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Local student honored for community activism

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

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 …

The vaccination debate continues with opposing views. Read what two local individuals have to say.

Against overdevelopment and for a better budget

West Islip Schools has initiated a movement to pick up where the Department of Environmental Conservation has left off at Willets Creek, which borders the east end …

West Islip Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday night at the high school with the intent of hosting the still-undisclosed developer proposing to build a senior-living facility where the …

Center opens at La Grange on Montauk Highway

Former Grumman employees reminisced before a captive audience on their experiences working on the first mission to the moon.

Local hospitals assure the community protocols are in place and encourage res- idents to practice good health measures like washing their hands. Long Island Community Hospital, East …

West Islip Public Schools have been mandated to close Bayview Elementary School for 24 hours, beginning Thursday, March 12, since a staff member at school tested positive for coronavirus. For …

Mara D’Amico’s family has always tuned in to see Pat Sajak and Vanna White on “Wheel of Fortune.” D’Amico grew up in Buffalo, and her mother always wanted to be a …

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s division of environ- mental remediation invited members of the WIS CREEK association last Wednesday, March 11, to view the work done on …

East Islip Library announced its closure Monday at 5 p.m. and, like the other libraries, will be closed indefinitely in order to contain the spread of coronavirus. “The library fully …

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 …

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.

All across our reader area there are parades and services held to honor the holiday. Read where there’s one in your neighborhood.

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