Residents May Obtain Applications for HEAP and $200 LIPA Credit Here

To apply for HEAP you may click here or download the HEAP application attached below. Once completed HEAP applications should be mailed to:

Suffolk County Department of Social Services

P.O. Box 1800

Hauppauge, NY 11788

File: 
HEAP Application

File: 
LIPA $200 Credit Application

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'Tis The Season For Safe Shopping

While shopping our local main streets is still one of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit and at the same time help spark the local economy, shopping online has also become a very popular way to purchase gifts.   Whether during the holiday season or any other time of the year, Internet shoppers can reduce their chances of becoming victims of online predators by following some simple tips.

According to the New York State Consumer Protection Board (NYSCPB), online shoppers should follow these safety guidelines:

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Senate Majority Leader Espada's Letter to MTA Chairman

State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. has asked Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Carl Kruger to immediately commission an independent forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, LENNY ROSADO JOIN WITH OFFICIALS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND DWI VICTIMS IN REMINDING PEOPLE THAT LEANDRA'S LAW TAKES EFFECT FRIDAY

           Senator Fuschillo reminds people that starting tomorrow, those who drive drunk with a child in the car will face felony charges under Leandra’s Law. He is joined by Leandra Rosado’s father, Lenny (second right), Assemblyman Weisenberg (right), Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey (left), and Farmingdale State College President Dr. Hubert Keen (second left).

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Perkins Holds Eminent Domain Hearing

On December 17, 2009 the New York Amsterdam News reported that Senator Bill Perkins applauded the appellate court decision that rejected the use of eminent domain in regard to the Columbia University’s west side expansion plans.  Additionally, Senator Perkins sent a letter to Governor David Paterson requesting that he place a moratorium on eminent domain, pending legislative action, and not to appeal the court’s decision.

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Community Meeting: Eminent Domain

Saturday, December 19thCommunity Meeting on Eminent DomainManhattan Pentecostal Church547 West 125th StNew York, NY 100279:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

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Working to Establish Open and Transparent Government

Joint Advisory Board of State Government Proceedings Concludes Public Meetings

The New York State Legislature Joint Advisory Board on the Broadcast of State Government Proceedings (the “Joint Advisory Board”) has concluded an initial round of public meetings on the current legislative channel and the expansion of its programming.

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Gay City News: Warning shots fired at Union Sq. gay marriage rally

By Duncan Osborne

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School relocation plan gets poor marks from parents

By Patrick Hedlund

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