Suffolk County launches rental assistance and small business grant programs

first_imgShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Share via Shortlink County Executive Steve Bellone (Photos via iStock; Steve Bellone)Suffolk County will distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in emergency rental assistance and grants to residents and business owners facing hardships because of the pandemic.Residents can receive a one-time full-month assistance payment of up to $2,500, County Executive Steve Bellone said, according to Patch. Tenants must verify their income and their landlords must willingly to participate in the program to qualify. Payments would be made directly to landlords.Small businesses with up to 50 employees can receive grants of up to 10,000 based on the number of people they employ. That money will come from Community Development Block Grants. There is enough funding for 150 such grants.  center_img Tagshamptons-weeklylast_img read more

Gun, bullets send drunken man to jail

first_imgBACOLOD City – A drunken man wasnabbed for illegal possession of firearm in Barangay Caduhaan, Cadiz City,Negros Occidental.  The suspect was detained in the lockupfacility of the Cadiz City police station, facing charges for violation ofRepublic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition RegulationAct./PN Police arrested Espanola around 10:30p.m. on Nov. 13.    center_img A .9mm-caliber pistol with a magazine,eight live bullets and three empty shells were recovered from 48-year-oldresident Reynaldo Espanola, a police report showed.last_img