February 9, 2017 RSS feed / People/Social

Overcoming odds, former resident attains dream of becoming a physician

For Dr. Eddie L. Copellin II achieving his dreams meant overcoming the limits of prejudice and social stigmas. More...

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Council N0.6556 hosts Installation of Officers

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Council N0.6556, Knights of Columbus in Wyandanch held its annual Installation of Officers on Sat., Oct. 8, 2016 at Our Lady of the Miraculous Church in Wyandanch. Members attended the 5 p.m. More...

New York District Knights of Columbus adds Three Wise Men and the Gloria Angel Belmont Lake State Park Nativity Scene

The 8th New York District Knights of Columbus recently added the Three Wise Men and the Gloria Angel to the Nativity Scene they purchased for Belmont Lake State Park last year. The Nativity project is now completed. More...

Harvard physician warns of health dangers caused from hookah use

Recently an article was written by Dr. Anthony Komaroff, a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School, spelling out the dangers of hookahs. A hookah is a water pipe that people use to smoke a specially made tobacco. More...

Please meet our 2016 local scholars

•The following local residents were named to the dean’s list at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia for the fall 2016 semester: Chelsea Verron of West Islip and Shannon Hopkins, Emily Fudim and Leann Sarle of Babylon.  More...

Michael Avona, of Babylon, reenlists in Army

Specialist Michael Avona, of Babylon, and Sergeant First Class Stanley Anderson, of Lindenhurst, have reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters, 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute).  More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge hosts community honors night

The Sons of Italy Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211 held a community honors night in November 2016. The lodge’s goal was to honor the heroes in our community. More...

WIHS seniors Emily Beier and Drew Cestaro named Suffolk Zone winners

West Islip High School seniors Emily Beier and Drew Cestaro were recognized as 2016-17 winners by the Suffolk Zone Chapter of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at the organization’s annual award More...













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