ISLIP TOWN
Honor Betty White with a donation to the Town of Islip Animal Shelter
To honor what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday on Jan. 17, Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with town …
Read More
WINTER STORM FUN 2022
The first snowstorm of the year came in on Friday, January 7 and gave some kids (and some adults an unexpected 3-day-weekend. While …
Read More
Town of Islip swears-in Peace Officers
The Town of Islip swore in a total of 6 cadet Peace Officers at a ceremony at Town Hall on Tuesday, January 4, marking the …
Read More
East Islip

What is… an amazing opportunity, for $1,000?

Patsy Lester, 48, of Patchogue, as well as a teacher at East Islip High School, recently competed on “Jeopardy.” Her episode aired on Jan. 7 and was filmed in November of 2021. The …
Review: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

A ‘spell’tacle

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a true ensemble show. The comedy-musical is currently playing through Jan. 23 at Studio Theatre of Long Island at the Bayway Arts Center. …
HISTORICAL CORNER

Exploring online archives

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore. This week, instead of visiting a location, she decided to explore the online archives of …
Islip Terrace

A ‘dreamy’ store

This past year, a new female-owned shop has opened its doors on Islip’s main street. Cosmic Dreams Apothecary is co-owned and operated by Gina Gentile and Amanda Burns, who both share a love …

A look back: 2021 in review

Who is ready for 2022? But, before we enter the New Year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the stories that made it into our papers in 2021.

Veteran tribute ceremony at Islip train station

Led by David Morrison, retired LIRR branch line manager, on Dec. 6, the Islip train station held a tribute ceremony for Bernardino (Dino) F. Genchi. The small wood station was built on posts in 1867. …
Food & Drink
Katherine's Corner
Hummus among us: America’s favorite healthy snack and its roots as a traditional breakfast In the U.S., hummus is a popular …
Read More
Newest grocery store opens in Islip
Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter and councilman James O’Connor attended the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for …
Read More
Best barking coffee around
Otto, a just-over-1-year-old puppy, is the face of an exciting new brew company based in East Islip. Otto’s Coffee Shop is …
Read More
Cooking with a Veteran
This is a great surprise one-pot-dish for people who love mac and cheese. I love to cook this in a coated cast iron so I can go from …
Read More
Eat, drink and paddle
Burning calories while consuming them is now possible. No, this is not a dream. This is the reality at Paddle Pub, a pedal-powered …
Read More
REVIEW: Music-themed Rock City Dogs brings the heat
A vegetarian walks into a hot dog joint... An awful one-liner, for sure, but in my instance it was a beyond (meat) pleasant …
Read More
West Islip News

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore. This week she visited the West Islip History Center located in the historic LaGrange building …

In a meeting that was made virtual due to rising cases of COVID-19, the West Islip Board of Education met on Jan. 6 and announced they will be utilizing the remaining $1.8 million from the Smart …
Islip Hamlet News

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore. This week she decided to meet with members of the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet. This …

Suffolk County Police arrested a teenager on Christmas day for driving while intoxicated after he struck two pedestrians, killing one and seriously injuring the other, police said in a press …
X