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A different senior prom

Rebecca Clock came up with an interesting way to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award. Read here about what she did for veterans from the Rusy Bohm American Legion Post in Islip.

Community event on October 11

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

The Silent Service Memorial at the Bay Shore Marina commemorates submarine veterans of the U.S. Navy and features plaques of submarines lost during World War II and the Cold War, primarily. The …

As part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service, Islip Rotary Club and Islip High School Interact Club have worked together to support United Veterans Beacon House and have organized a donation …

Sea cadet program named after LT Michael Murphy builds leadership

Sunday, Sept. 29 at Great River’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Providing daily essential items for homeless veterans and other individuals …

Islip Food for Hope and Town of Islip distributed over 900 turkeys and around 200 boxes of various fixings on Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon. Employees from the town Parks, Recreation and Cultural …

On Sunday, Dec. 15, the Dance Connection Performance Team and Dance Connection Theatrical Productions held a benefit performance at the CM Performing …

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 …

After discovering there was a hole in Ambrus Correa’s heart in March 2018, the UK-based Chain of Hope placed him on a waiting list — his life ultimately in limbo. It behooved …

The model is $14 per meal, plus your grandma eats free. He is also donating 25 percent of his proceeds to Island Harvest, the rest goes towards making more meals.

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

Bay Shore resident Frank Romeo, a Vietnam War veteran, will soon be completing his trek around NYS. Read about his upcoming homecoming here.

The first meeting should be held sometime in December.

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.

Suffolk County officially announced on Tuesday its new Veterans Resource Guide: a compiled document of resources throughout the county for veterans. The guide is available in print and online from …

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