The Town of Islip will divide into council districts to settle a federal lawsuit in which minority residents sought representation on the town board, which is lacking under the current at-large system.
A lawsuit that aims to split the Town of Islip board members up into council districts is scheduled to go to trial next month at Central Islip federal court.
There are plenty of places to dine al fresco on Long Island, but for the beachiest of summer outdoor dining experiences, there are just a few local eateries where patrons can be seated at tables right in the sand.
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 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.
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.