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24 Mar

Islip Seeks Funds For Skate Park

The Islip Town Board voted 5-0 to apply for state funding for the construction of a skate park at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood. The town is seeking a State and Municipal Facilities Program Grant of $250,000 from the Dormitory ...

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24 Mar

Bay Shore Marina Project Nears Finish Line

More than 500 feet of bulkhead will be replaced at the marina in time for the start of boating season, officials said. Work on a bulkhead rehabilitation project at the Bay Shore Marina is in its final stage after more than a ...

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20 Mar

Islip to Hold Pot Hearing

Islip to consider moratorium on pot sales Town officials will have a public hearing next month to discuss a proposed one-year delay on the sale of legal recreational marijuana. Islip Town is the latest municipality on Long Island to consider taking steps to ...

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20 Mar

Safety First

Town’s public safety department undergoes overhaul under new leadership A new training program is the latest example of change in the Islip Town Public Safety Department, which officials said has been reorganized under new leadership after a hiring scandal led ...

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28 Feb

Building Business

The Islip Town Industrial De­velopment Agency took in its best ever revenue last year after a flurry of multimillion dol­lar economic development pro­jects, officials said. The town IDA, which offers tax incentives to expanding businesses in an effort to grow ...

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27 Feb

Schumer to FAA: MacArthur Airport needs more funding

With more funding, Long Island MacAr­thur Airport could attract carriers that fly to the West Coast and other routes. And that would be a boon to Long Island’s economy, not to mention bet1er serve passengers in the region.  That’s the ...

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24 Feb

5 Easy Caribbean Getaways from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport

No traffic on the way to the airport, parking in front of the terminal, and a quiet security process that includes TSA Pre-check: These are some of the reasons to love MacArthur Airport in Islip. A wider-than-ever selection of Caribbean ...

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21 Feb

Schumer Presses for Funds to Upgrade MacArthur

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday he will lobby for federal dollars to help Long Island MacArthur Airport finance a new concourse and other upgrades. The Senate minority leader, speaking from outside MacArthur, said he recently secured billions in funding for ...

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06 Feb

MacArthur Airport – More Seats to Pick From

MacArthur leads mid-to-large hubs in added capacity Newsday Feb 6, 2019 Long Island MacArthur Airport saw the biggest increase among mid-to-large airports of seats offered on domestic flights in 2018, data shows. Airlines based at the Ronkonkoma airport offered 2.17 ...

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05 Feb

Brookwood Hall – A Ballroom Comes Back to Life

Restorations make Brookwood Hall, built in 1903, a place to party again Newsday Feb, 5, 2019 A historic mansion in East Islip that has been partly restored back to its original grandeur will once again host parties, but this time ...

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