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Annual benefit returns after pandemic hiatus

Since 2006, the family and friends of James McNaughton have gathered for an extremely successful benefit to honor and remember McNaughton’s life. McNaughton was a New York City police officer …

With the help of Dr. Christopher Gobler, of Stony Brook University’s Gobler Laboratory, Save The Great South Bay presented its annual State of the Bay address during their Fall Speaker Series. …

The American flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning. After an in-person meeting with …

This past December, the women and children’s unit at South Shore University Hospital came together to collect 11,000 diapers for families in need. The essential product can tend to be an …

On Thursday, Dec. 29, the Islip and firefighting community came together to mourn the loss of William (Billy) P. Moon II. Moon was fatally injured during an FDNY training exercise on Friday, Dec. …

Inspiration Award Winner: St. Mark’s For over 150 years, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Islip, has been essential to the fabric of the community. The church’s thrift shop, food …

The community rallied and donated over $50,000 in less than a week to a GoFundMe for Laney McGowan, a Sayville child suffering from Dravet syndrome, who has been in surgery for a life-threatening …

Habitat for Humanity of Long Island, located at 643 Middle Country Road in Middle Island, brewed up a fundraiser which was as effervescent and refreshing as opening a nice cold one. The organization …

From the first moment, it was obvious the fourth annual Army-Navy Game Benefit on Dec. 10, at the Portly Villager, for the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum, was different. It wasn’t …

On Sunday, Dec. 4, the Fire Chiefs Council of Suffolk County held their annual Installation Brunch at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore. The council represents 108 fire departments in Suffolk County. …

It was a merry Christmas indeed for a local Bay Shore family who received the keys to their new home on Dec. 22 after working with nonprofit Habitat for Humanity to achieve homeownership. Helen …

FDNY and Islip Fire Department member William P. Moon II died after suffering a fatal injury during an FDNY training exercise. Moon was a 28-year veteran and ex-chief of the Islip Fire …

On Saturday, Dec. 17, the Kiwanis of Bay Shore and Islips held their sixth annual Santa Brunch and holiday event at Amvets Post 18 in East Islip. The event featured a live DJ, lots of raffle baskets, …

Town of Islip staff played Santa Claus recently helping the Salvation Army load gifts for 60 “angels” into its sleigh, to be distributed among families and placed under Christmas trees …

You may have seen this image. Its background story is so relevant to share this year. Who we are as a Jewish people, shouldn’t be defined by what others think or say about us. But …

Each year, The Islip Bulletin recognizes the volunteer work of outstanding local residents and organizations. These are the folks who work diligently and passionately on community and charity …

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. The federal holiday is a day to pay respect to those who have served our nation. One such veteran is Matt Simoni. Simoni served four tours in the Navy from 2006 to …

E Each year, The Islip Bulletin recognizes the volunteer work of outstanding local residents and organizations. These are the folks who work diligently and passionately on community and …

Because of the absolutely amazing generosity of St. Mark’s parishioners; the Islip community at large and Islip businesses, some food insecure families will have Thanksgiving dinner. On …

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Bay Shore Historical Society hosted special guest Harrison Hunt, who gave a presentation about Long Island and the Civil War. Hunt, a retired history museum curator, taught …

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