Tag: William Spencer

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 Back NY School Bus Stop Arm Camera Bill

Footage from a pilot program prompted a push for a state bill to legalize a program similar to red light cameras.

Suffolk Wants You to Tag Precious Items with DNA

Want your town to become a DNA protected community?

Suffolk Bans Sale of Powdered Caffeine to Kids

The county legislature unanimously approved the measure Tuesday.

Suffolk OKs Bill Targeting Puppy Mills

The bill would create $500 fines for pet retailers that buy animals from breeders that have received violations on recent inspection reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Startup Tech Firms Find New Space in Huntington

“Launchpad Huntington will be the center of entrepreneurial activity on Long Island.”

Suffolk Pols OK Feds Settlement of Police Probe

The Department of Justice launched the probe into the Suffolk police department after the slaying of an immigrant five years ago.

Northport Sewage Plant Gets $1.5M for Upgrade

“The bays and harbors are at the heart of the Huntington and Northport communities, and they are also a part of the economy."

Suffolk Limits Energy Drinks for Kids

Lawmakers passed bills limiting marketing and some sales of high-caffeine drinks to kids and launching an awareness campaign.