Articles

It’s approved

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

The last hurdle for the Heartland Town Square project was cleared on Tuesday night. Read more about it here.

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Storied satin and silk

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A display of vintage clothing by author /historian Monica Randall is featured in the late nineteenth century mansion in Sayville. Read about the treasures she found in abandoned Gold Coast trunks.

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The wall still stands

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A concrete wall at the end of East Bayberry Road in Islip that blocks a view of the bay has been a subject of concern and ire for residents of the area. Now, those residents want the town to do something about it.

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WI Fire District bond proposed

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

The West Islip Fire District is proposing a bond to meet the increasing demands for their services. Read about it here.

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Deciding vote has arrived

Story By: STAFF WRITER
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Change of Zone vote needed to set the long debated Heartland Town Square project in motion will be held at Islip Town Hall on Tuesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. Read why it is in the opinion of this writer that it should not be granted.

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Lyme disease legislation in limbo

Story By: STAFF WRITER
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

US Senator Kirstin Gillibrand is waiting for her Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act, which became law as a part of the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016. To be implemented. Read about the importance of getting this act applied.

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Correct signage error

Story By: STAFF WRITER
7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Signage is a necessary tool to help us navigate our environment. However, when there are sign errors, that misinformation could lead to confusion.

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Medical office zone change approved

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Residents are concerned a change of zone for one medical office could set precedence for similar changes in their neighborhood. Read about the issues here.

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Rallying to save the EPA

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Washington has proposed budget cuts to environmental programs that could also affect local agencies. Read about which ones might be in trouble

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A long awaited opening

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

After more than two decades of planning, the Islip Town Firefighter’s Museum has finally opened. Read about what it has to offer here.

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Dangerous display

Story By: STAFF WRITER
6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Fourth of July is a very festive time of year featuring many planned outdoor celebrations. However, too often dangerous fireworks/firecrackers are a part of those festivities and could lead to disastrous results.

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A summer of food and fun

Story By: MONICA MUSETTI-CARLIN
6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Snapper Inn in Oakdale has terrific summer menus and activities planned for the summer season. Read about them here.

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