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Suffolk County Newswire

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  1. Bellone gives distinguished service medal to woman competing in 0lympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone gave Maria Michta-Coffey of Farmingville a distinguished service medal on July 22, 2016. Michta-Coffey will compete in the women's 20-kilometer race walk at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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  2. Suffolk wants to test private wells near Gabreski AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    Abdul Sada, right, from the Suffolk County Executive's office, hands bottles of water to Isaac Green outside his home in Westhampton Beach on Friday, July 22, 2016. Photo Credit: Ed Betz Abdul Sada, right, from the Suffolk County Executive's office, hands bottles of water to Isaac Green outside his home in Westhampton Beach on Friday, July 22, 2016.

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  3. Smithtown man drove without interlock device, cops saidRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    A Smithtown man stopped for speeding Friday on the Long Island Expressway was charged with driving without a license and an interlock device, Suffolk County police said. His Chevrolet passed Highway Patrol Officer Howard Dwyer at a "high rate" of speed about 8 a.m. in the westbound lanes just before Exit 62 in Farmingville,... A Smithtown man stopped for speeding Friday on the Long Island Expressway was charged with driving without a license and an interlock device, Suffolk County police said.

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  4. Suffolk highway police officer saves suicidal womanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    A woman thinking of jumping to her death was saved Friday when a Suffolk County highway police officer held onto her while talking her off an LIRR overpass in Ronkonkoma, police said. A bystander notified an officer on patrol, James Spadaro, about a suicidal woman on the Ronkonkoma Avenue train trestle about 1:25 p.m., police said.

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  5. 2 Suffolk beaches reopen for swimmers, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    After samples showed water quality to be at acceptable levels, Tanner Park Beach in Copiague and Venetian Shores Beach in Lindenhurst were reopened for swimming, Suffolk County health officials said Friday.

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  6. Smithtown man's license revoked 7 times, arrested for driving without interlockRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times Beacon Record

    Suffolk County Police arrested a Smithtown man on Friday morning for driving without an interlock device and without a license after he was pulled over for speeding on the Long Island Expressway in Farmingville. Highway Patrol Bureau Police Officer Howard Dwyer, who was on patrol as part of the Selective Intensified Traffic Enforcement team, was driving on the west Long Island Expressway, east of exit 62, when he saw a Anthony Cook, 30, in a 2008 Chevrolet drive past his vehicle at a high rate of speed without break lights at about 8 a.m. Officer Dwyer pulled the vehicle over and it was later determined Cook's license had been revoked seven times.

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  7. New Cyanobacteria Blooms in Sagaponack, Southampton, and Stony BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    ... difficulties. To report a suspected blue-green algae bloom that is in a body of water that does not contain a Suffolk County permitted bathing beach, contact the Division of Water at New York State DEC: 518-402-8179 between To report a suspected ...

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  8. Correction: Foster Parent-Sex Abuse storyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... of nine previous investigations involving alleged abuse dating back to 1998, according to a spokeswoman for Suffolk County. Each of those inquiries led to a finding at the time that the allegations weren't credible, and none of them immediately led ...

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  9. Water Quality Advisory for Private-Well Owners in Areas of WesthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    Suffolk County will offer bottled water to residents in this area with private wells this between Friday, July 22, and Friday, July 29. Westhampton Beach, NY - July 22, 2016 - The US Environmental Protection Agency has identified two chemicals known as PFOS and PFOA as emerging contaminants. These chemicals are part of a class of chemicals known as perfluorinated compounds , which are currently unregulated by the federal government.

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  10. Kids have fun at Huntington's free summer campRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Times Beacon Record

    ... Edwards said she is hoping to reach at least 300 kids enrolled. This camp is presented in conjunction with Suffolk County and a multitude of corporate, not-for-profit partners and volunteers. "Summer Youth Connection is a remarkable cooperative ...

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  11. Long Island rapper free to go after spitting verse for copsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... born Da'Shawn Ellis, and fellow rapper Taz.Li were driving down the street in Wyandanch when they passed two Suffolk County police officers in plainclothes performing a car stop about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Myers said. "We rolled past them and just ...

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  12. Shelter Island Police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... and he was arraigned at Shelter Island Justice Court before Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt, and remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility pending grand jury action. After an anonymous report of an intoxicated driver leaving a baseball game ...

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  13. Wife in coma, Indian accident victim likely to be buried in USRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | India.com

    ... died on the spot. Both vehicles burst into flames immediately after the accident which happened at Yaphank in Suffolk county, New York. Surwade, 32, sustained life-threatening burns and head injuries while their 11-month-old son sustained ...

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  14. Veterans' Activist Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Fellow VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    The founder of a Suffolk County veteran's organization today pleaded guilty to two counts of grand larceny for his theft of nearly $90,000 from a 71 year old former veteran. John J. Lynch, 76, of Wantagh, is the founder and former executive director of Suffolk County United Veterans which operates the "John J. Lynch Veterans Men's Shelter."

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  15. Long Island Against Trafficking Coalitions Host 6th Annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    ... human trafficking on Long Island. Since Human Trafficking Intervention Courts were both opened in Nassau and Suffolk County in 2013, it has become apparent that there is a need to provide support and bring awareness to the domestic issue here in the ...

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  16. Hit by Dowling closure, Make A Wish Suffolk cancels walkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

    In an unforeseen consequence of Dowling College's closure, the Make a Wish Foundation of Suffolk County has canceled this year's Walk for Wishes, a 5-kilometer fundraiser that for three years has taken place at and been done in partnership with that school. The Ronkonkoma-based foundation had begun planning this year's event in conjunction with Dowling, in Oakdale, which provided the location, support and even some participants.

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  17. Police, soldiers to give LI kids fighting cancer a day to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News12.com

    Today, Suffolk County Police will pick up 5-year-old RJ Sy and 9-year-old Joseph Maroney at the La Quinta Inn in Ronkonkoma.

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  18. We will feel the loss of St James middle school for many years to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... me in the packed St Edmundsbury Cathedral, I cried for my old school that has been closed after 44 years by Suffolk County Council for reasons we struggle to understand. I see myself now in a yellow checked sun dress, sitting on the 'top field' and ...

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  19. WTF: Man and mule defy rules; driver caught with unbuckled dummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Daily

    ... The driver was pulled over during Thursday morning rush hour on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills. Suffolk County police say the woman was driving in a high-occupancy vehicle lane, which is restricted for travel during busy times unless a ...

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  20. Trump officially accepts GOP nomination to cap off RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News12.com

    ... day doing a walk-through before the big speech. He was seen telling his daughter Ivanka, "this feels good." Suffolk County Republican Chairman John Jay LaValle said Trump planned to take advantage of the opportunity to speak to the largest audience ...

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