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IDA tax-break duels in Suffolk causing revenue concerns
Farmingdale-based D'Addario & Co., which makes guitar strings, had its property tax bill reduced by Suffolk County after it agreed to move production work from New England, creating 20 jobs.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Don't Miss: Helping Hands Toy Drive Wednesday
The Helping Hands organization will hold its 23rd annual holiday toy drive on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the West Islip Fire House at 309 Union Boulevard.
King Kullen Shuttering West Islip Store After Holidays
The West Islip King Kullen on Union Boulevard will close after the holidays, according to a company employee, but whether a Wild Nature store will replace the retail supermarket is still under review.
Police: West Islip Sex Offender Must Move Within 45 Days
The Suffolk Police have given notice to a Level 3 sex offender living in West Islip that he must relocate within 45 days.
West Islip Man Sentenced in Road Rage Crash Fatality
A West Islip man has pled guilty in the death of a 15-year-old West Islip teenager who was killed as a result of a road rage incident a year ago and is now serving a one-to-three year term upstate, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
Editorial: MTA's new attitude on safety system
In Suffolk Cnty road construction. right lane closed on The Southern St Pkwy WB between Sagtikos Pkwy/X41a and Bay Shore Rd/X41 in West Islip In Suffolk Cnty road construction.
Police Nab West Islip Debit Card Thief
Nassau police have arrested a man they say stole a bank debit card from a West Islip woman in late October and then used the card without her permission.
Graduation Program Changes, Islip Pines Presentations at Sachem BOE
Presentations listed on the agenda for Wednesday's Sachem Central School District Board of Education work session meeting include graduation program changes, an AP Physics curriculum update, a Citibank program, New York State CTE program, and a discussion on the Serota Properties Islip Pines project among others.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Brentwood shop owner allegedly recorded employees in bathroom
The owner of a Brentwood photography studio is facing felony charges after being arrested Monday for allegedly secretly recording his employees using the bathroom, Suffolk County police said .
Help Wanted: Boston Market Manager, Assistant Teacher
For those seeking work in the area - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here is a list of local job openings.
Lindenhurst mulls Sandy assessment relief
The Village of Lindenhurst is holding a public hearing Tuesday night on a new tax law calling for assessment relief for properties impacted by superstorm Sandy.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
'The Tiny Tomato and His Terrific Manners'
Dec. 2, 2013 - ISLIP, N.Y. -- This invaluable children's book shows what can happen when the biggest tomato in the garden decides to throw his weight around and bully the smaller tomatoes.
QuickChek Proposal on Planning Board Agenda Thursday
A public hearing on the proposed QuickChek convenience and gas station proposal for Bayport is on the Town of Islip Planning Board agenda for Thursday, Dec. 5. As reported by Patch in mid October, the NY-NJ metro-based gas station-food market chain has filed two applications for a special permit to operate a gas station and a special permit to ... (more)
Open House Provides Insight on MacArthur Airport Development
An open house event, where residents can review planning concepts for Long Island MacArthur Airport, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the airport from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Town of Islip officials as well as the airport planning consultant, Landrum & Brown, will be exhibiting a number of planning concepts as part of the airport's on-going study related ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Suffolk police seek two in East Islip gun incident
Suffolk police are looking for two armed men involved in a Saturday night confrontation in East Islip during which a gun was fired.
Lindenhurst group finds ally in fight against recycling expansion
A New York and Atlantic Railway train approaches the intersection of Grand Avenue and Railroad Avenue in Lindenhurst after taking cars from One World Recycling on Queens Avenue in Lindenhurst.
On The Boards: U.S. Marines Unload Turkeys, Pajama Program Visits Head Start
This past week, there have been a number of announcements on our community boards, which can be accessed here .
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Holiday parade draws thousands to Huntington Village
Festive fire trucks travel down New York Avenue during the Fourth Annual Holiday Parade and Street Festival in Huntington Village.
Former Classmate Charged With Murder of Teen Found in Marsh
Two years after Kyle Underhill's badly beaten body was found in a marsh near his home in Long Island, N.Y., police have charged his former classmate and friend, Thomas Liming, 21, with murder.
Family Fun Glow Run/Walk Toy Drive Sunday
The first annual Family Fun Glow Run/Walk Toy Drive will take place tomorrow, Sunday, Dec. 1 and there is still time to register for a great event that helps needy children and also gets the family some exercise.