West Islip resident Glenn Montes has submitted nomination petitions to run for the Board of Education against current BOE President Steve Gellar.
A fire early Friday morning that badly damanged a home at 785 Pine Ave. sent at least two fire fighters to the hospital for treatment of injuries. It is not know what those injuries are.
Vincent Buonauro, 40, is accused of ripping off investors after promising a high return on the sale of eco-friendly paving stones imported from Australia, while operating a company called Permapave Industries from 2006 to 2010.
Last week New York State legislators passed a budget that will result in significantly more aid for local schools. West Islip will receive $736,613 more in extra funds for the 2012-2013 school year than projected in January.
The West Islip girls’ lacrosse team had another close game but defeated Sachem East 14-12 Wednesday at the high school.