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Islip supervisor joins elected officials to call out housing compact proposals

 Republican state Senators, assembly members, Suffolk County legislators, and town supervisors from across Suffolk County joined Eric Alexander, director of Vision Long Island, and The Building …

At the Town of Islip special organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4, John M. Lorenzo, who had previously served on the chairman of the Town of Islip Zoning Board of Appeals, was appointed to …

This past week, I attended the Sayville Library’s Zoom presentation of “Rumrunning in Suffolk County: Tales from Liquor Island.” The lecture was taught by Southold town historian …

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, a joint press conference was held with the Suffolk County Police Department and local politicians regarding stricter penalties for illegal ATV (all-terrain vehicle) use in …

The first Village of Brightwaters Board of Trustees meeting for 2023 was held on Tuesday, Jan. 3. The board heard Marco Homes’ application for the old Chase Bank and received community input …

Liz Mayott, president of the Islip Chamber of Commerce Mayott said the Islip Chamber’s goals for 2023 were to “strengthen unity in our community by encouraging residents and business …

The Islip Town Democratic Committee is currently recruiting and looking to begin screening candidates for the November 2023 elections. The committee is looking to screen candidates for the following …

Town of Islip staff played Santa Claus recently helping the Salvation Army load gifts for 60 “angels” into its sleigh, to be distributed among families and placed under Christmas trees …

At the monthly town board meeting for the Town of Islip held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, the board passed a resolution adopting Local Law No. 7 of 2022 with an amendment to Chapter 8 of the Islip Town Code, …

The Town of Islip Planning Board held a meeting on Nov. 30, during which they heard several applications from Bay Shore. The first Bay Shore application was for a site located at 62 West Main …

The Brightwaters Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 5. The board voted to appoint Sal Puccio as associate village justice. Mayor John J. Valdini said that Village Justice …

On Friday, Nov. 25, Town of Islip supervisor Angie Carpenter released a statement regarding activity on the Town of Islip computer system. “Earlier today, unusual activity was detected on …

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Brightwaters held their monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, and discussed upcoming events in the village as well as if Lagoon Drive should be converted to a …

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 …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), the Republican Party and Conservative Party Nominee for Governor of New York, issued the following statement on the election results: “I would like to …

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 …

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 …

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

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 …

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 …

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