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The New York State Department of Transportation announced that motorists should expect road work this weekend on both direction of State Route 27A (Montauk Highway/Main Street) in the Town of Islip, …
The Town of Islip Youth Bureau Teens for Jeans Drive is underway. The Islip Youth Bureau is looking for new and gently used jeans for distribution to teenagers living in local homeless …
It just so happens that Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, fell on the second Friday of the month this year, which also marked the 10th year of P.S. I Love You Day. The day started at West Islip High …
Bay Shore News
Great South Bay Whiskey Festival combines words and spirits
For the third time, the Great South Bay Brewery will be hosting its fun and fancy Whiskey Festival, showcasing “local New York …
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Meet this year’s Bay Shore grand marshal
Attending the Bay Shore/Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade the last 10 years, Tim Mooney said the event has experienced …
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Bay Shore's Penataquit Village gets $600K grant for drainage work
To mitigate flooding concerns, Islip Housing Authority has recently begun work to implement green infrastructure improvements to …
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First Bach festival packs the house
Proving the eternal appeal of Bach in the stately and apt St. Peter’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Bay Shore, the Island …
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Seatuck aims to restore Penataquit Creek
In conjunction with Martin Luther King Day of Service, Seatuck Environmental Association organized a weed-pulling event at Penataquit …
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New York's first all-girl wresting team starts in Bay Shore
Bay Shore School District has established the first all-girls wrestling team in New York. In their first season, the girls expressed …
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Islip Hamlet News

Islip school board focuses on accuracy for census

Two notable items were discussed at Tuesday night’s board of education meeting at Islip Middle School. Dr. Ellen Semel, the district superintendent, and several members of the board made …

Islip to host Special Olympics NY this June

Spring Games South for Special Olympics New York is the largest competition of its kind on Long Island and, this year, will take place at Islip High School on June 6. More than 500 athletes are …

Islip students become Partners in Science with Brookhaven Lab

Thirty-six students and librarians from six Suffolk County schools visited Brookhaven National Lab to participate in Partners in Science, an annual collaboration between Eastern Suffolk …

New software helps ENL students communicate

Islip School District ENL staff led a demonstration of the program Microsoft Translator, a newly implemented software in ENL classrooms, at the district …

Islip mom starts 'glamping' business

Spring and summer fun is quite the institution on Long Island, as beaches and parks are emblematic of “island life.” But what if you don’t have the time to make it out on a camping …
West Islip News

Residents speak up on Masera deal

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the West Islip Board of Education held their regular bimonthly meeting with a special portion of the evening devoted to the proposed sale of the Emil D. Masera Elementary …

Local student honored for community activism

Bay Shore resident Samantha Jaggi is the recipient of the Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve scholarship

Tom Cilmi (R,C,L) - Suffolk Legislator District 10

Against overdevelopment and for a better budget

West Islip Historical Society celebrates new home

Center opens at La Grange on Montauk Highway

Clean water is their mission

Since 2012, this West Islip High School teacher and her students have raised more than $165,000 for the drilling of clean water wells in developing countries. Read about the Thirst Project here.