Bellone Boosts EMS Protection Act

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and State Sen. John Brooks were joined by fire, rescue and emergency services professionals Thursday to  support the EMS Protection Act. Volunteer EMS organizations in the state can’t recover costs for services and are forced to recoup their expenses from 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 …

Huntington Station Centenarian Celebrates Her Milestone

Estefana Olivares has joined the ranks of centenarians, celebrating her 100th birthday Friday at Prestige Adult Center in Huntington. Born in Peru in 1919, Ms. Olivares immigrated to the United States with her two children in 1967, and move to Suffolk County in 1972. Suffolk Read More …

Donnelly Honors Outgoing League of Women Voters Leader

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly recently honored outgoing League of Women Voters of New York First Vice President Judie Gorenstein at her retirement ceremony at the Northport Yacht Club. Gorenstein, of Melville, served at the league for 15 years and held various positions, becoming president 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 …

Donnelly Hosting Pet Food Drive

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-Huntington Station,  is hosting a pet food drive through April in cooperation with Long Island Cares. Donnelly’s district office at 130 W. Jericho Turnpike serves as a drop-off location for the Eighth Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge where much-needed pet Read More …

Donnelly Visits LI Cares, Island Harvest

As the chair of the Legislature’s Education Human Services Committee, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) has been touring several non-profit agencies that receive Suffolk County funding to provide food and other essentials to help feed the hungry. He recently visited the Hauppauge headquarters of Read More …

Melville Firefighter Honored

Suffolk County Legislators Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip) and Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station)  recently presented a proclamation to Melville Assistant Fire Chief Jason Bernfeld for saving the life of a man after a car accident on the Northern State Parkway. Bernfeld was on Read More …