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UPDATE: Community votes ‘no’ to Masera proposition
UPDATE 1:30 P.M.: This story has been updated to include comments from Terwilliger & Bartone managing partner Anthony …
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Resident alleges conflict of interest on Bayview Avenue project
The Islip Town Board of Ethics is in communications with councilwoman Trish Bergin to ensure that she is compliant with town ethics …
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Over ten years of trash buildup
Roughly two years ago, longtime Keep Islip Clean volunteer William Raftery was preparing for a local KIC cleanup event when he …
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Calming the community in COVID-19
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in 2020, health care workers across the globe were struck with a wave of newfound anxiety – …
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Town supervisor focuses on COVID-19 prevention, public safety and more
Just one year ago, Islip Town officials gathered and tentatively planned the goals for 2020 – but they never anticipated a …
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Mayor John Valdini outlines infrastructure, social-distancing plans for new year
With over 30 years in Brightwaters Village, mayor John Valdini knows what needs fixing. With a background in construction, he knows …
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West Islip News

Registered voters in the West Islip School District will head to the polls Jan. 19 to cast their ballots proposed sale of the Masera property. On Sept. 10, the West Islip Board of Education approved a …

West Islip residents on a Netflix holiday binge-watching spree should check out the second episode of “Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas" – since it practically takes place in …
East Islip News

In October of 2020, Mohamed Siraj Salahudeen, 47, faced an unforeseeable tragedy: his father, who lived in Sri Lanka, had passed away. But Salahudeen, who made frequent trips to his country of …

Tiana Christoforidis and theatre arts go hand in hand, like tickets and the box office. At the mere age of 3, Christoforidis joined the Theatre Guild of the YM-YWHA in the Bronx. It was the …
Islip Hamlet News

More than one person connected to Tellers steakhouse in downtown Islip has contracted COVID-19, Suffolk County health officials announced Nov. 25. Suffolk County Department of Health Services …

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in food insecurity for millions of Americans. And that number includes Islip Town residents: Islip Rotary member Karen Sobel said the number of food-insecure …
Bay Shore News
COVID-19 vaccines arrive at South Shore University Hospital
South Shore University Hospital has joined the list of provider centers in New York State that have begun distributing the coronavirus …
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Statues in downtown Bay Shore could be Radio City Music Hall originals
Bay Shore residents driving down Main Street in December may have taken note of the towering toy soldiers that have stood in front of …
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Bay Shore H.S. student recognized by the U.S. Marine Corps
Bay Shore High School senior Richie Arnett has been recognized as an outstanding high school athlete by the United States Marine …
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The Hanukkah mobile is coming
Just as a topsy-turvy dreidel is spun for the holidays, Rabbi Shimon Stillerman and wife, Zeldy, have put their own little spin on the …
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Retro video game, comic book shop opens in Bay Shore this week
Marvel comics, circa 1983. Retro Barbie dolls, decked out in neon outfits. And nearly every Nintendo Entertainment System video game …
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The tree lighting must go on!
For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Bay Shore Beautification Society’s annual tree lighting ceremony was held …
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