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  1. Nancy O'Keefe, former West Islip High School teacher and volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Nancy O'Keefe spent a quarter century breathing life into the history she taught her students at West Islip High School, and in retirement served her church, hospital patients and her retirement community in Babylon. O'Keefe died at home on July 3 after a brief illness, with her family at her side.


  2. Crime Stoppers: Two Suspect Used Stolen Credit Cards; Fraudulent Transactions Exceeded $7,000Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline: 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). LI News: Woman Killed in West Islip Crash with Box Truck, Authorities Report: (Long Island, NY) Suffol... @newsli LI News: Assemblyman ...


  3. West Islip Woman Julia Schweers, 19, Killed in Car Accident; Friend...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    A 19-year-old woman from West Islip was killed in a car crash early this morning in West Islip, police said. Around 6 A.M. Julia Schweers was driving her 2011 Toyota Camry North on Higbie Lane when her vehicle struck a 2005 Mitsubishi box truck which was attempting to make a left turn onto Union Boulevard.


  4. Teen killed in West Islip crashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Police say that 19-year-old Julia Schweers, of West Islip, was driving on Higbie Lane just before 6 a.m. today.


  5. Police: Crash closes Union Boulevard in West IslipRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    Emergency responders are at the scene of a serious crash that closed Union Boulevard in West Islip on Tuesday morning. The crash involved a truck and another vehicle at the intersection with Higbie Lane at 5:55 a.m., Suffolk County police said.


  6. 'Devastating Fire' Rips Through Babylon Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 |

    ... to police. The fire then spread to adjoining businesses. The Babylon Fire Department, with an assist from the West Islip Fire Department, extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported. "Last night we suffered a devastating fire and will be ...


  7. Chaminade's one goal: A three-peat, and it wasn't a one-goal gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    ... a 13-4 record, the Flyers played their usually tough non-league schedule, including games against Massapequa, West Islip, Yorktown, Ward Melville, Greenwich and Delbarton. But this season was typical in that it was all about those three games ...


  8. Together, Lions roared to state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    Nearly three-quarters of the way through its season, West Islip was its own biggest enemy in a game against Bay Shore. Teammates yelling at each other on the field, hands thrown up in the air in frustration -- not exactly the demeanor you'd expect from a championship-bound team.


  9. Annual Clam Shucking ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition to hold its Annual Clam Shucking Contest at Nicky's On The Bay, on Tuesday, August 11, 2015


  10. Mark Hotton sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newsday

    A West Islip man -- dubbed by federal prosecutors as "the closest thing anyone has seen to a career white collar criminal"-- was sentenced to 11 1/4 years in federal prison Thursday for defrauding several people and companies of more than $9 million. Mark Hotton, a former stockbroker, appeared in federal court in Central Islip yesterday wearing a prison-issued black uniform, having just finished... A West Islip man -- dubbed by federal prosecutors as "the closest thing anyone has seen to a career white collar criminal"-- was sentenced to 11 1/4 years in federal prison Thursday for defrauding several people and companies of more than $9 million.


  11. Spring Academic All-Ivy - 2014-15Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Ivy League Sports

    ... The full list, alphabetically by institution, follows. BROWN Jack Kelly , Jr., Men's Lacrosse, Economics (West Islip, N.Y.) Unaninmous selection for first-team All-Ivy; USILA Honorable Mention All-American; Led the Ivy League in save percentage ...


  12. Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued for West IslipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 |



  13. Commack Chuck E. Cheese's closes after losing leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Newsday

    ... its franchisees operate more than 590 stores, including three other locations on Long Island -- in Hicksville, West Islip and Patchogue. Chuck E. Cheese's was bought by private equity firm Apollo Global Management in February 2014. Same-store sales ...


  14. 15 Job Openings at Fortune 500 Companies Near West IslipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    Shortly after the sun sets, you'll see a dazzling alignment of the three brightest celestial bodies in the nighttime sky. The 20-year-old woman caused a crash on the Southern State; driver of the other vehicle was drunk and in possession of cocaine, police say.


  15. 'Heathens' review: Offshore Regulars' reggae-rock sounds of a Long Island summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Newsday

    Even if the standout track from The Offshore Regulars' new EP "Heathens" wasn't called "Ocean Beach," the West Islip band would still capture that South Shore summer vibe. What separates "Ocean Beach" -- which builds from an acoustic guitar start to a soothing reggae-grooved party that includes some inspired trombone work from guest Matt Carlin -- from so many laid-back, 311-inspired tracks are the vocals of Brendan O'Hara, who adds just enough rock growl to keep things edgy.


  16. Mount Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts FormalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Hudson Valley Press

    "This year was really successful and the formal is a way to celebrate that," explained mathematics major Kailyn Zanella of West Islip, N.Y., BBBS president. Zanella, who graduated in May, passed the presidency to Nicole Bosi, an information technology education major of Hauppauge, N.Y. Bosi has been a Big for two years and will return to the college for her senior year this fall.


  17. Italian restaurant Nonnina closes in West Islip, Besito to open in its placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Newsday

    Nonnina, once a three-star restaurant in West Islip, has closed. A third branch of Besito, among Long Island's top-rated Mexican spots, is expected to open at the site in fall. 1 comment

  18. Some residents near Guggenheim Lakes in North Babylon hope to bring the 'lake' backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Newsday

    ... Lakes in North Babylon, pose for a photo in their backyard Thursday, June 11, 2015. That's what North Babylon and West Islip residents told Suffolk County officials two years ago when the lake they live near dried up completely. Now the county is ...


  19. Final spring 2015 Big 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Newsday

    ... 10 saves, including two in the final minute to preserve the victory. Fueled by a loss in last year's title game, West Islip overcame four deficits in this year's championship against Suffern before Lena Riportella scored with 2:07 left to propel the ...


  20. Police: Man Wanted For Robbing 3 BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 |

    ... cash and left the bank with money. Four days later, he robbed the Capital One, located at 450 Union Boulevard in West Islip at about 5:55 p.m. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to ...


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