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Despite fundraising difficulties, nonprofits persist in mission to restore oyster wildlife

The pandemic has shifted the path for many of us, and it has also changed the journey of the local oyster’s return to the Great South Bay. By returning oysters and oyster shells back …

The Town of Islip Drug Abuse Awareness Task Force was formed because of the significant increase in heroin overdoses year to year. Task force chair Mary Ann Pfeiffer pointed out that over 70,000 …

The Town of Islip celebrated its second annual Islip Goes Purple event on Monday, Aug. 31. Supervisor Angie Carpenter, other town officials, and other members of the Drug Abuse Awareness Task …

Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Suffolk County health commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott to announce that 14 additional mosquito samples, all Culex pipienrestuans, have tested …

The UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter is factory new, and one landed at McArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma on Tuesday afternoon. New York Army National Guard helicopter pilots, crews, and soldiers …

Hon. Gary Brown has ordered the Town of Islip to federal court in a voting rights case surrounding at-large districts for council seats, on July 30. The several-plaintiff suit filed against the …

The Town of Islip is ready for possible high winds and rain caused by Hurricane Isaias, expected to hit the region Tuesday afternoon. The Town's department of Public Works began assessing Town …

Multiple presidents of chambers of commerce within the Town of Islip have worked toward expanding outdoor dining and shopping in their respective hamlets. Upon discussions of setting aside an …

Forty years was the last time a Bayport hamlet study was conducted. A lot of changes have taken place. Take, for instance, its former downtown hub on Middle Road with Shand’s, a beloved …

All playgrounds in the Town of Islip have reopened as of Friday, June 26, and abiding by health guidelines is required in order to use them. Playgrounds were closed for more than three months …

The Islip Arts Council is ready to begin their Summer Reimagined. The new virtual concert series will be presented online through recordings of live performances. The musicians and their bands …

For a historic mansion, one that has an Islip Town Planned Landmark Designation and a 2020 citation from Preservation Long Island for the historical society that fought for it, the Vanderbilt Mansion …

During the COVID-19 health pan- demic, East Islip resident Pat Blair first led a Facebook group that raised tens of thousands of dollars for employees at Southside Hospital. Now, she is the …

The Town of Islip continues to provide information on its website updating residents on what is changing during the health pandemic. In its most recent update on May 15, the town reiterated that …

Memorial Day parades and public cel- ebrations have been canceled for this year, as per social-distancing requirements considering the health pandemic. But Monday, May 25, 2020, will still be …

As travelers begin to make plans to fly again and airlines work nonstop to ensure the health and wellness of their customers, Long Island MacArthur Airport becomes the first airport in the world …

Seatuck Environmental Association hosted its Eco-Carnival on Facebook Live on Saturday. Presented in partnership with both Long Island counties and the Town of Islip, the day featured live …

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has increased the fines for violating social distancing restrictions due to lack of adherence. As per New York State mandate, the fines have been doubled from $500 to $1,000 in …

Animal shelters across the country are shifting their operations to adhere to guidelines around the coronavirus. The Islip Animal Shelter is no different, but the town shelter is still home to many …

As companies scramble to continue to function in the face of social distancing, working from home has proven a measure that is serendipitous to company morale and safe during the …

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