Latest News
09/11/14 Suffolk County Remembers 9/11
09/10/14 Spencer Works With Adam’s Hope House To Raise Awareness About Suicide Prevention And Support
09/10/14 Steven Rossetti Honored For Multiple Years Of Service To The Suffolk County IDA
09/10/14 Legislator Spencer Honors Pamela Johnston; Longtime Advocate For Domestic Violence Abuse Victims
09/08/14 Legislator Spencer Takes Part In Huntington Awareness Day - Huntington Station Celebrates Unity In The Community At Annual Parade And Fair!

Adam's Hope Mental Health Fair

Sunday, September 14th from 2:00- 4:30PM

Kehillath Shalom Synagogue
58 Goose Hill Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Come spend an afternoon exploring hands-on therapeutic options and learning about Adam’s hope House, a local 501-C3 non-profit organization dedicated to preventing suicide, social isolation and self-medication.

Classic Car Show at the Vanderbilt
Hosted by the Jaguar Drivers Club of Long Island

Sunday, September 14, 12:00-5:00

The Vanderbilt Museum honors William K. Vanderbilt II’s automotive legacy by hosting car shows in the summer months. Visitors interested in attending a car show pay only the general museum admission – $7 for adults, $6 for students with ID and seniors (62 and older), and $3 for children 12 and under. No additional fee is charged for car shows.

Adult Ed-venture: Birds with Botany for Beginners at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve (25 Lloyd Harbor Road

Saturday, September 13, 2014 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Search for birds and plants during this informational program geared toward novice adult birders. Bring Binoculars! Adult Ed-ventures are appropriate for ages 18 & older. Fees: $4 per adult, $3 for children ages 3-17, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required- call (631) 423-1770.

Job Fairs in Suffolk County

Recruiters from companies will be in attendance. Remember to dress professionally, and bring a copy of your resume!

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY 11747

Wednesday, September 17, 2014- 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Islandia Marriott
3635 Express Drive North
Islandia, NY 11749



Beginning July 8th - Suffolk County Department of Health Smoking Cessation Program

At the
809 New York Avenue
Huntington Station

Six week program that teaches stress management, behavior modification, and relaxation techniques that will help participants maintain a smoke free life style. Begins Tuesday, July 8th at 6pm. Call 631-673-0614 ASAP to register!

Northport “Musical Happenings on Main Street”

Every Friday from May 23rd to August 29th
7:00 – 8:30pm
At the Village Park

Children’s Theatre at the Vanderbilt
Presents the Wizard of Oz

On Saturdays and Sundays
July 5th through August 24th
Adults $10, children $8, and children under 3 are free.
For more info, call 516-293-0674.

Local Farmer’s Market

Huntington Village
Located at the Elm Street parking lot,
Main St.
June through November
Sunday, 7 AM to 12 Noon

Northport Harbor
Every Saturday, June 7th through November 22nd.
(except for 9/20 & 10/18)
8:00am -1:00pm



Cell Phones for Soldiers

Legislator Spencer is now accepting cell phones to be donated to Cell Phones for Soldiers, a non-profit organization that uses the proceeds from recycled phones to mail calling cards to soldiers and veterans each week.

Recycle your old cell phone at:
15 Park Circle, Suite 209, Centerport

Video News
Legislator William Spencer
Tobacco 21 Featurette
March 2014

Legislator William Spencer
Black History Month
February 2013


Legislator William Spencer
Pearl Harbor Memorial, Northport Village
December 2012


Legislator William Spencer
Meet the Leaders
September 2012


Legislator William Spencer
Meet the Leaders
March 2012


Legislator William Spencer
Water Quality PSA
February 2, 2012


Thursday's Thoughts  
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07/31/14 07/24/14 07/17/14

1st Annual Coral Park Labor Day 4 on 4 Basketball Tournament - For more information or to register contact Sandy Butler at 516-503-0326



Suffolk County Veterans Discount Program

Suffolk County is home to numerous brave men and women who have honorably served our country in the Armed Forces. Their commitment to upholding and defending the principles our nation is founded upon deserves the highest degree of respect and gratitude. That is why I am asking Suffolk County business owners to join me in giving something back to those who have given us so much.

Would you consider offering Veterans a small discount and signing up to be part of the Suffolk County Veterans Discount Program? By participating in this program, your business name will be displayed on the Suffolk County website, with your address and discount specifications. The nature of the discount that each individual business is willing to provide is at your discretion.

Contact my office for more information (631) 854-4500.

