Bay Shore News
How libraries are slowly reopening
Libraries are one of the many gathering locations closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now as New York moves …
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Planning board holds off approval of Tritec apartments
The proposed 449-unit apartment complex to replace the Touro College health sciences school building was held to a vote for a …
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Bay Shore resident calls for throwback of Spider Crabs
George Mowbray has spent the last seven crab seasons policing Bay Shore marina. He spends a lot of time picking up trash on the …
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Bay Shore alumna's fundraiser gives over 100 nurses sneakers for work
After Ajón Crump bought herself a pair of Nike Air Zoom Winflo 5s, she bought her cousin a gift card toward a pair of shoes for …
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Nurses express gratitude for appreciation shown on Nurses Day
Wednesday, May 6, was Nurses Day 2020. But during a health pandemic with packed emergency departments and increased death tolls, …
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Bay Shore schools handing out masks and meals
As part of the Cover Our Kids campaign with the aim of providing non-surgical masks to students in households who otherwise may …
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Southside employees look for good amidst pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak has been hard-hitting on Long Island, and Islip Town ranks highly among the most infected townships here. …
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Touro hearing postponed due to social distancing
The Touro Health Sciences School facility in Bay Shore is subject to a Town of Islip Planning Board hearing once social gathering …
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Islip area students weigh in on losing senior year
The second half of senior year of high school includes events that are crafted especially for memories. Senior prom carries the …
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Since March, high school seniors had no inkling of what to expect for a graduation ceremony. East Islip’s Class of 2020 is the district’s 93rd graduating class, despite a question …
Juneteenth celebrates when the last slaves were informed that the Civil War was over and that they were free. Alexis Weik, Islip Town receiver of taxes, has announced her efforts to make June 19, …
Islip Hamlet News
ISLIP SCHOOLS

Islip seniors graduate in four sections

Islip Schools held their grad- uation ceremonies last Friday and Saturday, breaking the Class of 2020 into four sections within parameters of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mandate regarding …
EAST ISLIP

Eating outside at Oconee Diner

The restaurant bordering the Islip Town Hall parking lot to the east had never offered outdoor seating. But when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state announced that the restriction to the restaurant …
ISLIP HAMLET

Protestors in Islip call for while allies to do more

About 100 protestors gathered on Main Street outside Islip Town Hall West on Tuesday, June 9, as part of the Black Lives Matter movement. The afternoon event fea- tured speakers from the …
ISLIP TOWN

Local churches bring Easter services online

Passion Week is upon us, and services leading into and on Easter Sunday are available at local churches online, whether on Zoom, Facebook Live or YouTube. The web addresses for all services on …
ISLIP

American Legion Auxiliary celebrates 100 years

The Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary acknowledged its century mark on Saturday at the Rusy-Bohm Post 411 American Legion Hall on Nassau Avenue, right behind Islip Town Hall. “In …
West Islip News
WEST ISLIP

West Islip protest sees 1,000

In the aftermath of the incident in Minneapolis on May 25, where George Floyd was killed by a white police officer who had his knee on the back of his neck, protests have erupted across the …
WEST ISLIP

Community supports Good Sam workers with donated meals

The COVID-19 health pandemic has increased the stress on emergency departments around the world. Various businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations have extended support to those working on …
BAY SHORE

Community, restaurants support local hospital employees

Meals are being delivered to medical personnel at all hospitals around Long Island, and Southside Hospital in Bay Shore is receiving significant support from the community to supply these meals …
WEST ISLIP

West Islip woman creates positive community campaign

“A phrase can trigger a good mindset,” said Lori D’Andrea, a West Islip resident and mother who has been erecting signs around her community that plainly read, “One Day at …