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Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Suffolk County Police Department cops salute during a SCPD promotion ceremony at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood.
Sure, it's easy to roll up to any one of the hundreds of christmas tree stands across Long Island and pluck out your blue spruce from the piles, but for many intrepid holiday cheer-seekers, that just doesn't cut it.
While the Suffolk County Board of Elections has not posted the final election figures due to contested results in Brookhaven Town, the East Hampton Town figures have been finalized with absentee ballots late last month, settling the trustee races.
Suffolk County has financed construction of six solar carport sites on county-owned land over the past couple of years, but plans for a seventh carport site in Ronkonkoma were scrapped from the $70 million project and that now has the county facing a lawsuit.
Volunteers from the Bay Shore, West Islip and Islip fire departments respond to a fire at the Jon Thomas Inne on Howells Road in Brightwaters.
The Huntington Manor Fire Department and Huntington Community First Aid Squad respond to a crash on Melville Road near Reynolds Street in South Huntington at about 12:25 a.m. on Thursday.
A seven-point buck and a doe fell into an open foundation at an East Islip construction site and were rescued when Islip Town workers, state officials and the SPCA decided to create a dirt ramp for them.
Communities across Norfolk are today being urged to brace themselves for strong winds and flooding as forecasters issued severe weather warnings across the county.
Farmingdale-based D'Addario & Co., which makes guitar strings, had its property tax bill reduced by Suffolk County after it agreed to move production work from New England, creating 20 jobs.
Two teens have been arrested and charged as juveniles after a menorah was found vandalized earlier this week in Suffolk County.
Sag Harbor Village Police released a sketch this week of a man they say is a third suspect wanted for questioning in connection to a November 19 armed robbery of The Corner Closet on Main Street in Sag Harbor.
The following information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
The governor's office on Tuesday said $80 million in grant money will be used to strengthen local emergency preparedness programs.
The Suffolk County Legislature approved a measure Tuesday aimed at getting an Animal Abuse Offender Registry up and running after three years of delays.
In Nassau Cnty accident. right lane blocked on The Southern St Pkwy EB between Elmont Rd and Central Ave/Linden Blvd/X13.
The Suffolk County Police Department has reached a tentative agreement to enhance investigations of hate crimes and bias incidents, in the wake of federal scrutiny following the 2008 hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.