch has angered property owners and officials. (more…)
TARA SMITH PHOTO County Executive Steve Bellone was among the elected officials on hand to celebrate the official opening of the outpatient clinic.
When Anton DeMartino left the Army in the 1960s, he never could have imagined a time when veterans were welcomed home, cared for and embraced. (more…)