The Department of Economic Development and Workforce Housing is located in the H. Lee Dennison Building within the…More Suffolk County government complex off Veterans Highway. Run by Commissioner Yves Michel, this department helps businesses moving in and establishing themselves in Suffolk while helping its workers find housing to suit their needs. It hosts several public meetings, and a full schedule is available on its Web site.
Suffolk County executive Steve Levy bases his work out of the county seat in Hauppauge. He was elected to the county…More legislature over 25 years ago under the Democratic party, but became a Republican in 2010 for chance to run for New York State governor. During more than 25 years on the county legislature, Levy has served as chairman of the Ways & Means committee and former deputy presiding officer. He was elected to the position of county executive in November 2003. His campaign priorities have included cutting taxes, controlling spending and professionalizing goverment.
Levy's Hauppauage offices serve to help Suffolk residents in dispute or struggling with county and federal agencies, programs or seeking grants.
Blydenburgh County Park is a 627 acres wooded park that has been preserved by Suffolk County to be available to its…More residents for outdoors adventures and picnics year-round.
Blydenburgh has a long and rich history. The property was inherited in approximately 1796 by Elizabeth and Susannah Smith Blydenburgh, who were married to the Benjamin and Issac Blydenburgh. Susannah and Isaac bought Elizabeth's share of the land, and later constructed Blydenburgh's historic Grist Mill.
In 1938, David and Mary Weld briefly owned the property before it was purchased by the county, 1969.
The southern entrance of the park is on Veterans Memorial Highway, opposite the H. Lee Dennison Building and Suffolk County Complex. Admission on weekdays is free, $3 per car with Suffolk's Green Key Pass or $8 without on weekends.
A wooded area off the Nissequogue River, Blydenburgh offers visitors a range of activities including fishing at Stump Pond, hiking, picnicking, row boating, playgrounds and more.