Suffolk County Newswire

Suffolk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Suffolk County, VA.

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  1. LI home prices up despite drop in salesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

    ... price recorded in Sept. 2017, according to numbers from the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. In Suffolk County, the median price of homes contracted for sale last month was $385,000, a 6.9 percent rise from the $360,000 median of a year ago. ...

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  2. Audit: Nassau County's oversight of 'take-home' vehicles still laxRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... oversight of 363 take-home cars assigned to workers, and 10 of those are public works employees who live in Suffolk County and racked up more than $125,000 in excess costs over two years, the new report said. The latest audit, by Comptroller Jack ...

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  3. Report: Home prices up 6% in Suffolk, nearly 3% in NassauRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    The median home price in Suffolk County rose 6 percent last month compared to the same period a year ago, according to a report released Thursday. Photo Credit: AP/Matt Rourke The median home price in Suffolk County rose 6 percent last month compared to the same period a year ago.

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  4. Long Island weather: Unseasonably cold, with frost advisory for SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... evening brought in "the coldest airmass of the season." It's so cold that a frost advisory is in effect for Suffolk County from 3 a.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday, meaning sensitive outdoor vegetation could be harmed and should be protected. Gusty ...

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  5. DOJ report: Suffolk makes policing improvements, work must continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The Justice Department's findings mark the first time in nearly five years of monitoring tied to the police department's interactions with the Latino community that it has been found in "substantial compliance" in major categories it is tracking. The patch of the Suffolk County Police Department.

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  6. Irving Like slew dragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Newsday

    The guy who was the legal brains behind the effort to stop master builder Robert Moses from paving a highway across Fire Island and then get the area named a national seashore? The guy who was part of the legal team that sued the makers of Agent Orange and won a $180 million settlement for Vietnam veterans and their families harmed by the toxin used in the war? The chief dragon slayer, as fellow thorn and former Suffolk County legislative counsel Paul Sabatino put it, a guy who was thinking outside the box before that phrase existed? Irving was 92 at the time, and he was writing about his latest quixotic quest - getting the United Nations to name Fire Island National Seashore a World Heritage Site.

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  7. Suffolk police chief deputy makes $309,000 in salary, pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Newsday

    Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart as Deputy Chief of detectives Robert Oswald, left, and James Skopek 1st Deputy, right, holds a press conference on June 29. Photo Credit: John Roca Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart brought in a trusted colleague from her days as a Justice Department prosecutor in making James Skopek her first deputy commissioner last June. Now, Hart has won approval from the state Civil Service Commission for a waiver making the former Nassau detective sergeant Suffolk's latest double dipper with salary and pension totaling $309,460 a year.

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  8. Suffolk County: Increased Funding Available for Homeowners to Replace Old Cesspools and SepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | LongIsland.com

    October 12, 2018 - An award of $10.025 million in State funding has allowed the Suffolk County Department of Health Services to increase the amounts of grants to homeowners who choose to replace their existing cesspools or septic systems with new Innovative/Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced today. As part of an expansion of the County's own Septic Improvement Program , homeowners who qualify under guidelines of the State Septic System Replacement Fund may be eligible to receive as much as $20,000 in combined County and State funding, according to the County Executive.

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  9. Ready, set, hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Long Island Business News

    ... process. The law's primary aim was to close the gender pay gap. Similar legislation has been proposed for Suffolk County, according to Gregg Kligman, an associate attorney in the employment law practice at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein in Garden ...

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  10. Suffolk police search for Huntington Station sexual assault suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Newsday

    The suspect in a Huntington Station sexual assault in an image that Suffolk County police and Crime Stoppers released Friday. Photo Credit: SCPD A female deli worker was sexually assaulted at knifepoint in Huntington Station in August, police said Friday asking the public to help them find the suspect.

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  11. Bronx man charged with exposing himself to Long Island girls field hockey teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | New York Daily News

    Edward Foley's appalling caper at West Babylon High School in Babylon about 5 p.m. Oct. 4 landed him in handcuffs. A Bronx deliveryman thought it would be a good idea to go to a Long Island high school, don women's underwear in a port-a-potty, and then expose himself to the entire girls field hockey team, Suffolk County cops said.

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  12. Estee Lauder chooses Melville site for new $14.5M engineering centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Newsday

    ... the engineering operation in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, according to its application for tax breaks from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency. Company executives said in August there were no plans to shut down the Melville factory and ...

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  13. LI home sales fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Long Island Business News

    The Long Island housing market slowed in September, amid rising mortgage rates and an increasing supply of homes for sale. The number of Long Island homes contracted for sale fell 5.1 percent last month as compared with a year ago.

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  14. Getting pensive about pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Newsday

    ... 2011, 223 government employers statewide have borrowed a total of $1.8 billion to fund their contributions. Suffolk County owes $273 million, and Nassau County owes $236 million. The Nassau Health Care Corp., which owns Nassau University Medical ...

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  15. Suffolk police investigating 4 armed robberies in Medford, St. JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Newsday

    ... injuries, police said. Detectives are investigating to see if there's a possible link between the robberies, Suffolk County police said Tuesday morning. The first robbery was in Medford about 9:50 p.m. Friday, police said. Two men entered ...

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  16. Dennis Reichardt dies; retired Suffolk County police sergeant was 64Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Newsday

    ... for 29 years. Whether it was a gunman firing at him or cancer causing him pain, Dennis Reichardt, a retired Suffolk County police sergeant, always kept his cool, family and friends said. "He could show up at the most chaotic situation, but he had ...

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  17. Suffolk man sues Disney World over arrest in marriage proposal planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Newsday

    Marc Rubin said in court documents he was falsely accused of battery after a Disney employee asked him to move from the spot in front of Cinderella's Castle where he hoped to propose. A Suffolk County man is suing Walt Disney World, claiming he was falsely arrested after a 2015 dispute with a park employee over his marriage proposal plans.

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  18. Letter: Support resource centers for Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Newsday

    ... "Help addicts, but get answers, too" [Sept. 23], about a treatment program for nonviolent drug offenders in Suffolk County, was a good editorial and a great idea, but it was missing one component: beds. Recovery experts and practitioners generally ...

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  19. Suffolk participates in National Coffee with a Cop DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Newsday

    Residents had a chance Wednesday to meet with members of the Suffolk County Police Department, including Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, at Panera Bread in East Northport.

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  20. 10DA -- Rachael Splaine Rollins, a candidate for District Attorney.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Boston.com

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is throwing her political weight behind Rachael Rollins in the race to be Suffolk County's next district attorney. In a press release Tuesday, the Massachusetts Democrat and potential 2020 presidential candidate officially endorsed Rollins, whose progressive reform platform has earned national attention .

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