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Double-digit positivity rates

Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. With the county witnessing a 12.8 percent positivity rate on …

Suffolk County Democratic Committee chairman Rich Schaffer recently celebrated two decades of service in 2020. During his time as chairman, he has seen over 275 candidates elected and more than …

For the sake of public health awareness, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone confronted the public with a pledge in the form of a social media campaign to #TakeYourShot. “The arrival of …

County Legis. and presiding officer Rob Calarco is hoping that the newly amended county grant assistance program for installing residential Innovative and Alternative Onsite Wastewater Systems …

Currently in the rising action of the virus’ second wave, Suffolk County witnessed its highest positivity rate in a 24-hour period since May on Tuesday, Dec. 15. “While we don’t put too much …

In an effort to diminish or eliminate the presence of certain chemicals in drinking water on Long Island, Suffolk County Water Authority plans to construct an additional 56 wells featuring the …

First responders in Suffolk County now have access to six new, exclusive COVID-19 testing sites throughout the county. The sites – located in Brookhaven and Islip towns, among others – …

The New York Forward Loan Fund is an economic recovery program supporting NYS businesses, nonprofits and small residential landlords as they reopen after COVID-19. Each of the three are directed to …

A mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected to hit Suffolk County Wednesday afternoon for what Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has called a “major winter storm event.” Officials …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced, on Dec. 11, the launch of Suffolk BACKSTOP — a new COVID-19 rental and small business assistance program for County residents and business …

In an effort to purchase toys and wish list items for local families in need, Moriches Community Center is seeking donations for its Santa’s Workshop. Donations can be accepted through the end …

The Town of Brookhaven has been moving forward with acquiring several parcels in Moriches off Montauk Highway for the sake of land preservation. “It's critically important for the future, …

The acquisition of the Hawkins House parcel at 1431 Montauk Highway in Moriches was finalized recently by Suffolk County and the Town of Brookhaven. With most of the necessary work for the …

The Masury Ballroom has a proud heritage, but those who might pass on a road trip wouldn’t know about it. Until now. Care of the beautiful Masury Estate Ballroom, constructed by Grace …

As Suffolk County hits an over 5 percent positivity rate in coronavirus cases – a figure that hasn’t been seen since May – officials are urging residents to stay vigilant about …

Suffolk County officials and organizations have launched a series of free workshops to help local business owners navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Pandemic Shift workshops, offered …

The Suffolk County Alliance of Chambers announced the donation of two bicycles to the Suffolk County Police Department in order to better patrol heavily-trafficked areas, particularly downtown areas …

As positivity rates surge, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone urged residents to remain diligent to prevent school closures. Over the last 10 days, he said, cases in Suffolk County have been …

The 2021 Recommended Operating Budget presented by Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone features significant cuts to various services and positions throughout the county system. The total budget is …

Peter Khalifa, a chemist working at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University, along with other contributors, developed a method to identify the atomic-level structure of materials …

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