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
ISLIP TOWN

Meet your local school board candidates in Bay Shore and the Islips

ISLIP Three board members will be seeking reelection on the Islip Central School District Board of Education this year. The election will be uncontested as the three previous trustees will aim to …
EAST ISLIP

East Islip’s budget to maintain programs

Registered voters in the East Islip Union Free School District will head to the Early Childhood Center in Islip Terrace to cast their vote on the $121 million budget this year. The majority of the …
EAST ISLIP

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 …
Islip Terrace News
ISLIP HAMLET

Islip UFSD seeks to pierce tax levy cap

Community members in the Islip Union Free School District will vote this month on the $88.7 million budget for the 2021-2022 academic year, which carries a tax levy increase of 2 percent. Although …
ISLIP TOWN

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 …
ISLIP TERRACE

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 …
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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VIDEO: At-home bakery business a 'piece of cake' for East Islip resident
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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 …
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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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West Islip News

Voters in the West Islip Union Free School District will head to the polls later this month to vote on the $127.5 million proposed budget and an additional proposition. This year’s budget does …

At least two pre-kindergarten, grade school and nursery school organizations have expressed interest in leasing the Masera property with the West Islip School District. At the April 8 school …
Islip Hamlet News

Islip High School’s varsity girls soccer team earned the title of Suffolk County champions with a 1-0 victory over Sayville on April 24. The game-winning goal was scored by freshman Carly …

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 …
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