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I cover the Town of Islip, its four villages and nearly two dozen hamlets. You can usually find me tweeting and furiously taking notes at town and village board meetings. I’ll focus part of my attention on local development projects, watching how taxpayer dollars are spent and staying in tune with resident concerns and interests. I also love a good, local human interest story. Got some news to share? I’d love to hear from you.
Officials from the Islip Town Board and the Islip Housing Authority grabbed their shovels Thursday to ceremoniously break ground on what will be the home of three new affordable housing units in Bay Shore.
The property at 42 Lakeview Ave. used to be blighted and dilapidated, town officials said. It is set to be transformed into attractive new housing using money provided to the Town of Islip...Read more »
Moody’s Investors Services has downgraded the Bay Shore Union Free School District’s 2013 general obligation bonds from Aa2 to Aa3, the rating agency announced Friday, at the same time removing a negative rating outlook.
In a news release, Moody’s said the downgrade, and assignment of a Aa3 rating to the district’s $37.15 million School District Refunding Serial Bonds, reflects a “weakened...Read more »
A second complaint has been filed to the Islip ethics board pertaining to the sale of surplus town land in East Islip to a neighbor and contributor of Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt.
Planning board member Joseph DeVincent, a Democrat and former deputy town supervisor, wrote the ethics board Friday asking its members to review another aspect of the sale. In his letter, he alleged that...Read more »