Planning board recommends Heartland

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

After reserving decision last month, the Islip Town Planning Board made an official recommendation in favor of a limited portion of the longstanding Heartland Town Square project at last Thursday night’s meeting.

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Lost medals replaced

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Congressman Peter King recently presented the Kiesling, Whitehouse and Demmers families of Sayville with the medals that had been bestowed on their father, Frank Kiesling, for his valor in service during the Second World War. The medals had been lost for years.

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Alfresco shopping

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Sayville Farmers Market was up and running last Saturday at the Islip Grange on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Montauk Highway. Residents were in steady attendance throughout the day choosing from a variety of unique, fresh, locally cultivated food products including artisan breads, cheeses, teas, spices, flowers, hydroponically grown, pesticide free greens, and a variety of fruits and vegetables.

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Training for the NYC Marathon

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Alexander Bateman, Jr., a Bayport resident, has been selected as one of nine participants representing United Way of Long Island at the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon this November.

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More eyes on the community needed

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Summer is waning and the vacation season will soon be coming to an end. It’s a time of year when thoughts turn back to a routine of school, jobs and participating in community organizations.

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Paradise lost

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

At the last Islip Town Board meeting, Kismet resident Joanna Ruddy spoke to the board about the frustration she and many of her neighbors have been feeling about a business on Fire Island that she said has taken liberty with the town code, which in this case is B1, allowing for mixed-use. She said the noise from the business has made staying at her home on Fire Island unbearable.

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A parade and party

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

West Sayville Fire Department hosted the 2016 Islip Town Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade on Saturday, Aug. 13.

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Fun in the sun by the bay

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Last Week, Sayville Rotary’s annual Beefsteak Dinner was held once again at the Long Island Maritime Museum.

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Cardboard regatta

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

A most unusual regatta took place last week off the Sayville Yacht Club beach.

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Be prepared for wicked weather

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

The brutal heat and tropical humidity we’ve been experiencing this summer could be a harbinger for even more wicked weather ahead. According to the Weather Network we could be in for an above normal hurricane season and the number of named storms expected has already been increased from 13 earlier this summer to 15. That number could rise.

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