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Suffolk County To Fund Fire Island Sewage Study

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The Suffolk County Legislature announced Wednesday they will provide nearly $200,000 for a study into sewage planning and engineering for Fire Island.

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Suffolk County has what it calls the "most diverse detective level promotion class" in its history. Meanwhile, the police department is dealing with a scandal and lawsuit over the racial gap in its leadership.

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A new Suffolk County Police Department Crime Stoppers program will award residents up to $500 cash for anonymous tips on illegal guns.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announces another settlement in the ongoing opioid trial at the court house in Central Islip on July 20, 2021. Long Island could receive over $200 million for treatment and prevention programs under the deal.
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New York has agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement with three of the nation’s largest drug distributors — Cardinal Health, McKesson and Amerisource Bergen — over claims they helped fuel the opioid epidemic.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
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Suffolk County officials have denied allegations that police assaulted a woman who tried to ride in an ambulance with a shooting victim.