I was 16 years old the first time I consumed alcohol in the presence of an adult. Around that same time, I began asking strangers outside the King Kullen in Wading River to purchase beer for me. I can’t recall a single time I went home empty-handed.
That was 1995 and, boy, have things changed since then.
Nearly a decade has passed since Suffolk County adopted its social host law, which is aimed at preventing adults from allowing minors to consume alcohol in their homes. READ
A bill to strengthen Suffolk County’s “social host” law was unanimously approved at last Tuesday’s county Legislature meeting in Hauppauge.