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Petitioning for a skate park

Skate parks in Islip Town are few and far between.Avid skateboarder Jackson Doring, of Islip hamlet, knows the feeling.Twelve-year-old Jackson has grown used to the 16-mile trek from his Islip home …

Despite the many challenges of the pandemic, Islip Town and airport officials improved infrastructure, customer development and more at Long Island MacArthur Airport last year. “We …

Islip Town officials have been making changes to ensure that homebound seniors continue to receive meals amid the pandemic — and the efforts continue with a refrigerated van. Last week, town …

As New York State rapidly approaches the milestone of distributing one million COVID-19 vaccines, one question has come to the forefront: “When can I get the vaccine?” In the first …

Just one year ago, Islip Town officials gathered and tentatively planned the goals for 2020 – but they never anticipated a global pandemic would stand in their way, town supervisor Angie …

For the past 12 years, the Islip Town Anti-Bias Task Force has partnered with every high school in the town to operate its award-winning Ambassador program, a series of forums that educated students …

A series of road treatment projects led by the New York State Department of Transportation have entered the design phase, according to NYSDOT documents. The NYSDOT’s Priority Surface …

Keep Islip Clean wants community members to ‘KIC’-off the new year with a donation to the not-for-profit group that keeps on giving. Founded in 1989, KIC is a nonprofit organization …

Islip Town’s at-large council election system will be converted into single-member districts following the outcome of federal lawsuit Flores v. Islip Town.The Town will be split into four …

Traveling during the holidays can be stressful. Traveling during the holidays in a pandemic can be overwhelming. In an effort to reduce travel stress and minimize required quarantine periods, …

Property taxes for Islip residents will spike next year after town officials worked to create a budget which considers the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Islip Town officials …

Three 15-year-old teens set out on a bike ride down Purick Street in Bayport on Saturday, Sept.12. Little did they know, they’d later be credited by Islip Town officials for saving the life …

Islip Town officials are considering piercing the tax cap with the 2021 annual town budget. Town officials approved a resolution Tuesday, Oct. 20, which authorized the town clerk to host a public …

Islip residents believe they have found a loophole in the settlement reached last week in the federal lawsuit Flores v. Islip Town — and are claiming that the newly established district lines …

Roughly 22 small businesses and companies in Islip Town have been offered over $100,310 in financial assistance through the town’s Industrial Development Agency to help pay for personal …

Islip Town’s at-large council election system has flipped to single-member districts after a tentative settlement was reached in the federal lawsuit Flores v. Islip Town. Assemblyman Phil …

Businesses on Main Street throughout the Town of Islip are encouraged to decorate their storefronts pink this October to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention. Islip and Babylon Town Board …

Testimony began Wednesday, Sept. 30, for the federal voting rights case between the Town of Islip and its Latino residents. Brentwood residents Ana Flores, Rene Flores, Maria Magdalena Hernandez …

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 …

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