Farmingville, NY – – On August 3, Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilwoman Jane Bonner and Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon co-hosted the annual National Night Out at Fireman’s Memorial Park in Ridge. This free, annual event promotes police-community relationships and neighborhood camaraderie. It encourages adults and children to interact with members of law enforcement to help create a true sense of community. Attendees played games and interacted with vendors, organizations, members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office, firefighters and first responders. National Night Out also featured DJ music, vehicle displays, dancing, Safety Town, child and senior ID cards, BBQ and a special New York Rangers hockey alumni appearance. Pictured at left are (left to right) Councilwoman Jane Bonner; Suffolk County Correction Officers Association President, Louis Viscusi; Correction Sargent, Mark Tennant; Correction Sargent, James Sclafani; and Supervisor Ed Romaine. Pictured at right are Councilwoman Jane Bonner and Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon.
Supervisor Romaine said, “I thank Sheriff Toulon and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office for working with the Town to organize this year’s National Night Out. It is an important community event that gives adults and children the opportunity to get up close and personal with law enforcement in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.”
Councilwoman Bonner said, “National Night Out in the Town of Brookhaven is a great tradition and I thank Sheriff Toulon for helping to make this event such a big success. It’s important that residents and law enforcement become familiar with each other so we can all work together to make Brookhaven a better place to live.”
Sheriff Toulon: "Thousands of people came out this year for our National Night Out celebration. It truly means a lot to the men and women in law enforcement to see all this support from the community."