8 hrs ago
West Islip District Committee Launches Campaign to Repeal GEA
The West Islip School District Legislative Action Committee is asking taxpayers to help lobby state lawmakers to repeal the Gap Elimination Adjustment which district leaders say is negatively impacting state aid allotments.
8 hrs ago
Speed Limit Changes Won't Help, Say West Islip Patch Readers
It seems more than a few West Islip residents aren't very hopeful that proposed speed changes on Higbie Lane and Udall Road will slow down drivers and increase safety.
13 hrs ago
2 DWIs, Pot Bust and Drug Charge
The following information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
19 hrs ago
West Islip Agenda: Old Fashioned Village Christmas, Concert for Philippine Relief
BACCA will host "The Concert for Philippine Relief" this Sunday, December 15 at the BACCA Arts Center on North Wellwood Avenue in Lindenhurst.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Police: L.I. Woman Cited After Pit Bulls Found Emaciated, Chained To Tree
A Long Island woman has been cited after police said she severely neglected two pit bulls and left them chained to a tree in her yard.
West Islip 7-Eleven Not Dead as Applicant Withdraws Before Council Vote
A controversial West Islip 7-Eleven proposal isn't dead despite a planning board recommendation to the Islip Town Board to deny the project as the applicant withdrew the proposal before Tuesday's scheduled town council vote.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
West Islip District Cancels Afternoon, Evening Activities Due to Snow
The West Islip School District, citing the snowy weather and the potential for icing, is cancelling all afternoon and evening activities for Tuesday, according to a post on its website.
Islip to Set Hearings on Reducing Speed on West Islip Roads
Islip officials are considering reducing speed limits in three areas on two busy West Islip roads, Higbie Lane and Udall Road, and are slated to set public hearings on the proposed traffic code amendments at its Tuesday meeting.
Hauppauge residents protest homeless shelter's schoolkids
Suffolk Legis. John M. Kennedy wants the county to cancel its contract with the operator of 96-family shelter in Hauppauge.
Islip Town Board Decision Expected Tuesday on West Islip 7-Eleven Proposal
The Islip Town Board is expected to cast a decision regarding a proposed 7-Eleven at the corner of Udall Road and Muncey Road in West Islip at its Tuesday afternoon meeting.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
State Notice: West Islip Sex Offender Has Left Higbie Lane Residence
A registered sex offender who had been living on Higbie Lane, across from the former Westbrook Elementary School, has relocated to Nassau County, according to an e-alert issued Monday by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Police ID Woman Killed in West Islip Crash
New York State Police have identified the female driver who died after her car veered off the Southern State Parkway Friday night in West Islip.
What West Islip Residents are Selling: Elvis Ornament, Playing Piano and Faux Tree
Sometimes the best gift isn't necessarily the one on a local store shelf or found at a nearby retailer.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Business Beat: Indoor Trampoline Park Opening in Deer Park
DEER PARK Largest Indoor Trampoline Park on LI Opening in Deer Park Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park will open the largest indoor trampoline park on Long Island in Deer Park in early January 2014, employing more than 150 people.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
News Nearby: Lindenhurst Village Board Approves Sandy Property Tax Relief
The Suffolk Police have given notice to a Level 3 sex offender living in West Islip that he must relocate within 45 days.
Wedding: Angela Woodside and Christopher Lynam
Angela Woodside and Christopher Lynam were married on Nov. 10 at St. Lawrence the Martyr Church in Sayville.
Woman killed in car crash on Southern State
A woman was killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway in West Islip late Friday night, fire department officials said.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Crimes Nearby: Lindenhurst Man's Charges Upgraded in Car Crash That Injured 2
Burglar Steals Computer From Deer Park Home A home on W. 18th Street in Deer Park was burglarized over the weekend, according to Suffolk Police.
King Kullen: West Islip Workers Will Be Offered Jobs at Other Stores
The fact King Kullen is closing its Udall Road store in West Islip doesn't mean employees will lose their jobs, according to the supermarket, as workers will be offered roles at other stores.
Former West Islip Legislator Inducted into St. John the Baptist Hall of Fame
St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School inducted four honorees into its Hall of Fame in November, and one is a well-known West Islip resident: Angie Carpenter, -- Community Support.