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May
20
2022

Two years after Philip Joseph “PJ” Fusaro’s death due to COVID-19, his memory continues to live on as family, schoolchildren and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office celebrated his legacy Friday in his hometown of Shirley.

Donna and Phil Fusaro, PJ’s parents, were at times holding back tears during a ceremony at Nathaniel Woodhull Elementary School as Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. presented them with a special badge and...read more ››

May
4
2022

A New York sheriff is looking to make a nationwide impact with his new initiative for keeping pets in the community safe.

On Tuesday, Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. introduced a new database to help local pet parents quickly locate missing animals.

The Lost Pet Network will enroll pets into a database and provide owners with a printed pet identification card. If an enrolled four-legged friend goes missing, the Suffolk...read more ››

Apr
1
2022

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr. was recently appointed by New York State Governor Kathy Hochul to the New York State Municipal Police Training Council. The eight-member Municipal Police Training Council promulgates minimum training requirements for newly-appointed police and peace officers and a course of training for police officers appointed to supervisory positions.

“I am honored to be appointed by Governor Hochul to...read more ››

Mar
18
2022

Space in the Yaphank Correctional Facility will be used to expand a program that helps find jobs and homes for inmates after their release while doubling as a first-of-its-kind intelligence network where officials can share information with leaders of other jails, Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon. Jr. announced Friday as he was sworn into office for his second term.

Toulon, the county's 67th sheriff, also announced plans to form a...read more ››

Mar
7
2022

The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office is donating nearly 450 pieces of bulletproof body armor to Ukraine.
The four pallets of armor will be donated along with medical supplies, sleeping bags and other essentials.
The necessities were collected during the Long Island-Ukraine Emergency Drive.
"We stand with the people of Ukraine and we want to offer our help any way that we can and I'm proud to announce that the Suffolk County...read more ››

Oct
25
2021
Bridget Fleming

Bridget M. Fleming, 61, of Noyac, understands the risk that climate change presents to her ocean-adjacent district that stretches from Montauk to East Moriches, along with Shelter Island. That means pushing for ways to reduce Suffolk’s reliance on fossil fuels, including by expanding solar energy, and to mitigate the impact of extreme weather now by building up wetlands to help stem disastrous flooding from rising seas.

Her focus on...read more ››

Oct
18
2021

ALBANY — Early voting, which will include weekend and evening hours, begins Saturday and extends through Oct. 31 at select polling sites in counties statewide.

Voters will be able to cast ballots on local races and on five statewide ballot proposals.

Here's how to participate in the increasingly popular method of casting ballots for the Nov. 2 election:

In Suffolk County, early voting begins Saturday and Sunday with polls...read more ››

Oct
5
2021

Please use this link to view the Forum...
The Forum is now live and viewable via the link below. We encourage you to watch it and let us know what you think!

https://youtu.be/V9vOEMDlvuY

​Heather Reylek, SIDC Chair

A note from the SIDC Vice Chair Alex:

What we hope you will hear from our candidates that differentiate them from their opponents is a special...read more ››

Jul
29
2021

Recently, Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr., was appointed to the Major County Sheriffs of America’s Intelligence Commanders Committee. This committee was formed to foster communication among law enforcement agencies as an avenue for addressing public safety threats facing our communities.

The primary goal of the Intelligence Commanders Committee is to provide sheriff’s departments with timely and accurate intelligence...read more ››

Jul
21
2021

July 21, 2021
Shelter Island Democratic Committee announces 2021 Candidate for Two Year Unexpired Town Council Term

At this past Sunday’s SIDC event, supporters were introduced to the newest addition to the 2021 Campaign slate. Barbara Jean Ianfolla, a twice-elected, trusted and experienced former Assessor has stepped up to serve once again and run for the two-year term.

Chairman Heather Reylek said, “The addition of...read more ››

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