Bay Shore News
Bay Shore resident calls for throwback of Spider Crabs
George Mowbray has spent the last seven crab seasons policing Bay Shore marina. He spends a lot of time picking up trash on the …
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Nurses express gratitude for appreciation shown on Nurses Day
Wednesday, May 6, was Nurses Day 2020. But during a health pandemic with packed emergency departments and increased death tolls, …
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Bay Shore schools handing out masks and meals
As part of the Cover Our Kids campaign with the aim of providing non-surgical masks to students in households who otherwise may …
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Southside employees look for good amidst pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak has been hard-hitting on Long Island, and Islip Town ranks highly among the most infected townships here. …
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Touro hearing postponed due to social distancing
The Touro Health Sciences School facility in Bay Shore is subject to a Town of Islip Planning Board hearing once social gathering …
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Islip area students weigh in on losing senior year
The second half of senior year of high school includes events that are crafted especially for memories. Senior prom carries the …
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Community, restaurants support local hospital employees
Meals are being delivered to medical personnel at all hospitals around Long Island, and Southside Hospital in Bay Shore is …
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Local churches bring Easter services online
Passion Week is upon us, and services leading into and on Easter Sunday are available at local churches online, whether on Zoom, …
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Hospitals scramble to keep up with demand
According to county executive Steve Bellone, hospital bed numbers are starting to pick up as part of the governor’s …
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Latest news
Graduation day marks the end of high school, and Bay Shore Schools is determined to have this year’s seniors finish their high school careers with appropriate recognition and the most …
A state mandate has ordered that school elections relevant to the annual budget and board of education elections will occur on June 6. Bay Shore and Islip school districts present their …
Islip Hamlet News
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Rotary clubs combine for water quality efforts

Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …
ISLIP Hamlet

Islip woman celebrates 50 years with Babylon Chorale

As the Babylon Chorale celebrates 70 years as a group, only Mabelle Baepler can say she has been a member for the last 50.  An Islip resident, Baepler said she has always loved music, and …
ISLIP SCHOOLS

Islip school board focuses on accuracy for census

Two notable items were discussed at Tuesday night’s board of education meeting at Islip Middle School. Dr. Ellen Semel, the district superintendent, and several members of the board made …
ISLIP SCHOOLS

Islip to host Special Olympics NY this June

Spring Games South for Special Olympics New York is the largest competition of its kind on Long Island and, this year, will take place at Islip High School on June 6. More than 500 athletes are …
ISLIP SCHOOLS

Islip students become Partners in Science with Brookhaven Lab

Thirty-six students and librarians from six Suffolk County schools visited Brookhaven National Lab to participate in Partners in Science, an annual collaboration between Eastern Suffolk …
West Islip News
WEST ISLIP

Community supports Good Sam workers with donated meals

The COVID-19 health pandemic has increased the stress on emergency departments around the world. Various businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations have extended support to those working on …
WEST ISLIP

West Islip woman creates positive community campaign

“A phrase can trigger a good mindset,” said Lori D’Andrea, a West Islip resident and mother who has been erecting signs around her community that plainly read, “One Day at …
SUFFOLK COUNTY

Libraries close due to coronavirus spread

East Islip Library announced its closure Monday at 5 p.m. and, like the other libraries, will be closed indefinitely in order to contain the spread of coronavirus. “The library fully …
WEST ISLIP

DEC and WIS CREEK join to clean Willets Creek

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s division of environ- mental remediation invited members of the WIS CREEK association last Wednesday, March 11, to view the work done on …
WEST ISLIP

West Islip woman to compete on Wheel of Fortune

Mara D’Amico’s family has always tuned in to see Pat Sajak and Vanna White on “Wheel of Fortune.” D’Amico grew up in Buffalo, and her mother always wanted to be a …