COVID-19
Pregnant woman makes remarkable recovery
On April 2, 2020, Yanira Soriano was admitted to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore with pneumonia from COVID-19. The …
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Local COVID-19 survey results shows how West Islip businesses adjusted in 2020
Few West Islip businesses saw a positive fiscal impact in 2020, according to the results conducted by the West Islip Chamber of …
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One year after first coronavirus case, hospital honors its heroes
To acknowledge the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and recognize the selfless healthcare workers in the community, Good …
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East Islip News
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East Islip Boy Scout earns Eagle Scout badge

Jacob Arens, of East Islip, successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review on June 11, 2020, officially making him the 92nd Eagle Scout of Troop 205 of Great River, East Islip, and Islip …
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VIDEO: At-home bakery business a 'piece of cake' for East Islip resident

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video   Back in 2015, a curious Nicole Meigel began scouring the web …
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Modern Tex-Mex eatery coming to East Islip

Enchiladas, fajitas, tacos and more: it’s all coming to the shopping center on W. Main Street near Ace Hardware and CVS Pharmacy in East Islip. On Feb. 24, the Islip Town Planning Board …
Islip Terrace News
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Young business owner celebrated

During the COVID-19 shutdown, 10-year-old animal-lover Lola Triolo started baking dog treats. In an effort to show her responsibility, Lola eventually turned her hobby into a business and started …
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Lending a hand: Community group urges residents to give back

Brentwood resident Helen Barba hopes to ignite her passion for charity and spread love to locals through her new Facebook community group, “Helen’s Helpful Hands.” While working …
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Islip Fire District has failed to maintain accurate financial records, Comptroller audit shows

The Islip Fire District has failed to maintain accurate capital asset records in years past, according to an audit completed by the Office of the State Comptroller. Two audits, both issued …
Food & Drink
Brewing up something hoppy
The Great South Bay Brewery in Bay Shore has crafted a new limited beer with a twist – and it’s not just in the …
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All-hands-on-deck for local businesses
As the pandemic closures round the corner to its exact one-year anniversary, local business owners have braced for and survived …
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Gobble up and touchdown
The first Sunday in February means two things: delicious munchies and hours spent watching the game on the big screen. With …
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Longtime business owner set to open East Islip eatery this year
In October of 2020, Mohamed Siraj Salahudeen, 47, faced an unforeseeable tragedy: his father, who lived in Sri Lanka, had passed …
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Helping out this holiday
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Islip Rotary are rounding out 2020 with their fifth monthly food drive on Dec. 5. From 9 a.m. …
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That’s the way the cookie crumbles
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many local business owners to hold off on grand openings – but for Amanda Dill, 26, it was a …
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West Islip News

Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, the 24-hour specialty and emergency care clinic in West Islip, is looking to expand to a nearby former veterinarian’s office. Attorney Lisa …

When school districts across Suffolk County reopened in September, many announced they’d be operating under a hybrid model of learning to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. The hybrid …
Islip Hamlet News

Dennis P. O’Hara has been appointed the next superintendent of schools in the Islip School District, effective July 1. O'Hara will succeed Dr. Ellen Semel, who will be retiring this …

Islip School District’s Post Prom Committee wants to egg your house – well, not like that! The committee responsible for organizing the annual after-prom celebration for Islip High …
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