Tag: Islandia

Islandia Crash Leaves Driver Dead

A 46-year-old Central Islip man was killed in a car crash in Islandia on Tuesday morning.

First Casino on Long Island Debuts in Islandia

Thousands of people flocked Monday to Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino in Islandia upon the debut of the first such facility to open on Long Island following years-long debates over its location.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Long Island Christmas Events, Parades & Tree Lightings 2016

With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.

Mastic Beach Votes to Dissolve, Making it Third-Shortest-Lived Village in NY

Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.

Islandia Village OKs Controversial Mini-Casino at Marriott Hotel

Village of Islandia officials authorized the opening of a mini-casino at the Marriott Hotel over the objections of gambling opponents who packed village hall for the brief special meeting on Friday morning. Critics say the mini-casino will bring crime to the community but the village touted its economic benefits. The approval would make it the first gambling parlor of its kind in Nassau or Suffolk counties.

Cranes On Every Corner Of NYC, But Not Much Going Up...

LI will need to spark development in order to grow the tax base to support the increasing cost of government without breaking the bank of the average homeowner, an expert says. The challenges are the decaying transportation infrastructure, the shortage of sewers in Suffolk, and the lack of undeveloped areas in Nassau in particular.

Long Island Trio Plead Guilty to Insurance Scam

Three Long Island men have admitted to their roles in burning down an upstate New York bar that two of them owned in a...

Brentwood Man Killed in Crash With Tractor Trailer

A 35-year-old Brentwood man was killed when his vehicle was involved in a collision with a tractor trailer in Islandia on Tuesday afternoon. Suffolk County...

How the Islip Garbage Barge Saga Compares to the Town’s Toxic...

Calling the Town of Islip home is not all the two environmental crises share in common.