Al Krupski is among the strongest advocates for the North Fork. From his tenure as a Southold Town trustee, to his six years on the Suffolk County legislature, nobody has been more out front in terms of preserving our farms and farmland and the health of our salt creeks and bays. READ
Attorneys, social workers, ex-cons and former addicts advocated at the Suffolk County Legislature last Wednesday for passage of the “Second Chance” law, which would eliminate a box on job applications that asks about criminal history. READ
Drivers who illegally pass school buses could be caught on camera if a bill proposed in the Suffolk County Legislature passes. (more…)
County lawmakers are considering a ban on balloon releases, citing discarded items littering beaches and posing a threat to wildlife. (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead Tuesday hosted a public hearing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana in New York State.
In response to that plan, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta introduced legislation in January that would allow Suffolk County to opt out of the law. READ
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn last month introduced a package of bills aimed at reducing plastic litter countywide. (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature is hosting public hearings on three controversial proposals during its meeting next week at the County Center in Riverside. READ
A new law unanimously passed by Suffolk County lawmakers Tuesday requires amusement parks and water parks to report crimes, including sexual misconduct, to police immediately.
The language of the legislation explicitly references a “troubling incident that occurred at a popular water park in Suffolk County, when several girls reported being groped by a group of men in the park’s wave pool.” READ