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County Executive Bellone Announces $500K in Down Payment Assistance Funds

For First Time Homebuyers through Suffolk County HOME Consortium

With a goal to help make the “American Dream” of homeownership a reality for more Suffolk families, County Executive Steven Bellone today announced a program to assist first time homebuyers with down payment funds. 


Vector Control

Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Beach Bathing Advisory

Hauppauge, NY – The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 47 beaches (list below). The advisory is based on the potential that bacterial numbers in excess of New York State standards, resulting from the heavy rain that occurred last night (7/15/12), will impact these areas.

Second Mosquito Sample Found in Suffolk County Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that the New York State Department of Health confirmed that a mosquito sample found in West Babylon has tested positive for West Nile virus. The positive sample was Culex pipiens-restuans collected on June 28th by an employee of the SCDHS’ Public Health Division. As previously reported a dead crow, picked up in Northport on June 27th , has also tested positive for the virus.

Suffolk Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club’s to Feature 'Inventors Showcase'

County Executive Steven Bellone has put out a call to local inventors to showcase their products at the Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club July 17th meeting.



Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901