Suffolk County Executive Bellone announces $500K in revitalization funds

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on Wednesday that 15 Long Island organizations will be on the receiving end of some extra funding for revitalization projects.

In total, $500,000 is being awarded to fund Round 20 of the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Grants Program.

Recipients were hand-picked by an advisory panel and a competitive application process.

The projects being funded had to be located in or adjacent to downtown areas on municipally owned property.

The largest dollar amount awarded was $57,000 for the Port Jefferson Station-Terryville Chamber of Commerce plan to install antique streetlights along Route 112 between Joline Road to Rose Avenue.

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