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America’s Boating Club of the GSB’s commander recognized

Legis. Steven J. Flotteron recognized America’s Boating Club of the Great South Bay’s commander James M. Milton, JN, a member since 2007, on being re-elected for the fourth time at the …

Suffolk County Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation filed a lawsuit against the Town of Islip in the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Suffolk County in January of this year for full tax …

The Town of Islip celebrated and honored a few of the outstanding women from our community on Tuesday, March 19, at 2 p.m., during their Women’s History Celebration. Among the women honored for …

The Town of Islip is home to over 300,000 people of every culture, ethnicity, religion, political opinion, and worldview imaginable. Yet, any one of those residents can agree that New York State …

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 …

There is a well-known adage in the fire and rescue service that states that “you prepare for the worst, but hope for the best.” As the Bay Shore Fire District’s response area grows …

As objective and independent news writers and editors, we have an imperative to cover the issues most important to the people of southern Brookhaven. Every day, our team is on the ground questioning …

It is not often that an award’s recipient is chosen before the award itself is created and named. Yet, that was the case when the Sagtikos District of Boy Scouts of America’s Suffolk …

On Feb. 5, Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Legislature presiding officer Kevin McCaffrey, joined by environmental and labor leaders, announced what Romaine categorized as …

On Thursday, Feb. 15, the bipartisan redistricting commission in New York approved a new congressional map with a vote of 9-1. The new map approved the New York State Independent Redistricting …

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced investments in Fire Island Resiliency projects to protect barrier island communities from extreme weather. After assessing the beach damage, …

The authorized project provides for hurricane protection and beach erosion control along five reaches of the south shore of Long Island between Fire Island Inlet and Montauk Point, a distance of …

During the first Bay Shore Chamber of Commerce meeting of the new year, local leaders addressed a problem that has been plaguing Bay Shore for years: nefarious activity at the bus shelter located on …

Local state senators Alexis Weik (R-8th District) and Dean Murray (R-3rd District), along with 13 other senators, submitted a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to rescind the electric bus …

Promising a more efficient county government and an administration “rooted in the values of hard work, personal initiative, and accountability,” Ed Romaine took the oath of office as …

Suffolk County executive Ed Romaine issued an executive order declaring that names of all public officials, including the Office of the Suffolk County Executive, are to be removed from all county …

By Grace Mercurio After being appointed during the Jan. 3 Organizational Town Board Meeting and taking his Oath of Office, Islip Town councilman Michael McElwee has been officially welcomed to …

“Moving forward in 2024, I will continue to focus on further improvements in county parks, public safety and our bottom-line finances. Current initiatives include adding a Visitor’s …

During a Change of Zone meeting held Dec. 14 at Islip Town Hall, the town board voted to officially rezone the property from Residence A and Business 3 to Residence C, effectively allowing Benchmark …

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