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This Sept. 11, the Town of Islip hosted its annual 9/11 memorial ceremony to honor the memories of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack. Town supervisor Angie Carpenter and other …

Military service members are praised and honored for their tremendous bravery and the difficult sacrifices they make to serve our nation. Yet, upon returning home, these same veterans are often not …

This year is the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and as such, many towns and organizations are holding ceremonies and events to honor the lives lost. Below is a list of some local …

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter paid a visit to Joseph Vitale on the occasion of his 99th birthday recently. Vitale is a true American hero, whose honor, courage, and devotion to duty would …

On Oct. 12, 2020, a stolen car hit the Sgt. Craig B. Gariepy Memorial in Islip Terrace. The East Islip Chamber of Commerce and some volunteers used their time and efforts to transform this area into …

Islip Town supervisor, Angie Carpenter and members of the town board were proud to recognize a group of Town of Islip Ocean Lifeguards who facilitated in the rescue of three beachgoers while on duty …

Assistant Bishop of Long Island R. William Franklin will join Mother Doyle Dietz Allen on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the 10 a.m. service, to commemorate the 9/11 tragedy. Franklin is also co-author of …

“Under the current retirement plan, we have someone retiring this year who volunteered for 50 years and will only get an $11,000 one-time payout, before taxes. With the retirement plan …

Town councilman John C. Cochrane Jr., retired U.S. Navy Capt. and chairman of Islip Town Veterans’ Advisory Board, recently met with the town’s newest centenarian, World War II veteran …

Kevin Charles Doty, of Bayport, recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, N.Y. Doty earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U. S. …

Olive E. Lazio was recognized as the 2023 Suffolk County Women Veterans of Distinction for the 11th Legislative District by Legis. Steven J. Flotteron at a recent Legislative General Meeting, in …

United Veterans Beacon House (UVBH) unveiled its newly renovated, Victorian-style group home in Freeport. The home will accommodate 13 veterans—all of them formerly homeless and now …

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