Letter: Yes to Sewers, No to Increasing Suffolk’s Sales Tax

Auhors Steve Levy, served as Suffolk County executive, 2004-2011; Rob Trotta, who is serving his fifth term as a county legislator from Smithtown and part of Northport, write about their views on sewer-related legislation approved in Albany. Read More …

$22 Million From State for Sewer Service to Homes in Huntington Station

State Sen. Jim Gaughran and State Assemblyman Steve Stern announced Tuesday that they had obtained $22 million in state funding to connect homes to sewer lines in Huntington Station. The new funding complements an agreement between the town and Suffolk County to spend $44 million Read More …

Town, County Agree on $44-Million Sewer Project for Huntington Station

Suffolk County and Town of Huntington offficials signed an agreement Wednesday to spend $44 million to bring sewers to a portion of Huntington Station, part of  a long-awaited effort to revitalize the hamlet. A lack of sewers has often intefered with new development along Route Read More …

Op-Ed: Reuse of Water Would Protect Supply

Money is pouring in—large amounts of federal and state dollars—for sewer expansion in Suffolk County. The aim is to do sewering to offset the leaching of nitrogen into groundwater and protect water quality.  However, what about water quantity? Most, although not all, of the sewer Read More …

Suozzi Asks IRS to Reconsider Ruling on Septic System Grants

US Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington, is asking the Internal Revenue Service to reconsider its ruling that Suffolk County residents must pay taxes on county grants used to improve or replace their septic systems.  Suffolk County residents are eligible for grants  to defray the costs of Read More …