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Setauket-area vets plan would add more recent conflicts to old war memorials, Newsday, November 9, 2018

Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Paws of War Unveil First-of-its-Kind Mobile Veterinary Clinic,, November 9, 2018

VIDEO: Setauket-area vets plan would add more recent conflicts to old war memorials, Newsday, November 8, 2018

Veteran fundraising campaign looks to modernize local war memorials, TBR News Media, November 7, 2018

Hamptons-Based Non-Profit Sets Ambitious Goal For One Island Giving Day,, October 27, 2018

Video and Photos: Ward Melville Heritage Organization hosts 25th annual Walk for Beauty, TBR News Media, October 27, 2018

Suffolk County: Increased Funding Available for Homeowners to Replace Old Cesspools and Septics,, October 12, 2018

LI reusable straw company now having trouble meeting demand, Newsday, October 7, 2018

Challenged by Long Island Lawmakers, Police Will Look Into Treatment of Immigrant Families Who Reported Missing Children, ProPublica, September 28, 2018

Suffolk police: Department probing video of interview with immigrant family, Newsday, September 27, 2018

Suffolk lawmakers OK asset forfeiture bill, unveil 'revenge porn' measure, Newsday, September 5, 2018

Steve Bellone bill would stop inquiries about pay history, Newsday, September 4, 2018

Riverhead Town officials consider formal opposition to offshore drilling plan,, September 4, 2018

Stony Brook joins “Strawless Suffolk” initiative, The Statesman, September 1, 2018

Sandy Hook parents share violence prevention strategies with Suffolk’s schools, TBR News Media, August 21, 2018

Little straws are creating a big debate across Long Island, Newsday, August 16, 2018

LI entrepreneurs feeling environmental pull on plastic straws, Newsday, August 16, 2018

Three Village Chamber of Commerce celebrates summer, TBR News Media, August 13, 2018

Legislator hosts school supply donation drive, TBR News Media, August 1, 2018

C'est-ing No To Single-Use Plastic Straws, Patch, July 25, 2018

Suffolk County Legislature Approves Funding for Rails to Trails Project,, July 23, 2018

Proposal to quadruple underwater acres stalled by Suffolk lawmakers, Newsday, July 14, 2018

'Glamping' planned for Suffolk County park in East Hampton, Newsday, July 12, 2018

A Push in Suffolk to Declare Independence from Plastic Straws, Patch, July 4, 2018

In Suffolk, a push to reduce plastic straw usage, Long Island Business News, July 3, 2018

Leg. Hahn looking to reduce straw use in Suffolk, TBR News Media, July 3, 2018

Suffolk effort aims to draw straws out of circulation, News12, July 2, 2018

Long Island Looks To End Plastic Straw Use, WCBS, July 2, 2018

Legislator highlights county parks every day in May, TBR News Media, June 8, 2018

Suffolk County shines light on gun violence, TBR News Media, June 4, 2018

Long Island waters threatened by excess nitrogen, The Statesman, June 3, 2018

VIDEO: Testing in Port Jeff Harbor to assess Long Island Sound health, TBR News Media, June 1, 2018

Three Village community honors fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, TBR News Media, May 31, 2018

Suffolk committee votes to support $1B arena plan in Ronkonkoma, Newsday, May 31, 2018

What Steve Bellone left unsaid in his state of the county speech, Newsday, May 26, 2018

Kara Hahn, John Kennedy tangle over Suffolk comptroller budget, Newsday, May 24, 2018

Two Appointed To Suffolk County Council Of Environmental Quality, 27East, May 23, 2018

Community packs Port Jeff Station meeting to share anger with government officials, TBR News Media, May 23, 2018

Suffolk Legislature reauthorizes LI aquifer-protection commission, Newsday, May 15, 2018

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Kicks Off “Uptown Funk” Project In Village Of Port Jefferson,, May 10, 2018

Breaking ground on Port Jefferson's Upper Port revitalization projects, Greater Port Jeff, May 9, 2018

