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The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

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 …

Tuesday turned out to be a long but rewarding night for Democrats as Kathy Hochul was victorious for the New York State Governor seat, in the most anticipated race of the evening, with 52.73 percent …

The Suffolk County Republicans held their election night celebration at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Primed for a night of big wins, the venue displayed bold, graphic signs of Republican candidates …

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency will host its fourth annual Veterans Resource & Stand Down Event on Thursday, November 10 from 3 …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

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, …

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the Village of Brightwaters hosted the fourth annual Witches Paddle down the canal. The spooky event features paddleboarders dressed as witches and warlocks launching from …

On Oct. 29, 2012, almost 10 years ago from today, the “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New York State.  The Category 1 hurricane became one of the worst natural …

Election Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Visit https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ to find your local polling place. Or register to vote at: https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote. NEW …

To address and combat the impact of climate change and damage to the environment, the “Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022” authorizes the sale of state …

The Town of Islip’s  2023 $260,857,555 Preliminary Budget does not pierce the tax cap, with a nearly flat tax levy. The budget also cuts no services. Last year, the 2022 budget reflected a …

On Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy landed on the South Shore of Long Island, forever changing the lives of its residents. Two days before the storm hit, then-Town of Islip supervisor Thomas Croci …

On Saturday, Oct. 22, East Islip hosted Comsewogue for their homecoming game. The Redmen beat their foes handily, 31-0. Before the game, the community hosted the first annual Main Street homecoming …

On Nov. 19 at 11 a.m., scores of volunteers will drop off bags of food at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Office Building, 754 Montauk Highway, Islip. Each bag will go to a family and will contain …

On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Town of Islip planning board held a meeting at Islip Town Hall West. A public hearing was held regarding a site plan modification for 39 Brentwood Road in Bay Shore. …

The West Islip community lined both the streets for the parade and the bleachers of West Islip High School for the football game as they gathered to celebrate homecoming on Oct. 8. In the week …

On a sunny afternoon last week at an undisclosed location in the Town of Islip, a group of eager and excited members from Save the Great South Bay met for the organization’s first official …

Burt Weissbourd has been a storyteller for quite some time. In the 1970s, the 73-year-old Islip resident was a movie producer who produced films including “Ghost Story,” “Fred …

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society hosted their annual fall festival and Mourning at the Manor. The event takes visitors back in time to different periods of Sagtikos Manor. The …

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