Click Here For A List of Participating Businesses in Huntington Area


Survival Kit

Dear Constituent,

Our office has put together the enclosed “Survival Kit” for people in need of assistance in these tough economic times. It is geared towards the person who normally does not ask for help and might not know where to turn in order to receive it.

Stress can get to the best of us. This packet provides contact information for a wide range of agencies that you can reach out to in your time of need. Many different types of counseling services are offered.

Finding a job, let alone a good job, in this economy is hard. This packet gives information about resources you can utilize in your job search. If you need to boost your qualifications, there are places where you can take classes and improve your skills.

Lots of folks are working overtime, and don’t spend as much time with their families as they used to. Finding a good babysitter can be difficult. Some agencies offer referrals for childcare. If you don’t have enough time to help your kids with their schoolwork, tutoring and homework help classes are listed for your convenience.

What do you do when all of your money is going to pay your bills and taxes? Information about food pantries and health services are provided, as is information on rent and mortgage assistance, housing loans, as well as bill and tax assistance programs.

In these difficult times, there is nothing wrong with reaching out for a little assistance.

Hopefully, the information we have provided in this “Survival Kit” will help.

Click Here To Download Survival Kit
Sponsored Legislation

-- Adopting Local Law No. -2014, A Local Law to authorize tobacco-free policy for Suffolk County Community College. (IR 1270-14)

-- Taking common sense measures to protect front line employees from carbon monoxide. (IR 1251-14)

-- Reappointing member to the Suffolk County Board of Health (Christine M. Doucet, M.D.). (IR 1120-14)

-- Adopting Local Law No. -2014, A Local Law Prohibiting the sale and use of hydraulic fracturing byproducts. (IR 1117-14)

Health Communities

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone & Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D.
Invite You to Celebrate Our Tobacco 21 Victory!

The legislation to Raise the Age for the Sale of Tobacco Products in Suffolk County to 21
will be signed into law
by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone!

Monday, April 14th at 12:30 p.m.
at the
809 New York Avenue,
(Behind Famous Footwear in the Big H Shopping Center)
Huntington, NY 11743

Thank you for helping us win the fight to keep the next generation “smoke-free!”
Come and bring a friend to bear witness to this historic event!

To R.S.V.P or if you have any questions,
please call (631) 854-4500.

Click Here For Flyer


Legislator William Spencer
Energy Drink Facts
April 2014

Legislator William Spencer
Suffolk County's Tobacco 21 Law
April 2014

Photo Gallery
Honoring 50 years of Service to Huntington Fire Department!
Legislator Spencer was proud to present Walter Kahrs and Robert Archer with proclamations recognizing their 50 years of service and commitment to the Huntington Community! Since 1964, both men have bravely placed their lives on the line each day to make Huntington a safer place to live. Pictured above from Left to right: NYS Senator Carl Marcellino, Suffolk Legislator William R. Spencer, Huntington Town Councilwoman Susan A. Berland, distinguished honorees Walter Kahrs and Robert Archer, Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia, and NYS Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci.

Long Island Tech Day!
August 12th was an exciting day for economic development in Suffolk County! Legislator Spencer was pleased to support the Long Island Tech Day, hosted by LaunchPad Huntington and egifter. The event showcased dozens of startups and entrepreneurs that are a critical part of our recovering economy. While at the event, Congressmen Steve Israel and Tim Bishop announced their proposed legislation that is designed specifically for small businesses called SAVE (Savings Accounts for a Variable Economy) for Small Businesses Act. The legislation, an idea conceived by Bob Fonti, the Chair of the Long Island Business Council, and Dr. Nathalia Rogers, a professor at Dowling College and director of their American Communities Institute, has garnered bi-partisan support as well as support from the business and labor communities. The initiative will help create more jobs, and move our local economy in the right direction. The leadership of Congressman Israel and Congressman Bishop on this issue is admirable as it is our small businesses that keep Long Island working!

1st Annual Labor Day Coral Park Basketball Tournament!
The 1st Annual Coral Park Basketball Tournament was a success! With over 60 male and female athletes, between the ages of 14 and 18 participating throughout the day, it was a great occasion for Huntington’s youth to showcase their skills and talents on the courts! Thanks to the efforts of Councilwomen Susan A. Berland and Tracey A. Edwards, the SCPD 2nd Precinct, the Town of Huntington’s General Services, Suffolk County PAL, the Explorers, Applebee’s, NY Knicks, Spuntino’s Pizzeria, Sierra Landscaping, Kenneth Lee Landscaping, Bernadette Watkins and the event’s coordinators and referees; Sandy Butler, Vern Lowe, Myron White, Abe Roman and Steve Berbine.


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