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East Islip native serves the next generation of U.S. Naval Aviation warfighters

An East Islip native is serving in the U.S. Navy, where naval aviators learn the skills they need to fly missions around the world. Ensign Emily Orski, a 2017 East Islip High School graduate, joined …

Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter joined the family and friends of fallen FDNY firefighter Jesse Gerhard, to symbolically rename South Bay Avenue, the Islip street where Jesse Gerhard raised, …

Since founding nonprofit Bravo Foxtrot a little over a year ago, Matt Simoni and Jade Pinto have been hard at work helping as many veterans as they can. Their next endeavor is a mini-documentary that …

When Vietnam veterans returned home over four decades ago, instead of being honored, many of them were shunned and mistreated for their service. While nothing can make up for the scars gained by …

On Tuesday, July 26, the Suffolk County Police Department held a ceremony to honor the police canines and their handlers who had recently successfully completed canine training class and achieved New …

On Tuesday, July 26, The Pizzeria and Lacrosse Unlimited announced and launched their joint charity venture with the “Swim Dodge Pizzeria” short that will raise funds for local …

With her effervescent, energetic, and enunciated persona, Annie Manildoo is a must-see performer. She is a fixture at the Shabby Tabby Cat Café in Sayville, where patrons have traveled as …

West Islip – Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognized the newly installed Chief of the Department, Charles Chapman IV, at the Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance’s 63rd Annual …

On Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and the Islip Rotary will be teaming up to host a food drive at the church. All donations will go to God’s …

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