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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 …

Steven Niciforo plays the bass in the band Kool Spektrum, a group of fellow musicians that play classic rock covers, who, like Niciforo, are also on the autism spectrum. The band often plays at Rock …

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 …

H ome ownership has become somewhat of a pipe dream for first-time buyers. Home prices continue to soar and mortgage rates are still high. This combination leaves Long Islander’s left with …

In downtown Bay Shore on May 21, local civic leaders, elected officials, and real estate developers alike gathered for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of Shoregate, the 418 …

Not many 77-year-olds would be willing to embark on a 22-mile walk, and likely no one of any age could organize and participate in a 22-mile walk with as much vigor and enthusiasm as Roger Fonnest. …

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 …

The Islip School District has finalized and adopted the 2024-25 district budget, which maintains all current programs and services. “We have no reduction or loss of programs at all,” …

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in coordination with the State Department of Health (DOH), held an online Community Availability Session to provide updates and …

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 …

Since 1995, the Long Island Section of the NY Metro Chapter of the APA has awarded scholarships to new professional planners and students for attendance at the annual National APA Conference in …

During the Village of Brightwaters Board of Trustees Meeting on Monday, March 4, the board gave updates to village residents regarding the impending 2024-2025 budget, clogged drains, and water …

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter delivered the 2024 State of the Town address on March 6, 2024, emphasizing the town’s strong financial position, infrastructure improvements, and …

The Great South Bay will only be as healthy as the 50 creeks leading into it. Save The Great South Bay, a local environmental nonprofit, is teaming up with Keep Islip Clean to keep the arteries …

The Serenity Garden at Brookwood Hall in East Islip is shaping up to be a beautiful addition to the East Islip community, and beyond. Located on the grounds of Brookwood Hall, this one-acre …

Town supervisor Angie Carpenter, members of the Islip Town Board, along with planning commissioner Ela Dokonal and IT director Doug Miller, are pleased to announce the soft launch of the …

You get in your car to commute to work, turn your key to start your engine, and you are shocked as a roaring, blaring noise emits from your vehicle. You slowly realize the cause of the deafening …

A severe storm weathered through the night of Jan. 9 into the morning of Jan. 10, resulting in serious damage along the South Shore of Long Island. The strong winds and heavy rain from the …

Brightwaters’ Department of Public Works is moving from rags to riches—or in this case, working in temporary trailers and old horse stables to a brand-new 3,000-square-foot building. …

With the winter season quickly approaching, homeowners are turning on their heat and lighting up the fireplace. However, carpenter, construction worker, and longtime chimney cleaner Joseph Whaley, …

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