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Two seal pups make their way back to open water

Members of the Manetuck Elementary School community in the West Islip Union Free School District gathered together to celebrate the release of two rehabilitated seals returning back to the waters at …

A community meeting turned rowdy, with over 100 West Islip residents attending to share their opinions about construction of a proposed cell tower in their hamlet. The proposed 102-foot monopole …

On July 1 of 2014, the Where Angels Play Foundation, public officials, and countless volunteers from West Islip united to build a new park at West Islip Beach in memory of Madeleine Hsu, a 6-year-old …

The graduating Class of 2024 of Bay Shore High School and Islip High School celebrated both of their proms in spectacular fashion on June 25. While Bay Shore students strutted down the red carpet …

Legislator and deputy presiding officer Steven J. Flotteron (LD-11) and Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) executive director Adrienne Esposito were joined by Cameron Engineering on June 17 …

During the public portion of the June 11 Islip Town Board meeting, West Islip residents of Eaton Lane solemnly urged the town board to mend an ongoing flooding problem by updating the street’s …

Compiled by Grace Mercurio Suffolk County Police Department acting commissioner Robert Waring joined members of the Marine Bureau and family members of Officers Brian Dwyer and Matthew Wargas, …

In recent years, fishing on the lakes in the village has increased significantly, and evidently, some people forgot to pack their safe fishing practices in their tackle boxes. On Father’s …

Islip Town residents brought forth a variety of different comments and concerns during the public speaking portion of the recent Islip Town Board meeting, held on June 11 at Town Hall. During …

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a new Visitor Center, improved parking, and enhanced exhibits at Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park, in Great River. The new 1,600-square-foot …

Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) declared an “indefinite delay” in the implementation of congestion pricing for drivers entering New York City that was due to begin June 30. The …

Gov. Hochul announced $10 million for the Town of Islip Regional Shellfish Hatchery. The establishment of the Regional Shellfish Hatchery will expand New York’s blue economy and address …

As a current fireman for the Bay Shore Fire Department for the past 55 years, and having previously worked for 24 years for New York City EMS and nine years with Bay Shore ambulance, George Mowbray …

At the Town of Islip Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, the town voted unanimously to award Kargili Enterprises Ltd., aka Tasty Frosty, based in Bay Shore, to build an operate the three-season …

On May 11, head to the Head of the Harbor in Brightwaters for the village’s 35th annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale! Beginning at 8 a.m. and ending when the bountiful inventory runs out, the …

On Saturday, May 4, the Village of Brightwaters will be promoting Pedestrian Safety Day throughout the Village. The theme for the event is “It’s Our Town, Slow Down.” …

After the final item on the agenda for the April 16 Islip Town Board meeting was read and voted upon, a new item was introduced by councilman Michael McElwee: a motion for the Town to enter into a …

On April 8, a public hearing for the 2024 - 2025 Village of Brightwaters tentative budget concluded with the budget being approved with a vote of 3 to 1 during the board of trustees meeting. The …

On Sunday, April 14, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will host award-winning photographer and author John Lazzaro as he presents the history of Kings Park Psychiatric Center. Combining …

Did you know there is a picture-perfect flower farm hidden away in an East Islip backyard? Six years ago, Erin Dengeles Fielbig created Long Island Flower Farm, a cut flower garden and seed …

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