Tag: Islip

Turnaround Chef Johndavid Hensley Spins Pub Into Blue Oyster Seafood &...

The newest addition to Long Island’s restaurant scene is Blue Oyster Seafood & Oyster Bar, a white-tablecloth restaurant that debuted last month where sports bar Bottoms Up once stood in downtown Islip.

Islip Councilwoman Apologizes for Facebook Controversy

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin-Weichbrodt apologized Saturday for a social media post she made about several foreign nations that prompted critics to plan a protest outside Islip Town Hall next week.

Historic Islip Manse on 1.3 Acres Asks $1.6M

This charming century-old antique home offers an opportunity to own a piece of history on 1.3 park-like acres that is listed for sale in southern 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.