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New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced investments in Fire Island Resiliency projects to protect barrier island communities from extreme weather. After assessing the beach damage, …

The weather forecast predicted more than 5” of snow across on the South Shore.   Pictured are Andrew and Logan Multari of Islip Terrace, both age 9.

During the first Bay Shore Chamber of Commerce meeting of the new year, local leaders addressed a problem that has been plaguing Bay Shore for years: nefarious activity at the bus shelter located on …

Argyle Theatre’s current production of award winning “A Chorus Line” is a musical theatergoers delight, stripped down to the bare basics of why audiences go to the theater… …

By Grace Mercurio After an outpouring of overwhelming support from the Brightwaters community, Matt the mailman has been officially reinstated and resumed his letter-carrying route on Monday, …

On April 23, 2010, Brooke DiPalma was dropped off at middle school by her father, Joseph DiPalma. Joey was heavily involved in the community, as he was the president of the West Islip Chamber of …

 Swing with the Rat Pack and experience a musical extravaganza that brings to life the magic of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. Enjoy the captivating performance produced by Gene …

Kitten season, the period when hundreds of stray and feral cats give birth, begins in February and ends sometime between October and November. An unspayed kitten can go into heat at just six …

Gateway’s musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” opened in Bellport on Friday, buoyed by a radiance that poured forth from every actor, with Bruce Winant as Tevye at the helm, spinning the …

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

“When a musician plays solo pieces of Bach, it is almost like you are seeing the inside of their musical soul,” shared music director of the Island Symphony Orchestra, Eric Stewart. …

A New York woman has tragically died after eating improperly labeled cookies that contained undeclared peanuts. The cookies were sold by Stew Leonard’s stores in Danbury and Newington, Conn., …

Some people were born to be doctors, lawyers, artists, or athletes, and some animals were born to be therapy animals—comforting strangers, building community, and bringing joy to all they …

On Tuesday, Jan. 23, registered voters within the West Islip Union Free School District voted to approve a renovation project for the district’s indoor swimming pool facility. Eight …

At Brightwaters Art Council’s 6-12th Grade Student Art Show, student artists were able to showcase their talents for friends, family, and art connoisseurs. The free event was held at the …

In anticipation of Brightwaters Art Council’s upcoming Business of Art Panel Discussion on Jan. 30, four brilliant local artists who make up the panel took the time to interview with the Islip …

Upon boarding a New York City subway, no one would expect to witness someone taking their last breaths at the hands of another passenger. Yet, that is exactly what happened on a northbound F train on …

When Stefan Hespeler learned the statistic that over 20 veterans and one active-duty military member are lost to suicide per day, he was astounded. Upon gaining this knowledge on April 2, 2016, a …

Since Wednesday, January 17, almost 300 Town of Islip residents reported to the Receiver of Taxes' Office that their property tax payment enclosed in the TOI preprinted envelope, due by January 10, …

A severe storm weathered through the night of Jan. 9 into the morning of Jan. 10, resulting in serious damage along the South Shore of Long Island. The strong winds and heavy rain from the …

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