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West Islip

West Islip
In the early years of its existence, Islip Town was owned entirely by a handful of wealthy men who ran it like feudal lords and didn't even bother to call a town meeting for a decade after the town was established.
Photo: People walk along the wooded path at the Gardiner County Park, West Islip. (Newsday / Daniel Goodrich )
In the early years of its existence, Islip Town was owned entirely by a handful of wealthy men who ran it like feudal lords and didn't even bother to call a town meeting for a decade after the town was established.
Photo: People walk along the wooded path at the Gardiner County Park, West Islip. (Newsday / Daniel Goodrich )
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  • After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet

    After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet
    In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record flooding.
  • FBI arrests man in 'Rebecca' musical finance scheme on Broadway

    A Long Island businessman has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding producers of the aborted Broadway musical "Rebecca." Officials with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office made the announcement early Monday morning. Mark Hotton, a 46-year-old...

    The God Squad: Answering questions on the afterlife

    Question: I'm a hospice nurse, and I often find that my patients of the Jewish faith don't believe in an afterlife. In a recent newspaper article, a rabbi answering the question, "How would you explain death to a preschooler?" made no mention of an...

    $20,000 Reward For Puppy Thrown From Moving Car On Long Island

    $20,000 Reward For Puppy Thrown From Moving Car On Long Island
    Police on Long Island are looking for the heartless person who threw a puppy from a moving car along a parkway this past weekend. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened sometime during the after of August 11 on the Pilgrim...

    Puppy Survives Being Thrown from Moving Car

    Puppy Survives Being Thrown from Moving Car
    LONG ISLAND, NY -- Police are looking for those responsible for throwing a puppy from a moving car along a parkway this past weekend. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened sometime during the afternoon of August 11 on the Pilgrim...