Brightwaters man's problems with PSEG WorryFree 's heating and cooling system
O'beehave opens in Islip, carrying organic, cruelty-free hair and body products

The shop sells natural botanical, organic and cruelty-free hair and body products — and asks you to bring your own bottle.

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Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
On abortion issue and Roe, beliefs of LI Christians mirror U.S.

Christian Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the island. 

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20+ things to do this Memorial Day weekend on Long Island

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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Upcoming Events

West Islip Symphony Orchestra: Winter Concert


An evening of Beethoven's The Consecration of the House overture, some Irish inspired music and finally, Schubert's 9th Symphony, "The Great"


Beach Street Middle School

Higbie Lane

West Islip, NY


Phone: 631-893-3310



East Islip St. Patrick's Day Parade


Parade steps off in front of the East Islip Library and travels west along Main Street to Irish Lane.


East Islip, NY

East Islip, NY




American Legion Post 1738 meeting


Post 1738, new members welcome, no meetings July-Aug.


American Legion Post 1738 - West Islip

340 Union Blvd.

West Islip, NY


Phone: 631-422-1738

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Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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For these LI moms, 'just breastfeed' not the solution to infant formula shortage

Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.

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Prosecutors: Man sentenced, 2 others plead guilty in sex cases

A Florida man got 12 years in prison for pressuring a Long Island teen to send him sexually explicit photos and two Central Islip men pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor at a Suffolk hotel, prosecutors said.

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Ducks closer Tyler Webb not getting many save opportunities

Slow start to season has manager Wally Backman using the former Yankee in non-save situations.

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Shares dive as CPI Aero pulled from NYSE

The stock exchange said the company failed to file timely financial documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Racial demographics rapidly shifting in Long Island schools

Students of color have gone from being the minority to the majority in 32 Long Island districts over the past 20 years, a Newsday analysis found.

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Long Islanders bid a tearful farewell to 'This Is Us'

Tissue boxes at hand, local viewers are ready for the NBC show's final episode.

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Changing demographics of LI schools
Kelsie Whitmore scores run in game against Ducks

Whitmore has played in seven games and has scored two runs.

Westhampton vs. East Islip

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff game.

Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Jameson Smith's five goals spark Bayport-Blue Point boys lacrosse to Suffolk Class C quarterfinal win

Third-seeded Phantoms have won seven straight.

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Westhampton boys lacrosse tops East Islip, advances to Suffolk Class B semifinals

Chance Brindle and Gavin Arcuri scored back-to-back to give No. 4 Westhampton a 6-4 lead in its 6-5 win over No. 5 East Islip.

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Catherine Meyers pitches 1-hitter as Sayville softball wins playoff opener

Giovanna Calicchio had three hits and an RBI in victory over Mount Sinai.

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Jack Trovato's four goals propel Islip boys lacrosse past Miller Place in Suffolk quarterfinals

"I really didn't even create my own shots," Trovato said. "My teammates were getting me open."

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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

'The William Floyd Youth & Government program continues to be the gold standard.'

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Motorcyclist hit boy, 11, in West Babylon, Suffolk police say 

Police said the motorcyclist was charged with reckless endangerment after investigators reviewed surveillance footage of the collision provided by the child's mother.

Edie Falco to play Pete Davidson's mom in streaming series

Peacock series "Bupkis" will be a fictionalized version of Davidson's life.

CHSAA boys volleyball final: Chaminade vs. St. John the Baptist

Scenes from the CHSAA boys volleyball final between Chaminade and St. John the Baptist at St. Dominic on Monday.

Unbeaten Chaminade repeats as CHSAA boys volleyball champion

Ryan Farrell and Logan Iacobazzi led the Flyers, who did not drop a set for the second season in a row.

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Maggie Miller, Megan Wegel lead North Babylon over West Islip

Megan Wegel's hitting backs Maggie Miller's strong start.

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Good Samaritan Hospital breaks ground on $500M expansion

The 300,000-square-foot addition will include an upgraded emergency department, 16 operating rooms, an enhanced surgical suite and three floors of private patient rooms.

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Long Island 'Voice' finalist Bella DeNapoli drops first album

Top 20 finalist Bella DeNapoli has dropped her debut album, "Three Letters."

Four LI hospitals get 'A' rating by nonprofit watchdog

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, Mather Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital–Long Island each got the top score from the Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group.

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Rise in crime on LIRR could be scaring off some riders, Lieber says 

MTA officials said they are taking new measures to address a recent rise in crime on the rails.

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Crime is up on LIRR and ridership has stalled
West Babylon group to tout benefits of hiring autistic adults

The Winters Center for Autism will host a virtual information session on the subject Wednesday.

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Emma Blloshmi, Lacey Downey team up to lead West Babylon to big win

Pair total 12 of team's 13 goals as close teammates make up for lost time. 

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West Babylon vs. West Islip

Scenes from a Suffolk girls lacrosse match between West Babylon and host West Islip on Monday.

Southern Poverty Law Center lists 2 LI groups as anti-government

Nassau-based Long Island Mutual Assistance Group and Suffolk-based Long Island Loud Majority were among "extreme antigovernment groups" active in 2021, according to an annual report by the nonprofit.

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Smithtown West baseball pulls together for victory over North Babylon

Bulls scramble back to take third game of key Suffolk IV series.

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Gratitude, pride at Pan Am Museum's Operation Babylift reunion

In three weeks in 1975, about 3,000 children were evacuated from Vietnam.

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School Notebook: Massapequa, Huntington are mock trial champs

The teams will now compete virtually at the state tournament later this month.

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