Thomas Labetti, the West Islip 15-year-old hit by a car while riding his bicycle in town two weeks ago, died of his injuries Thursday.
Now, residents are lobbying to get signatures on a petition to install a traffic light and crosswalk on the road where the accident occurred.
Three private schools, a baseball and soccer clinic, and a dance studio are among the possible tenants for the buildings that were formerly Kirdahy and Westbrook elementary schools.
65 Percent Tax Hike in Preliminary Islip Town Budget
The average homeowner in the Town of Islip will pay an additional $225 in Town taxes next year under a preliminary 2013 budget that has been filed by Town Supervisor Tom Croci.
Resident Foils Car Burglary on Lawn Avenue
A West Islip resident reportedly interrupted a car burglary outside of his home on Lawn Avenue in the early morning hours Tuesday.