Articles

Dear Readers

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

After more than 22 years writing for the Islip Bulletin and Suffolk County News – nine of them as editor, Liz Finnegan is retiring.

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Clean water is their mission

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Since 2012, this West Islip High School teacher and her students have raised more than $165,000 for the drilling of clean water wells in developing countries. Read about the Thirst Project here.

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Never a NIMBY; always a Loyalist

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

A plan to help clean up water pollution is often dismissed. Read how one resident perceives this reaction.

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Back to the garden

Story By: MONICA MUSETTI-CARLIN
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

The 50th anniversary of an iconic weekend of music was recreated last week. Read about one attendee’s impression of the event.

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Reconsider lawmakers videoconferencing

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County is mulling over the idea of having lawmakers to attend meetings and vote on bills via Skype. Here’s why it’s not a good idea.

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Their voices were heard

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

A number of speakers, some of whom turn up at the monthly board meetings, address the board. Read here what they had to say.

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Active shooter drills are coming

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County prepares for the unthinkable in the wake of gun violence around the country.

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A journey through Spain

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

This former Islip Town resident penned his memoirs of a journey through the Spanish countryside. Read about it here.

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Slaughterhouse denied

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Islip turns down application for a proposed poultry slaughterhouse near a residential area. Here’s the information.

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Have a heart – adopt a pet

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Town of Islip Animal Shelter will hold a special event called Clear the Shelters today. Here’s why you should consider going.

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Newly discovered silent film comes to Bay Shore

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

A film historian will shed new light on the silent film industry in Bay Shore. Read about it here.

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Former Islip Town clerk, Joan Johnson, dies at 86

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

The grandmother of 10 was also a longtime advocate for education

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