A lifeline for vets

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane, a Navy veteran, has an open door policy for vets. Read about how he has been trying to connect them to services and opportunities.

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Big plans for LI

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed Long Island political, community and business leaders last week in his State of the State speech. Read about his many suggestions to provide a viable future for Long Island.

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Maritime memories

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Retired sea captain Harold Stumme spoke at the Long Island Maritime Museum last Sunday. Read about his many years serving on US merchant ships.

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Artists wanted

Story By: STAFF WRITER
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

For the fourth year in a row, the Fire Island National Seashore is looking for an Artist in Residence. Read about that program here.

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Bring ridesharing to LI

Story By: STAFF WRITER
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Of all the suggestions Governor Cuomo proposed in his State of the State address ridesharing is perhaps the one that could be quickly implemented. Not sure what it is? Read about it here.

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T-birds fall to Muskateers

Story By: STAFF WRITER
1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Despite losing to rival Central Islip, Connetquot High School boys’ basketball team gave them a good fight. Read about it here.

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Sick season is here

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital emergency rooms, urgent care clinics and doctors’ offices have been crowded for a number of weeks now as the flu season on Long Island is in full swing. Medical personnel have good tips to keep it away.

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STS scholar

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Last week, Caitlin Gormley received a belated holiday gift right in the middle of taking a French quiz. Read about the newest STS Scholar’s project that wowed the judges.

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Taking care of snow

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Last weekend, snow removal warriors both public and private were put on overtime to handle the unexpected amount of snow that fell across Suffolk County. Read how Islip tackled the storm.

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No decision on Heartland yet

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Last Wednesday, the Suffolk County Planning Commission took a turn on deciding on whether the Heartland project should move forward at a public hearing. They heard plenty of opposing views from the audience.

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