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Possible county purchase of two Riverhead golf courses is put on hold

North Fork Legislator Al Krupski moved to table a resolution authorizing an appraisal of the Cherry Creek golf courses on Reeves Avenue.

Suffolk County creates task force to focus on sea level rise and coastal erosion

Legislator Al Krupski's initiative will bring together local, state and federal officials to develop policies for dealing with sea level rise and coastal erosion in Suffolk County.

County’s ‘sick building’ in Riverhead, mostly vacant since June 2018, to get new HVAC units

County legislators are moving ahead with $450,000 replacement of HVAC units at Cooperative Extension building, where employees complained of odors and illness for over a year.

County eyes Calverton site for horse therapy group serving veterans and first responders — and horses

Leg. Al Krupski is setting up a community meeting for residents, parks department officials and representatives of Warrior Ranch Foundation for a discussion of the potential use of the former Beagle Club site for horse-training programs serving veterans and first responders.

Workers moved out of county building on Griffing Avenue over air quality concerns

The county office building on Griffing Avenue has been largely vacated due to recurring complaints by workers over the past year of headaches, dizziness and nausea.

Appellate court upholds county’s farmland preservation changes allowing a host of contested uses

Corn mazes and agritainment, greenhouses, processing facilities and commercial horse boarding operations are among uses 'sufficiently related to agricultural production' and therefore permitted on preserved farmland, an Appellate Division panel ruled yesterday.

Residents speak out against offshore drilling plan at marathon state hearing

Dozens of speakers blasted a federal plan to allow offshore exploration and drilling for oil and gas during a hearing today in Hauppauge.

LIRR train service back on track for Maritime Festival weekend

The railroad had announced plans to run buses instead of trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport, angering festival organizers and local officials concerned about traffic congestion on the North Fork during a historically high-volume weekend.

Krupski calls for pay freeze for elected county officials, citing Suffolk’s finances

A proposal by County Legislator Al Krupski to freeze pay for elected officials in county government will be considered by a legislative committee today and may come before the full body at next week's general meeting in Riverhead.

With its own farmland rules struck down by court, Suffolk County turns to State Legislature for help

Pending legislation in Albany would allow on preserved farmland any development or activity included in the definition of "farm operation" under the state Ag & Markets Law.
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