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Compassion and generosity

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

A team of volunteers from Bay Shore’s Home Depot donated their time and skills to help the disabled. Read about their project here.

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Talking about drugs

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

A gathering took place in the Sayville Common Ground to address an issue that effects too many families on Long Island.

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You can thank Frank!

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Town of Islip re-named the Foster Avenue beach Supervisor Frank R. Jones Beach at Sayville Marina Park last week. Jones, was Town Supervisor from 1987 to 1993.

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New exhibit at Islip Arts Museum; rumors squashed

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Islip Arts Museum is extending its largest annual Open Call Exhibition Duality: Glimpses of the Other Side for residents to visit and enjoy through autumn. Executive Director Linda Moran shot down rumors that the museum close soon.

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Green light for Great River assisted living modification

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Islip’s Zoning Board made a final decision to unanimously approve a modification for an 89-unit assisted living facility, Westbrook Village.

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Oh, rats!

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino hosted an open town hall meeting at the West Islip Public Library to address a significant concern among many local residents in the area – an ongoing rat infestation in surrounding neighborhoods.

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Slice of Bay Shore seeks to build on old Friendly’s site

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

At the latest Islip Town Planning Board meeting, the board reserved decision on an application seeking to build a new pizzeria named Slice of Bay Shore on the site of the old Friendly’s.

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Islip Planning Board approves LGBT senior development

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

A unanimous vote of approval by the Islip Town Planning Board last week marks another step forward for the development of a historic local housing development catered towards LGBT seniors.

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Islip Town Board: Do the right thing

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

The fate of the historic buildings on what had once been the William K. Vanderbilt estate in Oakdale, which was also the former home of the now defunct Dowling College, is in the hands of the Islip Town Board. Read why that is the case.

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Get ready for the solar eclipse

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

This Monday is a day to break out the special glasses to see a celestial no-light show.

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Another cleanup required

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

More contamination was found at the former site of the Dzus manufacturing company in West Islip. Read about the plan to clean it up.

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Endangered

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities has placed the historic structures in Idle Hour/Dowling College on its 2017 list of Endangered Historic Places. Read about what that means here.

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