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Week in Review: Youth Baseball Take Big Win, F.I. Dunes Half Gone

A look at news from the past week at Patch.

Black Diamons win summer championship.
Black Diamons win summer championship.
A roundup of the top headlines in the area this week.

West Islip Black Diamonds Snare LI Boys of Summer Title
West Islip's Long Island Black Diamonds 13-year-old baseball team won the 2013 Long Island Boys of Summer Championship. 

In order to win the title the boys defeated the L.I. Force 7-5, L.I. Titans 7-3 and then crushed the B45 Storm in the championship game 13-1 to capture this years crown. This was the second championship the team won in 2013. Earlier this year they won the FIOS wood bat championship in Bethpage.

What West Islip Residents are Selling: Scrap Book Table, Crib
In case you didn't find treasure this weekend at yard sales, Patch offers up a peek at what your neighbors in West Islip are selling online this week.


West Nile Find Prompts Limits at 2 Islip Parks
As West Nile season continues to rage on Long Island, Suffolk County and the Town of Islip on Monday moved to limit hours at two Islip parks after mosquitos there tested positive for the disease.

Gardiner County Park in Bay Shore and Byron Lake Park in Oakdale will only be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, the county's health department announced in a statement, after one mosquito from each park was found to carry West Nile.

Help Wanted, Drafting Work, Sales Consultant
A look at some job opportunities in the local area.

Report: Super Storm Sandy Changed Fire Island's Shape
A new federal report reveals that last year’s super storm Sandy eroded half of Fire Island beaches and dunes, leaving the barrier island more vulnerable to future storms, and dramatically altered its shape.

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