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Santa Claus, Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, Elvis, and community members gathered at Amvets Hall Post 18, in East Islip, for the third annual Brunch with Santa, hosted by Kiwanis Rocks of Islip and Bay …

To celebrate the season of giving, local Boy Scout Troop 205 and East Islip Cub Scouts who are part of the Listen to Lead (L2L) program, visited the senior residents at …

At South Shore University Hospital, hospital staff are able to travel the world—without ever leaving the hospital grounds. Through the South Shore University Hospital Passport Program, a …

Have you noticed the beautiful mural completed on the side of the Bay Shore Amvets Post 76 building? The mural depicts the five branches of the military and was painted by the very talented Tess …

The South Shore Estuary Reserve (SSER) Stewardship Awards for 2023 were be presented to Richard Groh, Town of Babylon, and Artie Kopelman, president CRESLI, for their dedication in …

While the magic of the holiday season is upon us, this time of year can be difficult for families struggling financially. With the holiday season of giving well underway, consider lending a hand to …

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, fire districts throughout the Town of Islip held their annual elections. The candidates in each fire district who received the most votes were elected fire commissioner for that …

Fire districts throughout the Town of Islip will hold their annual elections on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 3 to 9 p.m. The candidates in each fire district who receive the most votes will be elected fire …

There really is no place like home for the holidays—and the residents and staff of Life’s WORC Islip Terrace House agree. This Thanksgiving, residents and staff at this group home came …

With such a variety of holiday events and activities to look forward to in the Town of Islip, it is easy to get into the holiday spirit. The Islip Bulletin has put together a list of holiday events …

On Veterans Day, Amvets Post 18 held a ceremony for those who served honorably in the United States military. At the end of the ceremony, Wolf Scouts Troop 205 was taught how to properly fold the …

The Islip Arts Council will be hosting a Veteran’s Wellness Exhibition sponsored by AARP. This exhibition will focus on bringing awareness to PTSD and other mental health issues associated with …

Civil War veteran, Pvt. Frederick “Frank” Wright Jr., has been reposed in an unmarked grave at Oakwood Cemetery in Bay Shore for the past 134 years. Last weekend, only a week before …

Thanksgiving is a holiday for families to celebrate the blessings received throughout the past year by expressing gratitude to one another and enjoying a bountiful feast. Yet, families suffering from …

Every year around this time, Brookhaven National Lab hosts the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy (NYWIMA). This year, the academy took place from Oct. 20 to Oct. 27. Over 260 people …

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, serves as a commemoration to honor the patriotism, love of our nation, and sacrifices veterans have made for our country. The day of honor calls on all Americans to thank those …

Suffolk County Legis. Steven J. Flotteron and James Britz from the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) have announced that an existing program that provides grant money to employees of businesses …

Legis. Steven J. Flotteron recognized Amvets Post 76 outgoing commander William DeNatalie at the 46th annual Installation of Officers and Awards Dinner, held at Captain Bill’s restaurant, for …

The Town of Islip Law Enforcement Academy graduated its sixth class of cadets this week. The robust 14-week-long academy is led by New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services …

This September, the Village of Brightwaters hosted its 20th flag ceremony. Last weekend, many volunteers came together to help honor the memory of those who passed on Sept. 11, with 3,000 mini flags …

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