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Former Islip Town Supervisor Peter McGowan, who once served three months in jail for taking bribes, has died at 83.

New citizens line up to take photos after a 2019 naturalization ceremony in Central Islip, New York.
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Latinx residents on Long Island praised this week a settlement in a federal lawsuit that overturned the town of Islip’s voting system that they say discriminated against them.

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After a three-week hearing, a federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether to block the town of Islip from holding primaries in June.

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The Town of Islip on Long Island is educating residents about safe recycling habits after gunpowder exploded in a recycling truck in August and another homeowner tried to recycle a bottle of muriatic acid, which is used to clean concrete. Islip’s recycling plant had to be evacuated.

LI's MacArthur Airport May Become Superfund Site

Feb 1, 2018

New York State environmental officials listed MacArthur Airport as a possible Superfund site after they detected high chemical compound levels in nearby wells.