Town of Islip

Meters have replaced free parking in the lot near the Fire Island ferry docks in Bay Shore, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Not Pleased As Meters Replace Free Parking Near Fire Island Ferry Docks

Summer visitors to Fire Island have often enjoyed free parking on the mainland, but when business owners in Bay Shore complained that customers could not shop because of the clutter of cars.

07/13/2015

A generic parking meter (Credit: Getty Images)

Plan For Downtown Parking Meters Angers Some In Bay Shore

Some are concerned the parking meters will hurt business, especially on Main Street, where they also are expected to be installed.

04/21/2015

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

Sen. Croci Secures $1 Million To Help Clean Up Contaminated Long Island Park

Sen. Croci said an additional $2 million in clean up cost will have to come from Islip tax payers.

04/01/2015

The virus is transferred to humans through mosquitoes that have also fed on birds infected with West Nile. (File photo)

Suffolk County Announces Year’s First West Nile Case

Suffolk County has announced its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

12/13/2014

Thomas Datre Jr., Clara Datre and Gia Gatien head into court on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

3 Members Of Family Charged With Overbilling Town Of Islip For Tree Removal

DA Thomas Spota said the trio also did not pay the proper contract wages to 13 employees, shorting them over $100,000.

12/09/2014

A rooster (credit: ClipArt.com)

Tighter Rooster Restrictions Proposed In Town Of Islip Amid Noise Complaints

Currently, Town of Islip code allows for up to 15 of the noisy birds per 500 square feet of yard space as long as the roosters are in secure enclosures.

11/18/2014

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

David Jordan, 11, talks to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan after he was burned upon falling into tar near his Islip, Long Island home. His family is suing the Town of Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing Town Of Islip After Boy Is Burned By Hot Tar On Street

A mother claimed Thursday afternoon that her 11-year-old son fell into hot tar on their Long Island neighborhood street that was being repaved.

08/21/2014

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

Residents To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente Park

Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.

07/23/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: Cleanup Of Roberto Clemente Park Could Take At Least 6 Months

Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood has been closed since District Attorney Tom Spota announced in May that about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were illegally dumped there.

06/18/2014

The berm at Veterans Way where the highest levels of contamination were found. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Veterans Way In Islandia Contaminated With Hazardous Materials

Test results confirm a housing development for war veterans on Long Island is contaminated with hazardous materials.

06/11/2014

Suffolk County Water Authority Maps (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Assure Islip Residents Water Near Contaminated Sites Is Safe

The Suffolk County Water Authority wants to assure residents in the Town of Islip, where a number of contaminated dumping sites were recently discovered, that the water is safe to drink and bathe in.

06/03/2014

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

Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island

The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.

05/14/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump Site

Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.

05/13/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

DA: Brentwood’s Roberto Clemente Park Closed Over Illegal Dumping

A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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