Suffolk Passes Legislation to Raise Human Traffic Awareness Among Healthcare Professionals,, April 27, 2018

Creative teens win the 4th annual Helen Stein Shack Picture Book Award, TBR News Media, April 24, 2018

Suffolk County signs on to EPA dumping lawsuit, TBR News Media, April 17, 2018

Suffolk County Joins State Suit Against EPA Over LI Sound Dredge Spoil Dumping, East End Beacon, April 16, 2018

Stony Brook Village Center gears up for Grand Openings Stroll, TBR News Media, April 16, 2018

Three Village environmental organizations seek volunteers for upcoming projects, TBR News Media, April 16, 2018

Suffolk Sandy task force holds first public hearing, Newsday, April 11, 2018

Suffolk lawmakers: Asset forfeiture reports inadequate, Newsday, April 8, 2018

North Shore students, activists stand in solidarity on PJ Station corner calling for gun control, TBR News Media, March 26, 2018

5-Day Jazz Festival Coming To Stony Brook, Patch, March 22, 2018

Suffolk County grant helps Stony Brook swing into spring, TBR News Media, March 22, 2018

Women’s history: past, present, future, LI Herald, March 22, 2018

Riverhead’s Cranberry Bog Preserve bridge ready for use, Riverhead News-Review, March 9, 2018

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signs sexual harassment bills, Newsday, February 21, 2018

Suffolk legislators pass sexual harassment laws, TBR News Media, February 15, 2018

State launches teen dating abuse awareness social media campaign, WABC, February 13, 2018

Flu season rages on locally and nationally, TBR News Media, February 12, 2018

Legislator Anker Honors Police Officers Jon-Erik Negron and Michael Schneider,, February 9, 2018

Cuomo to Health Dept.: Counties need emergency funds to fight flu, Newsday, February 8, 2018

Stony Brook shopping center construction to begin in spring, TBR News Media, February 8, 2018

Online petition and leftovers help revive Cranberry Bog bridge, Newsday, February 1, 2018

#MeToo forum urges help, healing for sexual assault survivors, Newsday, January 28, 2018

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks at Stony Brook, The Statesman, January 28, 2018

Coming together to talk #MeToo at SBU, TBR News Media, January 26, 2018

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke headlines event at Stony Brook U., Newsday, January 26, 2018

Lawmakers look to seize on opportunity created by #MeToo movement, TBR News Media, January 26, 2018

Moving #MeToo momentum forward, TBR News Media, January 25, 2018

Kara Hahn, Valerie Cartright back Vivian Viloria Fisher for Congress, Newsday, January 14, 2018

Bellone takes step toward protecting LI’s water, TBR News Media, January 11, 2018

#MeToo creator to speak on Long Island, Long Island Business News, January 9, 2018

New Suffolk Law Bans Outmoded Cesspools, The East Hampton Star, January 4, 2018


Newsday Endorsement - Kara Hahn to represent Suffolk's 5th Legislative District, Newsday, November 2, 2017

TBR Newspapers - Endorsement: Hahn handles county business, TBR Newspapers, November 2, 2017

Lawyer challenges Hahn for Suffolk County legislator seat in 5th district, TBR Newspapers, November 2, 2017

News12 Long Island Voters Guide - Suffolk County Legislature District 5, News12, October 31, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Kara Hahn Puts Best Foot Forward for 26.2 Miles During Suffolk County Marathon,, October 31, 2017

Newsday Voters Guide, Newsday, October 26, 2017

News12 Long Island Kara Hahn Candidate Video, News12, October 24, 2017

Head to Stony Brook on Oct. 29 for Suffolk's largest pet costume parade,, October 20, 2017

Terryville green space could be preserved thanks to legislator, TBR Newspapers, October 13, 2017

Suffolk County's Largest Halloween Pet Costume, The Huntingtonian, October 13, 2017

Little Free Library comes to Port Jefferson, TBR Newspapers, October 6, 2017

Suffolk County Unveils Marathon Trail Dedication in Honor of 30 Military Members Killed in Action Since 9/11,, October 6, 2017

