Tom Croci

Doug Winter, president of Great Atlantic Shellfish Farm, Islip, showing harvested oysters (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Town Of Islip Lauds Success Of Great South Bay-Bottom Leasing Program For Oyster Industry

Town of Islip officials and bay men lauded the bay bottom-leasing program, which they credit with the rebirth of the oyster industry on Long Island’s South Shore.

09/24/2014

Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach officially reopened Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce the new boardwalk and shore-front restaurant. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sandy-Ravaged Islip Beach Back, Stronger Than Ever

The rebuilding of Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach is finally complete with the reopening of its new shore-front restaurant and more durable boardwalk.

08/21/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Islip Beach reopens, July 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Beach Reopens Nearly 9 Months After Sandy

Islip is among the last of Long Island’s beaches to open after Sandy’s devastating blow.

07/17/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Officials Announce New Safety Efforts After Fatal Weekend Boating Collision On L.I.

Police and Coast Guard will be out in full force stopping any boat owner who is speeding or operating the vessel in a reckless manner.

06/26/2012

Southwest Airlines planes are seen at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Aerospace Businesses Increase Presence Near MacArthur Airport

“We’ve seen recently within the town of Islip certain contractors, certain aerospace manufacturers actually expanding their space,” Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci told Xirinachs.

05/30/2012