Op-Ed: It’s Time to Act on Lawmakers Facing Charges

The recent arrest of Suffolk County Legislator-Elect Nicholas Caracappa and the arrests of Suffolk County Legislators Rudy Sunderman and William “Doc” Spencer are deeply troubling. Our elected officials must be held to the highest standards and accountable to those who placed their trust in them Read More …

Suffolk County Legislature Approves Matinecock Court Funding

The Suffolk County Legislature approved infrastructure funding Tuesday for the Matinecock Court affordable housing complex in East Northport. First proposed in 1978, the project calls for  146 affordable housing units on a 14.5-acre parcel of vacant land on the northwest corner of Pulaski Road and Read More …

Suffolk Legislature to Take Up Matinecock Court Project

The long-running battle over a large housing project in East Northport will come before the Suffolk County Legislature Tuesday, which will vote on funding infrastructure needs. Matinecock Court, on 15 acres at the intersection of Elwood and Pulaski Roads, was first proposed in the 1970s. Read More …

County Legislators to Get Notice of Legal Claim Settlement Discussions

The Suffolk County Legislature recently adopted a resolution requiring the Ways and Means Committee to let all county legislators know when any county legal claim settlements costing more than $750,000 will be discussed in executive session prior to their being approved. Legislator Susan A. Berland Read More …

Stern Beats Smitelli for 10th Assembly Seat

Former Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern beat Republican Janet Smitelli in a special election Tuesday night to fill the vacant 10th District State Assembly seat. As of 11 p.m.,unofficial results at the Suffolk County Board of Election had Stern with 59.14 percent of the vote, Read More …