2016 Inspiration Award winner: Frank McAlonan

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

This Sayville resident spearheaded a campaign to save the last parcel of waterfront property in the hamlet.

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Niko came to town

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Around 18 inches of snow fell all across Islip Town last Thursday sending municipal crews out to clean up the mess. But while many people lost sleep working through that storm others had a free day for leisure. Read about it here.

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County Executive teaches at St. Joe’s

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Suffolk County Executive has another title: Professor Bellone.

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Family dog found after eight months

Story By: NICOLE ALLEGREZZA
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lost for months, this fettered canine's story is a true tribute to survival.

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Horseshoe crabs and a longing couple get film awards

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Local filmmaker reaps international awards for an enduring short film.

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Thank heavens for volunteers

Story By: STAFF WRITER
2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Positive changes are made every day thanks to the selfless unsung heroes in our communities.

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Silver anniversary

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

The YMCA has been a beacon in the Bay Shore community as it serves all of the residents of Islip Town. Read about that long history here.

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A victory for Heartland

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Suffolk county Planning commission recommended a zoning change for the Heartland mega development. That decision drew a much criticism.

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KIC concludes card collection

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Over the past three years, KIC have successfully run a greeting card collection to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Ranch in Nevada. The more than 100,000 cards collected reveal some pleasant surprises.

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Chowder, chowder everywhere

Story By: MONICA MUSETTI-CARLIN
2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

The historic Snapper Inn in Oakdale once again hosted the 18th annual LI Chowder Contest. Read about the winners here.

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