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Islip supervisor joins elected officials to call out housing compact proposals

 Republican state Senators, assembly members, Suffolk County legislators, and town supervisors from across Suffolk County joined Eric Alexander, director of Vision Long Island, and The Building …

At the Town of Islip special organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4, John M. Lorenzo, who had previously served on the chairman of the Town of Islip Zoning Board of Appeals, was appointed to …

This past week, I attended the Sayville Library’s Zoom presentation of “Rumrunning in Suffolk County: Tales from Liquor Island.” The lecture was taught by Southold town historian …

The Suffolk County News asked leaders in the community for their resolutions for 2023, both for themselves and the people they serve. Here’s part two of the responses. Neil Foley, …

With nearly half a dozen nominations for the 2022 Inspiration Award, Rich D’Andrea, of Sayville, was characterized repeatedly as a steadfast and dedicated supporter of the community who has …

The Islip Town Democratic Committee is currently recruiting and looking to begin screening candidates for the November 2023 elections. The committee is looking to screen candidates for the following …

At the monthly town board meeting for the Town of Islip held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, the board passed a resolution adopting Local Law No. 7 of 2022 with an amendment to Chapter 8 of the Islip Town Code, …

Town of Islip staff played Santa Claus recently helping the Salvation Army load gifts for 60 “angels” into its sleigh, to be distributed among families and placed under Christmas trees …

Following the cyberattack on Suffolk County’s digital systems that was reported in September, a special bipartisan committee was formed in early December by the Suffolk County Legislature to …

Legis. Anthony Piccirillo (R-8th district) will be hosting his third annual holiday toy/gift drive for children in need in the area as well as a coat drive for the winter. Piccirillo has hosted his …

The capstone of the Christmas season, and indeed the most enviably decorated house in The Suffolk County News’s coverage area, is the Meadow Croft estate in December. Lovingly and …

The Bayport Civic Association conducted its 19th annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. Over the past 19 years, the BCA has handed out over eight tons of …

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), the Republican Party and Conservative Party Nominee for Governor of New York, issued the following statement on the election results: “I would like to …

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

The Suffolk County Republicans held their election night celebration at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Primed for a night of big wins, the venue displayed bold, graphic signs of Republican candidates …

Tuesday turned out to be a long but rewarding night for Democrats as Kathy Hochul was victorious for the New York State Governor seat, in the most anticipated race of the evening, with 52.73 percent …

Before the trick-or-treaters headed out on Halloween, a group of passionate individuals got together at the Snapper Inn in Oakdale the morning of Oct. 31 to discuss voting for Proposition 1, the …

The Bohemia, Oakdale, and Sayville Civic Associations hosted their fourth, joint Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday, October 20 at the old junior high school auditorium in Sayville. Present …

Election Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Visit https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ to find your local polling place. Or register to vote at: https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote. NEW …

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