Heartland Town Square project moves forward

March 22, 2017 by  

The Town of Islip has created a special webpage where residents can make comments about the proposed Heartland Town Square, a project that has been in the works for years.

A final vote on the development is [Read more]

Job fairs scheduled for Islip area

February 20, 2017 by  

Islip Town’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs is planning job fairs for young adults and teens who are looking for part-time jobs, or who want summer work.

The events will allow [Read more]

Luxury bus line back in business soon

January 26, 2017 by  

A bus system that ceased operations last year will be back in business soon, giving riders a luxurious way of getting from Manhattan to the Hamptons, and is likely to serve Central Islip, New York.
According to an article in Newsday, Hampton Luxury Liner, a bus service, and its sister company, Classic Coach, were acquired by M&V Limousines Ltd., based in Commack.

M&V president Mark Vigliante says he plans to [Read more]

Condo project in Islip gets okay to go ahead with second phase

December 23, 2016 by  

Foxgate, a luxury condo development in Islip, has received permission to go ahead with its second phase. The Town of Islip approved second-floor balconies, a security gatehouse, and a [Read more]

Central Islip demolishes ‘zombie’ house

November 5, 2016 by  

The Town of Islip razed a so-called ‘zombie’ house in Central Islip last month, using money from a grant from the state’s attorney general’s office. The grant is in the amount of $339,100.

The house, a single-story structure on [Read more]

Islip foodies welcome new restaurant

October 24, 2016 by  

Central Islip folks who are fond of dining out have a new place to try – a ‘California coastal’ type restaurant on Main Street.

Long Island Beach Bowls Acai Cafe opened at [Read more]

Double track between Ronkonkoma and Central Islip complete, governor says

September 2, 2016 by  

On August 23, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced that track laying between Ronkonkoma and Central Islip, a part of the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) Double Track project, was finished.

According to an article on [Read more]

Credit union collecting school supplies

August 15, 2016 by  

The Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), which has 25 branches on Long Island, including Central Islip, has thrown its support behind an organization called Team TFCU.

The team is [Read more]

Central Islip moves to create veterans’ housing

July 2, 2016 by  

The New York State Legislature and the Islip Town Board have set plans in motion to create veterans’ housing in a vacant park in [Read more]

Islip compromises with boaters

June 3, 2016 by  

Boaters who use the Atlantique Marina facility on Fire Island were upset by some changes proposed recently. According to a recent news item, Islip had proposed a change to [Read more]

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