32BJ announce endorsements, DC37 champions primary victory for candidates, Amsterdam News, October 5, 2017

Town Of Brookhaven Considers Offering Rewards To People Who Help Catch Illegal Dumpers, WCBS, September 27, 2017

Lawmakers sign agreement to protect Setauket Harbor, TBR Newspapers, September 26, 2017

With $100 Million At Stake, Suffolk Unveils Major Water Quality Report To Combat Harmful Algal Blooms That Impact Long Island,, September 26, 2017

Suffolk sober home bill sparks controversy, Newsday, September 26, 2017

Residents, legislators enjoy Setauket Harbor Day, TBR Newspapers, September 25, 2017

Thousands flock to Port Jeff for Dragon Boat Race Festival, TBR Newspapers, September 21, 2017

SCWA Replaces Old Undersized Main in Stony Brook Community, SCWA, September 6, 2017

Coram park littered with construction debris, News12, August 24, 2017

Suffolk Launches Program to “RID” Our Parks of Debris,, August 22, 2017

Suffolk launches program to thwart park dumping, vandalism, Newsday, August 21, 2017

Cedar Island Lighthouse on Its Way to Becoming Bed & Breakfast, Dan's Papers, August 15, 2017

Three Village chamber hosts 18th annual barbecue, TBR Newspapers, August 15, 2017

'Be the Match' - Legislator Kara Hahn and Friends of Karen to Host 8/14/2017 Blood and Bone Marrow Registry Drive, Patch, August 14, 2017

Stony Brook siblings raise thousands for children’s hospital, TBR Newspapers, August 10, 2017

Like a journey back in time: A visit to Fishers Island, population 230, Southold Local, August 10, 2017

Green Light for Historic Lighthouse, The East Hampton Star, August 10, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Hahn Honors Troop #354’s Newest Eagle Scouts,, August 9, 2017

'Be the Match' - Legislator Kara Hahn and Friends of Karen to Host Blood and Bone Marrow Registry Drive in Port Jefferson, Patch, August 3, 2017

Ward Melville High School Had Nine Lives During Ninth State Title Victory,, August 2, 2017

An Olympic Lunge for Local Fencer,, July 31, 2017

Kennedy and the Legislature Honor Dr. Coyne and Medical Crisis Action Team,, July 31, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Hahn Recognizes Three Village student for Earning Junior Olympic Fencing Title,, July 27, 2017

Port Jefferson Station – Terryville Summer Concert Series, Patch, July 12, 2017

Port Jeff kids have a blast at Rocketship Park reopening, TBR Newspapers, June 16, 2017

Cybersecurity Focus of Suffolk Conference,, June 15, 2017

Cybersecurity Focus of Conference at Suffolk County Community College,, June 14, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Hahn Recognizes Three Village's MoMathlon Competitors,, June 6, 2017

County legislator’s program encourages kids to visit parks, TBR Newspapers, June 2, 2017

Suffolk officials introduce ‘passport’ program for kids to visit parks, Newsday, June 1, 2017

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Signs Into Law First In The State Septic Improvement Program,, June 1, 2017

Residents discuss taking a walk on the safe side, TBR Newspapers, May 31, 2017

Suffolk County Acquires Additional Land for Miller Place County Park,, May 23, 2017

Suffolk votes to eliminate camping fees for disabled veterans at parks, Newsday, May 18, 2017

Suffolk County Lawmakers Repeal New Parks Amenity Fees For Disabled Veterans, WCBS, May 17, 2017

From Fee to Free for Suffolk County’s Disabled Veterans,, May 17, 2017

Long Island Rallies In Support Of Travel And Tourism Industry,, May 9, 2017

Winners of 3rd annual Helen Stein Shack Picture Book Award honored, TBR Newspapers, May 5, 2017

Officials Continue Fight Against Illegal Dumping On Long Island With New Lawsuit, WCBS, May 4, 2017

