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Scouts learn town history

As Boy Scouts of America troop members are often leaders in their hometowns, Troops 76, 197 and Girls Troop 572G were invited to a lecture by Islip Town historian George Munkenbeck on Saturday, Dec. …

Purchased by Mercury International, a consortium whose ultimate ownership is out of PR China with a Delaware-based U.S. office, in 2017, the Idle Hour Vanderbilt Mansion and property is likely to be …

John Nolan loved being a member of the Nassau County Police DepartmentEmerald Society Bagpipe Band. He played bagpipes, snare drum and wasthe drum major, especially during St. Patrick’s Day …

Capturing the spirit of a town as historically decadent as Oakdale is no simple task, but one that artist Tess Parker has accomplished with visionary scope and humble collaboration. Inspired by …

Dressed in white dinner jackets and a dress worthy of a gangster moll title,the Rat Pack Now was a throwback to the dazzling, dry martinis of the early 60s. As part of the Noel S. Ruiz …

A nightly walkabout, a type of neighborhood watch group to better monitor the fires, break-ins, vandalism and graffiti at the Vanderbilt Mansion and former Dowling College in Oakdale, is now being …

Three million dollars is a lot to owe Suffolk County in back taxes. But that is the obligatory amount that Mercury International LLC owes on the former Dowling College site, said county deputy …

Sometimes, hard work, dogged persistence and intelligent measures really do get noticed. The Oakdale Historical Society received a 2020 award for Organizational Excellence by Preservation …

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 …

The New York State Department of Transportation released their feasibility study on the Oakdale Merge on Sunrise Highway, which runs from Heckscher State Parkway to Oakdale Bohemia Road in Islip …

The Franklin Stove has been a staple of the Southside Sportsmen’s Club since 1875 in the billiard room. The Southside Sportsmen’s Club, now the Connetquot River State Park Preserve, …

As part of the state government’s efforts to promote physical distancing, theaters were some of the first to be shut down due to the coronavirus. Three local theaters are adapting to forced …

Eastern Suffolk BOCES and its Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology’s barbering and cosmetology students will offer sessions of shaving heads, providing paraffin hand treatments and …

The New York State Department of Transportation announced that motorists should expect road work this weekend on both direction of State Route 27A (Montauk Highway/Main Street) in the Town of Islip, …

“I will spend 55 days of my life in traffic at the Oakdale Merge commuting from Sayville to my job in Nassau County,” said James Bertsch, a Sayville Board of Education member and …

Legis. Anthony Piccirillo (R-8th District) will be collecting Valentine cards for veterans at his office. For those unable to physically drop off Valentine cards, there is an online option on …

In what has become one of the highlights of the winter season on the South Shore, The Snapper Inn graciously hosted the 21st annual Long Island Chowder Contest with sweeping views of the Connetquot …

With social media bringing awareness of fashion and trends to a younger demographic and, alternately, extending the upper age of maidenhood, a salon’s client roster can span three generations …

After reader interest, the Suffolk County News filed a Freedom of Information request with the Suffolk County Board of Elections for results of the Nov. 5, 2019 election, specifically the results …

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