CCE in the News

At CCE of Suffolk, our goal is to bring beneficial information and data to the residents of Suffolk County and beyond. We work hard to bring information on our research, educational programs and events to the public, elected officials, community groups and to the media. Over the years, our many accomplishments and education programs have been featured in media outlets locally, regionally, nationally and even internationally.


CCE Entomologist, Dan Gilrein speaks with CBS News about an invasive pest on LI


CCE Executive Director Vanessa Lockel speaks with La Fiesta radio, 98.5.
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Watch video here:
https://www.facebook.com/LaFiesta985FM/videos/775250203398518/


Coffee with the Supervisor

CCE-Suffolk Executive Director Vanessa Lockel and Community Education Program Director, Dr. Zahrine Bajwa join Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine for his televised interview program, “Coffee with the Supervisor”. Supervisor Romaine, a long time friend of CCE, was interested in the consolidation of program areas creating Community Education.


Northforker - Feb 13, 2021

CCE’s human development team introduces parents to specific ways they can help their children (and themselves) through this time. With more than 50 years of combined experience, our educators have plenty of valuable advice for parents worried about the well-being of their family this winter.

https://northforker.com/2021/02/this-advice-from-n...

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Bundle Up! Both kids and parents benefit from spending time in nature during winter

27east.com

March 2, 2012

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Spring Gardening School Goes Virtual March 20

Read here...

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In the Newsday LI Life
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

The cover story is about the Spring Gardening School offered by CCE Suffolk. It's gone virtual!

Read it here...
 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Well-known Weed Scientist Andy Senesac wins Excellence in Integrated Pest Management award

Andrew Senesac, Weed Science Specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension, Suffolk County, received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM) for his decades-long career helping New York State growers manage the weeds that can reduce the yield and quality of their crops.

Click here to read the full press release.

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Elizabeth Lamb and Dr Nora Catlin present Andrew Senesac an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM)


For Immediate Release: El Bravo Supermarket celebrated as newest "Healthy Corner Store" location in Patchogue by CCE-Suffolk, Cohen Children's Medical Center and Kohl's Keeping Kids Healthy Program

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, Cohen Children's Medical Center and Kohl's Keeping Kids Healthy celebrated El Bravo Supermarket in Patchogue as Long Island's most recent 'Healthy Corner Store' (HCS) in a kickoff event on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Click here to read the full press release.

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Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri delivers a procilation to El Bravo Supermarket owner Jose Bonilla, pictured with CCE-Suffolk Executive Director Vanessa Pino Lockel

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'They all died': Peconic Bay scallop harvesting season appears lost

By Mark Harrington mark.harrington@newsday.com @MHarringtonNews 

Peconic Bay scallops, which endured a historic die-off last year, appear to have suffered an even worse fate this year as baymen say early trips show none are to be found, and researchers continue to study multiple potential causes...

Click here to read the entire article at newsday.com

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Great East End Soil + Sea Conversation Gets Rave Reviews

If you missed the Great East End Soil + Sea Conversation panel presented by Southampton Arts Center, a zoom discussion inspired by the world film premier of Kiss the Ground, below is the video. 



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Thank you Newsday for the coverage of the Suffolk County Farm. It's a great place to visit. Read the article here.


The Work We Do

The Work We Do is a multimedia series showcasing locals on the job. This is Kerri Reda of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Presented by Times Review Media Group.

Last updated April 6, 2021