January 23, 2014 RSS feed / People/Social

World War II vet honored for lifetime of service

Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. recently joined other community leaders and former veterans in a ceremony honoring Frank McLoughlin, a World War II veteran and former firefighter with the FDNY. More...

Bay Shore’s Gardiner Manor Elementary School visits Vanderbilt Museum

The assembly was called to congratulate four of their students who recently participated in a contest; the renaming of the new show at the planetarium located at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum.  In March of last year the planetarium, which More...

Recent graduates from the Air Force, Army and Navy

Air Force Airman 1st Class Brandon J. Mauro graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Pauline and David Mauro of Deer Park. He is a 2009 graduate of Deer Park High School.  More...

Lindenhurst High School athletes receive zone awards

The Lindenhurst High School physical education department is announced that Samantha Saporito and Ryan McDonough were selected as outstanding physical education students and received the prestigious Suffolk Zone Leadership Award. More...

Korean war veterans honored at award event

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently attended an awards event sponsored by the Guglielmo Marconi Lodge No. 2232 of Islip. Barraga presented proclamations to Korean War Veterans from the Lodge in recognition of their service to our country. More...

Sweeney bill to establish diabetes research fund passes Assembly

Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (DLindenhurst) announced today that the New York State Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation he sponsored to allow taxpayers to voluntarily make tax-deductible contributions to fund diabetes research and education.&nbs More...

The flu has arrived; are you and your family protected?

Your health is in your hands

State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., declared that influenza has become prevalent in New York State. More...

Get the family to exercise together

(NAPSI)—Today, childhood obesity tops the charts as one of the primary health concerns for parents. More...

Tavon Amaya of North Babylon promoted to private first class

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general for the State of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.  More...

Patti Moser receives “Seven Seals Award” from Department of Defense

At a recent ceremony held at the US Army National Guard and Naval Reserve Center in Farmingdale, Lindenhurst resident Patti Moser, a routing coordinator for Educational Bus Transportation, Copiague, received the prestigious Seven Seals Award from ESG More...

West Islip High School honors veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, 11thgrade students at West Islip High School honored veterans of all ages who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. More...

Ground breaking for new Lindenhurst F.D. Headquarters

A ground breaking for the new Lindenhurst Fire Department main headquarters on Wellwood Avenue will be held Fri., Jan. 24, 3 p.m. The public is invited.  More...

Good Samaritan Pediatric Department accepts toys collected by U.S. Coast Guard

Members of Good Samaritan Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Department, shown, left to right, Director of Nursing Education Dorri Bechtel, RN; Associate Director of Pediatrics Reethamma Daniel, MD; Child Life Specialist Nancy Kennedy; Laura Frost, More...

West Islip H.S. Robotics Team wins first place

The members of the West Islip High School Robotics Team recently won the first place trophy at the Half Hollows Hills Invitational Robotics Tournament, beating 27 other teams in a series of robotics competitions. More...

Maintaining a healthy mind and body takes “work”

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. More...













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