Legislator Kara Hahn Kicks Off Inaugural “A County Park a Day in May” Challenge,, May 2, 2017

Officials announce addition to Patriots Hollow State Forest, TBR Newspapers, April 28, 2017

County Legislature Approves Land Purchase for Expansion of Miller Place County Park,, April 27, 2017

Steve Bellone signs Suffolk anti-dumping bill, hiking penalties, Newsday, April 26, 2017

Stony Brook Medicine Opens New Facility in Commack, Patch, April 25, 2017

Setauket forest becomes newest state parkland on Long Island, Newsday, April 22, 2017

Advanced specialty care center opens in Commack, TBR Newspapers, April 20, 2017

Legislators vote for higher fines, jail time for illegal dumping at parks, TBR Newspapers, April 17, 2017

SBU Cancer Center receives generous donation from The Ward Melville Heritage Organization, TBR Newspapers, April 13, 2017

Suffolk Legislator Al Krupski Hosts Parks Chair On Tour of North Fork County Parks,, April 3, 2017

Officials intensify efforts against illegal dumping, Newsday, April 1, 2017

Legislator Anker and Legislator Hahn Honor the Mt. Sinai Girls Basketball Team,, March 31, 2017

Local groups educate, combat climate change, TBR Newspapers, March 30, 2017

Suffolk County Launches Septic Improvement Program, WSHU, March 30, 2017

Town, county and state reactions to climate change, TBR Newspapers, March 30, 2017

Suffolk County Approves Increases in Fines, Potential Jail Time in Illegal Dumping Cases,, March 28, 2017

Brookhaven cleans up 200 tons of illegally dumped debris, Newsday, March 10, 2017

Suffolk Legislature Approves Leg. Kara Hahn’s Plan to Shine Light on Forfeiture Funds,, March 9, 2017

Suffolk County Pilot Program Touts Potential Benefits Of Harvesting Kelp, WCBS, March 7, 2017

Suffolk County bike path plan edges closer to reality, Newsday, February 25, 2017

Long Island’s history comes alive, TBR Newspapers, February 23, 2017

New York Cracking Down On Illegal Dumping, WSHU, February 22, 2017

Suffolk Lawmaker Says Long Way To Go In Illegal Dumping Crackdown, WCBS, February 21, 2017

Comsewogue High School Vocalists Perform During Legislature's February 7, 2017 Invocation,, February 15, 2017

Coram park littered with construction debris, News12, January 27, 2017


East Setauket Narcan Training Draws an Overflow Crowd,, April 1, 2016

Bellone, Suffolk Officials Announce 24/7 Substance Abuse Hotline, LI Exchange, March 30, 2016

LI Lawmaker Wants Board To Review Suspicious Child Deaths, WCBS, March 25, 2016

Long Island Officials Join Push for Paid Family Leave, LongIsland.comMarch 19, 2016

Community dreads dredging plan for Long Island Sound, TBR Newspapers, March 15, 2016


Village Times Herald & Port Times Record Endorse Kara Hahn, TBR Newspapers, October 28, 2015

County legislator faces Republican challenger in 5th District, TBR Newspapers, October 28, 2015

Three Villagers talk sidewalks, TBR Newspapers, October 28, 2015

Suffolk County bans microbeads in soap, facial scrubs, Newsday, October 26, 2015

Newsday endorses Kara Hahn in Suffolk's 5th District, Newsday, October 25, 2015

Bellone to Sign Hahn and Schneiderman’s Legislation Banning Microbeads in Suffolk County, Long Island Exchange, October 23, 2015

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie makes milestone stop in Setauket, TBR Newspapers, October 21, 2015

Suffolk County legislature passes microbead ban, The Statesman, October 18, 2015

Suffolk Pols OK Ban on Microbeads, Long Island Press, October 10, 2015

Suffolk lawmakers move to sue opioid manufacturers, Newsday, October 9, 2015

Editorial: The microbead ban: It’s the little things, TBR Newspapers, October 8, 2015

