Tag: Islip

Islip Fire Marshal Pleads Guilty to Coercion

A Town of Islip fire marshal has admitted to his role in coercing four applicants into not accepting town jobs in a scheme to hire preferred candidates.

Palatial Islip Mansion With Stunning Views Asks $5.9M

Sweeping views of the Great South Bay are unparalleled at this post-modern waterfront mansion on the market in the tony Bayberry Point section of Islip.

3 Nabbed for Brentwood Armed Home Invasion

Three men from Philadelphia were arrested for allegedly committing one of two armed home invasions on eastern Long Island last week, authorities said.

State Sues Companies for Toxic Dumping Scandal in Brentwood

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Central Islip and names the since-convicted mastermind of the illegal dumping scandal and nearly three dozen other people and companies allegedly responsible.

Ex-Islip Public Safety Commissioner Convicted of Coercion

The former Town of Islip public safety commissioner was convicted of coercing four people into not accepting town jobs, although he was acquitted of taking bribes and other charges.

Timothy Bolger Named Editor in Chief of Long Island Press

The Long Island Press proudly announces the promotion of Timothy Bolger to editor in chief.

Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras on Long Island

Try as they may, few establishments on LI are bound to throw parties as lively or serve food as authentic as these Cajun joints that have menus featuring crawfish, alligator and of course, jambalaya.

Long Island Dumping Sites Target of State Crackdown

For Long Island especially there’s concern that such toxins could seep into the region’s underground aquifers, the sole source for drinking water.

Trump Vague on Response to Russian Spy Ship Near Long Island

President Donald Trump outlined his options Thursday regarding the Russian spy ship that was recently spotted lurking off the coast of Long Island, but he didn't say what he'll do about it.