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Easing travel: COVID-19 testing site hits MacArthur Airport

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 …

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 …

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