Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone, who is considering a run for Suffolk County executive, stopped in at Riverhead Free Library on Monday as part of his countywide “listening tour.”
He got an earful about the county’s homeless sex offender trailers, one of which sits outside the county jail in Riverside, just a short walk from the library.
“This has been a real education,” Mr. Bellone said. “We’ve been involved and very aggressive on the issue of sex offenders in Babylon for many, many years now, but what you are experiencing out here is unlike anything I’ve seen.”
Mr. Bellone, a Democrat who has been Babylon supervisor since 2002, said he is “seriously considering running for county executive” against incumbent Steve Levy,...| read more ››