Islip

A security guard kicks anti-graffiti crews and Islip town officials off private property. (Credit: CBS2)

Islip Graffiti Blasters Ordered Off Property During News Conference

The Town of Islip has suffered an embarrassing setback in its efforts to crack down on graffiti.

08/04/2015

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6-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Long Island Swimming Pool

Police say the young girl was found unresponsive in the pool at a home on Columbine Avenue in Islip around 7:30 p.m.

07/19/2015

The remains of three goats were found at a preserve in Riverhead. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk SPCA To Distribute Flyers Amid Uptick In Apparent Ritualistic Animal Sacrifices

Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross said the flyers will contain information on how to report this type of crime.

07/09/2015

FILE -- Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Initial Tests Find Contaminants In Groundwater Near Brentwood Park

The report by Enviroscience Consultants Inc. of Ronkonkoma, however, cautioned that no definitive connections could be drawn from the tests.

01/20/2015

Brookwood Hall in Islip on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Officials Hope To Restore Historic Islip Mansion To Original Grandeur

Some generous donations will help save one of Long Island’s once grand South Shore mansions.

01/15/2015

MacArthur Airport is owned and operated by the town of Islip (credit: Americasroof/Wikimedia Commons)

Report: American Airlines Loses Bid To Restore Flights Between MacArthur, D.C.

American Airlines has lost its bid to restore flights between Long Island MacArthur Airport and Washington, D.C.

01/08/2015

MacArthur Airport is owned and operated by the town of Islip (credit: Americasroof/Wikimedia Commons)

Islip Officials Unveil Remodeled MacArthur Airport

The airport includes a new gift and wine shop, a restaurant, an art gallery and an atrium concert hall.

12/04/2014

Several federal agencies use the firing range in Islip, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Firing Range Target Of Neighbors’ Criticism

The town of Islip has contracted with federal law enforcement, and residents say the blasts of high-powered rifles lasts from sunrise to sunset seven days a week, an assault on their ears.

09/16/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Islip Mom Comes Home To Find Daughter Duct Taped To Chair After Burglary

A woman called 911 around 9 p.m. Monday and told police she arrived at her North Ocean Avenue home and found her 28-year-old daughter bound to a chair with duct tape.

09/02/2014

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Police: Long Island Man Set Fire To Home, Threatened Cops

Peter Marren is charged with arson and criminal contempt after the incident around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, Islip.

08/23/2014

A woman stands at her doorway watching the water level rise on Moffit Boulevard in Islip, N.Y., following heavy rains and flash flooding Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.

08/20/2014

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Councilman Steven Flotteron (center) and Public Safety Commissioner John Carney hold a news conference Aug. 18, 2014, asking for homeowners to report flood damage. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Islip Officials Pushing For Flood Victims To Report Damage To Town

Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.

08/18/2014

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Uninsured Long Island Homeowners Play Waiting Game For Flood Damage Repair

The historic rainfall that hit western Suffolk County this week has left crater-like sinkholes in its wake and took an emotional and financial toll on homeowners.

08/15/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Litchfield Avenue in Babylon flooded after a nasty story dumped 13 inches on parts of Long Island on August 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Advisory Against Swimming Issued For 66 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.

08/14/2014

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