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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.

Krupski: Proposed public assembly bill would have threatened basic rights

It is my sincere belief that the unintended consequences for civil rights contained in this piece of legislation were an oversight on the county executive’s office and I am glad it has been withdrawn.

Suffolk Closeup Signs, signs, everywhere the signs – It’s time to end New York’s visual pollution

It's time to purge New York's roads and highways of the billboards and signs that litter and mar the landscape — starting with the state's own roadside ad campaign.

Krupski announces preservation of Jamesport hamlet acreage

The site known as Sharper’s Hill in Jamesport will be preserved, County Legislator Al Krupski announced tonight during Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter’s State of the Town speech at a dinner meeting in Polish Town.

County officials fight back against court ruling with new farmland legislation

Suffolk officials are taking legislative action to continue the county’s farmland preservation program — and protect agriculture — following what they call a devastating blow struck by a State Supreme Court ruling last year.