‘Ban the Box’ Resolution Passes in Suffolk County

Suffolk County Legislature has voted to pass a new resolution that “Bans the Box” from job applications. The bill removes the conviction history check box from applications, which is designed to increase employment opportunities for individuals with criminal convictions. “Together with Legislators McCaffrey and Gonzalez, Read More …

Troop 409’s Newest Eagle Scout Honored

Legislator Susan A. Berland recently attended a Court of Honor for Troop 409 of Dix Hills’ latest Eagle Scout, Ryan M. Miller. Miller was presented with a County Proclamation and a 16th Legislative District pin for his hours of work that he dedicated to his Read More …

Legislators Applaud Students’ Donation to Not-for-Profit

Suffolk Legislators Susan A. Berland and Tom Donnelly came together recently to recognize three local students for their efforts in volunteerism and fundraising efforts with not-for-profit KiDS NEED MoRE. Emily Sullivan of Half Hollow Hills High School West, Gianna Tantillo of Half Hollow Hills High Read More …

Berland Sponsors Resolution to Improve Suffolk Affordable Housing Program

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland recently announced her sponsorship for a resolution to improve Suffolk County’s affordable housing program. The Introductory Resolution 2209-2018 was approved unanimously by the Suffolk County Legislature at their general meeting on May 14. This resolution amends the Suffolk County Read More …

Legislators Salute Huntington Community First Aid Squad

Earlier this month, Suffolk Legislators Tom Donnelly and Susan A. Berland and State Sen. Jim Gaughran honored the   Huntington Community First Aid Squad at its annual installation and inspection dinner. The gala, which was held on March 2 at Larkfield in East Northport, participants welcomed Read More …

Deadline Near for ‘Operation Graphic Hand’ Tax Exemption

Veterans of Operation Graphic Hand, instituted in March 1970 in response to a postal strike, may be eligible for a  tax exemption. The deadline is March 1. “Suffolk County residents who qualify for this tax exemption can now apply until Friday, March 1, 2019, by Read More …