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“County Executive Steve Bellone signed legislation authorizing the final portion of funding needed to begin construction of the 10-mile path, which will be built along the abandoned Wading River railway line owned by the Long Island Power Authority. Officials say the trail, which will run east-west and parallel to Route 25A, will improve pedestrian safety and provide a convenient location for biking, jogging and even cross-county skiing.”

Newsday - July 27, 2018



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“A lawmaker is calling for additional measures to get overdose-reversal drug Narcan in more pharmacies after an I-Team report found just 31 percent of them on Suffolk County don't sell it or understand the law around purchasing the drug.”

NBC New York Channel 4 - May 2, 2018





County Legislature Approves Resolution to Increase Suffolk County’s Cybersecurity

LongIsland.com - March 6, 2018


"The app, Stay Alive L.I. is currently available in Android format and will soon be available in Apple format. It provides information on how to recognize and prevent opioid overdoses, where to get help with drug addiction services, the locations of hospitals and treatment centers, links to organizations and hotlines, and information on training to administer Narcan medication for overdoses.

'The app is a new tool in our arsenal to fight the war on drugs,' said Legislator Sarah Anker. 'The app incorporates resources for enforcement, education, and prevention in order to help mitigate drug use in our communities. It will be an invaluable resource to help individuals struggling and also families and friends who are helping a loved one battle addiction.'"

LongIsland.com - October 23, 2017



Anti-Opiate Panel Proposed in Suffolk

Newsday - July 25, 2017

Suffolk Legislature Approves Measures to Require Continuing Education for Electrical Licenses

LongIsland.com - April 28, 2017

Oversight Sought to Protect Citizens Over LIPA Rate Hikes

News 12 Long Island - January 11, 2017

'We Are Being Squeezed': Long Island Seniors Hit Hard by Recent Electric Rate Hikes

CBS New York - January 10, 2017

Lawmakers: Study on Cars Passing School Buses 'Horrific'

News 12 Long Island - September 30, 2016

Legislator Anker Calls for Moratorium on Bus Cuts

Long Island Exchange - September 22, 2016


Mt. Sinai Harbor Repairs on the Way!

LongIsland.com - September 20, 2016

County Takes Step to Protect Long Island's Water

Times Beacon Record - September 5, 2016