Legislators bang the gavel to sue drug companies, The Long Island Advance, October 8, 2015

Suffolk County Legislature Votes To Sue Drug Makers, WSHU, October 8, 2015

Ban on microbeads passes Suffolk County Legislature, TBR Newspapers, October 7, 2015

Suffolk Votes to Wash Free of Microbeads,, October 7, 2015

Suffolk Legislature passes ban on microbeads, News12 Long Island, October 6, 2015

Suffolk Closeup: Taken to the cleaners by chemicals, Shelter Island Reporter, October 4, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $880K in Federal Funding For Domestic Violence Enforcement Program on Long Island,, October 1, 2015

Pleas for more 911 dispatchers in Suffolk, Newsday, October 1, 2015

Suffolk County officials mark national SepticSmart Week, TBR Newspapers, September 25, 2015

Renewable Energy and STEM Center Coming to Suffolk's Michael J. Grant Campus, Long Island Exchange, September 18, 2015

North Shore lawmaker pushes drug stewardship plan, TBR Newspapers, September 15, 2015

“Wings of Hope” to Benefit 2015 Walk for Beauty,, September 14, 2015

Suffolk lawmakers urge hiring more 911 workers, Newsday, September 3, 2015

Suffolk Community College Celebrates Tobacco Free Campuses,, September 3, 2015

Friends of the Greenway host local litter patrol, TBR Newspapers, September 1, 2015

With Narcan, Overdose Patients Get A Second Chance At Life,, September 1, 2015

Bellone signs legislation adopting master plan for Suffolk, Newsday, August 12, 2015

U.S. senator supports microbead ban, TBR Newspapers, August 3, 2015

Long Envisioned Hiking Trail Opens in Stony Brook Park,, July 29, 2015

Suffolk Legislature Adopts Comprehensive Master Plan for County's Future, Long Island Exchange, July 29, 2015

Happy trails for new North Shore walking path, TBR Newspapers, July 28, 2015

Suffolk legislature bans drones over county beaches, Riverhead News-Review, July 28, 2015

Legislator helps herald in new Stony Brook walking trail, TBR Newspapers, July 23, 2015

Schneiderman & Gillibrand Announce New Push To Ban Plastic Microbeads In Personal Care Products,, July 20, 2015

Legislator Hahn Gives County Update at Jeffersons Ferry,, July 17, 2015

Route 25A gets fresh perspective at forum, TBR Newspapers, July 9, 2015

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Signs “Toxin Free Toy Act”,, June 24, 2015

Legislator lauds latest domestic violence victory, TBR Newspapers, June 24, 2015

New Suffolk County Law on Long Island Bans Toys with Certain Chemicals in Them, WABC TV, June 23, 2015

Suffolk closeup: Keeping kids safe, Shelter Island Reporter, June 21, 2015

Bellone pitches $350 million transportation plan, TBR Newspapers, June 17, 2015

Suffolk lawmakers to consider anti-domestic violence funding, correction contract, Newsday, June 16, 2015

Microbeads pose threat to local waterways, TBR Newspapers, June 15, 2015

Health Column: New bill will block sales of unsafe toys, Suffolk Times, June 14, 2015

Suffolk County tackles toxic toy legislation, TBR Newspapers, June 10, 2015

Suffolk passes toxic toys bill, Newsday, June 2, 2015

Suffolk bill would ban toys with high levels of toxins, Newsday, May 31, 2015

Schumer seeks federal funding for Suffolk domestic violence workers, Newsday, May 26, 2015

Riverside traffic circle’s funding is back, a county legislator says, Riverhead News-Review, May 26, 2015

ICYMI: Northport Officer Among 22 Honored for Making Most DWI Arrests in Suffolk County, Patch, May 25, 2015

Southold Police Officer Rory Flatley one of Top Cops recognized for making most DWI arrests, SoutholdLOCAL, May 21, 2015

Suffolk County considering Nicolls Road ramp revamp, TBR Newspapers, May 19, 2015

