Articles

Reconsider lawmakers’ videoconferencing

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County is mulling over the idea of having lawmakers to attend meetings and vote on bills via Skype. Here’s why it’s not a good idea.

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Their voices were heard

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

A number of speakers, some of whom turn up at the monthly board meetings, address the board. Read here what they had to say.

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Active-shooter drills are coming

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk County prepares for the unthinkable in the wake of gun violence around the country.

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Have a heart – adopt a pet

Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Town of Islip Animal Shelter will hold a special event called Clear the Shelters today. Here’s why you should consider going.

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Rough swimming in these waters

Story By: RANDALL WASZYNSKI
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Recent beach closures have been a cause for concern.

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Newly discovered silent film comes to Bay Shore

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

A film historian will shed new light on the silent film industry in Bay Shore. Read about it here.

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A journey through Spain

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

This former Islip Town resident penned his memoirs of a journey through the Spanish countryside.

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Former Islip Town clerk, Joan Johnson, dies at 86

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

The grandmother of 10 was also a longtime education advocate

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MacArthur Airport temporarily shuts down due to suspicious looking item

Story By: ANTHONY PERROTTA
8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

The entire incident took a little over a half hour

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‘The Sound of Music’ resounds in Bellport

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

The nuns of Nonnberg Abbey, with jubiliant voices singing the “Preludium,” proceed down the aisles with candles. That entrance launches the gorgeous luster that permeates The Gateway’s new production of “The Sound of Music” in every scene.

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Wrapping up last- minute details

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bayport-Blue Point Library director Mike Firestone said the construction package for the new library location, the former St. Ursula Center, is nearing completion. Testing of the building for asbestos, and lead paint passed overall except for a very small trace of asbestos in the laundry room.

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Developing a plan for Sayville’s Main Street

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

The first Sayville Sewer Committee meeting took place July 8 at the Sayville Library. The committee is tasked with suggestions of what they would want Main Street to look like.

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