Tag: Steve Bellone

Suffolk Exec Vetoes County Ban on Drones With Cameras

A revised version of the bill is expected to focus on public safety rather than privacy.

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Suffolk Pols OK Ban on Drones With Cameras

Lawmakers said the ban is intended to protect county facilities and beachgoers from violations of their privacy.

Face The Future Now, Says Long Island’s Master Planner, Lee Koppelman

The very same people who were in their thirties and forties, and opposed every single effort that I made to get rental housing available for the singles and the elderly are now 50, and all of a sudden a condominium sounds like a great idea.

Political Veteran Rick Montano Roils Islip Democrats With Primary Fight

The outcome of this hotly contested race could send ripples through the Democratic Party on Long Island and beyond because it threatens the control of its traditional leadership.

Dead Fish Piling Up on Long Island’s Shores Are a Warning...

Long Island needs fiscal help addressing its water quality crisis, and it’s time both Nassau and Suffolk pushed hard together for action.

With Brown & Red Tides In Full Bloom, Experts Strategize Solutions

“The best thing that we can do is address the main source of the problem, which is our nitrogen.”

Long Island Suffers When Nassau and Suffolk Can’t Get Their Act...

At least Suffolk policy-makers talk about land-use issues--Nassau officials toss tax breaks at political insiders and hope for the best.

Paranoid Planning Opponents Invoke UN’s Agenda 21 to Block Good Ideas...

Who’s to blame for the rise of the Agenda 21 conspiracy and widespread fear of sustainability and smart growth? The planners themselves, the developers and the local governments that oversee land usage.

Lindenhurst Rallies Around Family Targeted by Racist Letter

Detectives are looking for the anonymous letter writer that told a black family to move from the white community.