Almost two weeks after a proposal to construct a CVS at the site of the La Grange Inn was floated before the Islip Town Planning Board, grassroots efforts to preserve the 200-plus-year-old building are circulating online.
West Islip Man with Alleged Gang Ties Charged with Extortion
A West Islip man allegedly belonging to a subchapter of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang was indicted on extortion charges in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday.
According to authorities, Peter Kanakis, 47, a member of the Demon Knights, violently threatened two victims in an attempt to collect loan-sharking debts owed to Gambino associate James Ferrara, 69, of Brooklyn, and Westies street gang member Daniel Hanley, 47, of New Jersey.
Crisis Response International Volunteers Help Sandy Victims in Lindenhurst
Just before Thanksgiving, Crisis Response International, founded by former West Islip resident Sean Malone, brought volunteers to Lindenhurst to assist in the clean-up of the damage from Hurricane Sandy.
Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa Giudice Visits West Islip Salon
Real Housewives of New Jersey and The Apprentice star Teresa Giudice greeted fans at In-Style Salon and Spa Wednesday.