Suffolk loses domestic violence workers, Newsday, May 18, 2015

Praise for taking action now on domestic violence, TBR Newspapers, May 14, 2015

GPS Tech to Help Domestic Violence Cases in Suffolk, N.Y., Digital Communities, May 14, 2015

Suffolk lawmakers approve plan to widen use of GPS in domestic violence cases, Newsday, May 13, 2015

R.C. Murphy Bowls Down the Competition at Regional Science Tournament,, May 13, 2015

Suffolk County strengthens domestic violence safeguards, TBR Newspapers, May 13, 2015

Lawmaker Pushing For Order Of Protection Offenders To Wear GPS Ankle Bracelets, WCBS, May 11, 2015

Bill proposed to place GPS on domestic abusers, News12, May 8, 2015

Suffolk proposal to use GPS to prevent domestic violences, Newsday, May 7, 2015

Suffolk legislator pushes green roof pilot project, TBR Newspapers, May 5, 2015

Legislator Hahn Honors New Eagle Scout for Community Service Project in Setauket,, May 5, 2015

East End loses bid for Suffolk legislative panel meetings to be held in Riverhead, Newsday, April 29, 2015

Setauket task force sets out to protect “orphan” harbor, TBR Newspapers, April 23, 2015

Suffolk legislator withdraws sparkler bill, Newsday, April 20, 2015

Greening the way in Stony Brook, TBR Newspapers, April 17, 2015

Acting State Health Commissioner "Walks the Walk" With Long Islanders to Help Fight Obesity,, April 10, 2015

Legislator offers free boating safety course, TBR Newspapers, April 9, 2015

Acting State Health Commissioner Walks the Walk with Long Islanders to Help Fight Obesity, Long Island Exchange, April 9, 2015

New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At Schools, WCBS, April 9, 2015

Bellone to sign Legislator Hahn's Domestic Violence Victim Risk Assessment Policy, Long Island Exchange, April 8, 2015

Editorial: The customer is not always right, TBR Newspapers, April 1, 2015

Mother-daughter slayings in Wading River are an example of the growing incidence of ‘intimate partner homicide’, RiverheadLOCAL, March 30, 2015

Domestic violence reform passes Suffolk County Legislature, TBR Newspapers, March 25, 2015

VIDEO: Press conference on Suffolk domestic violence bill, News12, March 25, 2015

Legislature Approves Hahn's Domestic Violence Policy Gives SCPD New Tools to Identify High Risk Offenders,, March 25, 2015

Suffolk votes to approve domestic violence bill, News12, March 24, 2015

Suffolk lawmakers approve risk assessment forms for domestic violence cases, Newsday, March 24, 2015

Suffolk County Legislature To Vote On Domestic Violence Policy Bill, WCBS, March 24, 2015

Suffolk considers risk assessments in domestic violence bill, Newsday, March 23, 2015

Anyone can reverse overdoses with Narcan, TBR Newspapers, March 20, 2015

Suffolk begins drilling test wells in Roberto Clemente Park, Newsday, March 10, 2015

Suffolk touches a burning issue with bill to legalize sparklers, Newsday, March 7, 2015

Legislator Hahn to Host Lifesaving Drug Overdose Training Seminar,, March 2, 2015

Suffolk County legislator fighting for parkland cash, TBR Newspapers, February 24, 2015

Medford residents ratchet up opposition to casino proposal, Newsday, February 19, 2015

Legislator Hahn to Hold Boater Safety Course in April,, February 9, 2015

Six Suffolk legislators oppose Medford casino, Newsday, February 3, 2015

Bellone Launches Public Registration for Inaugural Suffolk Marathon and Half Marathon in Support of Vets, Long Island Exchange, January 21, 2015

Suffolk County to install monitoring wells at dumping sites, Newsday, January 19, 2015

Give the gift of three lives, TBR Newspapers, January 14, 2015

Three Village programs celebrate swimming success, TBR Newspapers, January 14, 2015

Legislator Hahn to Hold National Day of Service Blood Drive,, January 6, 2015

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